Life & Style

'I wanted to fly a chair'

Balloon builder Barb takes off over Waikato

On an antique wool classing table in Australian desert land, Barb Smith brings her sky chariots to life.

Play celebrates Hamilton hero

The life of World War I soldier and artist Sapper Horace Moore-Jones celebrated in a new play.

Top five things to do this weekend

There's a smorgasbord of events to keep you busy this weekend in the Waikato.

Balloons' beauty wows crowd

Waikato fog may have delayed the Balloons Over Waikato lift-off but it didn't stop the graceful flyers getting in the air.

Lofty love caught in pics

A Malaysian couple's extended wedding photo shoot draws to a close high above Waikato in a hot air balloon.

Tackling a NZ Great Walk

lake waikaremoana Web editor turned intrepid walker embarks on a four day trek around Lake Waikaremoana.

11 Waikato walking tracks to do

Operation Spring was a bona fide failure.

The perils of the spring BBQ

Getting sweaty with strangers

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