People who work long hours have an increased risk of developing an irregular heart rhythm known as atrial fibrillation, according to a study of nearly 85,500 men and women published in the European Heart Journal.  A recent Europeamn study conducted by professors from the Department of

Zambesi chosen as Mercedes-Benz Presents headliner for New Zealand Fashion Week Words Carolyn Enting If there was ever a designer brand collaboration made in heaven then today’s announcement that Zambesi is to be the Mercedes-Benz Presents designer at New Zealand Fashion Week this year certainly fits. It's worth noting that

There’s no better way to nurture our bodies through winter than with nourishing soups from the garden. A few well-chosen crops, some stored summer produce, and delicious soup is minutes away. Here are my top five winter soup-pot crops. They’re all easy to grow, and

There's still time to plant garlic - one of the easiest veggies to grow. Kath Irvine shares her tips and tricks.  Words Kath Irvine Garlic is a special crop for me. I’ve been growing and saving the same seed for 17 years and now it’s like part

Few of us exchange letters through the post any more, but a growing number of people are beginning to value how special a handwritten letter can be and the lasting impression it can leave.  Words and photography by Naomi Bulger Listen to Naomi Bulger's interview with Sam

Hearty, sustaining and packed full of goodness, not to mention flavour  Recipe and styling Sarah Heeringa. Photography Amanda Reelick 1 thumb’s length of unpeeled fresh ginger, grated 4 garlic cloves, crushed and chopped  2 star anise pods 1 cinnamon stick 3-4 whole cloves 8 cups free-range pork bone broth 1/2 small red onion,

As the old saying goes, soup is liquid comfort. Here's a spicy chorizo and chickpea recipe we love  Recipes and styling Sarah Heeringa. Photography Amanda Reelick 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed and chopped  1 tsp pickled red or green jalapenos chillies, thinly sliced generous handful of fresh

Swap chicken for tofu for a vegetarian option of this tasty and comfort-loving pizza  Recipe and styling Sarah Heeringa. Photography Amanda Reelick Dough for 1 large thick pizza base 2 tbsp tandoori paste 1 tbsp lemon juice 1/2 cup plain yoghurt 2 chicken breast fillets, lightly poached and cubed  or 200g firm

A warm home is a welcoming home, and there are lots of things you can do to take the chill out of the air at your place.  Words Sarah Heeringa New Zealand houses are notoriously cold and draughty. We tend to forget this during the summer months

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