Topic: Letters

Letters to the Editor #61

I HAVE JUST BEEN on an amazing journey. Some places were new to me, some revisited old haunts. Tikokino in Hawke’s Bay took me through an amazing old historic homestead and Gwavas Gardens. I’d love to visit the Wrinkly Tin House in Central Otago – a place that still holds my heart. Events from Whangarei, [...]

Letters to the Editor #54

I’M AN EX-PAT living in Australia and was thrilled to bits to discover my local newsagent now stocks your wonderful magazine. I look forward to every issue with all the interesting articles and good reading. I now have three generations waiting patiently for me to finish so they can have their turn. Recently, when my [...]

Kate Coughlan

Thoughts from the Editor #53

Every December, as the temperatures rise and the smell of dry grass rolls in on the nor’-wester, we ask each other: “What are you doing for summer?” With all the palaver of Christmas feasting and present-opening done, we Aotearoans let out a sigh (and our belts a notch or two) and head to our bolt-holes [...]


Letters to the Editor #53

I CANNOT TELL YOU how much I enjoyed reading your magazine! When we were visiting my sister and her family almost a year ago, I picked up a copy for the flight home. I think I was drawn to it by the extraordinary photos on the cover and inside as I browsed through it while [...]

Kate Coughlan, Issue 52

Thoughts from the Editor #52

Grandma Jeannie Teale was a champion baker – literally. She won lots of prizes at A&P Shows for Best Cream Sponge, Best Fruit Cake and the like. She won so many prizes that she ended up becoming a judge herself and as a small child I happily trailed behind her through the baking stands at [...]