ISSUE 016 - AUTUMN 2022

Kiwi racer Liam Lawson has already achieved an impressive amount in the take-no-prisoner cauldrons of Formula 2 and the German touring car championship.

But as the new Formula 1 season gets underway with Lawson in the hot seat as AlphaTauri’s official rookie driver for 2022, it seems as if the young man from Hawke’s Bay is standing on the precipice of something huge.

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ISSUE 015 - SUMMER 2021

Eight gold and five platinum singes; one double platinum, one triple. Eight New Zealand Music Awards, five ARIA nominations. Actor, burgeoning fashion icon, te reo champion. Survivor. Stan Walker.

Stan Walker’s recent past has been framed by the stage lights of stardom, yet his childhood is set against a darker backdrop. But always and despite everything, this surprising Kiwi music renegade puts his love of culture, whakapapa and whānau first.

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ISSUE 014 - SPRING 2021

Honesty, determination, love. And not necessarily in that order. Dame Noeline Taurua’s devotion to netball, both on and off the court, is the stuff of legend.

In an often brutally tough, performance-driven environment, compassion and understanding still play a part in successfully reaching the pinnacle of the game, she says.

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ISSUE 013 - Winter 2021

Serious science, natural materials, innovation, and style. Globally lauded apparel company Allbirds is succeeding in making more and taking less. Now based in California, Wellingtonian co-founder Tim Brown has evolved a ‘curious idea’ into a sustainably minded fashion movement.

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ISSUE 012 - Autumn 2021

A standout in DDB’s global agency operation, CEO Marty O'Halloran has taken the Kiwi approach and attitude to New York and the world. But he warns New Zealand entrepreneurs can’t afford to be complacent in a rapidly changing environment.

With his rugged features, farmer's hands and standing 6’3” in old money, Marty O'Halloran looks like a retired All Black No.8 from the amateur days. Few would pick this big bloke as being a giant of the advertising world.


ISSUE 011 - Summer 2020

Totally authentic and with a ‘what you see is what you get’ demeanour loved by Kiwis up and down the country, Hilary Barry originally sought out a career in radio. A remarkable 27 years after feeling utterly out of her depth as the newbie in a Christchurch news bureau, it would be difficult for many to imagine contemporary current affairs without
her onscreen presence. “I could just sit there and present. But I don't want to be a presenter who doesn't tell stories,” she tells 66.

ISSUE 010 - WINTER 2020

It was too good to be true though: Dan Carter's 'old man calves' kept him off the field for several weeks, denying fans the chance to see this legend in action again.

But then Super Rugby Aotearoa's 'finale' at Eden Park – featuring Carter's former side, the Crusaders - fell victim to the COVID-19 resurgence. It could still happen in 2021, however. Because if Dan Carter is sure about one thing, it is that he is not yet ready to hang up his boots.


ISSUE 009 - AUTUMN 2020

Sir Colin Giltrap was still at New Plymouth Boys High School when he started buying and selling cars, and in over 60 years, he has never stopped. At the heart of his passion for everything automotive, is a love of new technology, which would explain why he is head-over-heels in love with EV's.
Colin isn't alone, we join Mark Webber and Earl Bamber as they tackle Leadfoot in the new Porsche Taycan. Also, we have all the details on the ultra-exciting McLaren 765LT, Porsche Turbo 911 S and Bentley Bacalar.

ISSUE 008 - SUMMER 2020

As one of the most talked about NBA prospects, R.J Hampton shares his story with us and time at the New Zealand Breakers.
We sit down with Hayden Paddon on his next "electric" rally car and check out upcoming cars such as the Porsche Taycan, Aston Martin DBX, Volkswagen ID.3 and the updated Audi RS 4.

ISSUE 007 - SPRING 2019

As a nanotechnologist, Dr Michelle Dickinson is working to change the way engineers utilise surface materials on boats, aeroplanes and more.
Plus, we look inside Bentley's EXP100GT concept, visit a stunning concrete barn-inspired home and follow a group of Kiwi McLaren owners to Goodwood 2019 in the latest issue of 66 Magazine.

ISSUE 006 - WINTER 2019

All Black Captain and Prime Minister. Without doubt the two toughest jobs in New Zealand.

Of course, there are plenty of upsides to both positions. But they also share a hefty amount of scrapping in the mud and of being under intense public scrutiny.

In addition to featuring some of the legendary moments and models that have helped shape Bentley through the decades, we’re also in Spain to experience the brand new Continental GT convertible.

We also meet a passionate Kiwi who has owned no less than 20 Bentleys over the years: Richard Izard. The man behind one of New Zealand’s great manufacturing successes, he shares some of his career adventures including a stint behind the Iron Curtain and his brief time as a factory-sponsored racing driver.


ISSUE 005 - AUTUMN 2019

We turn the spotlight on a number of talented New Zealanders, not least the premiere pairing of sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke. Read More.


ISSUE 004 - SUMMER 2018

You will often hear the automotive or motorsport worlds referred to as cut-throat, but I’d hazard to guess that the fashion world would give both a run for their money. Despite this, Karen Walker has remained not just relevant, but at the cutting edge for three decades. She shares her story with us this month, from the first creations she made on her Mum’s Bernina sewing machine to an influential fashion label which is now present in 42 countries globally.

Speaking of impressive tenures, we mark the conclusion of Porsche’s 70th year with a special in-studio photoshoot. Elsewhere, the track-focused 600LT has a starring role in something of a McLaren trifecta this month, alongside the two newest creations from Woking; the McLaren Senna and Speedtail.


ISSUE 003 - SPRING 2018

There are few better feelings than watching a Kiwi win big on the international stage. Over the past decade and a half, Scott Dixon has created more smiles than any other driver. Seeing him win his fifth IndyCar title at Sonoma was made even more special because of our involvement in Born Racer, the movie which takes us behind the scenes to see what it takes to be one of the best racers on the planet.

Also in this issue, we have a different kind of behind-the-scenes excursion starting on page 60, as we tour Bentley’s manufacturing operation at Crewe in the UK. This is where some of the world’s most impressive bespoke automobiles are created, with a level of hand-crafted dedication that is second-to-none.


ISSUE 002 - WINTER 2018

Naturally John Kirwan was a rugby hero to many growing up, but the work he does today – both in the wider community and as the Giltrap Group’s Wellness Ambassador – means that JK continues to get plenty of points on the board.JK is the first to admit that he doesn’t always win, and he spoke candidly to 66 about the personal toll his turbulent time as the Auckland Blues coach took on him. Speaking of sportspeople, we also catch up with Kiwi basketball great Tom Abercrombie as he arrives back inNew Zealand following team success at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

And changing gears, we feature this month a look at some identities within the New Zealand music scene that aren’t quite household names (at least, not yet anyway), including kings of collaboration, Jupiter Project. On four wheels, we drive the all new Bentley ContinentalGT (trust me, it’s an absolute stunner), and we check out a couple of stars from New Zealand’s newest automotive brand, SEAT.


Issue 001 - Autumn 2018

Such is the depth of New Zealand-born-and-bred motor racing talent on the world’s stage right now, that Brendon Hartley isn’t the only local driver at the sharp end of high-performance racing to feature in this issue.

Formula-E star Mitch Evans is revelling in the much quicker Panasonic Jaguar I-TYPE 2 race car this season. We caught showcasing the impressive Jaguar I-Pace by thrashing a Tesla Model X off the track, he finished in P6 after starting from P14 in the actual race; a very impressive effort.

We also showcase a real Italian flavour in this first issue of 66 Magazine; quite literally in the case of Simon Gault, who tells of his love of Italian cuisine (p58). Matisse proves that Northern Italy builds more than just amazing sports cars (p54), although fittingly, we do also feature an automotive stunner from that region too: the Lamborghini Urus.