Sounds wonderful: Bay of Many Coves

The Marlborough Sounds are renowned for their beauty, tranquillity and unique accommodations. One such is the luxurious Bay of Many Coves Resort, a five-star lodge, nestled in a secluded cove, with beautiful views overlooking Queen Charlotte Sound. Surrounded by an eco-marine haven, way off the beaten track, it’s just the place to relax, unwind, and […]

Luxury on high: Falcon Brae Villa

Nothing says luxury better than Falcon Brae Villa, perched high above Tasman’s Motueka River. The exclusive-use villa caters for up to 10 guests, with three individual suites and a bunk bedroom. With spectacular 360-degree views, the villa is set in 140 hectares of private forest and spectacular native bush walks. The architectural residence features a […]

Stay where the world can’t find you: Annandale

Welcome to the private luxurious experience that is Annandale in Pigeon Bay. In an area of outstanding beauty and off the tourist trail, Annandale is a coastal farm escape offering four award-winning luxury villas coupled with relaxed Kiwi-style informality. Developed in 1843, Annandale was one of the earliest farms in New Zealand’s South Island. The […]

A spectacular escape: MenardsNZ

Relax and recharge in sustainable ecosanctuary accommodation at the base of the Ben Ōhau mountain range in the spectacular Mackenzie region. This environmentally-friendly, yet luxurious cottage blends with the natural landscape, letting the dramatic mountain views take centre stage. The log fire ensures a cosy haven in contrast with the alpine environment, ideal for curling […]

Boost your lymphatic system: Me Time Wellness

Draining the lymph system is believed to help improve blood flow, circulation, energy, and the immune system, to relieve stress, and speed up surgery recovery. It’s also credited with improving skin elasticity, digestion, weight loss, hormonal imbalances and reducing cellulite, constipation, bloating, puffiness, and water retention. Lymphatic drainage massage involves bringing fluid stuck between cells […]

New mental health website

People seeking peer-to-peer mental health and addiction support are now able to connect more easily online with Aotearoa’s largest peer-led organisation, Mind and Body, after it launched its new website. The website includes information and contact forms for various support, advocacy, training and consultancy services. Peer-led services are delivered by people who have lived experience […]

Build you brand: Metros Marketing

Carving out a recognisable identity in the cut throat world of business invariably comes down to brand recognition. Your brand is the DNA of your unique story. The sum of all you do and how you are perceived, what makes you distinct, relevant and valuable in your market. Just as you’re expert in your respective […]

Connecting people, process and technology

Greater mobility for employees and customers, improved productivity, and rationalised costs place increasing demands on every industry. “At Ricoh, we believe that by transforming information into actionable insights andfreeing people to focus on creating value, we can unlock the potential in every business,” says Christchurch branch manager Duane Smithson. “Our integrated solutions give your workforce […]

Style masterclass: The French Tuck

A simple styling trick of tucking in only the front of your shirt and letting the back fall loose, also known as the French tuck. This technique helps define your waistline while still allowing for the drape effect of a longer, looser top, giving you the best of both worlds. When done right, a French […]

For the love of layers

Winter fashion is fun and functional, with dramatic oversized knits, chunky boots and of course the classic trench coat all trending this chilly season. Have some fun with your outfitting by layering neutrals with colour, and mixing different textures and materials. Starting with neutral colours is a great base, then you can layer and build […]