State of luxury By Nephtalim Antoine So everybody has made their new resolutions and have decided several things from diet and exercise all the way to get a new job or even find that special someone – but there is a special resolution and that has surfaced in my lifeContinue Reading

Aloha! Cruising in Hawaii By Jim Davis Jim and Karen’s adventures have taken them to the far north of Europe and a winter Christmas in London. Finally, they get a much-needed dose of vitamin D in the sunnier climes of the Pacific Ocean while cruising in Hawaii.   Finally, we get some sunContinue Reading

Omega – My Alpha Watch By Jason Marsden Omega as a brand does not carry the same recognition and prestige perhaps as Rolex but they are worth considering due to their history, quality and variety of offering. The Omega Watch Co was founded in 1903, a division of the LaContinue Reading

Nine Years On – Kia Kaha Christchurch! By Clare Erasmus   I had just finished lunch duty at the school where I worked. The children knew that they were not allowed in the school buildings during lunchtime, unless they were supervised by teaching staff, or if they needed to useContinue Reading

Our Crazy Rich Asian Wedding By Mei Staples   The brief facts   Bride: Yoyo Liang, age 25 yrs (Aussie/Kiwi people might think she looks 16). She is the daughter of my brother, so she is my niece. Works for a major Chinese bank. Groom: Jun Feng, age 27yrs (Aussie/KiwiContinue Reading

Attention By Nephtalim Antoine   It is a well-known fact the military has influenced fashion for many years now and has become a close contributor to all facets of the fashion world ranging from colours, silhouette & shape and construction, but there are rather specific items that have directly comeContinue Reading

New Zealand’s real challenge with China By Stephen Jacobi Departing Executive Director Stephen Jacobi shares some final thoughts about the future of the relationship.   No one can predict exactly what’s ahead for New Zealand’s relationship with China, but one thing is clear. For the foreseeable future at least, China willContinue Reading

CONVERSATION CORNER Memories of Christchurch  By H. Naomi March, M.A.   Memories Memories have an important place in our lives – they hold the stories of who we are, where we came from, where we have been, and even where we want to go. Some of these memories are codedContinue Reading