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February - March 2019

NADIA is a new bi-monthly magazine where Nadia Lim will be sharing what's inspiring her when it comes to food, family and life. It encourages living a 'well-thy' life by embracing simple pleasures - good food, family, nature, creativity and connection. The magazine's back-to-basics approach champions community, nature, food, family, wellness, travel and what it means to be a New Zealander in 2016 and beyond.

New Zealand
Bauer Media Pty Ltd
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6 Issues


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think ahead

As New Zealand’s largest magazine publisher we are conscious of both our environmental impact and our social responsibility. Our aim is to integrate sustainability into every part of the culture of Bauer Media. Think Ahead is a symbol of Bauer’s commitment to environmentally friendly practices at every level of our business, from our office space to the stories we cover through our influential brands.Look for the Think Ahead logo in our magazines, highlighting stories with a sustainable focus. To read more about Bauer’s environmental practices, visit bauermedia.co.nz/thinkahead, and for sustainable stories from our magazines visit noted.co.nz/planet. Share your stories by tagging #thinkaheadnz. Bauer Media is an Enviro-Mark Gold Certified business which has been recognised for Outstanding Performance in Environmental Management. ■…

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welcome back!

And a belated Happy New Year! I hope you’re feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. We visited family in the South Island for a couple of weeks and – while it’s never really a ‘break’ with a toddler and a newborn – I loved having a change of scenery and environment. Big forest walks, picking wild cherries, loads of fresh air and complete abstinence from my phone and social media were some of my highlights.I’m genuinely excited about this issue which is all about how we can live greener. I feel like we’re on the rise of a big wave; we all want to know what we can do, what small changes we can make that, together, could make a big difference to our amazing Earth.Over the past year I’ve made…

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in plate company

“Concrete-look cake stand with some very Kiwi Xmas pavlovas!” @creativestyle_nz_ “Soapstone dip bowl in pink. Hand-crafted in East Africa within a fair-trade environment.” @asili.co “Chicken Tikka Skewers & Cauliflower Rice, another fantastic recipe from #nadiamagazine.” @nikki_ww_coach_nz KITCHEN DISASTER A case of bad duck In an effort to impress my new boyfriend, I attempted to roast a chicken to show off my (exaggerated) skills in the kitchen. I bought what I thought was an organic chicken, roasted the veges, julienned some carrots and made a sensational gravy. What could go wrong? It was duck. Mislabelled then overcooked to a dry, brown husk. Facepalm. – VJ Dean, via email Safety first! Holding on for dear life, editor Vanessa Marshall gets set to…

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the cane event

› Did someone say ‘happy hour’? Serve drinks in style all summer long. Momento Belize rattan round 40cm tray, $99.99, from Stevens. › The perfect farmer’s market bag for a lazy Sunday. Fill with cheese and croissants, then chill. Lacie shopper, $109.90, from Witchery. › Pull up to the counter and channel some smooth coastal vibes. Daintree bar stool, $229, from Freedom. › Can you ever have too many rugs? Definitely not when they’re as cute as this one. Plaited rug, from $590, from Citta. › These light-as-a-feather portable battery-operated lanterns are perfect for balmy evenings in front of the fire pit or for sunset wanderings down to the beach. Helina LED lantern, from $180, from Father Rabbit. › Neutral and natural. Make…

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sun smarts

› Protect your skin from the harmful effects of blue light emitted both by the sun and electronic devices. Multi-Shield Moisturiser, $52.99, Age-Proof Multi Defence Moisturiser, $58.99, both from Trilogy. › With a natural luminous finish that won’t clump or cake, this mineral foundation is perfect for the no-makeup look. Original SPF15 foundation, $46, from Bare Minerals. › A lightweight broad spectrum sunscreen lotion with vitamin E. Free from fragrance and mineral oil and water-resistant for 4 hours. Gold Envirostat SPF 50, $30, from Aspect. › Intense hydration and sun protection from a moisturiser containing bilberry and hibiscus extracts, chia seed, avocado and coconut oils. Superfood Skincare Every Morning Moisturiser SPF15, $19.99, from Goodness. › Kiss dry, chapped lips goodbye with this soothing balm…

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love letters

› These merino trainers are hot on style while sacrificing nothing in the way of comfort. Wool runners in marinara, $160, from Allbirds. › Frill-seeker alert! Flirty on top with excellent cover on the bottom, this beach scorcher will set hearts racing. Syros one-piece, $179.90, from Witchery. › Create the ultimate romantic moment by filling your home with the alluring scent of roses. Roses candle by Diptyque (70g), $54, from Mecca. › Why wear your heart on your sleeve when it can sparkle so brightly on your finger? Pavé diamond heart ring, $1659, from Karen Walker. › These edible rose petals are perfect for garnishing cakes and desserts or can even be sprinkled on a salad. Rose petals by Tasteology, $28, from Father Rabbit.…