INTERESTS

TRAVEL: THE BEST OF EUROPE

The beat in Europe - STA Travel's favourite places!

Lifestyle

24 March 2017

FAVOURITE AUTUMN SHOES FOR HIM

These are our favourite men's shoe styles for autumn.

Fashion

22 March 2017

STYLISH & EASY-TO-WEAR PIECES FOR MUMS

Busy mums know it's hard to look stylish on the go, but these might help.

Lifestyle

22 March 2017

THE PLAZA'S NAPPY BAG ESSENTIALS FOR NEW PARENTS

New parent? You need these.

Lifestyle

14 March 2017

PIECES YOU NEED IN YOUR AUTUMN/WINTER WARDROBE

Move over, jandals! Midi coats and luxe suede boots are coming in!

Fashion

08 March 2017

FOUR WAYS WITH FLORAL

Floral is making its way into your autumn wardrobe, and here are four ways to rock it.

Fashion

28 February 2017

HIS STYLE: FROM WORK TO WEEKEND

These are some of our favourite looks for him as the weather starts to head toward autumn.

Fashion

28 February 2017

PERFECT AUTUMN FRAGRANCES

Make way on your dresser for these musky and exotic autumn fragrances.

Lifestyle

28 February 2017

HOST AN OSCARS-INSPIRED EVENING

Who says we can't celebrate the Oscars from New Zealand?!

Lifestyle

20 February 2017

FOUR OUTFIT IDEAS FOR A SPECIAL NIGHT OUT

Whether you've been inspired by the awards season or other, here are some great outfit ideas for a special night out.

Fashion

15 February 2017

MAKE A SUMMER DRESS WORK FOR THE OFFICE

It's hard to transition from the summer dress to the office, but with these accessories, you can!

Fashion

14 February 2017

KITCHEN GADGETS YOU NEVER KNEW YOU NEEDED... UNTIL NOW

These are the kitchen gadgets you never knew you needed... or wanted... until now.

Lifestyle

14 February 2017

VALENTINE'S GIFTS UNDER $50 FROM THE PLAZA

Valentine's Day doesn't have to be a hassle at The Plaza, with these gifts for him and her under $50!

Lifestyle

01 February 2017

VALENTINE'S DAY GIFT IDEAS UNDER $20

It's easy to find Valentine's Day gifts on a budget.

Lifestyle

31 January 2017

FUN BACK TO SCHOOL BUYS

Going back to school has never looked so trendy, or so fun!

Lifestyle

24 January 2017

OUR FAVOURITE PRINTS FOR WORK AND HOW TO WEAR THEM

Transport yourself back to your holiday with these prints, suitable for work or weekend!

Fashion

23 January 2017

DINE OUTDOORS IN STYLE WITH THE PLAZA

Dining outside has never been more fun with these cute accessories!

Lifestyle

17 January 2017

KICK-START THE NEW YEAR

Need some help to stay on top of those New Years' resolutions?

Lifestyle

10 January 2017

11 MUST-HAVE SKIN TREATS FOR SUMMER

Need to rejuvenate that skin? Look no further.

Lifestyle

09 January 2017

NEW SWIMWEAR FROM THE PLAZA

Time for some new togs?

Fashion

30 December 2016

BEST HOLIDAY ITEMS FROM THE PLAZA

The best holiday items? Check!

Lifestyle

29 December 2016

YOUR 12 TRAVEL ESSENTIALS

If there are 12 items you must take on holiday with you, these are them.

Lifestyle

27 December 2016

NEW YEARS' EVE OUTFIT INSPIRATION

Whether you're heading to a festival, casual at the beach or out in town, we've got his and her outfits on the map.

Fashion

14 December 2016

STEPS TO A BEAUTIFUL CHRISTMAS TABLE

Here are some delightfully festive ways to spruce up the Christmas table

Lifestyle

06 December 2016

KIDS' STOCKING FILLERS FROM THE PLAZA

Need some fun kids' stocking fillers under $10? Here's your place.

Lifestyle

29 November 2016

20 GIFTS FOR TEENS UNDER $20

Teens definitely fall into the "difficult to buy for" box. Here's some great gifts for Christmas - and all for less than $20!

Lifestyle

29 November 2016

THE BEST GIFTS FOR ADULTS FROM THE PLAZA

The Plaza has plenty of handy gifts under $30 for the grown-ups. See them here.

Lifestyle

29 November 2016

HOW TO WEAR MODERN RETRO

As seen on Kiwi Living...

Fashion

23 November 2016

18 GIFTS UNDER $50 FROM THE PLAZA

Looking for stocking-fillers or Secret Santa gifts? Look no further.

Lifestyle

15 November 2016

ALTERNATIVES TO THE JEANS AND TEE COMBO

Break out of that jeans & tee combo with something different for every occasion.

Fashion

08 November 2016

THE PLAZA'S TOP TIPS IN CHOOSING THE PERFECT GIFT

With Christmas approaching, here are some tips from The Plaza in choosing the perfect gift.

Lifestyle

31 October 2016

WHAT THE KIDS WANT THIS SUMMER

These are our picks that they'll love this summer.

Fashion

18 October 2016

PERFECTLY SUNKISSED MAKEUP

It's easy to get perfectly sunkissed makeup, with these "how-to" tricks!

Fashion

18 October 2016

4 WAYS TO AN INSTANT STYLE OVERHAUL

As seen on Kiwi Living... See our stylist's picks for an instant style overhaul.

Fashion

11 October 2016

THE PLAZA'S SUMMER HOME TRENDS

Where else would you find this season's latest home trends?

Lifestyle

04 October 2016

THE TOP 5 BEAUTY TRENDS FOR SUMMER

Sometimes it's time to try something new. Go all out with these top summer trends.

Fashion

03 October 2016

SIX FIGURE-FLATTERING STYLES TO TRY

As seen on Kiwi Living...

Fashion

27 September 2016

TEASER! WHAT'S COMING IN SUMMER FASHION

This is just a glimpse of what we think is coming up in summer fashion...

Fashion

20 September 2016

10 WAYS TO KEEP THE KIDS ENTERTAINED

See our top 10 favourite ways to keep the kids entertained during the holidays.

Lifestyle

19 September 2016

AS SEEN ON KIWI LIVING...

It's quick, easy and affordable to give yourself a style update.

Fashion

13 September 2016

SPRING: THE LATEST FASHION

The hottest and newest trends are here.

Fashion

08 September 2016

THE PLAZA'S MUST-HAVE HOMEWARES

Our homeware picks for spring/summer are...

Lifestyle

05 September 2016

KIWI LIVING: WHEN IT'S TIME TO STYLE UP

This week on Kiwi Living...

Fashion

30 August 2016

THE DEFINED BEAUTY LOOK

Think defined, bold brows and striking cheekbones.

Fashion

29 August 2016

LOVE MINIMALIST? SAY HI TO GEOMETRIC PRINT

A little geometric design can really get your home in "shape"!

Lifestyle

24 August 2016

MEN: MEET URBAN OUTDOORS

This emerging menswear trend gets the guys out of those winter layers and into relaxed streetwear.

Fashion

23 August 2016

SKIN PREP FOR SPRING

Get your skin ready with spring on the way!

Lifestyle

22 August 2016

HER STYLE: THE URBANIST

Think tactile fabrics, casual tailoring, soft layered styling and a neutral colour palette.

Fashion

08 August 2016

MEN'S HAIR TRENDS

From the best-formed beards, to how to style that 'do'.

Fashion

02 August 2016

THE PLAZA'S LIVING ROOM TIPS

The kitchen and dining area is often described as the hub of the home so why not make it an even more inviting space with these quick and easy updates.

Lifestyle

01 August 2016

THE NEW TREND IN MAKEUP

This is a makeup look that is quite literally out of this world.

Fashion

25 July 2016

FUN SCHOOL HOLIDAY READS

There's no better way to spend winter than to bunker down in a cosy corner with your little ones and a good book. See our suggestions here.

Lifestyle

25 July 2016

THE BEST KIND OF CHUNKY KNIT

One of the plus-points about the cooler days of winter is the lure of a chunky knit to snuggle in to.

Fashion

25 July 2016

OUR FAVOURITE KIDSWEAR TRENDS

From classic checks to faux fur vests and dark florals, kidswear this season is a fun mix of moody hues and vibrant accessories with just a hint of ‘grown-up’.

Fashion

22 July 2016

WHAT'S NEW IN KIDSWEAR

There are plenty of amazing pieces to keep the kids warm and stylish this season. Check out our favourite trends.

Fashion

06 July 2016

WARM UP YOUR LIVING AREAS

Light-filled warm spaces are easy when the sun is out, but as winter kicks in how do you inject warmth into your living space without breaking the bank?

Lifestyle

06 July 2016

EXCITING NEUTRAL HOME ACCESSORIES

Soft white walls and muted tones are classic but can sometimes feel just a little too simple. So how do you prevent your neutral interiors from appearing too plain?

Lifestyle

05 July 2016

AUTUMN & WINTER BEAUTY TRENDS

With the change in temperature comes new and exciting trends to try, from soft, muted shades to head-turning hair-styles. Read more here.

Fashion

05 July 2016

TAILORED SPORTSWEAR FOR HIM

This season merges the relaxed casual vibe of sportswear with clean tailored pieces. We break down the trend that is tailored sportswear.

Fashion

04 July 2016

COLD IN MANAWATU? GO INDOORS!

Winter means shorter days, cooler nights and more time spent indoors. Thankfully there are plenty of ways to while away the hours without stepping foot outside.

Lifestyle

30 June 2016

THE 'NO MAKEUP' MAKEUP LOOK

The key to ‘barely-there’ make-up is being made up without looking made up and while it can take only a matter of minutes to perfect, the right products can amplify the look.

Fashion

30 June 2016

THAT GLAM 60's FASHION

From mod-style tailoring to slim-fitting silhouettes, the 1960’s look for 2016 is understated with an emphasis on clean lines, classic prints and soft textures.

Fashion

30 June 2016

VINTAGE-INSPIRED HOME

From shabby chic to mid-century modern, vintage-inspired homewares are the new black. Click here to read more.

Lifestyle

30 June 2016

THE FOLK TREND

Fancy channelling your inner bohemian this winter? Here are a few ways to wear some of this season’s most on-trend pieces.

Fashion

29 June 2016

THE STATEMENT RED LIP

Winter is in full-swing, and if you’re feeling just a little lacklustre right now, then try this timelessly simple yet 'oh so chic' makeup look.

Fashion

29 June 2016

MODERN UTILITY MENSWEAR

This season it’s all about military detailing in pants and on jackets. The modern utility trend merges uniform-like features with modern minimalism.

Fashion

29 June 2016

PALMERSTON NORTH: HOMEWARE INSPIRATION

Use colour, texture and pattern to liven up your living space and express your individuality. Here are just a few ways to inject your home with this season’s latest trend.

Lifestyle

29 June 2016