The Modernist 

Championed by a generation of architects led by Sir Miles Warren and Peter Beaven. 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of CoCA’s iconic Modernist building and in celebration, the Centre of Contemporary Art presents a suite [...]

Wallpaper to have fun with

Blending boundaries between art and design, the ‘Utility Paper’ collection by Deborah Bowness can be used as stylishly quiet backdrops or can be transformed through everyday mark-making to create powerfully personalised walls. Available exclusively from [...]

Rooms found only in the home

A significant exhibition of work by Auckland-based artist, Marie Shannon, has opened at the Christchurch Art Gallery. Consisting of more than 30 years of wryly humorous works, Gallery Director, Blair Jackson, says “Shannon is from [...]

Pepa Stationery

Remember that joyous feeling you used to get as a child when it came time to choose new stationary at the beginning of the school year? Pepa says adults can, and should, totally feel that [...]


Environmentally friendly coupled with Gucci style. Carrying the DNA of the territory, these bikes from Bologna have beautiful attention to detail and inimitable style.


Modern day diner dreams are coming true on Vogel street in Dunedin, thanks to a couple of boys with some good good taste. Hearty original burgers, beverages, and the coolest bands in town are on [...]


Kiwi men love to gather together and chat about common interests over a good beverage. So what happens when Kiwi men share a very deep fondness for Japanese culture, and want an excuse to gather [...]

Seasap Salve

Seasap is the sun protection here to help you save face this summer.  Two mates, both avid surfers, who would stay out in the waves for hours on end, came to understand the reality of [...]


Frances Nation is the shop you visit when you want to experience the palpability of surrender. As you take a breath to let your nose, mind and heart feel instantly purified, the bombardment of consumerism’s [...]

Because its time for change.

Words by: Conor Patton, Chief Auctioneer, Bayleys Real Estate. That was the theme and the title of the 2018 New Zealand Housing Summit, hosted by the New Zealand Green Building Council. And scores of people [...]

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