Keke Kahitete | Custard Slice

Custard slice often appeared on the smoko table, so eating it makes me very nostalgic for days on the farm.

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Reflections on The Muster

Letter from the Editor, Ngahuru Autumn 2024 Edition.

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Op-Shop Treasure in Ōtautahi

A chance to flee the confines of our suburban Richmond home to remote Cape Foulwind in Buller ignited a fire in my husband, Rowan, and me. The windswept coastline and sunsets had us wanting more.

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Seeds of the Future

Unable to return to the career she had carved out for herself in Southeast Asia, Sonya Prosser took a job at Walter Peak High Country Farm on the shores of Lake Whakatipu.

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The Parenting Post

Dansy and Greg juggle their sheep and beef farm in St Arnaud, a building business in Māpua and Repost – a Marlborough-based recycled fencepost venture.

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Parāoa Pani Reka | Iced Buns

My dad has always had a thing for iced buns. He’d munch through six of them for lunch as a hungry teenager at South Otago High School, and we always had them in the pantry for his smoko on the farm.

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A Dream & Hard Graft

A way of life with a love of horses at its core, encompassed by a strong belief that horses can heal.

Love’s Simple Pleasures

Myriam Amri and Hanno Snyman’s wedding prioritised what really matters in life – time with friends and family.

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Neat in Neutrals

Whether woven, felted or knitted, there’s something irresistible about high-quality fibres – a hallmark of fashion labels from heartland Aotearoa.

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Amie Bingham

From podcasts to packing, Amie, 43, shares what a typical day at Dark Hampton is like for her.

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Reaching New Heights

The twenty-eight-year-old farmer, vet and mum has made history, becoming the first woman ever to win the FMG Young Farmer of the Year competition in its fifty-five-year history.

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Slow Stitches

Self-taught fibre artist Fleur Woods is crazy about the chaotic creative process. From her eclectic home in Upper Moutere, she surrounds herself with colourful fabrics and threads, combining them with beads and paints to create the intricate stitched paintings she’s known for.

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After finishing university, Kirsten McIntyre, 33, returned to her West Otago hometown, Crookston. Today, she helps out on her partner’s and parents’ family farms, teaches at the same rural school she attended and strives to inspire a passion for agriculture in her students.

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Ngahuru Autumn 2024 Edition

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