Skincare for winter

As the temperature starts to drop and summer sun fades, so too may our summer glow, leaving us with a drier, duller complexion. While this can be combated with the basic golden rules of skin care: drinking lots of water, sun protection and healthy...... Read More

Ad-Lib with Jennifer Ward-Lealand

Jennifer and Anna Jullienne in ‘Two Ladies. Photo: Michael Smith. At the age of seven, Jennifer Ward-Lealand made her stage debut by chance. Some 51 years later, she still loves her craft. Back then, dad Conrad Lealand took Jennifer to a play...... Read More

Life hacks for cats

Bean with his human Grant Dyson   I’ve often been curious, wondering what my cat Arthur would write if he ever stopped snoozing and set his mind to it. Now I don’t have to ponder any longer, as Grant Dyson’s cat Bean has written...... Read More

Wedding magic

When it comes to your wedding, there’s nothing that feels too special. From the flowers to the food, the dress to the dancing, the day should be perfect. And for those wanting an extra special day, Peppers on the Point can deliver all of that...... Read More

The Home Show is back!

The Tauranga Home Show is proud to return to Trustpower Arena Baypark on May 7-9 for its huge 22nd show.   With more than 325 exhibitors spread over two halls, you can browse, compare and draw inspiration from a huge range of home and lifestyle...... Read More

Celebs in the kitchen

Peta Mathias Cooking in the theatre Sunday at 12pm and 2pm Peta Mathias MNZM is a respected and prolific chef, author and broadcaster who hosts gastronomic tours all over the world. She has written 17 books on food, travel, love, life and what happens...... Read More

Future proofing homes

There’s few things worse that a sub-par shower. When the water’s a bit chilly or someone else used it all up, it can put a damper on your day. But the Alternative Energy Company has a system that does away with bad showers – the eco-friendly...... Read More

Building gorgeous homes on wheels

Contrary to what people might think, it’s possible to live a big life in a tiny space. The team at Amazing Spaces are testament to this – building luxe-looking tiny homes on wheels since November 2020. With a housing crisis in Tauranga...... Read More

Bread that stands out from the crowd

There’s no better smell than freshly baked bread, but not many of us are lucky enough to smell that heavenly scent on a regular basis. The team at The Artisan Bread Bakers are lucky in that regard; they work Tuesday – Saturday baking fresh...... Read More

Changing things up at home

The old saying: ‘change is as good as a holiday’ feels more relevant than ever in the current climate. With international travel all but non-existent, now’s a great time to spruce up your home and think about changing things up a bit. Danielle...... Read More