Your guide to January: What to see, watch, read and do this month
What to watch, see, do, eat, read and play this month
Whether you’re courtside or on the couch, don’t miss the always eventful
ASB Classic, which returns to Auckland December 31 – January 12. There’ll be plenty of action in the men’s field but our attention is on the women’s tournament where top seed and world no. 3 Caroline Wozniacki will be pitted against last year’s winner Julia Goerges and Venus Williams, a former
ASB Classic women’s singles champion.
Mark these dates in your calendar for a month of great music:
Jan 12 – Mumford and Sons, Auckland.
Jan 25, 26, 29, 30 – Fatboy Slim,
Hamilton, Napier, Wellington, and Christchurch.
Jan 28 – St Jerome’s Laneway Festival, Auckland.
Jan 30 – Florence and the Machine, Auckland.
Turn over a brand-new leaf on January 1 with one of AwesoME Inc.’s gratitude journals, from
$16, and make 2019 your happiest year yet.
Need a holiday to recover from your holiday? Duck out for an hour or so of me-time at Spring
Spa in Queenstown, Wellington, Auckland’s Ponsonby or St Heliers. The spa’s luxurious prescription facial by Codage just got a summertime update, with a new combination of products designed to build up the skin’s natural defences and heal skin battered by the sun and sea.
Huffer bucket hat,
Keep kids (and the young at heart) entertained for hours with a Jenga-inspired, outdoor-friendly Giant Toppling Tower, $100.
If you can’t commit to a novel, consider throwing Ana Sampson’s collection of poems into your beach bag.She is
Fierce: Brave, Bold and Beautiful Poems by Women (Macmillan, $30) takes the works of classic and contemporary female poets, including Emily Dickinson,
Maya Angelou and Margaret Atwood and packages them up in an anthology that’s as easy and refreshing to dip in and out of as the sea on a summer’s day.
Kick those back-to-work blues with red-carpet coverage and all the key moments from the 76th Golden Globe Awards, January 7 on our online home, nowtolove.co.nz.
The glamorous world of glossy magazines is not original TV show fodder, but the women in The Bold Type actually have each other’s backs. Frothy, feelgood, and with two seasons available on Neon from the 20th, it’s the perfect holiday indulgence.