Variety is the spice (+recipes) Variety is the spice (+recipes)

Archery and elephant-riding in Ubud were part of the…

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Design: Clarity rather than confusion
Design: Clarity rather than confusion

3D models show it like it will be, writes Ben Crawford.

Gardening: Big lessons outdoors
Gardening: Big lessons outdoors

Learning about fruiting trees enthrals wee ones. Meg Liptrot reports on a winning kohanga reo that has gone green.

DIY: A place for your little things
DIY: A place for your little things

The wardrobe's done, now it's time for the drawers, says Greig Morgan.

Revamp your home's style
Revamp your home's style

Suzanne McFadden uncovers the top 10 interior design trends for 2014.

Design & Garden

Design: Second wind
Design: Second wind

Alan Perrott meets two Auckland women with the knack for finding a new life for unwanted objects.

Build them and they will come

State houses seem to be everywhere and it's true - they are spread throughout the country, from Kaitaia to Bluff.

Design: A Lot more than just a cafe

We all dream of combining our professional and personal passions to form that dream amalgamation of making a living in an…

Design: As sweet as honey

You’ll swarm to this new cafe, says Ben Crawford.

Citizen science
Citizen science

In the parks, beaches, back gardens and forests of the country, non-scientists can help with with a…

Greg Dixon: Zen and the art of hedge trimming

Chores are not chores, Greg Dixon writes, they are opportunities to find inner peace.

Gardening: Seaside bounty for soil

Meg Liptrot praises Neptune's great gift for gardeners - seaweed.

Design: Colour me in

Use colour to set the right scene, says Ben Crawford.

DIY: Drinks for six It's my round

Greig Morgan's nifty creation will have guests toasting your talents.

Design: Art alfresco
Design: Art alfresco

Sculpture on your doorstep, by Ben Crawford.

DIY: Hung up and easy to find

Greig Morgan's latest project will ensure the team cleans up.

Gardening: Follow the food crowd

Meg Liptrot dishes out the goods on community food growing.

Gardening: Water need never go to waste

Conservation 'wonder woman' shows Meg Liptrot how it's done.

Design: A Lovely way to buy gifts

A new gift website takes the guesswork out of buying presents, writes Ben Crawford.

Design: European elegance
Design: European elegance

Showroom oozes sophistication, writes Ben Crawford.

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Life & Style

Boys put off reading - author
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Boys are being put off reading because of the influence women have on children's literature, says an award-winning British…

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Prince George's day at the zoo
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