September 1, 2011 This season's New Zealand Weddings Bridal Collection started off with opulent and highly decorative bridal wear designed by Auckland couturier John Zimmermann. Plentiful sprays of Swarovski crystal appliqué made each piece glisten under the bright lights and come alive. The...

Ross Brown Above Royal New Zealand Ballet Cinderella dancer Lucy Green. The Royal New Zealand Ballet's production of Cinderella, choreographed by Christopher Hampson, returns to seven centres from August 2 to September 9. It had last been performed in 2007 and toured China, and was the...

September 12, 2011 As Miss Universe New Zealand 2011 Priyani Puketapu gets ready to wow the audience at the Miss Universe finals in São Paulo, Brazil, it's hard to believe that a month ago she was in Wellington getting fitted for her evening gown and national costume. These exclusive...

'We are confident that Priyani Puketapu will do New Zealand proud at the Miss Universe final in São Paulo, Brazil, to take place on September 12,' says pageant director Val Lott. Head of the judging panel, Lucire publisher Jack Yan, says that 2011's contestants were the best he and his fellow...

September 27, 2011 New Zealand-based e-tailer Papershoes has launched, giving Kiwi buyers more peace of mind without getting stung for duty, or having the wrong size or colour delivered. The brainchild of Helen Gould, Amber Easby and Alexis Brooks, who had spent time in New York and London...

These cocktails will be served in participating bars throughout New Zealand from the August 1 through September 15. This year will also see Absolut's resident mixologist, Chris Harrop, hosting Absolut Mixology seminars during which a range of tips and tricks for creating sinfully delicious...

Besides having a beautiful wife (my Mum), a couple of average children (my sister and me), and two adorable granddaughters (Sofia Grace and Mila), he also gets celebrated twice this year: It's Father's Day here in the States this Sunday, and it's Father's Day in New Zealand on Sunday the 7th...

September 5, 2011 After a jam-packed week and with New Zealand Fashion Week 2011 nearing to a close, World put on a highly anticipated extravaganza to top it all off. As expected of World, it was not your usual run-of-the-mill catwalk show, which opened with three fabulous gold...

Top Entry from Kate Nielson, Protégé Hairdressing, Wanganui. Above From Kaleb Pritchard, Blaze, Auckland. Eighteen finalists are in the running to represent New Zealand at the Wella Professionals Trend Vision Award 2012 in Madrid, Spain in October. A national final will be held on September...

13 Wellington-based hairdresser Michael Beel has won New Zealand Hairdresser of the Year at Sydney's Hair Expo, thought of as the "Oscars of hairdressing" in some circles, last night. The winning collection, named Oriental Bloom, was inspired by orchids, the work of Georgia O'Keeffe and the...

 

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