Deep south delights

The Australian finds the university city of Dunedin a “hearty mix of charm and character – with plenty of wee surprises”. In the ‘Scotch Broth’ Stephen Brook includes culture and characters during a visit to the rugby ground known as the ‘house of pain’, Carisbrook; takes in the the “thrilling wildlife” of the Otago Penninsula, (including majestic Royal Albatross: “its massive wingspan makes it the 747-400 of the bird world”); heritage and history at Olveston House and Larnach Castle; a strenuous stroll up the world’s steepest street; beds (Corstorphine), bars (Di Lusso) and eats (Home); and, of course, a visit to the scarfie fuel manufacturer, Speights Brewery.


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Kowtow’s Gosia Piatek Doing Things Differently

Kowtow’s Gosia Piatek Doing Things Differently

Some designers are doing things differently: rethinking the business model and coming up with better ways of doing things, like Kowtow founder, New Zealander Gosia Piatek, who The Guardian’s Alexandra Spring…