Tag Archives: The Province

Luxury Lodge Hopping in New Zealand

Luxury Lodge Hopping in New Zealand

“From north to south, New Zealand is an immersion in Maori-dipped expressions, iconic outdoor adventures and exotic Kiwi foodie fare,” writes Shannon Melnyk for The Province. Melnyk mapped out a cross-nation sojourn via…

Kate McIntosh’s Joyous Creation Hits Vancouver Festival

Kate McIntosh’s Joyous Creation Hits Vancouver Festival

New Zealand-born Belgium-based dancer and conceptual performance artist Kate McIntosh took her “favourite theatrical creation” Dark Matter to this year’s PuSh International Performing Arts Festival, one of Vancouver’s signature events. “It’s a joyous,…

National Treasure On Tour

National Treasure On Tour

“Beloved at home but never exactly part of the mainstream, McGlashan has maintained a level of consistency over both group and solo releases, which has earned him great respect within his peer group…

Global Merino Expert

Global Merino Expert

Icebreaker owner and CEO Jeremy Moon hated wool as a child. “I had to wear it as a kid and it was my nightmare — itchy, heavy and prickly. It sucked.” In 1994, a…

Springboard for MLS

Springboard for MLS

Auckland football player Michael Boxall has made the first pick in the supplemental draft for Vancouver team the Whitecaps. Boxall said of his selection: “Vancouver’s a great place to come to, and I’m excited…

Mood-lit air travel

Mood-lit air travel

“Air New Zealand’s new Boeing 777-3ER passenger cabins look more like those inside a private jet than a commercial airliner,” according to Alan Ferguson reporting for The Province. “Redesigned from scratch, the mood-lit cabins…

Wet Win in Vancouver

Wet Win in Vancouver

Whangarei triathlete Samantha Warriner has won the US $100,000 BG Triathlon World Cup in Vancouver, clawing back from 20th place to beat American Sarah Haskins and Australian Erin Densham in wet and cold conditions. “The rain coming…