Where’s your Mauri Tau?

Few resources and a need for whānau connection led to a new learning book, Kei whea a Mauri Tau – Where is Mauri Tau. The book was created to help children recognise, describe and manage emotions such as anxiety, worry, anger, hurt and feelings of missing loved ones. Dr Waikaremoana Waitoki, a clinical psychologist and […]

Gadgety goodness

A comfortable fit These Sony LinkBuds don’t exactly look comfortable, but they are by far the most comfortable earbuds I’ve used. Rather than poke into your ear canal, they instead sit in the outer conforms of your ear, and if you take a picture of your ear and upload it to the app, the sound […]

Special gifts: Coco Gifts

Why travel long distances to locate the perfect gift when you’ll find endless choice, and exclusive, quality products, right on your doorstep? Situated in central St Albans, just a few blocks from Merivale Mall, Coco Gifts are the experts at streamlining your shopping experience, starting with stress-free car parking, and helpful staff. You’ll be tempted […]

Where imagination runs wild: Page and Post Booksellers

Offering unusual items lovingly displayed in the centre of Geraldine, The Page and Post Booksellers owes its beginning chapter to a meeting of minds in an enchanted American bookstore. Our philosophy is allowing your imagination and following your passion; this will lead to discovery,” says co-owner Belinda Roberts. “Intended as a space where your imagination […]

Belkin’s budding earbuds

A self-confessed Belkin lover, Metropol’s gadget guru Ian Knott shoves the latest Soundform Rise Earbuds in his lugholes and discovers yet another quality, entry-level product from the brand. The headphone and earbud market is a saturated one, with the big names like Skullcandy, Beats, Sony, Bose and Apple dominating much of the market. But with […]

Real music on pure hifi: The Real Music Company

Do you enjoy listening to music? Who doesn’t, right? These days the many ways you can access and listen to music can be overwhelming, and that’s where The Real Music Company comes in. Previously called Purehifi, it has connected Christchurch music lovers with their collections for nearly 15 years. A specialist home entertainment store on […]