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Retreating from the world

Otago Daily Times

Travel has become more of an aspiration than an expectation. How do we find some place within easy reach, but feel as though we’ve left the frenetic world behind? 

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The other wild West Coast

Otago Daily Times

Taranaki has an enormous variety to offer in the way of outdoor adventure and there's plenty for culture vultures too.

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Spectacular adventure

Otago Daily Times

Lindy Davis escapes overly congested Auckland for the wide open spaces of the Waitaki Valley.

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Flexitarian - the future of food

Good Magazine NZ

Times are changing – an awareness of the negative impact of livestock farming on the environment means more people are looking to take a plant-based approach to eating. 

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The Good Life - Kicking back in a yurt

Good Magazine NZ

Going off-grid in the Waikato helps this English family live a healthier, wilder life.

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Brewing for good health

Good Magazine NZ

Kombucha Craze - the famed fermented tea has truly gone mainstream. 

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Wild about the Galapagos

NZ Herald

Blue-footed boobies and lava lizards, giant tortoises and sea lions - Lindy Davis enjoys her close encounter with the unique wildlife of these remote islands.

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Liquid Gold

Scene Magazine NZ

Lindy Davis talks to Northland beekeepers and discovers a growing export industry facing some big challenges.

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A Force For Good

Mindfood Magazine

Growing up in a traditional Muslim household, former British Army Major Rabia Siddique has seen too much violence in the name of religion. She decided from the outset she wanted to be an agent for change. 

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Touring through history

Otago Daily Times

There’s a certain wildness you’re unlikely to encounter outside of the West coast of New Zealand and much of it stems from its rich and colourful history.


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Hidden gems

Otago Daily Times

Lindy Davis discovers several hidden gems in the far north and deep south of the country.

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SHAPE of things to come

Northern Advocate

Lindy Davis looks at the creative talent behind the Sculpture Northland exhibition.

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Place of Plenty

NZ Herald - Weekend

A Northland retreat is in harmony with nature.

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The rise and fall of plastics

Good Magazine NZ

The eco-packaging heroes who are tackling the plastic problem, and how you can too.

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Educating for Life

Mindfood Magazine

When Gemma Sisia founded a school in Tanzania 10 years ago she dreamed of making a difference in just one person's life. Now more than 1600 students are receiving an education thanks to her vision and ongoing dedication.  

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Alive and Blooming

Good Magazine NZ

Hope and healing comes in unlikely forms. When a fall left Sydney mum Sam Bloom paraplegic it was a magpie that saved her and her family.

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Sculpted Garden Art

Scene Magazine NZ

Whangarei Quarry Gardens: blending stunning subtropical gardens with creative sculptural art is without doubt a winning combination.

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Raw cakes entrepreneur now flying high

Scene Magazine NZ

Angeleen Lewers is a Kamo- based entrepreneur whose healthy raw cakes have caught the eye of Air New Zealand. She talks to Lindy Davis. 

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Islands of birds and unspoiled bush

Otago Daily Times

Nature has a way of bringing you back to your senses and Stewart Island is the perfect place to recalibrate.

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A trip down memory lane

Otago Daily Times

Lindy Davis takes a trip down memory lane on the Twin Coast Cycle Trail.

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Wild at heart

Otago Daily Times

Best-selling author and nomadic adventurer Miriam Lancewood talks to Lindy Davis about her upcoming pursuit - an epic female wilderness expedition through New Zealand's South Island. 

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Helping hands

Good Magazine NZ

One man's idea has developed into a global operation saving thousands of lives each year, all with a humble bar of soap.

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Good Magazine NZ

It takes a vivid imagination to visualise a pair of red Tesla fender earrings or a canary-yellow Ferrari cuff, but CRASH jewellery is all about converting recycled metals into stunning pieces of artwork

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The Mighty Molesworth

Good Magazine NZ

Discover the cycling tour that takes in top Marlborough vineyards, rugged high country and New Zealand’s largest working farm. 

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The Cacao Hunters

Good Magazine NZ

After more than 50 years as a global leader in the cocaine trade, Colombian farmers are turning to a new drug of choice: cacao.

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They Are Not Forgotten

Mindfood Magazine

It’s over 65 years since the liberation of Nazi death camps in Eastern Europe, but it’s a period of history that a lifetime cannot erase. Lindy Davis takes part in the March of the Living, a walk from Auschwitz to Birkenau, to remember those who fell during one of the most horrendous periods in modern history.