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NEXT August 2019

NEXT intelligently informs, entertains and inspires. Every month NEXT delivers aspirational feature stories, covers hot topics, and showcases on-trend fashion, beauty, food and home content to keep you up to date. NEXT is the smart monthly read for busy women who want more from their magazine.

New Zealand
Bauer Media Pty Ltd
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12 Issues


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In the family In June 2017 I had the fortunate task of interviewing Toni Street, over cocktails in Fiji, for a NEXT story on work/life balance. While her husband Matt entertained their two girls Juliette and Mackenzie in the resort swimming pool, Toni chatted about giving up Seven Sharp for more family time, and how relieved she was that her health was back on track, after a tough time with her autoimmune disease. Then she revealed that she still really, really wanted baby number three – although doing so would be incredibly risky. “What about surrogacy?” I asked, more to tick the journalistic box than out of any expectation that was on the cards. Surrogacy, to me, seemed like something a Kardashian did. “That has been put on the table,” she…

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Editor Rachael Russell Creative Director Louise Thomson Deputy Editor Phoebe Watt Chief Sub-Editor Michelle Joe Sub-Editor Julia Braybrook Writer Monique McKenzie Designers Archie Blohm, Bobby Saunders Digital Editor Karyn Henger Editorial Assistant Simone Momberg Beauty compiled by beautyheaven Makeup and Fragrance Editor Megan Bedford Body, Health and Skincare Editor Sarah Simpson Hair Editor Phoebe Watt Digital Editor Erin Berryman Chief Executive Officer Brendon HillManaging Director Tanya WalsheGeneral Manager Publishing Stuart DickEditorial Director Sarah HenryCommercial Director Kaylene HurleyCommercial Brand Manager Claudia HollandDirect Account Manager Bruna LicataAdvertising coordinator Erin Craig Contributors Monty Adams, Mert Alas, Daniel Allen, Kate Allinson, Hazel Brooke, Tessa Burrows, Sarah Catherall, Emily Chalk, Lisa Chappell, Donna Chisholm, Danielle Clausen, Ross Dobson, Nicola Edmonds, Mike English, Kate Featherstone, Mary Jane Grant, Susan Hassmann, Martin Haughey, Deborah Hill Cone, Louise Hilsz, Angie Humphreys, Katrina Keppie, Sharon Laurence-Anderson, Vivienne Laursen, Lisa Matson, Mitch McCann, Megan…

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moment in time

What a wonderful quote from Chelsea Winter in the July issue: “If you can’t see the perfection of the moment, you’re standing too close.” What important words to live by! I think in our day-to-day lives we can often overlook the little things which hold real moments of beauty and perfection. Sometimes we just need to take a step back and look at things from a distance to really get the full picture and take it all in. It sounds like Chelsea really has the best outlook moving forward into this next stage of her life. Motherhood will certainly provide many experiences for her to find the perfection in the moment. FEMALE FUTURES It was so inspiring to read about the journeys of the Her Own Boss finalists – what deserving women!…

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instagram & win!

Our favourite ‘gram of the August issue will win a Living Light hamper, valued at $247.50. Featuring products from their Imagine Collection gift set in Wild Plum, the hamper contains a luxury hand cream, two madison jar soy candles, and a room diffuser.Also included is a set of three handmade blush granite Icicle candles in a delightful passion and guava scent. livinglight.co.nz To enter, simply snap our magazine and tag us on Instagram @nextmagazinenz Talk to us * We love to receive your feedback. Email us at: next@bauermedia.co.nz or Facebook Next Magazine NZ VISIT US ONLINE NOWTOLOVE.CO.NZ LIKE US ON FACEBOOK NEXTMAGAZINENZ FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM @NEXTMAGAZINENZ…

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the hot list

1 THE ESCAPE... If those Lotto dreams ever come to fruition and living like a Hollywood celebrity is on your wish list, then may we suggest a stay at Eichardt’s The Elms on Lake Hayes? Designed by Patterson Architects, there are three elegant villas to choose from that are situated close to award-winning vineyard Amisfield and a short drive to the top of Coronet Peak ski field. imperiumvillacollection.com 2 THE JOURNAL... Looking for a fun way to teach kids how to deal with anxiety, anger and other big emotions? AwesoME Inc has launched their new Resilient ME Gratitude Journal for kids aged 5-12 years. This guide not only teaches children how to practise gratitude, but also has heaps of fun activities to help them build resilience and boost happiness. AwesomeEndsIn.Me 3 THE…