Book: Abdel’s Favourites from the Marrakech Café

Wellington chef shares recipes and memories in new Moroccan cookbook Wellington chef Abdelghani El Adraoui remembers well the fun he had as a little boy fishing for sardines with his uncle in Morocco. He never imagined that one day he’d live on the other side of the world and write a cookbook featuring warehou and […]

PIONEERING HEALTH RETREAT PROMISES OPTIMAL WELLBEING

PIONEERING HEALTH RETREAT PROMISES OPTIMAL WELLBEING – For those seeking optimal health and wellbeing Aro Ha promises the ultimate elixir.  The new Wellness Centre set to open in January 2014 exclusively offers fully-inclusive Wellness Adventures which are immersive detox retreats designed to encourage exceptional physical and emotional wellbeing. Unlike most health retreats, Aro Ha takes […]

BEER FESTIVAL EXPANDS CRAFT OFFERING

BEER FESTIVAL EXPANDS CRAFT OFFERING – Saturday the 15th March 2014 at The Cloud – Celebrating its eighth year, The New Zealand Beer Festival is returning to The Cloud on March 15, 2014. The festival is the most celebrated craft beer event in the country, with a sell-out crowd of 12,500 people for two years […]

LIMITED RELEASE ARRIVES AT BREW BARS

LIMITED RELEASE ARRIVES AT BREW BARS – Since picking up several gold medals at both the International Brewing Awards and the Australian International Beer Awards, the Mac’s brewers have been hard at work creating a new limited edition release – Motueka Mystery. Out just in time for summer, Motueka Mystery is sourced from the sunny […]

Brand new Reefsleep launched in the Whitsundays

Brand new Reefsleep launched in the Whitsundays – Located at Hardy Reef, 40 nautical miles from the Whitsundays coast, Reefsleep has been named Australia’s best unique accommodation multiple times and offers two days and one night’s accommodation at a permanently moored pontoon on the Great Barrier Reef. Cruise Whitsundays Executive Director Chris Jacobs said exciting […]

Aurora Expeditions Launches 2014/15 Trekking Brochure Featuring Tibet and Annapurna

Aurora Expeditions Launches 2014/15 Trekking Brochure Featuring Tibet and Annapurna  – Adventure travel company, Aurora Expeditions, have released their first ever dedicated trekking brochure featuring two new spectacular destinations – Tibet and Nepal’s Annapurna region.  Both trips offer easy-paced walks and sightseeing as well as the chance to immerse in local culture while moving through […]

Experience the best of summer with great deals from Oaks Hotels & Resorts

Experience the best of summer with great deals from Oaks Hotels & Resorts A summer getaway is now more affordable than ever with Oaks Hotels & Resorts’ wide range of great-value escapes at Australia and New Zealand’s favourite holiday destinations. From the tropics of North Queensland to the West Australian coastline and the city buzz […]

The Bachelor Australia

The Bachelor Australia captured the hearts of Australian TV viewers this season, as Tim Robards searched for his true love. On a stunning cliff top at Pullman Phuket Arcadia in Thailand, he finally presented the last rose to Anna – in a mesmerising sunset rose ceremony. Tim Robards and his two final Bachelorettes, Anna and […]

Cape Kidnappers named Golf Resort of the Year

Cape Kidnappers named Golf Resort of the Year – Farm at Cape Kidnappers, home to one of the world’s top-ranked golf courses and an equally feted boutique lodge, has been named Golf Resort of the Year for 2014, as part of the golf industry “Oscars”, the IAGTO Awards. Golf Resort of the Year honours are […]

Australian-owned property wins Best Ski Chalet in Japan at inaugural World Ski Awards

Australian-owned property wins Best Ski Chalet in Japan at inaugural World Ski Awards – Kitzbühel, Austria: Representatives of The Vale Niseko were honoured to accept the award for Best Ski Chalet in Japan at the inaugural World Ski Awards Gala Ceremony on Saturday November 16th. It was an outstanding hat trick for the Niseko region, […]