Top millionaire cities

When it comes to the number of resident millionaires, cities in the USA and China dominate the World’s Top 10 Wealthiest Cities list. Only one European city, London, made it on to the 2023 list published recently by international investment migration firm Henley & Partners, in conjunction with global wealth intelligence firm New World Wealth. […]

Gardening with limited space

Whether you live in an apartment, have a small courtyard, or simply share your space with others, it doesn’t have to stop you from gardening. Here are some tips to help you garden in your small spaces: Choose compact and dwarf varieties Look for vegetable varieties specifically bred for small spaces or containers. These plants […]

Mum’s day out

Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show your mum just how much you appreciate her. For each of us, our mother has given up many things to make sure we have a happy childhood, and succeed in life. One day a year there is a reminder to show our appreciation for everything our mothers […]

Six years in the making

The Hornby Club in Christchurch is officially operational after a multi-million-dollar redevelopment that has taken six years from concept to opening. The club was officially opened in early December by Christchurch Mayor Phil Mauger. The project was developed through the pandemic, amidst construction material shortages and several compulsory club closures due to nationwide lockdowns. General […]

Tangled Tales

Sue Heazlewood’s stunning garden in Ohoka is the inspiration behind her two recently released books. Sue (pictured right) had always dreamed of the type of home that she’d love to have one day – a classic country house surrounded by colourful, inviting gardens. Her dream came true when she found a property on the outskirts […]

The ABCs of Ōamaru

There is much to discover in Ōamaru, let’s start with the ABCs A ART, FORRESTER GALLERY Housed in a spectacular neo-classical building, Forrester Gallery is a piece of art itself, when you walk between the large columns and into the gallery, you‘ll see local art, historic art or an educational lecture being put on, depending […]

Billionaire Boom

Billionaires dominate the world news, yet they’re outnumbered nearly 10-to-1 by a fast-growing global elite of highly influential movers and shakers, who boast US $100 million or more in investable assets. The newly released Centi-Millionaire Report, by UK firm Henley & Partners, is about the ‘super-wealthy’. In the late 1990s, US $30 million was considered […]

The power of water

Drinking enough water every day is essential for good health. It helps prevent dehydration, which in turn causes unclear thinking, mood change, body overheating, and can lead to constipation and kidney stones. If you don’t like plain water, try unsweetened flavoured waters, bottled sparkling water, or add a slice of lemon, lime, or cucumber. For […]

Look after your liver

This time of year is fun and festive, but also busy and full on. Social calendars are often full, and healthy routines are usually a distant memory. Indulging is normal around the silly season, so it is good practice to keep a few healthy habits close by. Our liver especially can take a big hit […]

Cocktails and mocktails

As we head into the festive season and thoughts turn to celebratory cheer, spare a thought also for the non-drinkers. Cocktails are a cool way to celebrate. You can make them by the jug full, and many may also be converted into non-alcoholic versions or mocktails. The main difference between a mocktail and a cocktail […]