COVER STORY: TONI STREET
Beloved New Zealand TV and radio presenter Toni Street is known for her bubbly personality and natural charisma on-screen. In a MiNDFOOD exclusive, she reveals what’s behind the smile, her personal struggles with a rare disease, and the importance of family strength.
Queenstown is known internationally as a city of stunning scenic beauty and wildlife, surrounded by a jaw-dropping backdrop of The Remarkables and Lake Wakatipu. MiNDFOOD meets incredible locals who are working hard to help conserve its natural splendour.
MY STORY: MONICA MULHOLLAND
Mulholland shares her journey coming out as a transgender, being accepted and recently elected as president of the Queenstown Rotary Club.
CULTURE: SIR MICHAEL AND LADY CHRISTINE HILL
Sir Michael Hill may be best known for his jewellery business but there’s so much more to this artistic philanthropist than meets the eye. MINDFOOD visits his stunning Lake Hayes home and chats with him and his wife Lady Christine about their passion for the arts, each other and violins.
It may seem like an oversimplified solution in our currently overstimulated world: to take a walk in a natural setting to clear your head. However, the relationship between nature and our mental health and wellbeing has been the focus of many studies in recent times, providing us with intriguing results.
BEAUTY: QUEENSTOWN’S BEST SPAS
Bespoke treatment, custom formulas and dreamy locations come together to up the luxe quotient in the Queenstown region.
DÉCOR: PASSIVE HOUSE
Take a tour of a beautiful house that employs many passive features to improve its energy efficiency.
Where to stay and play from luxury hideaways to a stunning boutique hotel. Plus: 25 top things to do in Queenstown.
FOOD: A BOUNTY OF DELIGHTS
More than 40 pages of food news and exceptional recipes will delight your taste buds, covering everything from the black food trend to the story of a burger icon.
DRINK: QUEENSTOWN WINE GUIDE
Meet the winemakers behind some of Queenstown’s best wine labels.
MiNDFOOD April 2017 issue on sale March 6.