Knitting - it's not something everyone has had experience of, so here's a great introduction to knitting , plus some of the best alternative knitting projects available online. Don't forget to send us pictures of your creations! ​ What you will need: Two knitting needles and some wool of

Whether your child is about to start school, your teenager is stressing about university or you’ve applied for tertiary study,  education is changing. Jai Breitnauer takes a look  1. Ed-tech One of the most exciting growth areas in education at the moment, EdTech is worth $86 billion

Breathing new life into an old wooden cabinet  By Sarah Heeringa. Photography Jane Ussher Before   You will need:  Wooden cabinet Sandpaper, medium grade Resene Lustacryl Semi-Gloss Waterborne Enamel in a shade of your choice, we used Resene Half Thorndon Cream  A rough old paintbrush Screwdriver  Step one   Find an old cabinet in a shape you like It may look rumpty, but

Serve with toasted pitas, salad fillings, herb yogurt and extra condiments for a delicious meal of homemade takeaways  Recipe Sarah Heeringa. Photography Amanda Reelick Herb Yogurt 100ml (1/2 cup) Greek yogurt Fresh coriander, finely chopped Fresh mint leaves, finely chopped, plus fresh mint sprigs to serve  juice 1 lemon or lime seasoning

You may not be a hoarder or a big shopper but daily life - especially when it involves children or crafts - can fill your home with stuff. Always add and never subtract and you'll eventually bury yourself. Sarah Heeringa tackles the decluttering challenge.  By Sarah

From romantic trips away, to midnight mass, crafts and outdoor activities, here are our picks of what to do this Easter break Visit www.canopycamping.co.nz for more of Lynton Downs  Waitomo caves  Make a pair of linen slippers as seen in Cloth: Over 30 beautiful projects from linen, cotton

The internet is a glorious, seemingly never-ending buffet of interestingness. But as with a smorgasbord, the trick is in finding the delicious and the different and resisting filling your plate with deep-fried fillers. Rebekah White ponders the challenge.   How do we wade through today's vast sea of pointless

Good's gardening expert Kath Irvine explains how to grow your own mini greens that result in bursts of delicious nourishment  Even though I have a huge vege patch, I grow a lot of microgreens, especially through the hottest and coldest times of the year when it's hard

You're passionate about upcycling, always buy free range, and have thank you letters from charitable trusts coming out of your ears. But when it comes to banking, do you principles have to take a back seat? Esther Goh investigates  In the wake of the Global Financial Crisis,

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