A cruise around the Galápagos Islands reveals the spectacular flora and fauna of this fragile, far-flung archipelago in the Pacific.     Words and photography Natasha Dragun As I dip my snorkel below the surface of the impossibly blue sea, a flurry of purple angelfish zip past, churning

What we eat affects how well we function and it all starts with the brain. Certain foods help produce neurotransmitters, which are the brain chemicals that communicate information throughout our brain and body. Here’s a breakdown of the key neurotransmitters to know about, and what

Direct from London, Auckland Museum presents the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition from July 7.  Hero image: Golden Relic by Dhyey Shah (India) / Wildlife Photographer of the Year.  Grub Time, Kim Hui Yu (Malaysia) / Wildlife Photographer of the Year.  Auckland Museum is delighted to exclusively bring

During the winter, most people find that their skin gets drier. This is partly due to the winter weather - cold air and winds dry out the skin. It is also due to the things we do during the winter months, such as turning up

A new eatery and drinkery adding south pacific charm to the viaduct has opened its doors  Introducing The Lula Inn, a slice of pacific paradise in the heart of Auckland city.  Drawing inspiration from New Zealand’s South Pacific provenance, The Lula Inn offers lively drinking, dining and entertainment experiences

July 7 marks Purina Pets at Work Day - spreading the message of why bringing pets to work can be great for our health Purina PetCare, with the support of the SPCA and the Mental Health Foundation, want to inspire more organisations to experience the undeniable benefits of

A new contemporary, authentic Chinese restaurant boasting world-class design, impressive ambience and traditional cuisine with a modern twist, will open its doors in SKYCITY Auckland’s award-winning Federal Street dining precinct in July. Photography Babiche Martens Huami draws inspiration from old Shanghai during the French Concession period, transporting

Enjoy a nourishing and affordable new menu at The Unbakery Cafe, Britomart this winter The Unbakery Cafe in Britomart have welcomed a new range of nutrient dense and wholesome breakfasts, lunches, dinners and beverages which will leave you feeling nourished from the inside-out this winter. We love

This is a refreshing combination of flavours that’s lovely on a hot day. This smoothie is naturally sweet, and gives you your two fruit serves for the day plus some calcium and fibre. It’s perfect for an afternoon snack of for breakfast served with toast

A light yet flavour-packed seafood dish that sings on the plate and on your tastebuds.  1/2 cup pineapple juice 1/4 cup reduced sodium soy sauce 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 cup honey 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 6 6 oz. salmon filets 2 cups

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