Archive: 11/01/2018

Turning old wooden drawers into decorative shelves

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Craft Expert Maihia Makiha is giving his old furniture a new lease on life as he shows us how to turn wooden drawers into decorate shelves for displaying our treasures.

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Grilled Steak and Roast Veggie Salad and a Funky Trifle by Rex Morgan

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Award-winning Kiwi chef Rex Morgan is making Grilled Steak with Herb-Butter and a Roast Vegetable Salad followed by Funky Trifleboulcottstreetbistro.co.nzfacebook.com/Boulcottstreetbistro

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Keeping Chickens in the City

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Jenny-May Clarkson meets some chickens living the high life in suburbia and discovers why they are becoming popular pets.

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How to plant heritage seeds

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Our resident landscape gardener Meg Kane teaches Stacey, Kurawaka and Hawaiki how to plant Heritage Seeds with clever tips and ideas for getting started. Kia ora Whaea Meg!

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How to build a mowing strip in your garden

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DIY guy Jay Wanakore shows us how to build a mowing strip for your garden, using some clever tips along the way to make mowing the lawns much easier.

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Steamed Mussels in an Asian Broth and Baked Apples by Karena and Kasey

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Kiwi sisters Karena and Kasey Bird create two recipes that are full of flavour and easy to make: Steamed Mussels in a spicy Coconut Broth and Baked Apples with cinnamon,...

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Beez tries Bikram Yoga for the first time

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Fitness guru Beez Ngarino heads to a 40º Bikram Yoga class run by Andy Edwards and meets some regulars who swear by it.

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Up-cycling ordinary table lamps into unique pieces for your home

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Craft expert Maihi Makiha demonstrates how easy it is to up-cycle the ordinary into the fabulous with two table lamps.

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The 'Whānau Living' burger and a classic chocolate sundae by Adrian Chilton

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Adrian Chilton from 'Burger Burger’ introduces our very own Whānau Living Burger; pork and puha with horopito mayo and an apple and kiwifruit chutney between a toasted bun.

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How to create depth and privacy in the garden

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Landscape architect Meg Kane shows how to ‘pleach’ trees to create privacy and depth in the garden, with clever planting and colour selection.

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