Enter another world where the human body becomes a canvas. New Zealand’s World of Wearable Art Awards bends traditional perceptions of art, technology and fashion. It choreographs garments made of all sorts of unorthodox materials into a visceral performance that dazzles the senses. For me this is the greatest show on earth. Each year the awardsContinue reading “Wearable art rebels against the mundane”
2015 WOW Awards Winners There were 107 entries by 123 designers (some, who worked in pairs on one entry) chosen to appear in this year’s show to compete for a prize pool of 40 awards with a combined value of $NZ165,000. A total of 13 New Zealand-designed garments won 15 awards and 24 awards wereContinue reading “2015 WOW awards winners”
Floriditas is a cool cafe and restaurant in the heart of Wellington, New Zealand. It’s streets ahead of competitors with simple, fresh food and consistent service.
Matterhorn is Wellington’s most treasured local haunt, starting in 1963 as a European-styled cafe. Over the years it’s reinvented itself and become a top-class eaterie, winning awards and continually wowing diners with its menus and drinks.
Hotel owner Chris Parkin’s quirky sense of humor grabs your attention before you even step into the lobby, with a larger than life sculpture of a hippo yawning from the roof.
Where are the most liveable cities in the world for 2011? The results of Mercer’s annual survey may surprise you.
I had lunch at Wellington’s top neighbourhood eaterie The Ambeli courtesy of Vera, a Greek/Kiwi friend who was most insistent that we had to go THERE, and nowhere else! Now I insist you go there too.
Gotta hand it to Wellington – it’s morphed into one cool capital city. The City Market on the waterfront is a destination full of robust flavours and boasting fabulous produce.