Be Inspired

Check out the 🎥 from our very first outdoor bowling activation - what a great weekend it was! 🎳@luminary_group @bumperballnz @ogorotorua
#bowlbtc17 #outdoorbowling #bowling #fun #strike #schoolholidayfun #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail

Check out the 🎥 from our very first outdoor bowling activation - what a great weekend it was! 🎳@luminary_group @bumperballnz @ogorotorua #bowlbtc17 #outdoorbowling #bowling #fun #strike #schoolholidayfun #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail
Yesterday was such a hit we're starting over! (Don't worry, all yesterday's masterpieces are safe and sound). Come on down for day 2 and go in the draw to win a $500 gift card! @brand_spanking @whitcoulls_nz @crayola @fabercastellglobal 
#artsandcrafts #artwork #fun #messy #kids #schoolholidays #win #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail

Yesterday was such a hit we're starting over! (Don't worry, all yesterday's masterpieces are safe and sound). Come on down for day 2 and go in the draw to win a $500 gift card! @brand_spanking @whitcoulls_nz @crayola @fabercastellglobal #artsandcrafts #artwork #fun #messy #kids #schoolholidays #win #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail
The #botanyartwall is in full swing! Don't forget to come down and create your own piece to go in the draw to win a $500 gift card! @brand_spanking @whitcoulls_nz @crayola @fabercastellglobal 
#art #craft #artsandcrafts #trashtotreasure #schoolholidays #kids #fun #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail

The #botanyartwall is in full swing! Don't forget to come down and create your own piece to go in the draw to win a $500 gift card! @brand_spanking @whitcoulls_nz @crayola @fabercastellglobal #art #craft #artsandcrafts #trashtotreasure #schoolholidays #kids #fun #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail
Not sure what to do with your leftover Easter eggs? Try making delicious and nutritious chocolate covered fruit cones like @hellomissmay - yum!
#easter #chocolate #leftovers #snack #yum #inspo #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail

Not sure what to do with your leftover Easter eggs? Try making delicious and nutritious chocolate covered fruit cones like @hellomissmay - yum! #easter #chocolate #leftovers #snack #yum #inspo #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail
Lest we forget... #anzacday

Lest we forget... #anzacday
Dinner sorted thanks to @notquitenigella who has created us the perfect Lamb and Mint Sauce recipe - link in bio! #autumn #yum #instafood #lamb #food #foodporn #instalike #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail

Dinner sorted thanks to @notquitenigella who has created us the perfect Lamb and Mint Sauce recipe - link in bio! #autumn #yum #instafood #lamb #food #foodporn #instalike #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail
All set for Day #2 ! Come on down and challenge your family and friends to a game of 🎳! There are lots of amazing spot prizes to be won, plus every bowler gets to go in the draw to win a massive $500 Botany gift card! @bumperballnz @ogorotorua #bowlbtc17 #giant #outdoor #bowling #fun #strike #schoolholidayfun #lastday #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail

All set for Day #2 ! Come on down and challenge your family and friends to a game of 🎳! There are lots of amazing spot prizes to be won, plus every bowler gets to go in the draw to win a massive $500 Botany gift card! @bumperballnz @ogorotorua #bowlbtc17 #giant #outdoor #bowling #fun #strike #schoolholidayfun #lastday #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail
We won't be winning any prizes for our performance this morning but come on down and have a go and be in to win amazing spot prizes plus go in the draw to win a massive $500 Botany gift card! @bumperballnz @ogorotorua #bowlbtc17 #giant #outdoor #bowling #fun #strike #quiteaworkout #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail

We won't be winning any prizes for our performance this morning but come on down and have a go and be in to win amazing spot prizes plus go in the draw to win a massive $500 Botany gift card! @bumperballnz @ogorotorua #bowlbtc17 #giant #outdoor #bowling #fun #strike #quiteaworkout #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail
Autumn Trends to Fall For

Autumn Trends to Fall For

The air is crisp and the leaves have well and truly turned, but thankfully we have a collection of nostalgic trends for Autumn you simply can’t help falling for; from blasts from the good ol’ 80‘s past to the opulent fabrics and shades of romance, your Autumn wardrobe will soon be swooning.
Prawn and Shiitake Udon Soup

Prawn and Shiitake Udon Soup

A delicious recipe created exclusively by @NotQuiteNigella !
It's cooling down but we're keeping warm with this simple layered look! #trend #winter #fashion #instafashion #inspo #instalike #grey #lightyourway 📷 by @clairemueller exclusively for #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail

It's cooling down but we're keeping warm with this simple layered look! #trend #winter #fashion #instafashion #inspo #instalike #grey #lightyourway 📷 by @clairemueller exclusively for #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail
Feeling creative? Try out these galaxy inspired crackers by @sobeautifullyreal for the kids. Simply mix food colouring and cream cheese in seperate bowls and spread it over some delicious rye crackers!
#yummy #instafood #inspo #tooprettytoeat #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail

Feeling creative? Try out these galaxy inspired crackers by @sobeautifullyreal for the kids. Simply mix food colouring and cream cheese in seperate bowls and spread it over some delicious rye crackers! #yummy #instafood #inspo #tooprettytoeat #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail
The pantsuit is back as seen on @garypeppergirl - we love her modern and minimalist twists too! Visit @cueclothingco and get fitted!
#pants #blazer #pantsuit #poweroutfit #chic #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail

The pantsuit is back as seen on @garypeppergirl - we love her modern and minimalist twists too! Visit @cueclothingco and get fitted! #pants #blazer #pantsuit #poweroutfit #chic #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail
Easter bunny in centre today from 11am- 2pm. FREE hugs, smiles and a surprise treat for all! #easter #bunny #chocolate #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail

Easter bunny in centre today from 11am- 2pm. FREE hugs, smiles and a surprise treat for all! #easter #bunny #chocolate #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail
Hot cross (happy) buns! The best time of the year! #hotcrossbuns #easter #yum #chocolate #raisins #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail

Hot cross (happy) buns! The best time of the year! #hotcrossbuns #easter #yum #chocolate #raisins #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail
Check into @maccosmetics Botany and get the lowdown on how to create the perfect #nomakeup look as seen on @aisha_jade 
#makeuptutorial #naturalmakeup #inspo #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail

Check into @maccosmetics Botany and get the lowdown on how to create the perfect #nomakeup look as seen on @aisha_jade #makeuptutorial #naturalmakeup #inspo #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail
Nothing like a bit of neutral this season. @cottonon home range has us feeling a bit cosy!
#homedecor #neutrals #cosy #inspo #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail

Nothing like a bit of neutral this season. @cottonon home range has us feeling a bit cosy! #homedecor #neutrals #cosy #inspo #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail
Anyone else have a @Kmart addiction? These are a few of our favourite kids things created by @clairemueller exclusively for #ampcapitalretail 
#kmartaddict #love #shopping #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail

Anyone else have a @Kmart addiction? These are a few of our favourite kids things created by @clairemueller exclusively for #ampcapitalretail #kmartaddict #love #shopping #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail
Easter is coming! You can make these adorable nests by melting chocolate and freezing crumbled pretzels!
#easter #eggs #treats #holiday #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail

Easter is coming! You can make these adorable nests by melting chocolate and freezing crumbled pretzels! #easter #eggs #treats #holiday #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail
Weekend Vibes ✌️regram @cottonon #sunday #knitwear #autumnfeels #fashion #instafashion #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail

Weekend Vibes ✌️regram @cottonon #sunday #knitwear #autumnfeels #fashion #instafashion #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail
Lamb Cutlets with Mint Sauce

Lamb Cutlets with Mint Sauce

A quick and delicious recipe by @NotQuiteNigella
Make your Friday that little bit better with all day breakfast at @thecoffeeclubnz!
#breakfast #frenchtoast #yum #instafood #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail

Make your Friday that little bit better with all day breakfast at @thecoffeeclubnz! #breakfast #frenchtoast #yum #instafood #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail
Snap a selfie at our beautiful Easter themed pods in-centre (located in The Pavilions and The Lane), upload it to our FB/Instagram with #BTCEaster17 for your chance to WIN 1 of 3 $100 BTC gift cards! #selfie #easter #snapandwin #win #competition #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail

Snap a selfie at our beautiful Easter themed pods in-centre (located in The Pavilions and The Lane), upload it to our FB/Instagram with #BTCEaster17 for your chance to WIN 1 of 3 $100 BTC gift cards! #selfie #easter #snapandwin #win #competition #botanytowncentre #ampcapitalretail
Roasted Kumara Toasts with Avocado and Lemon

Roasted Kumara Toasts with Avocado and Lemon

A delicious & healthy recipe created by The Fit Foodie!
Spring fashion updates

Spring fashion updates

The Sun is finally out! Be sure to make room for some fresh Spring trends for your wardrobe. Read on to see what’s hot this season..
Christmas turkey with apple, prune and pistachio

Christmas turkey with apple, prune and pistachio

Quinoa, fennel and pomegranate salad by Kate Gibbs

Quinoa, fennel and pomegranate salad by Kate Gibbs

Smokey pork ribs by Kate Gibbs

Smokey pork ribs by Kate Gibbs

Lemon brandy squid and prawn skewers by Kate Gibbs

Lemon brandy squid and prawn skewers by Kate Gibbs

Strawberry Gelato

Strawberry Gelato

Watermelon & Cucumber Salad

Watermelon & Cucumber Salad

Lamb Wraps

Lamb Wraps

Inside Out Sushi Rolls

Inside Out Sushi Rolls

Gardens and Planting Guide

Gardens and Planting Guide

Country Style editor Victoria Carey talks daffodils and hyacinths with us….
Here Comes the Sun

Here Comes the Sun

Spring is in the air, writes Fashion and Beauty editor Kellie Alderman, so put your winter woolies on ice as new season trends sweep the stores and we say out with the cold and in with the woo!
The Six Spring Cleaning tips you need to know….

The Six Spring Cleaning tips you need to know….

So the long winder of hibernating on the couch under a blanket is officially over. Spring is in the air...Are you ready to give the home its annual clean? Here's a few simple things to consider...  

Sleeping Beauties

Sleeping Beauties

Richard Waller shares his tips for turning your bedroom from a nightmare zone into the sweetest of dreams.
Beef cheeks with Pedro Ximenez

Beef cheeks with Pedro Ximenez

Comfort food is exactly what you need on a cold winter's night, says Editor-in-Chief of Country Style magazine Victoria Carey ¬- and this delicious slow-cooked beef dish by chef Steve Cumper is already a firm favourite within her family.
Snow Angel

Snow Angel

Fashion and beauty editor Kellie Alderman shows you how to keep your cool this winter in iced shades of grey, frosty blue, fondant pink and winter white for some of the season’s prettiest style statements. 
The Beard Boom

The Beard Boom

Men’s grooming experts Braun have teamed with Master Barber Kris Jones to identify the top five beard looks the more “hirsute astute” of us will need to be across this winter.
Winter Wellness Week at Botany

Winter Wellness Week at Botany

For those of you who missed it, here are a couple of small videos with some life hacks from our Winter Wellness Week- Enjoy !
Land of the Long White Cloud

Land of the Long White Cloud

Country Style editor-in-chief Victoria Carey offers us her top five fabulous things you didn’t know about that are going on in New Zealand right now.
The Beauty of Winter

The Beauty of Winter

Want to winter-proof your skin and hair? Here are Beauty Editor Kellie Alderman’s eight simple cool-weather tips to keep your beauty routine on point this season.

Rug Up Trends- Winter Fashion 2016

Rug Up Trends- Winter Fashion 2016

Muffin Magic

Muffin Magic

Up and coming food blogger and master baker, Nutorious, shares his recipe for apple and rhubarb crumble muffins.
5 Ways to instantly update your living room

5 Ways to instantly update your living room

Five ideas we love that will help instantly update and modernise your living room space.
Chocolate Fudge Cake with Poached Pears and Salted Caramel

Chocolate Fudge Cake with Poached Pears and Salted Caramel

This four-ingredient cake is amazing on its own, but the golden poached pears and salted caramel sauce make this dessert gasp-inducing.
Style Tips for Finding the Right Specs for your face shape

Style Tips for Finding the Right Specs for your face shape

Designer tips to framing your face, talking with Jørgen Simonsen of Osiris Eyewear.
Pork and Beef Ragu

Pork and Beef Ragu

There’s nothing more satisfying than a big old bowl of Bolognese – slow cooked magic.
Asian Greens and Wonton Soup

Asian Greens and Wonton Soup

This clear soup is full of fresh delicious flavours. Serve a small bowl for a starter or a generous helping for a fragrant autumn meal.
SIMPLE POACHED CHICKEN AND FIG SALAD

SIMPLE POACHED CHICKEN AND FIG SALAD

A sensational combination of sweet and salty ingredients for a healthy lunch or light dinner – a one plate wonder.
Rae's Beauty Life Hacks

Rae's Beauty Life Hacks

Leading makeup artist, Rae Morris, shares her top five beauty life hacks.
Mother's Day Feast

Mother's Day Feast

Electrolux ambassador, Richard Ousby, shares a special dish to celebrate Mother’s Day.
A wardrobe to love!

A wardrobe to love!

Whether you are running errands, playing ‘Mums Taxi Service’, coffee grouping or doing the Pukeko Stomp - there is no need to swap style out for comfort. Find Kerry's 5 nuggets of gold to nail the perfect Autumn outfit..
Health and Wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing

Lost your mojo? Here’s how to get it back, by Wellness Coach, Fiona Cosgrove.
Autumn Recipe

Autumn Recipe

Electrolux ambassador, Massimo Mele, shares a delicious autumn recipe
Brunch Dressing

Brunch Dressing

Nailing the perfect brunch outfit.
Trend report: Autumn Winter 16

Trend report: Autumn Winter 16

What you’ll be wearing next

Graphic Contents

Graphic Contents

The new neutral interiors trend? Black, white and grey all over. Dip in.

In season #inspo

In season #inspo

Autumn eats to cook ASAP.

Award Season Special

Award Season Special

Here’s exactly what will translate from the red carpet to your clothes rack.

Dress to Impress this Valentine's Day!

Dress to Impress this Valentine's Day!

Thrill of the grill

Thrill of the grill

Grab your apron and tongs – BBQ season isn’t over yet!

Valentine’s gifts for her

Valentine’s gifts for her

Left it to the last minute again? We’ve done the thinking for you.

30 toast toppers

30 toast toppers

Easy ideas to take your daily bread to the next level.

Sweet or savoury?

Sweet or savoury?

Spring produce, as you like it.

15 best ever must-follow fashion tips

15 best ever must-follow fashion tips

Rules to live by.

Keep it clean

Keep it clean

Tidy every corner of your home this spring. No deep breaths needed.

Style solutions: Jumpsuits

Style solutions: Jumpsuits

5 reasons to give the one-piece a go

Look great outdoors

Look great outdoors

What to wear to every alfresco outing this summer.

Christmas cocktail recipes

Christmas cocktail recipes

Tis the season to be merry

Happy feet

Happy feet

10 things to know for your next DIY paint job

The ultimate beach bag…unpacked

The ultimate beach bag…unpacked

Have your best ever summer

Christmas gift guide

Christmas gift guide

Your entire shopping list, sorted.

Your Christmas declutter countdown

Your Christmas declutter countdown

Reclaim your space before your gifts and guests do

Your ultimate summer barbecue

Your ultimate summer barbecue

The basics, accessories and cooking tips covered.

Summer Drinks Guide

Summer Drinks Guide

Because no great story started with drinking water.


How to host Christmas brunch

How to host Christmas brunch

Eggs benno with a mimosa on the side is just the beginning

Pots of style

Pots of style

How to decorate with house plants for the non-green thumb.

Fast beauty upgrades

Fast beauty upgrades

For when you have 10-minutes or less to get ready.

DIY dressings and sauces

DIY dressings and sauces

Your spring menu just got saucy, with these homemade recipes.

Make friends with salad

Make friends with salad

Wholefood recipes BIG on spring flavour.

Style solutions

Style solutions

Found: form-meets-function, fashion for mums.

 

Your LBD 5 ways

Your LBD 5 ways

It will come to the rescue in almost all style emergencies.

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