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Good Issue 58 January/February 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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Jes Magill With a background in journalism and public relations, Jes is always on the hunt for a good story. Based in Auckland, when not filing stories and working on deadline, she’s walking her Schnauzer-cross Archi and keeping fit for the next physical challenge – maybe one of New Zealand’s great walks or possibly a mountain, having recently ticked off Mt Fuji and Taranaki. Jes plans to spend this Christmas at the family bach two hours north of Auckland, hoping to stumble across that “one big idea” for a book. Read her story on social enterprises on page 34. Sarah Tanner Sarah started her career in advertising before owning and operating her own beauty business for eight years. She then sold the business and had daughter Stella, now aged five. Greenleaf Organics was…

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travel and adventure

Travelling can be a wonderful reset, which is why we’ve dedicated a big chunk of this summer issue to adventure and holiday planning. The start of a new year is a time for dreaming and an opportunity to strategically plan some well-spaced breaks for the coming year. So, check out The Good Travel Guide (pages 64 to 73) covering some of the world’s best eco and ethical destinations globally and locally Each year tourists travel to New Zealand for the scenery, hiking, cycling, wine tasting, wildlife and stargazing. I admit I returned from my overseas experience in London many years ago with a fresh appreciation of what our country has to offer and now take regular spontaneous mini-breaks to make the most of the magic, which can be as cost-effective as throwing…

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your feedback

So excited to get the latest Good magazine in the mail. I quickly packed it in my suitcase, and headed to work in Sydney. Luckily I did as it’s day two of being sick, stuck at a hotel away from home. Thanks, Good magazine, for helping me stay positive and sane! Chloe Hall Kia ora Good whnnau. Amazing to get my Good magazine in the post today and see the travel article ‘A passage through India’, when I have been spending all day finalising details of travel and accommodation in New Delhi, India in November. I am heading off to the alie Cyra mentioned two wonderful social enterprises, and I want to support these initiatives too. I was so rapt to read this article today as not only is it very…

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good times

ASB Classic JANUARY 1–13, AUCKLAND Watch some of the biggest stars in tennis, plus food, drinks, fashion and entertainment. asbclassic.co.nz Laneway Festival JANUARY 29, AUCKLAND Chill while listening to hip music from local shores and overseas. auckland. lanewayfestival.com International Kai Festival FEBRUARY 6, NELSON The 10th annual food festival offers Māori and international foods to sample. itson.co.nz Beast of a Feast JANUARY 3, MOUNT MAUNGANUI Craft beers and street food in a summer hotspot. littlebigevents.co. nz/beastofafeast Rotorua Summer Seafood Festival FEBRUARY 3, ROTORUA Fresh kai moana on the waterfront. facebook.com/ summerseafoodfestival NZ Festival FEBRUARY 23 – MARCH 18, WELLINGTON Three weeks of the best theatre, dance, music and literature events in the capital. festival.co.nz Black Barn OpenAir Cinema DECEMBER 26 – JANUARY 5, HAWKE’S BAY A film festival under the stars among the Black Barn Vineyards.…

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good stuff

Star surfers Shine in the ocean this summer in Salt Gypsy’s new range ‘The Navy and Gold Collection’ featuring a gold star print. The Australian sustainable surf legging and swimwear brand was founded by Kiwi surf instructor Danielle Clayton in 2012 off the back of her indie Salt Gypsy blog. Not only is it gorgeous as well as functional but these ethical fashion pieces are made from 100 per cent regenerated nylon yarn made from pre- and post-consumer waste materials including ghost fishing nets, plastic ocean waste and textile offcuts destined for landfill. Surf Gypsy is also R-Certified; offsetting their production energy costs and donating to energy projects in Northern NSW. saltgypsy.com WIN THESE WE-AR PJs To celebrate the launch of WE-AR’s new Home collection we are giving away one set of WE-AR’s…

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road trip essentials