Issue 004 - SUMMER 2018

Inaugural Scott McLaughlin Grand Prix brings sporting celebs to the grid

Champion racer Scott McLaughlin was joined by a host of sports identities at Hampton Downs recently in order to raise funds for KartSport NZ’s Driver Development Academy, which provides programs and coaching clinics to aspiring performance...

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A vibrant harbourside community

Comprising 1.8 hectares of tranquil waterfront land at the tip of Hobsonville Point, the rapidly developing Catalina Bay precinct is already proving to be one of the most vibrant harbourside communities in Auckland. And the secret is only...

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Bespoke luxury by the lakeside

Luxury apartments and individual lakeside residences at The Rees Hotel add sophistication to Queenstown’s stunning scenery.

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Cupra performance brand arrives in New Zealand

New Zealand’s newest automotive brand, Cupra, makes its debut in early 2019. Created from SEAT’s award-winning motorsport division, the first Cupra will be a sportier take on SEAT’s Ateca SUV.

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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 (starting on p44), 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 starting on p56. Elsewhere, the track-focused 600LT has astarring role (p50) in something of a McLaren trifecta this month, alongside the two newest creations from Woking; the McLaren Senna and Speedtail (p20).