Beatriz de Smet d’Olbecke from Chile talks to Justine Tyerman about her happy time working on a farm in Gisborne, her beautiful homeland of Patagonia, and how to cook ‘cordero al palo’
The H.B.Williams Memorial Library Sail into Summer Reading programme, Kia Tere Atu ki te Panui i te Raumati, came of age this year.
Margaret Thorpe talks about her 28 years representing the Gisborne community, the influences that have shaped her life, and the joy of retirement
Gisborne’s Penny Skyrme writes of her travels in Verona, where she did a two-week language course.
Home-swap visitors from overseas refresh Justine's appreciation of the beauty around her
Dr Anuya Deshpande, Medical Director at Gisborne’s Skin Deep Clinic, reminds us to be sun-smart this summer.
The lead-up to Christmas is a stressful time for many, so why not take a leaf out of Dr Libby’s latest book on how to bring calm to chaos
Discover the many uses of apple cider vinegar, from helping you lose weight to treating your dogs for fleas and deodorising cat urine
WITH the abundance of gorgeous asparagus around this spring, Justine Tyerman finally manages to extract a favourite recipe from home chef extraordinaire Christine Schaub. “This …
Justine Tyerman is not well-known for her culinary skills but meeting celebrity chef Clancy Atkinson again was a huge thrill . . . not that they talked much about recipes or food.
New Zealand’s ‘Christmas tree’, the pohutukawa, is a stunning feature of or coastline during the summer, as it bursts into masses of festive red flowers. They are also a rich source of nectar for bees and native birds.
SEPTEMBER marks the change in seasons and is one of the most exciting times to be a gardener. Lovely fresh new foliage, a celebration of …