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Recipe: Salt and Pepper Taro with Szechuan Pepper Salt

RECIPE: SALT AND PEPPER TARO WITH SZECHUAN PEPPER SALT

Think you've tasted taro, wait until you try Ruth Pretty's tasty take on this Pacific Island staple, a sneak peek from the upcoming...

The benefits of yacons and how to grow them in your backyard

THE BENEFITS OF YACONS AND HOW TO GROW THEM IN YOUR BACKYARD

It's an ugly vege with a fruit flavour and perfect for winter. Words Kristina Jensen It's a crunchy, juicy, watermelony, cucumbery...

 
 
 
Sauvignon blanc jelly with lemon verbena & baked rhubarb

SAUVIGNON BLANC JELLY WITH LEMON VERBENA & BAKED RHUBARB

Recipe: Ruth Pretty Photos: Murray Lloyd This is a light, cleansing dessert, however it's also lovely served with softly whipped cream....

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...

 
 
 
7 tips for growing sweet carrots

7 TIPS FOR GROWING SWEET CARROTS

Carrots are one of the easiest vegetables to grow. Words: Jane Wrigglesworth You can go for a rainbow of different coloured carrot...

Which lavender varieties to use in cooking

WHICH LAVENDER VARIETIES TO USE IN COOKING

You can use lavender in sweet and savoury dishes, but there is an art to it. Words: Nadene Hall If you're cooking, use culinary lavender...

 
 
 
The risk and reward of building a dry garden in the extreme climate of Central Otago

THE RISK AND REWARD OF BUILDING A DRY GARDEN IN THE EXTREME CLIMATE OF CENTRAL OTAGO

Lavender enthusiast and landscape designer Karen Rhind has crafted a wild and beautiful garden in one of the country's most inhospitable...

Be in to win one of five copies of Kiwi Backyard by Andy Ellis, valued at $45

BE IN TO WIN ONE OF FIVE COPIES OF KIWI BACKYARD BY ANDY ELLIS, VALUED AT $45

Andy Ellis, ex-All Black, Cantabrian and part-time landscape designer, presents creative landscape ideas in a new book that you can...

 
 
 
New Zealand farm guide for August: Fight weeds, keep pigs warm, test soil, protect lambs, buy calves

NEW ZEALAND FARM GUIDE FOR AUGUST: FIGHT WEEDS, KEEP PIGS WARM, TEST SOIL, PROTECT LAMBS, BUY CALVES

Some of us will still be cold, but for others, spring is stirring. Words: Nadene Hall WEEDS WILL BE ON THEIR WAY If you've been feeding...

4 native trees to use for fodder in New Zealand

4 NATIVE TREES TO USE FOR FODDER IN NEW ZEALAND

Flax. New Zealand trees did not evolve for browsing ruminants, but there are a few that are beneficial fodder trees. Words: Sheryn...

 
 
 
After 20 owners, Bertha the custard-coloured 1967 Chevrolet Impala finds her forever home

AFTER 20 OWNERS, BERTHA THE CUSTARD-COLOURED 1967 CHEVROLET IMPALA FINDS HER FOREVER HOME

A custard-coloured Impala has had a string of owners over the decades but has now found her sweet spot - her forever home. Words: Ann...

Recipe: Truffle pizza

RECIPE: TRUFFLE PIZZA

Truffle adds its unique aroma and umami savouriness to any ingredient with which it comes in contact. Its flavour marries perfectly...

 
 
 
5 tips for building a small shed

5 TIPS FOR BUILDING A SMALL SHED

If you want to build a small shed here's what you need to consider. Words: Nadene Hall You can never have too many sheds, but if your...

5 expert tips for how to raise fat healthy lambs

5 EXPERT TIPS FOR HOW TO RAISE FAT HEALTHY LAMBS

During one very bad winter, award-winning sheep farmers Lynley and Matt Wyeth lost 1000 lambs in one night. They've since implemented...

 
 
 
Kate White's crusade to protect the Waitaki river in Kurow

KATE WHITE'S CRUSADE TO PROTECT THE WAITAKI RIVER IN KUROW

Just as the Waitaki River grinds down mountain ranges carrying them in serpentine fashion to the sea, Kate White is an irresistible...

The Macfarlane family remember Winterhome garden's creator

THE MACFARLANE FAMILY REMEMBER WINTERHOME GARDEN'S CREATOR

In between many entrepreneurial pursuits, one hardworking, creative woman has left a living legacy - a five-star garden and a close-knit...

 
 
 
The Wanaka couple behind Wilson & Dorset have a new take on the classic New Zealand sheepskin

THE WANAKA COUPLE BEHIND WILSON & DORSET HAVE A NEW TAKE ON THE CLASSIC NEW ZEALAND SHEEPSKIN

A Wanaka couple's enthusiasm for natural-fibre products weaves essential purpose into their business, warmth into their home, and ties...

My Sunday: NZ hairdresser of the year Danny Pato

MY SUNDAY: NZ HAIRDRESSER OF THE YEAR DANNY PATO

Taking out the ultimate hairdressing hat trick, Danny Pato was once again crowned New Zealand Hairdresser of the Year for the third...

 
 
 
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...

Ctrip signs memorandum of understanding with NZ tourism

CTRIP SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH NZ TOURISM

Ctrip, a well-known Asian online travel agency defined as the second largest in the world, reestablishing its annual strategic cooperation...