M2woman Autumn 2020
Just Dew It The delicious and dewy dumpling effect requires a few bits of TLC that works from the inside out. Firstly, it’s important to include the holy combo of collagen and vitamin C into your diet. They don’t work without each other and so must always be consumed together. A super easy way to...
Mulan is one of the most iconic figures of Ancient China. First introduced to the Northern Dynasties in the 6th century poem, Ballad of Mulan, and later as the titular character in a 1998 Disney animated film, the daughter-turned-honoured-warrior has stood the test of time. Spirited, determined and skilled on the battlefield, Mulan is a...
Your business exists to provide you with the income, flexibility, connection and learnings, all things that can make your life incredible! So you need to set your business up to give you the life you want now and in the future. Many of us are in business for ourselves to have more freedom, to enjoy...
Style with Mazda
Choosing the right temperature of porridge might be an altogether different affair than choosing the right vehicle for you and the family. But one can really start to feel for Goldilocks when trying to weigh up the choice between Mazda’s range of SUVs. Just on Goldilocks for a moment – should the moral of the […]
In February 2000, actress, singer, dancer and all-round 2000’s icon, Jennifer Lopez, made history on the red carpet of the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards with the infamous Versace Jungle Dress. With its tropical green-printed silk chiffon and plunging-below-the-naval neckline, the gown not only cemented both JLo and designer Donatella Versace firmly in the intersection of...
For a brand as iconic and integral to the world of fashion as Louis Vuitton is, we expect this prestige to be reflected in their flagship stores. And with the recent opening of their Maison Seoul store, the brand has definitely impressed. Designed by architects Frank Gehry and Peter Marino, both the stores exterior and […]
At G.J. Gardner Homes, we understand the growing population and increasing diversity of New Zealand requires an increase in the mix of housing available. With the traditional detached home on a quarter acre section becoming unrealistic for many, medium density housing developments offer a more affordable and realistic alternative. Medium density housing solutions are becoming […]
Image from the Factory III Collection by Resene Time to re-think the myth that Hygge is strictly seasonal and adopt the true Nordic approach to the art of coziness and contentment. Swathe the home in airy neutrals, considered design and comfortable touches for a space fit for solitary serenity as well as entertaining loved ones […]
Image from the Atelier Wallpaper Collection by Resene Despite coming out the other side of Winter, we can’t seem to shake the comforts of retreating into a dark, soothing space. Perfect for setting an indulgent and relaxing scene, rich, luxurious textiles in tones of charcoal, petrol blue, blackberry and amber come together for a warm […]
Journey To Excellence with Mazda
Mindful Growth: Using Meditation To Activate Your Brain To Cultivate Peak Performance In Any Endeavour
On July 24, 2019, over 300 engaged attendees invested a whole day to be at the M2 Success Summit. Hosted by M2woman’s brother magazine, M2, the Summit featured 14 speakers from a range of industries, including blockchain, gig economy, tech, human performance, AI, wellness and much more. The following is a talk by news reporter […]
Lively discussion filled the foyer as the guests of our first Journey To Excellence forum chatted with colleagues and other guests in anticipation of the start of the event. Behind a few hefty doors was the Great Room at the Cordis Hotel, which was about to play host to the buzzing panel conversation, engaging keynotes, […]
2020 marks the beginning of the third year in which M2woman hosts its Journey to Excellence Forum, discussing the key values of Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion. On Friday the 14th of February, we commenced our eighth event after hosting over 2,000 women in the past two years. The Great Room at the Cordis Hotel played […]
Create a sultry and sophisticated scene with a subtly dramatic wall feature. With an abstract palm print in de-saturated tones of olive and sand, the Interior Affairs wallpaper collection by Resene injects a moody yet tranquil feel to transform a quiet corner in any room. Available at Resene ColorShops Image from the Alpine Fabric Collection […]
Ten years after they’d read an article about Box™, Barbara Ala’alatoa and Hēmi Dale finally decided to sign up with them on the dotted line. “It was a big decision, the first time we’d built and we weren’t brave enough to do it straight away, but [co-founder] Dan Heyworth never lost his enthusiasm for us,” […]
Equal parts flamboyant and serene, this show stopping, panoramic wallpaper from Resene will certainly speak volumes in any space. Part of their tropically influenced “Vivid” collection, the bold statement pairs well with plush textiles and decadent touches. Available at Resene Colorshops True Blue Holding the coveted title of Pantone Colour of the Year, “Classic Blue”...
Fitness Performance with Under Armour
Year after year, thousands of New Zealanders take part in the Round the Bays run and Under Armour has become a proud partner of the event for the next three years, encouraging Kiwis with their mission of making you better. Take in the stunning views of Auckland during the 8.4 km course that will take […]
We aim higher, strive for better and Under Armour HOVR Machina is right there with us. In new connected fitness technology, the shoe not only can connect to an app to map your run, but it also measures your stride length, cadence, foot strike angle and ground contact time. All the data collected allows you […]
Ahhh a new year, 365 days that stare back at you like a blank slate. You can forget last years overindulging and your lack of motivation to get up at the crack of dawn for the gym – because it is 2020 and the year is all yours. This is what we think at least […]
Design Excellence with Box
Everyone is talking about home-heating this time of year and who can blame them! It becomes a bit of a standoff, who has the best heater? Who is just sleeping with just a duvet and most importantly who is saving the most money!? The winners vary, but a standout has to be those talking about their […]
Each year, more than three hundred thousand creators, designers, architects, creative geniuses and global media descend on the Italian city of Milan for the city’s annual Design Week, combining the Salone Internazionale del Mobile design exhibition and the Fuorisalone’s events and installations across the city’s different Design Districts. Lauded as one of the world’s most […]
Image from the Nightclubbing Collection by Zinc Textiles, Available from James Dunlop Textiles Be the host with the most with an elegant set-up ready to entertain. Opting for a classy rather than flashy aesthetic, look to key ingredients for that perfect cocktail party. Bar carts remain all the rage, while statement accoutrements and witty artwork […]
The award-winning NZ gin label, Scapegrace, has come home with a brand new way to enjoy their selection and are sparing no expense in the process. Ready for these summer heatwaves that are flooding over us now, they have released Scapegrace Perfect Gin & Tonic and Perfect Gin & Soda RTDs. The beauty of Scapegrace’s […]
Gin is the drink on everyone’s lips – and with summer just around the corner, we’ll be seeing a lot more of it in refreshing cocktails and punches to beat the heat in style. Enter Roku Gin – Suntory’s latest creation to kick dry gins’ butts to Timbuktu. he foundation of Roku is built on […]
Mikey Ball’s decade long career has taken him around the world and has garnered international acclaim in the process, including “Best International Hotel Bar“, “Best International Bar Team” and “World’s Best Bar”. Back home in New Zealand, he still serves as chief mixologist, as well as East Imperial’s brand ambassador. We got a chance to […]
Craft with Woodford Reserve
Elizabeth McCall is one of the youngest female distillers in the U.S and probably the world. As the Assistant Master Distiller of Woodford Reserve, she has found success in a highly male-dominated world but, of course, her age and gender aren’t the only thing to talk about and maybe soon we wouldn’t start a magazine […]
When I say to people, “I’m a bourbon gal,” the response is usually a unanimous, “Really?! Didn’t picture you for a bourbon person.” Being a young and petite Korean lass, I may not strike you as the Westie that necks Woodies on the weekends. However, for those who know Korean culture, especially after Bong Joon […]
I’ve been predominately using Woodford Reserve Bourbon in our cocktails. Rich in flavour, you will pick up on hints of honey, vanilla and cinnamon. It’s great to have straight or on the rocks, but it is also perfect for cocktails! The great thing about bourbon is that it’s an entry point into the world of […]
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