Over the past few years, the small Manawatū township of Foxton has been quietly reinventing itself as arts and heritage destination. MCD senior writer Claire Smith heads back to her hometown and is impressed with the changes.  

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Rotorua is well renowned as a melting pot of hot pools and geothermal springs. Alexia Santamaria set her sights on discovering some of the other attractions hidden around this unique North Island destination.
Over the past few years, the small Manawatū township of Foxton has been quietly reinventing itself as arts and heritage destination. MCD senior writer Claire Smith heads back to her hometown and is impressed with the changes.  
Paul Owen has some strong words to say about this New Zealand-made luxury motorhome that you can customise to your own specifications — and then never want to leave.
From cooking on the gas burner to toasting marshmallows on a fire pit, if you’re out on the road, it’s wise to hone up on your fire safety skills. Liz Dobson shares some helpful advice for your next RV adventure.
It wouldn't be a classic Kiwi summer without tucking into that old favourite - fish and chips. Keren Sim finds some tasty takeaways that are well worth a visit.
Even if you consider yourself a towing expert, there will still be times when things don't go quite according to plan. Motoring expert Liz Dobson shares her tips.

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Brazil’s national drink is a great way to get any party started! The original recipe uses cachaça (a sugarcane-based alcohol), but white rum like Bacardi works as a great substitute.
You’re probably used to the classic Moscow Mule; this is pretty much the same thing, except with whiskey instead of the traditional vodka. Technically served in a copper mug, but no-one will judge if you’re giving them a tasty Irish cocktail! 
These tasty treats are easy peasy, super healthy, and delicious as a transportable snack. The best bit is, you can pick whatever fruit you have on the day.
A refreshing gin and grapefruit drink that is named because of its salt rim. Without the salt, this drink is called a greyhound. You can substitute vodka if you don’t have gin to hand.