“Great Things Come Out of Splendid Isolation.”

“It’s not just about the Datsun’s, you know …” Style bible i-D devotes a section of its Cruise Issue to Kiwi creativity. As well as the obvious candidates – Karen Walker, The D4, Natalija Kukija – i-D sounds out the local underground, “designers that plough the dark seam separating Kiwis from their sunnier-disposed Australian neighbours and work the country’s enormous creative space to their advantage.” The conclusion? “In NZ there’s no pressure to be a certain way. You only make stuff because you love it.”


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Pavlova’s Origins Date Back Two Centuries

Pavlova’s Origins Date Back Two Centuries

New Zealanders and Australians have long argued over who invented the pavlova, but the authors of a new book called, The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets have found the dessert’s…