Tucked amongst the hills at the head of Lake Wakatipu near Queenstown is Aro Ha, a plush, extremely self-sufficient, first-of-its kind wellness retreat. Here the focus is all about treading lightly on the environment.
As a long-time supporter of the palliative care organization, Dilmah has donated tea requirements to every Hospice in New Zealand since 1997, ensuring that those who rely on the service, together with their families, friends, visitors, Hospice staff and volunteers, ...
This year, acclaimed Marlborough winemaker Allan Scott celebrates the 25th vintage at his namesake Blenheim-based vineyard. Allan Scott Family Winemakers released its first humble blend in 1990, and today creates multiple varieties with heavy demand for their wines in over ...
After three days of intense competitions and months of preparation, the major award winners of the 2014 NZ Culinary Fare were revealed recently at the Vodafone Events Centre in Auckland.
We’d like to take a moment to congratulate our very own Neil Miller who last week won Beer Writer of the Year at the Brewers Guild of New Zealand awards.
Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) students Ryan Bloomfield, Maxine Scheckter and Nicolas Abril have proven that when the ‘heat is on in the kitchen’ it is no barrier to success, after they won gold and silver medals plus an Innovation ...
Statistics New Zealand’s Commercial Accommodation Monitor (CAM) figures released yesterday showed that Queenstown has recorded its highest ever guest nights for a 12 month period.
When Aaron Wagstaff and Todd Cameron grew up at Waikanae Beach there was only a Four Square Store. So they headed to the big smoke, Wellington, and trained in hospitality.
This Friday, The Coffee Club New Zealand will launch the country’s first National Comfort Food Day, a nationwide celebration of New Zealand’s most iconic, favourite comfort food dishes.
The five-property Australasian accommodation business Sudima Hotel Group has cause to celebrate, again – this time, adding ‘winner’ to its list of accolades, at the recent Westpac Auckland Business Awards – South final event.
Queenstown has been named Australasia’s Leading Destination at the 2014 World Travel Awards.
Cloudy Bay is celebrating one of the world’s most quintessential culinary pairings by launching the Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc & Seafood Trail.
The new mobile wallet brand Semble has been unveiled to the public and will soon see Kiwis using their smartphones to make contactless payments.
Piko piko, edible sand, wasabi and seafood foam, lime and fennel custard and roast maple seed quinoa are just some of the more unusual ingredients in the 2014 Ōra King Awards finalist dishes.
Industry heavyweights joined the Nespresso team at The French Kitchen to celebrate the launch of the Nespresso Professional Division in New Zealand.
One of the world’s most widely recognised leaders in developing wine marketing and education that breaks down barriers hindering the enjoyment of wine, says consumer buyer behaviour in cafés and restaurants is one of the most poorly understood dimensions of hospitality today.
As one of the world’s most celebrated chefs, when word got out Heston Blumenthal’s Fat Duck was temporarily relocating to Melbourne’s Crown Hotel, a frenzy ensued, according to Denizen magazine.
DINEAID is a charitable initiative started over five years ago by a small group of caring New Zealand restaurateurs to give a helping hand to New Zealander’s in need.