Risque act risky business – Natalie nails Hollywood

Natalie Hugill was ready for Hollywood but was Hollywood ready for Natalie aka Lilly Loca (among other characters) and who describes herself as the...

Family holiday made in the USA

Rachel Watts wasn’t Born in the USA, but after an stimulating three-week holiday States-side, you could almost call her an American Girl. She told...

Feathers & Fur

We humans love nothing better than to snuggle up in a warm spot under the blankets or in front of a fire when the...

Essentials for Mum

Personal and household essentials are many and varied. Some are determined by practicality, some by need and some by pure desire. Essentials may be about making...

Under-Covered?

We’ve read many articles recently about difficulties which have financially stretched families and we’ve seen the way many people have rushed to help by...

Akaroa – A ‘oui’ taste of France

With memories of a long ago visit to Akaroa still lingering, SARAH ELLIS was excited at the prospect of a return visit with her...

The menopause

Menopause is the time in a woman’s life when menstrual periods stop permanently and they are no longer able to bear children. Medical professionals often define...

Head Start on Wedding Day

Getting ‘hitched’ might once have been a simple and easy affair but not these days. The modern bride and groom have plenty to think...

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...

Terri’s mad for hedgehogs and other creatures great and small

Terri Marchant’s haven for hedgehogs is not for the faint-hearted – she can have several baby hogs to care for at any one time...

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