Former Southland chef Ethan Flack lives out dreams in the UK

FORMER SOUTHLAND CHEF ETHAN FLACK LIVES OUT DREAMS IN THE UK

He is working his way to the top of the culinary world and one day Ethan Flack hopes to bring his knowledge back to Southland.

Coranvirus: Spin bikes dropped to homes before lockdown helps people keep spinning

CORANVIRUS: SPIN BIKES DROPPED TO HOMES BEFORE LOCKDOWN HELPS PEOPLE KEEP SPINNING

Quick thinking of Blenheim personal trainer sets clients to join spin classes from home during lockdown.

 
 
 
Coronavirus: No de-sexing or annual health checks for pets, but vets still open

CORONAVIRUS: NO DE-SEXING OR ANNUAL HEALTH CHECKS FOR PETS, BUT VETS STILL OPEN

Your pet might not be vaccinated or have its desexing surgery in the next month, but vets will remain open during the lockdown period.

Coronavirus: Kiwi on what it's like during Vancouver's nightly raucous cheer

CORONAVIRUS: KIWI ON WHAT IT'S LIKE DURING VANCOUVER'S NIGHTLY RAUCOUS CHEER

Kiwi-Canadian Matt Ward says the cheer for essential workers is getting louder and louder.

 
 
 
Orangutans return to Auckland Zoo to enjoy new, world class habitat

ORANGUTANS RETURN TO AUCKLAND ZOO TO ENJOY NEW, WORLD CLASS HABITAT

Zoo team "very emotional" as ape trio moves into brand new home after three years away.

Here's what you should think about if you want to break your fixed-term loan

HERE'S WHAT YOU SHOULD THINK ABOUT IF YOU WANT TO BREAK YOUR FIXED-TERM LOAN

OPINION: It's possible to cash in on low mortgage rates.

 
 
 
Sick of having a messy, disorganised pantry? Here's how to sort it on a budget

SICK OF HAVING A MESSY, DISORGANISED PANTRY? HERE'S HOW TO SORT IT ON A BUDGET

Pantries come in all shapes and sizes. It doesn't have to cost a lot for yours to look its best.

How do I stop sabotaging relationships?

HOW DO I STOP SABOTAGING RELATIONSHIPS?

ADVICE: One thing is getting in the way of having a serious relationship: me.

 
 
 
Coronavirus: Look for the folks who are helping during lockdown

CORONAVIRUS: LOOK FOR THE FOLKS WHO ARE HELPING DURING LOCKDOWN

OPINION: If the doom and gloom in the news is overwhelming you, look for those lending a hand during this crisis.

Recipe: Adobo prawn and avo sandwiches

RECIPE: ADOBO PRAWN AND AVO SANDWICHES

This ain't your average avo on toast.

 
 
 
Here's what you should think about if you want to break your fixed-term loan

HERE'S WHAT YOU SHOULD THINK ABOUT IF YOU WANT TO BREAK YOUR FIXED-TERM LOAN

OPINION: It's possible to cash in on low mortgage rates.

Fashion designer Annah Stretton sews an escape plan for women in jail

FASHION DESIGNER ANNAH STRETTON SEWS AN ESCAPE PLAN FOR WOMEN IN JAIL

Annah Stretton's journey into fashion began about 30 years ago after a dare by her father.

 
 
 
Shop your closet: Why fashion matters to these Kiwis

SHOP YOUR CLOSET: WHY FASHION MATTERS TO THESE KIWIS

Clothes are the ultimate avenue of self-expression. Even if you're not leaving the house right now.

How-to Dad: Amid coronavirus I've added PE teacher and principal to my CV

HOW-TO DAD: AMID CORONAVIRUS I'VE ADDED PE TEACHER AND PRINCIPAL TO MY CV

OPINION: I was relieved when I learned it was OK not to run a tight ship of 9-3 teaching.

 
 
 
At home with a children's theatre producer

AT HOME WITH A CHILDREN'S THEATRE PRODUCER

Art deco aficionado Tim Bray lives in Grey Lynn, the 'new' Ponsonby.

Womad was the last hurrah

WOMAD WAS THE LAST HURRAH

OPINION: Womad was the biggest crowd we'll see for a while... a truth that slowly dawned even as we danced.

 
 
 
Welcome to lockdown: Will this change us for good?

WELCOME TO LOCKDOWN: WILL THIS CHANGE US FOR GOOD?

OPINION: Almost overnight, phrases more often found in bleak science fiction have become the stuff of ordinary life.

Recipe: Focaccia

RECIPE: FOCACCIA

It's time to appreciate the good things we have... and bake some delicious bread.

 
 
 
Alison Mau: Lockdown fever is bringing out the best in us

ALISON MAU: LOCKDOWN FEVER IS BRINGING OUT THE BEST IN US

OPINION: Perhaps the key to staying sane in these head-swimming times, is to firmly insert the fun into our new daily existence.

Biking in your backyard: Staying active during lockdown

BIKING IN YOUR BACKYARD: STAYING ACTIVE DURING LOCKDOWN

It relieves stress, lifts the spirits, and offers the fresh air and exercise we're being encouraged to get.

 
 
 



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Meghan And Harry Have Reportedly Moved To ‘A Secluded Compound' In L.A

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Just ahead of the official end of their senior royal duties on March 31, Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan are now calling Los Angeles home, a new report says. The Duke and... Read more ...

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