Noted is our new seven-page section full of stuff we think you need to know: ideas to steal, places to go, things to do. You’ll love it.
We discover a quirky new Russell hotel, get a bit zen in Kyoto, and track down some thought-provoking Instagrams
Guests at Donkey Bay Inn can partake of cocktails and canapés in this sitting room, with its vintage furniture and jaw-dropping views. Designer Patrick Crawshaw sourced an old shop counter from Greytown and refurbished it to use as a bar, then added a drum as a coffee table “for a rock’n’roll vibe”. Read more about this eccentric Bay of Islands bolt-hole on page 165.