Making love work: Honda Cars

Meet Shota and Tomoko, a young Japanese couple who both live and breathe all things Honda.     Both Shota and Tomoko have become familiar faces in the service department of Honda Cars Christchurch, though their experience with the Honda brand runs much deeper. “I graduated from the Honda Technical College four years ago and […]

Love is in the air: GCH Aviation

Helicopters and romance are the perfect pairing – whisking away lovebirds to dream locations, capturing memories to share around the world.     GCH Aviation, or as locals fondly know as Garden City Helicopters, has been safely flying couples and wedding parties for decades, to secluded and spectacular locations. “We have to think differently about […]

Personalised Love

The zeitgeist of ‘you do you’ extends even and perhaps especially, to that most unifying of life’s milestones; the point at which the one you love becomes your pair-bond from this day forward unto the great hereafter.     Modern couples understand a successful marriage allows the individual essence of both parties to thrive and […]

Love is in the air

“There is simply the rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence,” so wrote Ralph Waldo Emerson in the 19th century, and perhaps this pithy but somewhat profound statement encapsulates best why the rose has, for centuries, symbolised love and is the flower most given on Valentine’s Day.     Allan Jarden of […]

A charitable endeavour

Juliette Capaldi’s first love was always photography. Now after a battle with cancer, the local mother of one is turning the lens on a charity project close to her heart. She talks to Metropol about her passion project.     “My dad gave me a camera when I was 10 or 12, so photography was […]

Metropol Editor Melinda Collins

Editor’s Perspective: on love, marriage and weddings

“He felt now that he was not simply close to her, but that he did not know where he ended and she began,” Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina Whether it’s tying the knot, getting hitched, or simply taking one’s hand, when it comes to unions, there’s something pretty special about the one that links two people […]