NZ is filled from top to bottom with stunning scenery, snow capped peaks, secluded white sandy beaches and wide open roads that weave endlessly through the North and South Island’s amazing natural wonders.
If adventure activities float your boat then why not skydive over snow capped mountains, jet boat through narrow canyons or bunjy jump off a bridge! Or, if soaking up the sights and relaxing is more your cup of tea then take a scenic flight to Milford Sound, fly in a hot air balloon, sea kayak or enjoy a Lord of the Rings four-wheel drive tour. Either way, there is so much to see and do here in New Zealand, your biggest problem is trying to work out how to fit it all in!
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New Zealand's favourite home and lifestyle magazine, NZ House & Garden celebrates the homes, lifestyles and creativity of New Zealanders. Always a delight, NZ House & Garden explores an extraordinary variety of inspiring, beautiful and intriguing homes and gardens.
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Want delicious, no-fuss recipes? Cuisine is New Zealand's best food magazine with features such as Quick Smart ideas, Flash in the Pan (creative midweek meals), Sweet Spot baking recipes and Course You Can (a stress-free three-course dinner). Plus national restaurant reviews, Best Buy wines and all the best new food products. You can't afford to be without it!
Homegrown 5 - Tomatoes
Grow your own tomatoes with down-to-earth advice from the expert team at New Zealand Gardener.
Homegrown tomatoes – straight from your plot to your plate – just taste better. Whether you’re growing old-fashioned heirloom varieties or modern hybrids bred for big crops and disease-resistance.
Homegrown 5: Tomatoes has all the expert advice you need for a fantastic harvest. All the basics are covered, from sowing seeds to growing tomatoes in pots, glasshouses, vege patches, watering tips, fertilising facts and pest control know-how from Ruud ‘The Bugman’ Kleinpaste.
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The perfect Christmas Gift for every gardener, our 2017 Garden Diary has week by week advice on what you are sowing and harvesting over the year, a monthly lunar growing guide and loads of tasty recipes. The perfect stocking stuff-er for any keen gardener and a must have to get the most from your own plot!
Fresh from the Garden: how to grow fruit and veges organically.
The experts at NZ Gardener have put together a practical how to guide to growing organic fruit and veges! Packed with great tips from gardeners all over the country, it's an essential tool of you want to produce fresh and healthy food from your own backyard.
NZ Life & Leisure, New Zealand's leading lifestyle magazine, is a magazine about changing lives. Each issue is brimming with inspirational stories of stimulating people who have an insatiable desire to make the most of what life has to offer and to enjoy every moment of it - the successes and the hard-work.
NZ Autocar is New Zealand's leading automotive magazine. Delivering news and authoritative reviews from the car world each month, it includes commentary from NZ's leading automotive writers and covers the full scope of motoring including new cars, fast cars, classics and motorcycles and prices
100+ things to know about creating your dream country life
The gentle munch of a cow grazing on fresh grass. A soft baa from a sheep to her lamb. The smell of ripening fruity plums, plump peaches and the tang of apples.
If you dream of waking up to the peace and quiet of country life, you might be in for a bit of a shock. There are plenty of idyllic moments but there will also be big challenges if you’re new to farming, livestock and growing.
This guide from NZ Lifestyle Block covers 100+ of the basics you need to know before you even buy a block: how to find the best block, grow & sell your own products, barns & buildings, the basics of living off-grid, livestock 101: cattle, sheep, pigs, poultry & more, creating a landscape, going organic, and how to choose the best tools & equipment.
A fresh take on preserves
from the NZ Lifestyle Block team
There’s more to preserving than jams and chutneys. A fresh take on preserves covers all the foods you might want to store, from cured meats, sausages and salamis to long-term storage of your garden harvest.
Follow the easy step-by-step techniques for dehydrating, smoking and curing meat, salami and sausages, wines and liqueurs, hard cheeses, using oil, vinegar and salt, plus the best sauces & jams for preserving in bulk.
Good is a beautifully crafted magazine for conscious-living people who love life, style and the planet. Every issue of Good covers the topics of home, fashion, garden, craft, travel, health, beauty and more. There is always a spread of scrumptious recipes as well as expert advice on wellness, nutrition and relationships. Good doesn’t shy away from the topics that matter either. It includes well-researched features on issues of social justice and the environment, celebrates innovation and ‘Good People' locally and abroad It speaks for the philosophy of ‘half cup full’ in a way that inspires.
NZ Marketing Magazine provides essential marketing intelligence. It is New Zealand's only publication targeted specifically to marketing oriented executives and is required reading for marketers in this country. Its highly practical editorial stance and in-depth examination of the latest marketing trends has earned the magazine a reputation for contributing to the lifting of marketing standards in New Zealand.
Idealog is a business magazine unlike any other. It is a guide to turning ideas into wealth. Idealog is both a source of New Zealand’s best business ideas and a rallying point and inspiration to New Zealand’s smartest business thinkers, entrepreneurs and creative professionals. Our audience is diverse, ranging across the front lines of innovation from manufacturing, food and design to technology and science. Our mission is support the network of people who create intellectual capital.
Should planning a wedding be stressful? At New Zealand Weddings we don’t think so. Our aim is to take all the hard work out of being a bride. From the latest trends in bridal fashion and beauty to inspiring themes and incredible venues, every issue is full of expert tips and insider secrets from the pros. With informative articles and beautiful imagery, it’s NZ’s most stylish bridal magazine – the must have guide for every bride
The Art of Preserving is a collecting of tried-and-tested favourite recipes from the team at NZ Gardener for jams, jellies, chutneys and relishes, plus fruity baking and puddings using jam and bottled fruit. With advice on starting or extending your home orchard, this is an essential buy for keen gardeners and cooks.
Beekeeping is a HOW TO for the Home Hive Hobbyist. Everything a beginner beekeeper needs to know about honey, hives and harvest. It's eesy-beesy with this beautiful and inspirational magazine full of detailed, step-by-step information. Read the stories of other New Zealand backyard beekeepers.
The Insider's Guide 2016 is the country’s leading, independent travel guide specializing in six new regions. The Insider's Guide is packed full of interesting people to meet, things to do, places to go and food to eat; don’t leave home till you have seen the country.
The 2016 issue features six regions - Matakana, Hamilton, Around the Mountain, Blenheim, the Waitaki Valley and Wanaka.
Mana provides a unique perspective on modern Maori life in a lavishly illustrated, easy-to-read style.
Each bi-monthly issue brings a new mix of inspirational, informative stories and profiles of Maori in education, health, politics, business, the arts, sports and many other fields, both here and overseas. Mana also introduces readers to traditional and holistic practices that can be incorporated into modern life, from gardening to every day wellness.
Mana Magazine is a Kowhai Media publication.
Cuisine How to Cook
100 delicious recipes for beginner cooks.
This is the essential guide for the learner cook. Using exclusively supermarket ingredients and with an eye on budget, it will help novices master the basics, from macaroni cheese, roast chicken, pumpkin soup and chilli con carne to pavlova, chocolate cookies and many more can't-live-without-them recipes. All recipes have multiple tips, and will be beautifully photographed in Cuisine's signature style, many with helpful step-by-step photos.
A motoring icon since 1991, NZ Classic Car is New Zealand's longest running classic car magazine. A nationally recognized and respected authority on the local collectible scene, NZ Classic Car brings together the personalities, history and stories behind some of the most unique and valuable historic and modern classic cars from New Zealand and around the world. Stunning photography, classic marques, local restorations, jaw dropping recreations and entertaining, fact filled features – all these, and more, are vital components of New Zealand’s favourite classic car magazine. By subscribing you not only save $$$ off the cover price, you will also get automatic entry into NZ Classic Car Magazine’s exclusive subscriber only prize draws each month.
Don't miss the fourth edition of NZ House & Garden's popular Country Living series – 164 pages of beautiful country homes and gardens, plus delicious recipes and DIY ideas to bring a touch of relaxed country style to your home.
NZV8 is New Zealand’s leading V8 magazine and V8 authority, covering everything from hot rods to muscle cars, drag racing and circuit racing through to classics and late model highperformers. The official media partner for major events such as Beach Hop, NZV8 brings readers exclusive behind the scenes coverage of a wide range of events as well as interviews and in depth articles. The 136 page monthly magazine is packed with high quality feature cars, exclusive news, expert opinions, invaluable tech tips and so much more. When you subscribe you will also get automatic entry into NZV8 Magazine’s exclusive subscriber only prize draws each month.
New Zealand’s No.1 selling motoring magazine and recently voted second best magazine in the world by the legendary Speedhunters.com, NZ Performance Car is the authority on the modified import scene. Each month we bring you the inside knowledge with indepth coverage of the best street and race scene in the world. From grassroots interaction with the very best of New Zealand's modified import car community featuring exhaustive car profiles and event reports, through to industry news and columnists reporting from the Japanese and world tuning scenes, NZ Performance Car has it covered. Regular updates on the latest builds and tech advice together with an informed online community, keep you up to date with what’s happening in the modified import world. Subscribe to NZ Performance Car and get the indepth scene coverage that one of world’s most authoritative and respected motoring magazines has to offer. You will also get automatic entry into NZ Performance Car Magazine’s exclusive subscriber only prize draws each month.
How to Care for Your Poultry, Volume 2
How to Care for Your Poultry has helped a whole country of chicken fans learn how to tend to their birds How to Care for Your Poultry has helped a whole country of chicken fans learn how to tend to their birds. Now poultry guru Sue Clarke and NZ Lifestyle Block magazine editor Nadene Hall bring you an all-new edition that helps you learn more about chicken health and management, and looks in-depth at more of the practical aspects of running chickens.
• How to garden successfully with hens
• Build your own coop using one of these plans
• Organics, health care, nutrition
• Grow your own poultry feed & much more
New Zealand's bestselling photography publication, DPhoto magazine, is an essential read for photographers of all levels, from casual shooters to seasoned pros. Learn simple techniques to easily improve your photography, whether you shoot with the latest DSLR or your mobile phone, while staying abreast of photography events, competitions and promotions through the country. Each issue brings you the latest info from the fast moving world of photographic technology, helps with new equipment purchases through easy to follow buyer's guides, and provides indepth product reviews focused on practical, in the field use. The magazine also features the most stunning, exciting new work from the best photographers in New Zealand and across the globe in luxuriant folio features. World renowned photographers share their experience, techniques, and inspirations in comprehensive interviews, while a stable of New Zealand's most respected shooters contribute columns on all aspects of the craft, from concept to post processing. Readers also have the chance to see their own images featured alongside the greats, with regular competitions and opportunities to have work critiqued by leading professionals. When you subscribe you will also get automatic entry into DPhoto Magazine’s exclusive subscriber only prize draws each issue.
How to Make Cheese & Other Dairy Products Volume 2
By Jean Mansfield, 100 pages (96 plus covers)
All new 100 page guide to easy cheesemaking with 20+ great recipes
This is the second cheese-making book from NZ cheesemaking tutor and judge Jean Mansfield. It covers all the basic cheesemaking processes, ingredients and equipment you’ll need to make cheese in your kitchen, plus there are easy step-by-step recipes for more than 20 cheeses including triple creme brie, Harvarti, cottage cheese, Stilton, gruyere, gouda, gorgonzola, emmental, red and blue Cheshire, wrapped cheeses, ash cheeses and much more.
You’ll discover how to make 30 minute microwave mozzarella that’s a perfect pizza topping, how to create a cheese wedding cake, and the steps to making your own basic cheese press.
Our special issue showcases all 19 finalists in the NZ House & Garden Interior of the Year awards, plus dozens of other stylish Kiwi rooms.
It's packed with 164 pages of ideas, including chapters on kitchens, bathrooms, living rooms, bedrooms and indoor-outdoor spaces.
A luscious compilation of NZ House & Garden's best and most decadent recipes in a 164-page cookbook.
The Seasonal Cook from Cuisine is a collection of 150 favourite Cuisine recipes. The recipes are arranged into the four seasons, so you know you are cooking with the best-value, freshest local produce - from delicious summer salads and barbecue ideas to winter soups, roasts and slow-cooked creations. Plus, there are plenty of desserts and baking ideas to see you through the year. It consists of 180 pages, soft cover with flaps, 275x230mm and high-quality paper stock. This beautifully produced cookbook will be a must-buy for any keen cook.
Kayak fishing is increasingly popular and it's easy to see why. Cheaper and more eco-friendly than setting yourself up with a powerboat and easier to store and transport than other watercraft, kayaks make an ideal platform for fishing. This collection of the best NZ Fishing News kayak-fishing articles by authority Stephen Tapp gives you inside knowledge on the essential tools and equipment, keeping safe, transport options and, of course, how to catch a variety of challenging fish using different techniques, including a special section on hapuku.
So get your paddle and rod and get fishing!