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Auckland's natural grandstand offers prime viewing for America's Cup racing

AUCKLAND'S NATURAL GRANDSTAND OFFERS PRIME VIEWING FOR AMERICA'S CUP RACING

Emirates Team New Zealand has confirmed Auckland, the ‘City of Sails', will host the 36th America's Cup from 6 - 21 March 2021 and...

Mackelvie Street Retail / RTA Studio

MACKELVIE STREET RETAIL / RTA STUDIO

© Patrick Reynolds Architects: RTA Studio Location: Auckland, New Zealand Area: 650.0 m2 Project Year: 2013 Photographs: Patrick Reynolds Architects:...

 
 
 
Weekend in Wellington

WEEKEND IN WELLINGTON

Got to love Wellington. Wellington has character in a way that try-hard Auckland will never have. The world's southernmost capital,...

What's On: Rembrandt Remastered at the Arts Centre of Christchurch

WHAT'S ON: REMBRANDT REMASTERED AT THE ARTS CENTRE OF CHRISTCHURCH

Visitors to the Arts Centre of Christchurch will have the rare opportunity to get to know one of the greatest artists of all time from...

 
 
 
Giorgio Armani Beauty launches in New Zealand!

GIORGIO ARMANI BEAUTY LAUNCHES IN NEW ZEALAND!

Last night we had the pleasure of celebrating one of the worlds leading beauty brands opening in Auckland. Giorgio Armani Beauty is...

Creative chameleon Felicity Morgan-Rhind: ‘How empathy makes me a better director'

CREATIVE CHAMELEON FELICITY MORGAN-RHIND: ‘HOW EMPATHY MAKES ME A BETTER DIRECTOR'

A happy childhood in a musical family led one young woman to pick up an instrument, whisk up life with a wooden spoon, and ultimately,...

 
 
 
What's On: NZ Opera's La bohème

WHAT'S ON: NZ OPERA'S LA BOHÈME

NZ Opera's new production visits Auckland and Wellington in September and October - book now. Whether you're an opera lover, or you'd...

The untidy soldier

THE UNTIDY SOLDIER

. I'm having lots of fun since my last post experimenting in the Hahnemühle Grey Book. I thought this WW1 memorial statue with overhanging...

 
 
 
New Zealanders have negative perception about tourism career

NEW ZEALANDERS HAVE NEGATIVE PERCEPTION ABOUT TOURISM CAREER

New Zealand tourism has been booming but a report released Wednesday showed why the industry struggles to attract workers and calls...

3 offices of Tourism Malaysia are under review for close down

3 OFFICES OF TOURISM MALAYSIA ARE UNDER REVIEW FOR CLOSE DOWN

As part of a rationalisation exercise, the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia is planning the closure of Tourism Malaysia...

 
 
 
NZ Life & Leisure Reader Lunch with Walk Japan

NZ LIFE & LEISURE READER LUNCH WITH WALK JAPAN

Join NZ Life & Leisure editor Kate Coughlan for a lunch of sophisticated, smart and sensual food created by masters of modern Japanese...

Orchid growers put down roots in Titirangi tree house

ORCHID GROWERS PUT DOWN ROOTS IN TITIRANGI TREE HOUSE

Janice at the nerve centre of the orchid business. It would be nice to spend all day among the orchids but paperwork can't be ignored....

 
 
 
Nau Mai Tours showing nooks and crannies of Taranaki region

NAU MAI TOURS SHOWING NOOKS AND CRANNIES OF TARANAKI REGION

It's been almost two years since Lonely Planet named Taranaki the second best region in the world. Since then, tourism is booming in...

KIWI CAMPAIGNERS SET TO UNITE FOR 'OFFICIAL ANIMAL RIGHTS MARCH' IN AUCKLAND

It's being staged by the campaign group Auckland Vegan Actions and will see people march through Auckland CBD to raise awareness of...

 
 
 
Herne Bay Hideaway / Lloyd Hartley Architects

HERNE BAY HIDEAWAY / LLOYD HARTLEY ARCHITECTS

© David Straight Architects: Lloyd Hartley Architects Location: Auckland, New Zealand Lead Architects: Benjamin Lloyd, Mike Hartley Area:...

A pub crawl through New Zealand history: Five long-standing pubs to visit around the country

A PUB CRAWL THROUGH NEW ZEALAND HISTORY: FIVE LONG-STANDING PUBS TO VISIT AROUND THE COUNTRY

These five historical pubs have have survived the gold rush and the six o'clock swill. They are well worth a visit for those who wish...

 
 
 
How a family of four ditched cling film for good

HOW A FAMILY OF FOUR DITCHED CLING FILM FOR GOOD

Lunchbox snacks, leftovers and half-eaten avocados can all be kept fresh plastic free with a few simple swaps. Words: Nicole Barratt...

The names of the finalists for NZ Tourism Awards are unveiled

THE NAMES OF THE FINALISTS FOR NZ TOURISM AWARDS ARE UNVEILED

Today, thirty-two eminent tourism operators and stakeholders from 26 groups have been declared as finalists in the 2018 New Zealand...

 
 
 
Menu sneak peek: Harbourside Outstanding Food Producer Award Winner Dinner

MENU SNEAK PEEK: HARBOURSIDE OUTSTANDING FOOD PRODUCER AWARD WINNER DINNER

Harbourside's head chef, Shaun Tyagi is serving up a menu to die for at the Auckland Outstanding Food Producer Winner Dinner To find...

What's On: HIR

WHAT'S ON: HIR

2 to 25 August, Herald Theatre Auckland The New Zealand premiere of New York playwright Taylor Mac's absorbing black comedy (2015)....