The Fountain of Youth

Insider’s Guide to the Festivalwith Liz French I’d be kidding myself to think I was still drinking from the fountain of youth. For goodness sake I’ve recently become a ‘pensioner’. I used my Gold Card to get a discount...... Read More

The Fountain of Youth

Insider’s Guide to the Festivalwith Liz French I’d be kidding myself to think I was still drinking from the fountain of youth. For goodness sake I’ve recently become a ‘pensioner’. I used my Gold Card to get a discount...... Read More

Gardening is like landscape painting

Insider’s Guide to the Festivalwith Liz French The Garden Trail is the backbone of every festival and while there may be a myriad of other events at the festival without our gardeners we have no festival. The gardeners who share their private...... Read More

Gardening is like landscape painting

Insider’s Guide to the Festivalwith Liz French The Garden Trail is the backbone of every festival and while there may be a myriad of other events at the festival without our gardeners we have no festival. The gardeners who share their private...... Read More

Gardening is like landscape painting

Insider’s Guide to the Festivalwith Liz French The Garden Trail is the backbone of every festival and while there may be a myriad of other events at the festival without our gardeners we have no festival. The gardeners who share their private...... Read More

Gardening is like landscape painting

Insider’s Guide to the Festivalwith Liz French The Garden Trail is the backbone of every festival. And while there may be a myriad of other events at this year’s New Zealand Garden and Art Festival, without our gardeners we have no...... Read More

Garden & Art Festival – that’s an understatement!

Insider’s Guide to the Festivalwith Liz French The launch of the NZ Garden & Art Festival programme this week finally reveals what I’ve been noticing for months. This festival, while staying true to its core value of showcasing the...... Read More

M4 wow factor

Andy BelcherThrough Andy’s LensPhotographer If you’re a car nut like me, you will understand why I was so excited last Monday to drive BMW’s newly-announced M4 supercar. It boasts a twin turbo-charged six-cylinder engine, producing...... Read More

Coffee break cake

Dazz SwitallaFlavour SecretsNo.1 The Strand Chef www.no1thestrand.co.nz Sometimes situations beyond your control develop – and the stress just gets to you.Then you’re grumpy in the morning until your first cup of coffee, after tossing...... Read More

Discovering Boy’s Toys

Art Beatwith Rosalie Crawford I’m sure Ken Wright knew what he was thinking when he approached more than 20 artists to produce work around the theme of ‘boy’s toys’. Immediately, despite being a girl, I grinned and thought...... Read More




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