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Good Issue 59 March/April 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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the good in ceres organics

When we were deciding on a partner for the first Good People Awards, Ceres Organics was one of the first to spring to mind. We’ve been working with them since 2011 but they have been around a lot longer (since the 1980s!), doing a lot of good in New Zealand and across the globe.The birth of Ceres Organics can’t be pinned down as an exact moment. In an organic nutshell, its original founder Juliet setting up an organic food stall at a school fair, its director Noel throwing himself into a life-changing book. And its matriarch Rodnie bringing everyone together. These three trailblazers opened New Zealand’s first organic store, which eventually lead to Ceres Organics as you see it today: a company fuelled by a social mission for more than…

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@belleandsage@teniellegillieshair@eleanorozichEmma PetersGood’s cover make-up artist and beauty columnist Emma Peters’ passion for transforming people with make-up goes back to her childhood in the 1980s, after being inspired watching music videos. Now, after a long career in film, TV, fashion and media, Emma runs online conscious beauty store Belle & Sage, selling high-end natural and organic make-up and beauty products. In 2018, Emma predicts a big beauty trend will be beauty supplements to help skin glow.Eleanor OzichEleanor Ozich is a best-selling author, photographer and mother. Since starting a blog four years ago she has built a following of loyal readers, who look forward to her daily musings, recipes and ideas for a life less complicated. A self-taught cook, Eleanor grew up around her parents’ restaurant in Auckland. She has published two…

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timely reminders

Matapa Chasm Good editor Carolyn Enting at Matapa Chasm, Niue – her favourite place for a swim. Read more on page 54.I don’t know about you but it’s about this time of year when I feel the pressure dial of life turning up. When I shared this with a friend they told me about Kelly McGonigal’s TED Talk ‘How to make stress your friend’. McGonigal tells us how stress is not all bad, in fact it can actually be good for us – it’s our attitude to it that can make a difference. Studies show that when you change your mind about stress, you can alter your body’s response to it. This has turned my thinking around and I definitely feel better for it. To find out more about this…

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your feedback

The perfect accompaniment to a cold glass of sparkling water, kids playing in the tent and fresh camping air Sally Beccard via email@goodmagazinenzgood.net.nzgoodmagSitting down to a scrumptious lunch and about to get stuck into the Jan/Feb 2018 issue of @goodmagazinenz. It’s the one and only magazine I’m committed to buying because it always inspires and enhances my life in a positive way @moana_jane_ via instagramSome quiet time while everyone else is asleep. @goodmagazinenz #good #goodmagazine #quiettime #tea #cuppa #morning #newzealand @ecogreenliving via instagramI’m going into my third year of an annual subscription to Good and I felt the need to pass on my thanks for how you make me feel. My magazine is literally a “pick me up” and I pick it up every so often and read a couple…

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good times

Events and festivals set to make autumn awesome.WOMADMARCH 16-18, NEW PLYMOUTH Enjoy artists from across the world over three days of music, arts and dance. womad.co.nzAuckland Arts FestivalMARCH 8-25, AUCKLAND New music, events and locations for New Zealand’s biggest annual arts party. aucklandfestival.co.nzCubaDupaMARCH 24-25, WELLINGTON Samba sounds, brass beats, street opera and dance workshops. cubadupa.co.nzThe Big HootMARCH 3 – MAY 13, AUCKLAND 47 bespoke owl sculptures raise funds for Child Cancer Foundation. thebighoot.co.nzNew Zealand FestivalFEBRUARY 23 – MARCH 18, WELLINGTON Our largest celebration of cutting-edge culture. The 2018 theme is journeys. festival.co.nzNew Zealand Coffee FestivalMARCH 24, AUCKLAND Get your fix at this event paying homage to our vibrant coffee scene. nzcoffeefestival.co.nzHomegrownAPRIL 7, WELLINGTON Another stellar Kiwi line-up following 2017’s record sell-out. homegrown.net.nzArrowtown Autumn FestivalAPRIL 19-25, ARROWTOWN Explore this picturesque town…

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tasty morsels

Allergen friendlyThe Good team have been chowing down on these vegan Kea Cookies at the office. It’s hard to believe they are gluten-, wheat-, dairy- and egg-free! They come in 10 flavours including Choc Chip, $6. keacookies.co.nzProbiotic boostSomething to Crow About has added two new yummy blends to its probiotic muesli range. The Trio of Supreme Nuts & Berries, $14, and Pure Almond Maple & Cacao, $16, contain 500 million good bacteria per serve. crowabout.co.nz ■…