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.
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.
M2WOMAN is the intelligent woman’s lifestyle magazine. Designed for the professional forward-thinking, style-driven metropolitan reader, this unique bi-monthly injects exclusive content, stunning imagery and innovative thinking into the mainstay pillars of entertainment, fashion and beauty, health and fitness, food and travel, whilst also delving into technology, politics, business and the successful lives of local and international women alike.Crafted in a way that no New Zealand magazine has achieved to date, the content is thought-provoking, contemporary and relevant without compromising on prestige and glamour.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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