Sun-day style: RESENE

When the sun is shining and the air is warm, a place to relax outside, read a book and enjoy a tipple should be on everyone’s to-do list. Whether your outdoor area is big or small, having one dedicated space where you can sit with a book – or drink – in hand makes all […]

Behind the stage

Well-known New Zealand playwright Roger Hall has an unmatched repertoire, and impressive awards to match. He chats to Georgia Summerton about his writing process, memorable moments and his connection to Christchurch. Roger has been honoured with many awards and titles for his contribution to performing arts in New Zealand and for good reason. His prolific […]

Sun’s out, shades on

The sunny seasons are on the way in, and so too are all of the fun fashion accessories that help keep us protected while looking good at the same time. Sunglasses are must-have accessories, but more so than ever in spring and summer. Protecting your eyes from the harsh sun when out and about, and […]

Dream stadium doors open

The recently opened MainPower Stadium is a dream come true for North Canterbury sports enthusiasts and an exciting, highly anticipated addition to the area. The 6000-square-metre, state-of-the-art stadium in Rangiora opened its doors in early August and is the largest of its kind to be built in the region. The $28 million facility features four […]

Fall in love with gua sha

  Wondering what these pretty pink jade stones are? Meet gua sha! This time-honoured tool is rooted in traditional Chinese medicine and has been around for thousands of years, used to promote healing in the body and remove energy blockages. When used correctly on the face, gua sha can promote blood circulation and encourage lymphatic […]

Wonderfully warm

  Winter dressing doesn’t have to mean dark colours and dull ensembles.     Rich reds, deep greens and pops of beige can bring beautiful warmth to an outfit that is still appropriate for the cold and made to above all, keep you toasty. As well as colour, there are other ways to bring life […]

Colours to inspire

  Each December, The Pantone Colour of the Year is looked upon to spark inspiration in the interior and design world. In 2021, for only the second time in its 22-year history, Pantone selected two colours to define the year. The two independent colours, Ultimate Gray and Illuminating, a bold and brilliant yellow, show how […]