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The Gift Of Love
A classic tan handbag is a wardrobe staple. Dressed up or down, this is a gift that will never date. $369 briarwood.co.nz Channel Moroccan vibes with these stunning 22k gold plate statement earrings. $375 zoeandmorgan.com The world’s comfiest footwea
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Green Relief
First of all, let’s clear up one thing: medicinal (or medical) cannabis is legal in New Zealand. That isn’t to say you’re free to smoke marijuana because you have a bad back. What it does mean is that the use of cannabis, manufactured to very specifi
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It’s Only Natural
With a background in environmental science, it was second nature to Mahuru Wilcox to look to the land when creating Hau Botanicals, her range of natural skincare. Learning about the practice of rongoā Māori (traditional Māori healing) and discovering
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Win A Wishbone Bike Re2
The Wishbone Bike RE2 turns waste plastic into an award-winning, multifunctional design for kids aged 12 months to 6 years. Children learn confidence and independence on a three-in-one bike that fits perfectly as they grow. Learn to walk with three w
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Soap Story
The laundry is one of the hardest-working rooms in the home but it can also harbour many harmful chemicals. Studies have shown that cleaning products can contain ingredients that harm the lungs, cause asthma and are formulated or contaminated with ca
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Lessons From Mother Nature
Each successful advocates of growing and cooking nutrient-dense food in their own right, Kay Baxter and daughter Amber Rose are now working together to further their ‘real food’ message. Kay, 67, an organic gardening pioneer and co-founder, with her
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What’s Cookin’?
Bringing colour and culinary expertise to Warkworth, north of Auckland, is Pete & Mary’s Eatery. Siblings Suzanna and Tim Uhlworm opened the cafe in January with their spouses, Joel and Jessica. The eatery is named after Suzanna and Tim’s late grandp
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A Cut Above The Rest
If you’re looking to give your bedroom a small-scale style update, adding upcycled bedside tables is a great place to start. Browse secondhand shops or online for a small character table that speaks your language, then simply slice, sand, seal and pa
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A Rosy Future
Brigit Blair, the founder of natural skincare company Linden Leaves, is celebrating a quarter of a century in the beauty business, with her family right beside her. You started your beauty brand in 1995. What are the biggest changes you have seen in
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Q & A
While Yasmin Khan unfortunately won’t be heading to our shores any more, after the cancellation of the Auckland Writers Festival, the British author, broadcaster and cook is keeping busy working on her upcoming book. Since we won’t be able to hear fr
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Food
Cosier weather calls for comfort cooking so satisfy your cravings with our line-up of one-pan dishes, page 62, that not only taste delicious but only require one pot, pan or skillet. Pies are back on the menu! In all fairness, do they ever go out of
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Words From The Wise
Photographer Alice, 37, and her husband first became interested in naturism – the practice of being nude in natural and social settings – in their homeland of South Africa. At the time, the former law student was working as a nude model and photograp
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Giveaway
We have a copy each of Zaitoun and The Saffron Tales to give away to one lucky reader. To enter, email your name and address to nadia@bauermedia.co.nz, with ‘Win: Yasmin’ in the subject line. Entries close 24 May, 2020. ■
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Lazy Does It
Taking it nice and slow is the best way to start a long weekend – just ask brunch queen Fran Mazza, co-creator of popular Auckland cafes Winona Forever, Sugar and Rude Boy. We share some of her best breakfast recipes (and a twist on a traditional Eas
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Adventure
With multiple travel restrictions in place around the world, many of us have put holidays on hold. Luckily for the armchair traveller, the new book Hidden Places (Inspired Traveller’s Guide) by Sarah Baxter, illustrated by Amy Grimes (Quarto Group, d
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Well-thy Retreat
Whether you’re social distancing or self-isolating due to Covid-19 concerns, or simply in nesting mode, you’ll probably be spending a lot more time at home right now. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t connect with nature. Whether it’s on yo
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Cross Purposes
Whether you’re a die-hard traditionalist or a modernist who will experiment with a chocolate version, nothing says ‘Easter holidays’ quite like a freshly toasted hot cross bun slathered in butter. Ready in 50 minutes plus 2½ hours’ proving | Makes 9
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Japan Unplugged
In a small forest on the outskirts of Tokyo, a woman with sleek black glasses is examining the ground. Eventually, she finds the perfect spot to spend the next few hours staring at a canopy thick with bamboo trees, their colours plucked from the brig
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Make Time For Trees
When was the last time you floated down a river, saw a shooting star or lay in the grass and watched the clouds? Modern lives, especially urban ones, are filled with lots of wonderful things. But unfortunately they’re often lacking meaningful contact
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One Direction
Sitting down to a yummy family meal doesn’t mean having to spend hours slaving over the kitchen sink afterwards. Using only one pot, pan or dish, these recipes are simple to make – and the clean-up afterwards is just as easy. Perfect for busy midweek
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A Fiji Moment
You’d be hard-pressed to find a location as delectable and decadent as Taveuni Palms – just ask one of the seven personal staff appointed to your villa to provide you with unsurpassed service, exquisite food and wine and, of course, privacy. With its
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Should You Try Earthing?
We’ve all enjoyed the sensation of warm sand between the toes or cool grass under our feet but the benefits of going barefoot can far outweigh simple feel-good vibes. Purposefully going barefoot is often referred to as ‘earthing’ or ‘grounding’. The
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King Of The Blues
Kapiti Kikorangi is a triple cream blue with a smooth, golden curd and rich, buttery texture marbled with dense blue veining. Made using traditional cheesemaking techniques in Eltham, Taranaki, it is truly handcrafted. This highly acclaimed and popul
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Holiday Highlights
Tuck into breakfast made by your personal chef using fresh and organic local produce. Restore balance at the Gaiatree Sanctuary. Explore Nadi Market before getting hands-on at a Flavours of Fiji gourmet cooking lesson. Tour the idyllic Coral Coast on
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Backyard Moon Bath
In addition to cleansing our bodies, cleansing our psyches is an important part of self-care. Moon bathing is a simple, yet relaxing, soul-cleansing, mind-clearing ritual useful at any phase of the moon, but said to be most powerful during a full moo
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Life of Pie
You’ll find all your favourite pies here – sausage and herb, curried veges, brown sugar and cherries – alongside recipes with a modern twist, such as rhubarb and strawberries in gluten-free pastry, and peach melba pie with a cream-cheese crust. Read
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The Store
Soultime Skincare products nourish the soul as well as the skin. Using high-performing specialist oils, botanical extracts and pure essential oils, our products are cruelty-free, non-toxic and eco-friendly. soultimeskincare.co.nz Everything you ste
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How Does Your Garden Grow?
What inspired The Well-Gardened Mind? I can’t say there was one inspiration but I was certainly driven by a belief that forming a relationship with plants, soil and place through gardening can help counteract many of the mental health issues that ar
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A Taste Of Italy
When Italy is mentioned, certain clichés spring to mind: steaming bowls of fresh pasta sprinkled with parmesan, towering, ornate basilicas, cobblestoned alleys, checkered tablecloths, people talking more with their hands than their mouths. While many
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Travel
Be My Guest manages a boutique portfolio of luxury holiday houses in Waiheke’s most sensational locations. Create fabulous memories on your next holiday. Central Otago is considered one of the best grape-growing regions in the world and in its hear
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