A beautiful way to bring people together, grow your own food and share knowledge and lifelong skills Words Kahu de Beer. Photography Claire Price A few years ago a friend of mine invited me along to our local community garden in Mount Maunganui. I have to admit,

After suffering a leg injury, marathon runner Rachel Grunwell chose not to let her injury get her down. Words Rachel Grunwell. Illustration by Janelle Barone, Makers MGMT I am passionate about running. It makes me feel fit, healthy and strong; it allows me to reset, clear my head,

Words Dr Alice Boyes. Illustration Janelle Barone  Whether it’s the death of a loved one, experiencing an illness or accident that compromises your health, a devastating political change, a relationship betrayal or giving up on a dream, almost everyone can relate to feelings of grief and

Modern science shows the health benefits of traditional foods. Words Ben Warren. Illustration Janelle Barone In the last few years there’s been a large swing back to traditional foods to maintain health such as bone broths, fermented vegetables, grains and drinks. Why bone broth? Bone broth – or technically,

The personalities and story behind the popular Dr Feelgood ice pops and treats.  Words Carolyn Enting. Photography Andrew Coffey. Sweet treats don’t get much better than Dr Feelgood’s refined sugar-free, hand-crafted creamy pops and iceblocks. Craig Jackson and Melanie Bridge are the brains behind this ‘good as’

June 21 marks International Yoga Day. We heard from experts about why it is so beneficial to our health. Photography Jessie Casson. Today marks International Yoga Day, celebrating the exercise which continues to rise in the ranks of most popular extra-curricular activities to do amongst New Zealanders.   Says Exercise New

This Wanaka track is not for the faint-hearted, covering 16km of exposed terrain, but the views are spectacular  Words and photography Natalie Cyra When it comes to stunning scenery, we are spoilt for choice in New Zealand. Central Otago boasts some of our most incredible sights, and looking

Words Lindy Davis. Photography Cacao De Columbia After more than 50 years as a global leader in the cocaine trade, Colombian farmers are turning to a new drug of choice: cacao.Chocolate in moderation is supposed to be good for you, but we rarely give much thought

Brown, who originally hails from Wellington and now lives in San Francisco, confesses the opposite is true. Though his Allbirds wool runner, made from superfine New Zealand merino wool, has been a runaway success.  The turning point for Brown was when he teamed up with Allbirds

Karen Walker has scored a B+ in the 2017 Ethical Fashion Guide Aotearoa New Zealand. It’s an improvement on the brand’s C score in 2016. Karen Walker is the only non-Fairtrade brand to ask to be included in the report. Words Carolyn Enting Why did Karen Walker

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