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thisNZlife is the on­line home of NZ Life & Leisure. It’s an in­spir­ing place to visit for new recipes (such as Ruth Pretty’s mor­eish meat­balls), ad­vice on go­ing plas­tic- free, or to im­merse your­self in book­ish pur­suits

NO PLAS­TIC, FAN­TAS­TIC

In a four- part se­ries, Ni­cole Barratt ditches shop­ping bags and plas­tic to par­tic­i­pate in Plas­tic- Free July and shares easy changes you can make to em­brace plas­tic- free at home. On­line through­out July.

FEEL­ING SHEEP­ISH

Be in to win a Wil­son & Dorset Shaggy Bag, worth $ 1690. Amanda Dorset, the com­pany’s co- founder, de­scribes the shaggy bag as like sink­ing into a big furry arm­chair. Meet Amanda and her hus­band, Ben, on page 22.

THE LEAD STORY

Selina McIn­tyre spent her teenage years car­ing for lion cubs at Par­adise Val­ley Springs Wildlife Park in Ro­torua. Now she’s moved on from big cats and has gone to the dogs, found­ing a ca­nine be­havioural con­sul­tancy. NZ Life & Leisure’s Mikaela Wilkes gets be­hind the lead to learn some dog- train­ing tips from the pro.

READ ALL ABOUT IT

Ad­ven­ture Books in Oa­maru sells rare, out- of- print and new books that range in price from a few dol­lars to $ 20,000 and more. Nathalie Brown meets owner Bill Nye to find out what sparked his pas­sion for rare books and how a full- scale replica of Shack­le­ton’s James Caird lifeboat washed up in the en­trance to the shop. On­line in Au­gust.

DARK TIMES AHEAD

The book club is read­ing Into the Night, the fol­low- up book to Sarah Bai­ley’s best­selling crime novel The Dark Lake. Join the dis­cus­sion in our NZ Life & Leisure Book Club Face­book Group.

FAB­U­LOUSLY FRUIT­FUL

Make the most of win­ter fruit with Kristina Jensen’s tamar­illo desserts and a glo­ri­ous NZ Grape­fruit Cheese­cake from Ruth Pretty. Not a fan of grape­fruit? Sarah Ten­nant finds other uses for grape­fruit in­clud­ing cre­at­ing a sugar scrub, clean­ing prod­ucts and a fire starter.

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