There’s something very indulgent about drinking a cocktail. Even more indulgent than a glass of Champagne, in most instances. Cocktails are made with premium ingredients, often from recipes that are decades old, some with a modern or seasonal twist. The creation of a cocktail can be masterful and artistic, a bartender with flair can turn… Continue reading The Kiss of a Strawberry
Skin Juice Ladies Day is a fabulous event which takes place as part of Taranaki Racing’s Xtreme Race Day. Xtreme Race Day is a feature race day, including both New Zealand’s longest (3,210m) and shortest (990m) flat races. Your tickets for Ladies Day include a wrist band, which you must have on when you enter… Continue reading Ladies Day for Beginners
Some people countdown to Christmas, but for the stalwarts of Ladies Day who have attended the event over the last five years, the countdown is on! For me, the preparation starts when the racing calendar is confirmed and we find out the date of the event. Because I work on Saturdays, I have to get… Continue reading Six Weeks Until Ladies Day
Friday the 10th of February saw Pukekura Raceway hold it’s first ever Champagne Lawn event. Located on their premium mini marquee area, with drinks served from the Hello Audrey caravan bar, flowers from Nicci Goodin Designer Florist, and Styling by The Style Blog. Guests got to enjoy the signature champagne, Nicolas Feuillatte (Nee-koh-lah Fo-yaht), tips… Continue reading Champagne Lawn
This weekend my son and I headed off to Taupo, to hang out with friends, and to attend the Greenstone Entertainment Summer Concert. This year the artists were Bonnie Tyler, Alan Parsons Live Project, and Icehouse. It was a great drive, with lots of loud singing, and enjoying the beautiful New Zealand countryside. I took… Continue reading Summer Concert Tour 2017
We’ve said goodbye to 2016, and what a great year it was, even if it does seem that each year goes by faster and faster, and we’re sure that 2017 will be no different. This year we look forward to another action-packed season of racing, with exciting new things happening at Pukekura Raceway. We’ll also be… Continue reading Hello 2017!