If you’re disappointed about how far you’ve got with your New Year’s health and fitness resolutions, a Revive Weekend at Queen’s Birthday weekend in Martinborough will set you on the right road. Raewyn and Pru, the straight-talking Mybod team who run it, will motivate, inspire and direct you in just the combination you need to get the results you want. If you get that part of your life sorted, everything else seems to go more smoothly.
Jen is another talented lady sharing her expertise at The Fashion Workshop. She’s also patient, knowledgable and encouraging. Whether the time has come to learn to sew or whether you’re an expert seamstress who needs a studio where you can create with like-minded people, Jen can help you.
The team at es design has interior design all sewn up in a fun way. Call in to see them at one Marion Street, Wellington and you’ll either walk away with the perfect gift for a friend or a plan for the complete refurbishment of your home decor. You never can tell. They have an eclectic music collection and a fondness for pizza.
Prepare, cook and eat a meal at Elements Cafe, Lyall Bay. Everything from seasonal cooking, classes for kids to cheesemaking under expert tuition. Or design your own class.
Martha’s Pantry in Cuba Street manages to differentiate itself from the run of the mill cafe. High tea is $25 per person including unlimited and excellent tea. Great service and even the bathrooms are a cut above the rest. Bookings essential at weekends.