Krishnan’s Dairy We all have a local dairy. A place where you can swing by to grab a bottle of milk or the morning newspaper and you can be sure there’ll be a friendly face helping you out from behind the counter. But what do we know about the lives of the people who keep...
The problem with motoring reviews, particularly those of a written form, is that it is very hard to translate all of the aspects that come together to make a motor vehicle. You can get across the specs, horsepower, weight balance and all of that kind of thing, but that doesn’t cover off the emotional, tactile, […]
There’s always something uniquely enriching and transformative about building a home just for you, but you often hear stories about the daunting steps involved that may give new property owners unwanted anxiety. They have the money saved up in the bank, they’ve got the empty plot of land, they have designs and colour-schemes in mind. […]
Image from The Classic Wool Collection, available at James Dunlop Textiles Making mindful choices in what we fill our surroundings in can have a positive impact on not only the environment but on our every-day life. With an abundance of furnishings and accessories made using natural, re-useable or recyclable materials, even the smallest change can […]
Image from the Autumn/Winter 2019 from Adairs Make hibernating that much easier by revamping your sleep routine. Optimize your chances of getting perfect shut-eye by making subtle yet significant changes in the home. Airy neutrals and serene blues set a calm scene while dreamy touches of abstract prints and smooth lines help soothe the senses. […]
Image from the Factory Collection by Resene Make the most of the daily grind by introducing the right stimuli. Be it in a home office for one or a shared space for a start-up, invest in functional yet stylish furniture and inject vibrant bursts of colour, you’ll find yourself actually looking forward to work in […]
Image from the Majorelle Collection By Catherine Martin For Mokum, Available at James Dunlop Textiles Luxurious and sophisticated, velvet textiles are here to stay for Winter. Choose from a rich palette of plum, teal, mustard and dusky rose and transform a stark space into an inviting haven. Add an accent of velvet with a well-appointed […]
On Friday 15 February, 300 guests at Cordis Auckland joined an expert panel of business leaders to discuss the hurdles to Diversity & Inclusion in the workplace and define the solutions. The panel featured Tui Te Hau, Director of Public Engagement at National Library of New Zealand; Kate Daly, Director of People and Communications at […]
At a recent forum, I made a confession at the start of my speech that I actually didn’t want to be there. It was nothing personal. It’s just that as an introvert, public speaking is my least favourite thing to do. It doesn’t matter that I have to do it for work at least a […]
Friday 15 February, 2019 Cordis Hotel, Auckland> The Panelists Vanessa Sorenson Enterprise Director at Microsoft Vanessa has more than two decades’ experience in the New Zealand tech sector. She joined Microsoft New Zealand in 2017 as Enterprise Director, overseeing a large portfolio of business customers and sales teams after a career at Spark spanning 20 […]
Being the hottest movie star of the moment isn’t enough for Margot Robbie. She has plans to dominate Hollywood, in front and behind the camera. And her latest role is an incredibly smart move to ensure it happens. When Margot Robbie stepped out in London last year, her appearance drew a gasp from the crowd. […]
All Methode Tradionnelle is sparkling wine but not all sparkling wine is Methode Traditionnelle. Non Vintage Methode Traditionnelle is the true definition of a house style. Produced using a base wine, which is a blend of multiple vintages, the highly skilled Cellar Master or blender strives to produce a wine that consistently replicates the wines...
Rotorua is a Mecca for this country’s tourism industry. Its mineral hot pools, cultural events, bustling township and natural beauty really makes it a hot-spot for tourists, internationally and nationally. Well-known activities around Rotorua include the likes of white-water rafting, luging, zorbing and tree exploring (with a twist). Situated minutes from the Rotorua town centre, […]
The new Huawei Nova 3i is here, and we gave one to Alex Moulden to check out! See her reactions below, plus a chance to win one! View this post on Instagram ? GIVEAWAY WINNER @elanas_here? I’ve teamed up with @huaweimobilenz and @m2woman to giveaway the new Nova 3i CLOSED A post shared by […]
Loquet’s 14K small heart locket and gold chain is the London brand’s signature piece and it’s easy to see why. The sophisticated take on a locket is made of Sapphire crystal encased in 14K yellow gold. The see-through face of the pendant gives you a place to display your small personal trinkets or Loquet’s range […]
Over the seven forums, we have had some amazing panelists come and share their experiences and opinions, helping to continue the discussion on diversity and bias in the workplace. 18 October 2019 Panel Ngapera Riley Deputy CEO, Figure.NZ Ngapera is the Deputy CEO of Figure.NZ, a technology company that believes in the democratisation of data, […]
The super funny Melissa McCarthy – who had her break out role in Bridesmaids is back with a brand new movie she’s produced, co-written and starred in, Life of the Party. As the lead character Deanna, McCarthy plays a housewife who decides to go back to college after breaking up with her husband and ends up in […]
An all-female heist team, wise-cracking superheroes and more, as we give you the rundown on the movies worth seeing throughout May and June. Ocean’s 8 “For three-and-a-half weeks, the Met will be hosting its annual ball and we are going to rob it.” This is Debbie Ocean’s (played by Sandra Bullock) master plan to...
Oprah Winfrey on the role that took 56 years to come to light. Interview and images courtesy of Disney. It has been 56 years since the sci-fi novel, A Wrinkle In Time first made its way onto the bookshelves of young people around the world – and in 2018, the film adaptation was finally released....
Charlize Theron has never played by the well-versed rule book expected of Hollywood leading ladies. And her highly anticipated portrayal of a mum struggling with parenthood in new flick, Tully is no different. For those wondering what is more tolling, the life of a protagonist fighting in post-apocalyptic times or a mum welcoming her third child...
On Thursday April 19 Spark Arena unveiled a brand new customer space. The space will be a sanctuary where concert-goers can sit back, relax and have a drink before their favourite performer hits the main stage. S @ Spark Arena To celebrate the opening of the new space international pop star Halsey performed an exclusive […]
We are currently in the midst of VICELAND’s annual Women’s Week, (to coincide with International Women’s Day), at to celebrate SKY is broadcasting shows that are all about empowering women. One of the shows being broadcast that does this exceptionally well is the docu-series Woman hosted by Gloria Steinem. If you want some insight into […]
Season two of the popular VICELAND show States Of Undress is here and as part of VICELAND’s Women’s Week broadcast on SKY now is the perfect time to get your fashion fix. Follow host Hailey Gates around the world and learn about how fashion influences and reflects different cultures, religions and societies. Here’s the trailer […]
Today is the perfect day to celebrate yourself as well as all of the wonderful women that are a part of your life because it’s International Women’s Day! While every International Women’s Day is a time where we acknowledge the power of women and the progress our society has made each Women’s Day also has […]
Whether you’re aware of it or not, every single day we all participate in the fashion world. We make decisions about what we want to wear based on the way we want to present ourselves, what the weather might be like and for what we’re doing throughout the day. Fashion is a pretty big part […]
If you’re in need of a new gripping and eye-opening show to watch look no further than VICELAND’s Woman. The docu-series is hosted by feminist icon Gloria Steinem and puts forward often confronting issues that women around the world have to face. The eight episodes take us through countries such as Zambia, Vancouver and the […]
Why only treat her on Mother’s Day? Here’s our list of great gift ideas to pamper the important women in our lives. Clarins Double Serum Clarins Double Serum is a luxurious anti-ageing serum revitalises the skin. It’s a covetable piece for beauty lovers and helps to give skin a radiant and youthful glow. Clarins Double...
She’s a video-game legend and she’s back again to grace the silver screen. The iconic adventurer-archaeologist Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander) returns in Tomb Raider, in cinemas Thursday 15th March thanks to Warner Bros. Pictures. The fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, Lara Croft embarks on her first expedition to complete her father’s research and […]
Gloria Steinem has spent over half a century advocating for female rights and has been somewhat of a figure head for the feminist movement since the 1960’s. At the age of 82 she shows no signs of slowing down as she hosts her new show Woman on VICELAND. It comes as no surprise that a woman […]
When television focuses on fashion we’re usually used to seeing runway models and avant-garde red carpet looks which is part of why VICELAND’s States of Undress is so refreshing. Model/actor/journalist Hailey Gates guides us through countries like Mexico, France and Romania to document the difference in fashion around the globe and the way in which local fashion […]
Over 100 super-sized owls will be popping up around Auckland on March 3. Parks, libraries and malls around the city will be home to these sculptures until Sunday 6 May. 47 of the owls have been individually designed by Kiwi and international artists to give them their own unique looks. We had a chat with […]
Jessica Chastain is devoted to empowering women, from playing a significant role in #MeToo and #TimesUp, to encouraging women to break free of societies’ ideals of what it means to be a woman and decide for themselves. It is this devotion that made Chastain the perfect choice as the face of Ralph Lauren’s new fragrance and...
The modelling industry doesn’t have the best track record when it comes to being inclusive and representing women of all different shape, sizes and skin colours. But lately it’s been getting a bit tired we’re all ready for a change and it’s always refreshing to see campaigns that depict a variety of different women. That’s […]
While it may seem like an over-used excuse to get out of buying expensive gifts for your significant other a new study has revealed all us Kiwis really want for Valentine’s Day is to spend some quality time with our loved ones (collective awwww). A national survey by AMP Capital Shopping Centres gathered up the […]
BurgerFuel may be best known for their range of burgers, (and exceptionally tasty kumara chips with aioli), but very soon you’ll be able to get your hands on their newest creation – the WHIP. The WHIP is BurgerFuel’s own blend of indulgent dairy, crafted with a range of all-natural goodies to create what can be […]
Yesterday thousands of women in America – and around the world took to the streets for the 2018 Women’s March, exactly a year after the first march which was held in opposition to US president Donald Trump’s election. While last year was solely based on protesting against the Trump administration this year new themes were […]
Penélope Cruz has come a long way from the fresh-faced model who signed to her first agency aged just 15. Her current longstanding relationship with Lancôme sees her as a muse who redefines beauty on the inside and out. Now, more than 20 years later, Penélope Cruz is a name synonymous with passion and emotion....