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Jim Kayes' Blog: Leave the door open

JIM KAYES' BLOG: LEAVE THE DOOR OPEN

A family friend's death reminds Jim of his mum's open door policy. It's taken five years but the electric gate closer is finally connected,...

Recipe: Greens and Feta Pancakes

RECIPE: GREENS AND FETA PANCAKES

This quick and versatile recipe from Catherine Bell and Garden to Table Trust can be made using any garden green such as silverbeet,...

 
 
 
Be in to win one of four 700-gram jars of creamed multi-floral honey from Munro Honey Co, valued at $28 each

BE IN TO WIN ONE OF FOUR 700-GRAM JARS OF CREAMED MULTI-FLORAL HONEY FROM MUNRO HONEY CO, VALUED AT $28 EACH

Be in to win one of four 700-gram jars of creamed multi-floral honey from Munro Honey Co, valued at $28 each. Each prize includes a...

How to use grasses to transform a garden or landscape

HOW TO USE GRASSES TO TRANSFORM A GARDEN OR LANDSCAPE

Some grasses, like Miscanthus sinensis are a colourful feature on their own. Flowers are the bright and bold stars of a garden, but...

 
 
 
Social enterprise Great Full launches limited-edition designer onesies - by the likes of Zambesi, Trelise Cooper - for its first charity initiative

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE GREAT FULL LAUNCHES LIMITED-EDITION DESIGNER ONESIES - BY THE LIKES OF ZAMBESI, TRELISE COOPER - FOR ITS FIRST CHARITY INITIATIVE

Fashion designer Elisabeth Findlay of Zambesi poses in her own Great Full print. Twenty-one designers have aligned with Great Full...

Take a tour of furniture designer Ed Cruikshank's alpine home and studio in the Queenstown Basin

TAKE A TOUR OF FURNITURE DESIGNER ED CRUIKSHANK'S ALPINE HOME AND STUDIO IN THE QUEENSTOWN BASIN

This couple, one a furniture designer and the other a general practitioner, work in vastly different disciplines, but are aiming for...

 
 
 
Could native birds control pests in orchards?

COULD NATIVE BIRDS CONTROL PESTS IN ORCHARDS?

Researchers hope to find native birds with an appetite for insect pests. Words: Nadene Hall A team led by Plant & Food Research will...

What is a dark-sky nation? Nelson author Naomi Arnold wants New Zealand to be the world's first

WHAT IS A DARK-SKY NATION? NELSON AUTHOR NAOMI ARNOLD WANTS NEW ZEALAND TO BE THE WORLD'S FIRST

Photo by Aliscia Young/Galaxiid. Photographer Richard Sidey shooting the night sky at Mau Waho, an island in Lake Wanaka. Two and a...

 
 
 
DIY Project: No Sew Christmas Wreath

DIY PROJECT: NO SEW CHRISTMAS WREATH

Use new or recycled bits of fabric to make a funky twist on a classic decoration. Guest post by Spotlight Level: Easy Read all instructions...

Inside the Dunedin's Robert Lord Writers Cottage, the small home where writers get big ideas

INSIDE THE DUNEDIN'S ROBERT LORD WRITERS COTTAGE, THE SMALL HOME WHERE WRITERS GET BIG IDEAS

Since 2003, writers have been invited to a tiny brick cottage just off Dunedin's main street to tap away at whatever they need to get...

 
 
 
Recipe: Kindness Kisses for World Kindness Day

RECIPE: KINDNESS KISSES FOR WORLD KINDNESS DAY

How to spread kindness, do good and eat well - all at the same time. Recipe: Lucy Corry Do you know how to spread kindness? The members...

Polly Greeks' Blog: A pampered pooch

POLLY GREEKS' BLOG: A PAMPERED POOCH

A posh poodle learns to embrace the wild, carefree outdoors in an extended stay with Polly. The poodle was an apartment pet. White...

 
 
 
Gary Covich was unsure he'd ever get his yellow Dodge Challenger on the road

GARY COVICH WAS UNSURE HE'D EVER GET HIS YELLOW DODGE CHALLENGER ON THE ROAD

Few muscle cars have more fans than the Dodge Challenger. Gary Covich found one and brought it back to life. But it took more years...

Roosters 101: How to manage behaviour of the king of the coop

ROOSTERS 101: HOW TO MANAGE BEHAVIOUR OF THE KING OF THE COOP

Roosters are the most beautiful of the poultry world, but they are the most trouble too. Words: Sue Clarke & Nadene Hall Roosters can...

 
 
 
Everything you'll need to start beekeeping

EVERYTHING YOU'LL NEED TO START BEEKEEPING

The essential equipment you will need and how to find it. Words: Lucy Tasker When you start beekeeping, the amount of equipment on...

Nadene Hall discovers peace was never an option with her geese

NADENE HALL DISCOVERS PEACE WAS NEVER AN OPTION WITH HER GEESE

Geese are my favourite birds, and I d on't know why. Words: Nadene Hall The noise is loud and pre-dawn. It sounds like bird murder...

 
 
 
7 tips to growing gluten-free amaranth flour from seed

7 TIPS TO GROWING GLUTEN-FREE AMARANTH FLOUR FROM SEED

It's your last chance to plant amaranth for seeds, and grow a low-maintenance, protein-rich food. Words: Jane Wrigglesworth Amaranth...

Recipe: Elderflower vinegar

RECIPE: ELDERFLOWER VINEGAR

Elderflower is a bit of a novelty up north, where it's not cold enough. Words: Kristina Jensen I've had a bit of a go at the main elderberry...

 
 
 
Recipe: Nadia Lim's Creamy Asparagus, Spinach, Herb and Goat's Cheese Tart

RECIPE: NADIA LIM'S CREAMY ASPARAGUS, SPINACH, HERB AND GOAT'S CHEESE TART

Pair this savoury meal with a dollop of tomato relish and a glass of pinot gris. Recipe: Nadia Lim Recipe republished from Vegful...

20 expert tips to growing great tomatoes

20 EXPERT TIPS TO GROWING GREAT TOMATOES

Long-time tomato growers share their secrets to getting a bumper crop in 2020. Words: Jane Wrigglesworth 1. A French visitor to my...

 
 
 



Africa unique travel experiences

For travelers looking for unique holiday experience, small group travels are one of the best to way to do so. They usually offer tourists an opportunity to interact with... Read more ...

Unique Travel Experiences Offered In Small Group Travels

For travelers looking for unique holiday experience, small group travels are one of the best to way to do so. They usually offer tourists an opportunity to interact with... Read more ...

Unique Travel Experiences Offered In Small Group Travels

For travelers looking for unique holiday experience, small group travels are one of the best to way to do so. They usually offer tourists an opportunity to interact with... Read more ...

Lush Is Giving ‘Junk' An Entirely New Meaning on Black Friday: EXCLUSIVE

Lush Is Giving ‘Junk' An Entirely New Meaning on Black Friday: EXCLUSIVE

It feels like a holiday every time Lush drops new products, but hardcore fans know to keep their eyes peeled for the brand's post-Thanksgiving plans. Thankfully, we don't have... Read more ...

Small Taranaki vegan ice cream store takes out top award at NZ ice cream awards

Small Taranaki vegan ice cream store takes out top award at NZ ice cream awards

A small plant-based creamery has take out a top award at the NZ ice cream awards only two weeks after launching. Read more ...

United Airlines' Star Wars-themed plane takes its first flight. Watch making...

United Airlines' Star Wars-themed plane takes its first flight. Watch making video

Watch: United Airlines' Star Wars-themed plane takes its first flight Read more ...

Why the HARNN X Jirayu Koo set is the best festive gift for your loved ones

Why the HARNN X Jirayu Koo set is the best festive gift for your loved ones

As we swing into the holiday season , it's certainly not too early to start making your wish list. Luckily, we already know what's going to be on ours. HARNN has dropped its... Read more ...

BINDYA NY IS HIRING A FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER IN NEW YORK, NY

BINDYA NY IS HIRING A FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER IN NEW YORK, NY

Fashion accessories, resort wear and beauty company in NY looking for a freelance graphic designer for its fast paced office setting. Tasks & Skills Include: Create content for... Read more ...

ICP Is Hiring A Digital Data Entry Temp / Freelancer In New York, NY

ICP Is Hiring A Digital Data Entry Temp / Freelancer In New York, NY

TITLE: Digital Data Entry Temp / FreelancerREPORTS TO: Director, Digital MarketingTIME FRAME: November 20, 2019 till project is complete HOURS: 40 hours/week LOCATED: NYC... Read more ...

Vegan sues Burger King, claiming meatless Whopper 'contaminated' by beef fat

Vegan sues Burger King, claiming meatless Whopper 'contaminated' by beef fat

Lawsuit claims that Burger King's Impossible Whopper was cooked on the same grill as meat items. Read more ...

CB2's Black Friday Sale Has All the Stunning Home Decor You Could Ever Want

CB2's Black Friday Sale Has All the Stunning Home Decor You Could Ever Want

Oh boy, Black Friday sales are upon us-and it's time you start prepping. That's why we're here today, bringing you the scoop on CB2's 2019 Black Friday deals. If you're moving... Read more ...

18 Clean Beauty Gifts For The Health Guru In Your Life

18 Clean Beauty Gifts For The Health Guru In Your Life

Makeup, skin care, hair products and even butt masks that steer clear of toxic ingredients. Read more ...

Cruise ship MSC Lirica on Mediterranean Cruise

Cruise ship MSC Lirica on Mediterranean Cruise

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