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Al Brown’s Smoked Duck Breast, Mandarin, Cranberry & Cashew Salad

While hunters may be able to leave the cooking to the professionals, those who are less game to raise a gun can still conjure...

The beautiful house of Payne…

With green living concepts attracting increasing interest, so, too, is the Living Building Challenge, a certification process established by the International Living Future Institute. A...

Ruby reflections sparkle on ice

A celebrated coach marks four decades of dedication to an elegant but challenging sport. NATALIE BRITTAN breaks the ice with the long-time local. It’s a...

Q&A with Holly Davies – Monterey Gallery

Earlier this year Howick’s Monterey Gallery gained new owners – Anne Brewer and her daughter, Holly Davies. While Anne provides the business acumen, Holly’s...

Benefits of HIIT training

Traditionally, cardiovascular training has been proposed as an effective strategy in achieving weight loss. In order to burn fat, recommendations were often to train...

Almost heaven …life is old there…older than the trees!

Although HELEN PERRY has travelled to a good many parts of New Zealand, the beautiful Tasman district, including Golden Bay, had remained elusive....until last month...

Living mindfully – the Irwin Way

This is a story about mindfulness, a meditation technique based on being present and aware from moment to moment. While it may appear faddish...

Q&A with Jacob O’Callaghan

There’s nothing strange about a concert highlighting autism except, perhaps, this time. That’s because Play It Strange, the entrepreneurial charity which calls attention to...

Sambal Suzy packs a punch

Freshly crowned with accolades from top critics, one fiery condiment is making waves in the Kiwi culinary world. NATALIE BRITTAN’s taste buds are still tingling...

Animal ‘crackers’ in her book

Miranda is a hypochondriac sheep, terrified of water, which is why she is never without her floaties – one look at her face says...

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June 2017: Enjoying the landscape – here and abroad

Most readers know I’ll grab any chance to skip work and make a break for one of...