Who these atua

Part whare, part barn... Stevens Lawson crafts a house on Waiheke Island for contemplation and retreat.

The Scoop

A new scoop shop in Mt Maunganui blends plant-based ice cream with a sweet fitout.

Down on the shore

A new boutique hotel in Ōtepoti Dunedin celebrates a much older history.

We out Here

Finding your feet in a 1950s lodge at the head of Lake Wanaka.

Warm Reception

Ponsonby gets its first boutique hotel.

A Drink and a Show

Ed Verner’s Boxer is a bar — but not as you know it.

International Style

Rufus Knight designs a new restaurant for Josh Emett.

Bricks and Mortar

Cheshire Architects redefine Britomart with a unique hotel bridging old and new.

Hall Together Now

Katie Lockhart designs a colourful new eatery in a colourful part of uptown Auckland.

Against the Odds

Three independent retailers open beautiful stores at Commercial Bay in downtown Auckland.

Cabinet Makers

In the days after lockdown, Cazador’s Rebecca Smidt and Dariush Lolaiy opened a delicatessen from a space that used to be their private dining room.

Club Rules

Cheshire Architects design an organic new wing for the historic Northern Club in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.

Close to Home

A neighbourhood wine bar opens in suburban Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.

Alma Mater

More please: an eatery designed by Jack McKinney has much to offer.

Intrepid Approach

A boutique hotel opens just off Cuba Street in downtown Te Whanganui-a-Tara.