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Join the Get Growing VIP Club to receive the e-zine giving you hints, tips and regular fruit and vege growing advice.
Annual club membership includes:
* 50 issues of the Get Growing e-zine plus VIP members' only competitions, prize draws, exclusive discount offers & invitations to special events.
A collection of the best gardening advice we've ever given from the experts at the Kiwi gardening bible, NZ Gardener magazine. Whether you are an expert or just starting out, the NZ Gardener's Almanac contains everything you need to know to grow a great garden in New Zealand, with advice on getting started, and growing fruit and veges, trees, roses and natives, plus how to beat common pest and diseases.
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 Roses - Exclusive Limited Edition Cover
We couldn’t decide which cover of Homegrown Roses we liked best – so we printed two! This special limited edition cover, featuring the fabulous climbing rose 'Paul's Himalayan Musk' behind a garden seat, is only available from our online store (while stocks last). Be in quick!
If you love roses (and who doesn’t?), you’ll love NZ Gardener’s latest special collector’s edition, Homegrown Roses. Barbara Lea Taylor and our team of rose fanatics reveal their passion for the Queen of Flowers, from the joy of picking your own scented blooms to no-nonsense know-how on planting, picking, pruning, landscape design, recipes (yes, roses are edible!) and crafty gifts. There’s also an A-Z guide to favourite roses for Kiwi gardens, as chosen by our readers.
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.
Learn how to be more self-sufficient, how to farm with livestock and poultry, and how to grow great fruit and vegetables on your little piece of paradise with the farming experts from NZ Lifestyle Block (incorporating NZ Lifestyle Farmer).
Join us as we explore small farms around New Zealand, in a magazine packed full of practical information on everything from organic gardening to pest control, orchard care to cheesemaking. Plus, you get Sue Clarke’s monthly column on chicken health – she’s the author of How to Care for Your Poultry - and everything else you need to know about running a block for business or pleasure.
From lifestyle blocks to small farms, home gardens to small commercial growers, NZ Lifestyle Block (incorporating NZ Lifestyle Farmer) is the monthly magazine that will inform you, and bring you new ideas.
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.
Cuisine Wine Country 2015 is the ultimate guide to New Zealand's 15 wine regions, including:
- Profiles of winery cellar doors
- Best restaurants, cafes & winery dining
- Food stores, artisan producers & farmers' market listings
All independently reviewed by Cuisine's expert food and wine writers
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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.
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.
DIY Garden Design
Is your garden a dream - or a bit of a nightmare?
NZ Gardener's new special edition is a practical guide to DIY garden design, from sketching a site plan to choosing the best plants for easy colour, fragrance, seasonal interest, fruit, and attracting beneficial insects.
• Small spaces • Country landscapes • Vege gardens • Outdoor Living • Containers
Special pre-sale offer only available until 9 June 2014
The Insiders Guide to New Zealand 2015
The award-winning NZ Life & Leisure team creates the Insider’s Guide each year - it is the country’s leading, independent travel guide specializing in six new regions.
It’s packed full of interesting people to meet, things to do, places to go and food to eat; don’t leave home till you’ve seen the country.
Insider's Guide 2016 available from 12 November 2015
Small Spaces is NZ House & Garden's guide to compact living, clever down-sizing and tiny abodes with style. This special 164-page issue celebrates the positive aspects of small homes – cost, intimacy, eco credentials – with ideas that prove small is beautiful. Along with multiple practical and space-enhancing strategies for all areas indoors, including kitchens, bedrooms, bathrooms and living rooms, there is inspiration for small gardens, pocket-size sections and courtyards, a look inside mini dwellings such as cabins and caravans, and even some easy recipes for one-pot-style cooking.
Coastal Living is NZ House & Garden's beach and summer-themed special edition: 164 pages of home ideas that capture the coastal vibe that Kiwis love. As well as inspiring interiors, it includes relaxed and luscious recipes (especially kai moana and picnics for the beach and beyond), and stylish touches to bring an easy, seaside feel to your home.
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.
The Dominion Post - 150 Years of News
On 8 February 2015, The Dominion Post celebrates the 150th anniversary of its founding paper, The Evening Post, first published by Henry Blundell in 1865.
To celebrate this anniversary, The Dominion Post presents The Dominion Post - 150 Years of News.
Capturing 150 years of news, the book is a wonderful record of our community and the part the newspapers played in its birth, growth and maturity. It is a record to be proud of. With 268 pages and featuring over 265 illustrations, it will prove the ideal keepsake or present.
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.
Grow your best-ever root crops with NZ Gardener's latest special edition, Homegrown Potatoes. this comprehensive reference guide includes practical growing, harvesting & pest and disease control tips for sensational spuds - plus beetroot, carrots, kumara, radishes, parsnips, swedes, taro, turnips, yams & much more.
Cheese is easy. It's so easy, you already have three ingredients for the easiest cheese in the world in your kitchen right now. All you need is blue-top milk, a lemon and some plain salt and you're away, and the great thing is you can make it just after breakfast and eat it with lunch or dinner.
Plus there are 16 more recipes for cheese and dairy products from butter and cream cheese to cheddar, edam and farmhouse blue.
Cheese-maker and tutor Jean Mansfield covers all the basics of how to make your own cheese, you'll discover how cheese can go right (and wrong!), save yourself money and discover that cheese-making is just as fun and easy as any other kind of cooking, but better!
How to Make Cheese and Other Dairy Products By Jean Mansfield
Following the sell-out success of Country Living last year, we’re delighted to announce the publication of Country Living Volume 2 – another special edition full of recipes and ideas for homes with heart.
Protect your copies of NZ Lifestyle Block with these sturdy binders.
$23.00 each (including NZ delivery)
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