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JACINDA ARDERN ‘My Biggest Test Yet’
When asked what’s giving her hope for 2021, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern doesn’t beat around the bush. “That it’s not 2020,” she says with a small grimace. “I just hope we keep proving what we can do and it gives me confidence that we’ll get through
Australian Women’s Weekly NZLeitura de 1 minsDesign
Colour Trends
Effortless and carefree encapsulates summer colour this year. “Think fine highlights around the face to soften and golden, warm tones for a youthful feel,” says Laura Brand, Goldwell Colour Specialist at Shibui in Melbourne. “Subtle and natural textu
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Quick Fire
Top of my bucket list is… forgive the randomness here, but the first thing that comes to mind is to go on a camel-riding trip through the Sahara! It was originally the plan for my 30th birthday in 2020, however, a certain pandemic got in the way. M
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A Grand Family Tradition
AFTER A YEAR LIKE no other, we’re all looking at 2021 with renewed optimism – and the annual family Christmas portrait released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge fills us with hope that better things are to come. In the cosy snapshot, an ecstatic
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Bangs For Your Buck
“2020 has shown people it’s okay to just let your hair be,” says Emily Olsson, KMS Guest Artist at Shibui in Melbourne, who tips soft pixie cuts and curtain bangs as the hottest trends for 2021. “Curtain fringes suit any length, whether it’s a bob or
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Royal Insider
While all the Cambridge children faced the media as newborns, just hours after they entered the world, the Duke and Duchess have kept public exposure for Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis to a minimum. Prince William knows only too w
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Secrets Of A super-ager
Gladys Phillips is 100 years old and not slowing down. Daily walks with her grandchildren, weekly physio and regular social outings keep her feeling young. Still being able to touch her toes makes her legendary. “Until I was 60, I owned a shop and wo
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SAM NEILL “Home At Last”
When Sam Neill left his vineyard in the Southern Alps of New Zealand to work on the Apple TV+ series, Invasion, last February he couldn’t have anticipated how long it would take to get home again. Or what was to follow. That borders would close and t
Australian Women’s Weekly NZLeitura de 5 minsWellness
This Way To A Waste-free Mind
The first step in this journey is acceptance that we should aim for effort, not perfection. Let’s begin by loosening our grip on the ‘perfect’ way to live a zero waste life and accept that making an effort in everything that we do all adds up to a bi
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Naomi Watts Lessons in life & love
Naomi Watts was at home in New York when she started leafing through the pages of the book that would change her family’s world. Penguin Bloom had been sent to her by fellow producer Emma Cooper, who thought the unique true story might make the basis
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Minimise Your Distractions
We live in a world with a 24-hour news cycle, and advertising and social media constantly vying for our attention. This added noise makes us more anxious, more angry and more fearful. Climate change is the most important issue the world faces. Howeve
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Which Road To The Future Will Wechoose?
Here we stand, with the keys to the future in our hands, on the 21st century’s 21st birthday. Economists and philosophers, climatologists and town planners are lining up to tell us that this post-COVID restart gives us permission to throw out the rul
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Less, But Better
1 Does doing this activity feel ‘heavy’ or ‘light’? An activity that feels ‘heavy’ is one that you dread all week long, and when you’re there, you can’t wait for it to be over. ‘Light’ activities are the opposite – you look forward to them, relish in
Australian Women’s Weekly NZLeitura de 1 minsTechnology & Engineering
Dream Houses
Like all of us, architects have learnt a lot from being housebound for much of 2020. A winning architect in the UK’s Home of 2030 competition, Jennifer Beningfield, told The Guardian she was conscious of the need to create “space to work from home, w
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Seek Some Alone Time
Contrary what you might think, alone time won’t make you feel more lonely. Scheduling time for yourself is a form of self-care. It’s so important to set aside time to do something for you, without anyone else around. Here are some restorative ideas f
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A Right Royal Spanish Mystery
On a sweltering night in early August, King Juan Carlos of Spain, once the most glamorous and admired monarch in Europe, boarded a private jet at a quiet provincial airport, and ... vanished. Even Spain’s prime minister claims not to know where the k
Australian Women’s Weekly NZLeitura de 4 minsRegional & Ethnic
Love Your Leftovers
MAKES 10-12 PREP AND COOK TIME 25 MINUTES 4 medium (800g) russet potatoes, peeled1 medium (150g) onion, grated or chopped finely½ cup (75g) self-raising flour2 eggs, beaten lightly2 teaspoons fresh thyme or rosemary1 cup finely shredded leg ham1 cu
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The QUIETEST KILLER
Big-hearted Gold Coast woman Michele Lord had always revelled in her family nickname, The Blonde. The moniker perfectly suited the persona of the sunny aunty, sister and daughter who loved to make an entrance in eye-catching outfits. “If it was fancy
Australian Women’s Weekly NZLeitura de 5 minsCookbooks, Food, & Wine
Simple + delicious!
SERVES 4-6 PREP AND COOK TIME 40 MINUTES (+ STANDING AND RESTING TIME) 1kg boneless leg of lamb, butterflied3 garlic cloves¼ cup loosely packed oregano leaves3 teaspoons dried oregano finely grated rind and juice 1 lemon½ cup (125ml) extra virgin
Australian Women’s Weekly NZLeitura de 1 minsPsychology
How To Recognise Coercive Control
Behaviour that humiliates, frightens or disempowers another person is coercive control. Warnings signs can include when someone’s choices have been taken away, gaslighting, constant monitoring and stalking on digital devices. Coercive control is ofte
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Easy Swap
If you like, use mango instead of rockmelon, and store-bought frozen yoghurt instead of making your own lime yoghurt gelato. If you prefer, use the same amount of frozen raspberries instead of frozen dragon fruit. You could serve these rice paper
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MIRANDA TAPSELL Chasing My Dreams
There’s an infectious energy that glows around actor Miranda Tapsell. It’s there as soon as she walks in the room. The megawatt smile, the cheeky laugh, the passion and the drive. This is a young woman who knows who she is and seizes the day, every d
Australian Women’s Weekly NZLeitura de 1 minsCookbooks, Food, & Wine
Test Kitchen Tip
The amount of juice from 10 limes varies seasonally; you may not need as many for the amount of juice required. Lime yoghurt gelato can be made up to 3 days ahead. We used 15cm diameter rice paper rounds here. They are available from major supermar
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All That Glitters
For almost 300 years, a Colombian emerald the size of a plum lay buried beneath the foundations of a shop in London’s Cheapside. The green jewel had been cut, polished, hollowed out and fitted with a gold clock, which was set with smaller emeralds, t
Australian Women’s Weekly NZLeitura de 4 minsBeverages
Dressed-up Desserts
SERVES 6 PREP TIME 30 MINUTES 12 small (60g) rice paper rounds½ small (200g) red papaya, sliced thinly2 medium (170g) kiwifruit, sliced thinly125g small strawberries, halved125g raspberries, halved½ cup mint leaves 2 (130g) limes2 tablespoons ho
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Your Stars For 2021
As the ripples and repercussions from 2020 spread, this year’s planetary alignment of Jupiter and Saturn conjunct – an event traditionally associated with economic challenges and social unrest – will continue stirring the global disturbances long pre
Australian Women’s Weekly NZLeitura de 3 minsEconomics
Access All Areas
If 2020 gave us nothing else, it blessed us with a new appreciation for our inner sanctums. Lockdown forced us to create work spaces in formerly unused nooks and crannies, and find neutral zones for relaxation and recreation. In addition, it saw us t
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Editor’s Letter
Take a bow, pat yourself on the back, raise a glass, dance a jig, high-five a friend, share a cuddle, do whatever makes you happy. Congratulations, we made it! The time has finally come to bid farewell to 2020, a year like no other. For me personally
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A Road Less Travelled
As we back down our driveway with five children and one dog on the first leg of a long drive north for a summer break, a little voice asks if we’re there yet. Someone complains, from under a surfboard, that they are “all stuffed up back here!” A thir
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Summer Reading
Fascinating, funny and futuristic – but not in the way you may expect. Author Dennis Glover paints Hobart in 2022, when Tasmania’s capital is staggering under a seemingly irreversible recession – depressed residents are departing in droves. One day,
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