Kōrero at Mōrena Espresso

Kia ora koutou! Come along to Napier’s first pop-up te reo Māori for beginners, with our very own kaiako (teacher) Leo Te Kira, from Tīmata Tutorials. Buy a delicious inu (drink) and the class is FREE! Enjoy Mōrena’s extensive healthy range of coffees, teas, and kombucha, made with aroha (love) from Tama the barista extraordinaire.

Hiakai: Te Awa o Whanganui

The only dining experience of its kind in Aotearoa! A dining experience like no other. Your journey will start in Raetihi where you’ll be greeted by Hayden Potaka of Unique Whanganui River Experience, who will convoy guests along Whanganui River Road to Pipiriki. From Pipiriki, guests will board a jet boat to explore and learn about

Marlborough Wine & Food Festival

The Marlborough Wine & Food Festival is New Zealand’s original and longest running wine festival held in a world-renowned wine producing region. Festival goers will get the opportunity to sample a unique selection of world-class wines and delicious local cuisine all in the heart of one of Marlborough’s oldest and most picturesque vineyards – Brancott

Mother’s Day, Waimarama Beach, and Hotties

Flying home from Brisbane, in May for Mother’s Day weekend, I was planning to surprise my eldest son Joseph, as 20 years ago he was my ultimate MD gift! However, mum was not so cool, and I leave him to party with his friends at the iconic Ponsonby restaurant SPQR and catch my regular cheap early