Food, food, glorious food. New Zealand has an incredible food scene, with cafes and restaurants dotted all over, you never have to go to the same place twice! And with that we have an amazing bunch of guys and gals posting on Instagram about their food adventures, right around the country. The rise of foodie Instagrams […]
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It’s well known to all of us that New Zealand is in the midst of a housing shortage – no city more so than Auckland. As people flock to our biggest city, Auckland needs new and innovative housing opportunities and investments to fill the growing gap. The Pacifica, a 57-storey luxury residential development, is set to […]
So according to Instagram, balayage is so last year. The new hair trend you’re going to want done is palm painting! Marcos Verissimo, from Neville Salon in London, is the creator of palm painting. The inovative hair colouring technique is a lot like balayage but without the brushes. According to Marco in his Instagram video, “Palm painting […]
We’re very fond of a cheeky cocktail at the end (read: middle) of the working week and Non Solo Pizza and Sanpellegrino have let us in on a little secret… Ready to prepare at home, whether it be to wind down on a Friday or a Saturday night cocktail party with the gals, these recipes...
Here in the M2 office we’ve caught the travel bug bad. From American road trips to South East Asian adventures, we want to do everything! But one of the big downfalls of travelling is that it can take a major toll on the environment and conservation. We all want to do our bit to help conservation […]
Much to the joy of TV viewers around the world, Amazon Prime Video has announced that their highly acclaimed (and super addictive) new series, American Gods, has been renewed for a second season! American Gods is the most watched show in New Zealand on Amazon’s Prime Video. “We’re delighted to bring a second season of Neil Gaiman’s riveting […]
The new fragrance from Jimmy Choo – L’Eau – is one of the most beautiful smelling perfumes on the market right now. Perfect for the dynamic, alluring, and adventurous Jimmy Choo woman this fragrance is strong and free spirited yet feminine. This is the perfume you’ll want to be wearing this winter and for years […]
MTV has finally recognised TV shows as being worthy of winning their golden popcorn awards and so has changed it’s awards to include them. This is the first year that the MTV Movie and TV Awards (previously the MTV Movie Awards) has included television shows and we couldn’t be happier. With big actors and actresses showing […]
Whether you’re a straight up long black chick, a classic latte babe, or more of an iced coffee kinda gal, we all need our coffee fix on the daily. And what goes better with coffee than a warm, fresh bagel? Here at the M2 office we’re obsessed with both coffee and bagels, even though our...
I’ve just started going back to yoga and I’m absolutely loving it. When I was in my late-teens I used to practice almost everyday and then I went on a bit of a hiatus until recently and I am so glad to be getting back to it. Every Monday and Tuesday evening I go to […]
Naturopath, nutritionist, and raw foods chef Lauren Glucina is on a mission to bring plant-based food to the masses with an innovative range of organic, raw, and vegan frozen desserts. Lively Desserts are good for both you and the environment. Win win! And they have some delicious sounding flavours like Espresso Zest and Banana Cacao. Being someone who...
Now that it’s heading into winter and the nights are getting even colder it’s time to snuggle up in bed, grab your laptop, and Netflix (and chill). Netflix has become a massive hit over the past few years and if you’re not watching it then you’ve probably been living under a rock. There’s everything you […]
Here in the office we’ve been pretty amped about the new Smack & Cheese burger from Burger Fuel. It’s not for the faint-hearted, but if you’re up for the challenge, you won’t regret giving this mouth-watering burger a go. The 100% pure grass-fed, NZ beef smashed juicy patty, hot cheese sauce, tasty bacon and topped […]
People of the world can rejoice, if you drink more alcohol than your peers it’s probably because you’re smarter than them. A study done by Psychology Today revealed that intelligent people tend to drink more than their dimmer counterparts. This is great news for those of us that enjoy a vino or a beer at […]
Brunch is my absolute favourite meal of the day. There’s honestly not much that can top it. So many options, so many choices. It’s just the best. Auckland has some fantastic brunch locations dotted around the city, it’s hard to pick which is the best. But here’s a little list of some of my favourites...
Avocados have become the #1 favourite fruit of basically everyone over the past few years. From the classic avocado on toast to avocado smoothies and even avocado chocolate mousse, avocados have become to lifeblood of foodies all over the world. Personally, I love avocados and when I heard the news that they may be running out I...
The first Monday in May, my favourite event of the year. The Met Gala is absolutely iconic. Celebrities come from all over to strut their stuff and raise funds for the Costume Institute. Formally known as the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute benefit this black-tie event is the fashion party of the year. Having […]
Ever wanted to go on Tinder at work but don’t want to be sitting on your phone all day looking like you’re not working at all? Well the Tinder gods have arrived to answer your prayers. Introducing ‘Tinder Online’ the newest update for the dating app. which means that you can go on the application […]
It’s a constant struggle of mine to try to choose between quality makeup and something that’s natural and organic. I want to be eco-conscious and cruelty free with my choices but it’s so hard when many of the products out there just aren’t up to scratch – especially with lipstick. Luckily for me (and all others […]
Walking, hiking, tramping – they’re kiwi traditions that everyone loves. There’s walks around the country for anyone and everyone to get amongst. Whether you’re a beginner or an old hand, there’s a walk out there for you. Here at the M2 office we’re big fans of anything that’s fun, active, and you can get a good […]
Being able to dress in a way that’s comfortable but also stylish is #goals. But it always seems so much harder than it should be. We see all these celebrities in their “effortless” outfits, looking absolutely amazing, but we all know they took hours and a team of stylists to get that look just right. […]
Everyone loves a bit of a pick me up at the end of the working week and nothing picks you up better than the classic espresso martini. It has enough of a caffeine kick to keep you awake through the night and enough of an alcohol kick to keep you dancing through the night. (And it...
We’ve gone a little crazy with hot cross bun fever in the M2 offices so I thought it was only fitting to post up a delicious hot cross bun recipe! So satisfying being able to make your buns from home rather than getting store bought ones. Just in time for Easter, you can impress your...
The World Happiness Report is an annual report that ranks the countries of the world based on their happiness. This year at the top of the list is none other than Norway! Following closely after Norway the next four countries on the list are Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland, and Finland. Are we noticing a trend? Little ol’ […]
Autumn is finally here and even though we had the worst summer EVER it’s time to start accepting it’s over. Luckily for us autumn is one of the best seasons for fashion. You’re not too layered up like in winter but there are more options that there are in summer. Sometimes it’s hard choosing the most important […]