Women's Lifestyle

Good Issue 63 December 2018

Good is the magazine for people who think and care about the everyday choices they make. Good is filled with inspirational stories, world-changing ideas and practical, down-to-earth advice on what to eat, grow, wear and more. Good is all about making better choices for your home, health, family and the community around you. It celebrates handcrafted, natural and simple pleasures and helps you to reconnect with things that really matter.

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@rinas_footprints Marina Liekefett Marina, Good’s design intern, arrived in New Zealand from Germany this year after deciding to spend some time abroad following her graduation. “New Zealand seemed like the perfect country for me to do this. It’s the most beautiful country with big potential to explore, perfect for a person who is really into adventures and outdoor activities, like me!” Marina says her favourite part of design is seeing a new project grow and come to life. This summer she plans to spend four weeks road-tripping around the South Island with friends. @catherine_foster Catherine Foster Catherine Foster is a freelance writer with a specific interest in home design. She is the author of the phenomenally successful Small House Living and Apartment Living New Zealand. Check out an extract from her new book, Repurposed, which…

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power lies in the choices we make

Go Good! We’re proud that Good designer Lisa Lodge won Best Designer ‘Lifestyle’ for the 3rd year in a row, and Good sales manager Cola Larcombe 2018 NZ Best Magazine Media Sales Person at the recent NZ Magazine Media Awards. You’ll notice a few things about this issue of Good. Firstly, if you’re a subscriber your magazine would have arrived back in its former recyclable plastic wrap and there’s a reason for that. Unfortunately and fortunately, depending on which way you look at it, the publicity created by Good using the compostable Compostic mailers to send out our last issue resulted in our supplier running out of stock! We are happy to report, however, that Compostic is currently working with our mailhouse distributor on an even better solution to streamline the process,…

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your feedback

Saturday – music up and incense on while I smash out the cleaning so I can sit and read the new @goodmagazinenz … all before baby Eden wakes up. @meganeast_auckland via Instagram Friday afternoon relaxation; a cozy corner, a comfy chair and a Good magazine. #selfcare #relaxation #fridayafternoons #endoftheweektreat @katehirschman via Instagram Just want to say thanks for the awesome “Make Your Own Solid Body Lotion” recipe (issue 62). Perfect timing to inspire my daughters and me to make a batch as Christmas gifts – always love recipes and DIY ideas that help families cut down on the use of plastic. Keep up the great work. Paula After stumbling upon your magazine this weekend, it is safe to say I wish I had found it earlier. It is exactly the type of magazine…

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good times

Wondergarden DECEMBER 31, AUCKLAND Ring in the New Year at Silo Park with live music including Ladi6 and Katchafire. wondergarden.co.nz Wellington Wine and Food Festival FEBRUARY 2, WAITANGI PARK The capital’s finest wine, food and craft beer festival. wineandfoodfestival.co.nz The Ethical Collab Pop Up MARCH 11–17, AUCKLAND A pop up of 11 ethical fashion brands including OUTLIV accessories. outliv.co High Tea by Cordis DECEMBER 28 – JANUARY 31, AUCKLAND Deliciously themed to Disney’s new film, Mary Poppins Returns. cordishotels.com/auckland Art Deco Festival FEBRUARY 13-17, NAPIER Get amongst the many festivities in New Zealand’s sunny Art Deco capital. artdeconapier.com WOMAD MARCH 15-17, NEW PLYMOUTH Three days of world music, arts and dance, now in its 15th year. womad.co.nz ASB Classic DECEMBER 31 – JANUARY 12, AUCKLAND Some of the biggest stars in tennis begin their 2019 campaigns here. asbclassic.co.nz Auckland Arts Festival MARCH 7-24, AUCKLAND New Zealand’s biggest annual arts party celebrates its 11th year. aucklandfestival.co.nz Wairarapa Wines Harvest Festival MARCH 9, WAIRARAPA Great wine,…

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good stuff

IN THE SWIM Choosing a swimsuit is not high on the joy scale for most of us but we reckon the fact so many designers are now producing eco, ocean-friendly styles is a reason to smile. Closed loop Kowtow’s new sustainable swimwear line is made from Econyl (regenerated nylon). Kowtow has recycled 120kg of discarded nylon with this one range. And, it’s closing the loop by offering a ‘take back’ programme to repurpose the swimwear at the end of its life. kowtowclothing.com A sweet shoe Allbirds Tree Topper is made of eucalyptus fibre with just a touch of brushed wool, and Brazilian sugarcane SweetFoamTM soles. Allbirds has open-sourced the carbon-negative EVA technology in SweetFoamTM, making it available to the rest of the footwear industry. allbirds.com Made with love Nisa, the lingerie label employing women from refugee backgrounds, has also…

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splore yourself

Yoga, massage and more Fitting in a yoga session in between gigs and a sea swim is totally doable at Splore festival 2019 held at seaside Tapapakanga Regional Park. “It’s a music festival with a wellbeing space,” says Splore Festival’s wellness programme coordinator Wendy Douglas. “Our audience likes to party but they also like to stay well and eat good food. It reflects the overarching theme of the festival and we are there to celebrate. It’s a place where people can have fun, and also break free from the festival, chill and discover something new.” ‘Celebrate!’ is the chosen theme for 2019 to mark Splore’s 20th birthday, which Douglas has woven through the ‘Wendy’s Wellness’ programme. Splore yoga sessions were fully attended in 2018, so Douglas has upped the yoga ante even more…