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Australian Women’s Weekly NZ

Australian Women’s Weekly NZ

March 2020

The Australian Women's Weekly, NZ Edition, delivers hard-hitting news, gorgeous features, advice, inspirational stories and the best triple-tested recipes. It’s the ultimate magazine with something for everyone, while providing inspiration for women of all ages.

New Zealand
Bauer Media Pty Ltd
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13 Issues

In this issue

2 min.
editor’s letter

My career choice was decided at age 12, on a “go to work with Mum” day during the school holidays. Mum was a librarian at The New Zealand Herald and, luckily for me, the day I visited happened to be one when all hell was breaking loose in Parliament. (I forget why now, but it was a big deal.) Harried journalists streamed in and out of the Herald library in search of old newspaper clippings for background information for their stories – driven by looming deadlines – and my mum was in the hub of it all. While for some kids a day at your parent’s work might be a chore, I sat there mesmerised. On the spot I decided I would one day be one of those journalists; finding the…

1 min.

ALOHA! IGNITE YOUR SENSES WITH THE NEW HAWAIIAN TROPIC SUN CARE AND SELF-TAN RANGES Make the most of the rest of summer with the new Hawaiian Tropic Duo Defence SPF50+ range for face and body, and Hawaiian Tropic Self-Tan range, both infused with Hawaiian Tropic’s iconic scent. Duo Defence SPF50+ prevents premature ageing from the sun and pollution, while new One Hour Express Self Tan and Everyday Gradual Tanning Milk leaves you with a flawless and streak-free glow. We have three prize packs to give away, each containing Hawaiian Tropic products, a beach tote and a Turkish towel valued at $120. To enter, email your name and address to awweditor@bauermedia.co.nz, subject line “Hawaiian” or enter online at nowtolove/win/Hawaiian and use the code AWWHT3 by March 23, 2020. T&Cs apply. FOLLOW US…

1 min.
write and win!

Natio has harnessed the beauty of the rich, earthy shades of Australia’s heartland in its new Desert Dreaming colour collection. The warm, wearable range consists of eye, lip and cheek colours, complemented by finishing tools to help create your own natural beauty looks. Available from Farmers and selected pharmacies nationwide, RRP from $17.99. This month’s Letter of the Month winner will receive the entire Desert Dreaming colour collection including Desert Sunset Cream Blush and Highlighter Palettes, Bronze Glow Perfecting Primer, Lip Colour Balm, Extreme Volume Mascaras, Desert Riches Mineral Eyeshadow Palette, brushes and more, valued at $260. Writers of other published letters will receive an Australian Women’s Weekly cookbook.…

12 min.
happy in her own skin

“For the first time in 10 years, I didn’t look at emails for four days in a row.” It may be still six months until the September election, but Paula Bennett estimates she is already pulling 90 to 100 hour weeks. On the day of her Australian Women’s Weekly cover shoot, we are appointment three in a schedule that starts in the early hours of the morning and finishes late at night, before she’s up at 4.45am the next day to do it all again. In a tightly packed life like this, all you need is one domino to fall over and everything gets out of whack. So it’s Murphy’s Law in action when, on the way to our cover shoot, Paula stopped to get petrol and, along with a group…

4 min.
princess beatrice & edo we’re going to the chapel

Mother of the bride-to-be, Sarah, Duchess of York, said she had “tears of joy” when her eldest daughter, Princess Beatrice, became engaged to Italian property developer Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi. Sarah had known Edo since he was four – “his brother is my godson” she said – and was thrilled he would now be her son-in-law. There’s no doubt the proud mum will be shedding more tears when the couple ties the knot in what will be a private and intimate wedding for close family and friends on Friday, May 29. It’s going to be a beautiful ceremony for Princess Beatrice, 31, and the exceedingly dashing Edo, 37, who will be saying “I do” in the Chapel Royal in St James’s Palace. Many royals have married in this very special chapel in the…

15 min.
dolly parton beyond compare

There’s a fantastic opening two lines to 9 to 5, the theme tune Dolly Parton wrote for the groundbreaking 1980 comic movie which Dolly later transformed into a stage musical, that always stop me in my tracks. “Tumble outta bed and I stumble to the kitchen/ Pour myself a cup of ambition.” It’s genius! Somehow Dolly manages to bring a gritty positivity to the battle of the sexes while also being ironic, all to a thigh-slapping beat. And as I talk to the global sensation that is Dolly Parton, I constantly catch sight of the razor-sharp mind and wry sense of humour, cloaked in those famous perky Southern vowels and big hair, that power this country music icon. “That’s one of those lines as a songwriter when you just think, thank you,…