Be Well

Be Well, your fresh Monday inspiration.

Be Well is the NZ Herald's weekly Monday magazine celebrating your relationship with food, travel, fitness and well-being. 

Be Well offers recipes, reviews and insider tips on where to eat in New Zealand and abroad as well as gardening and new trends to help you live well. 

New Zealand's number one food website houses all the recipes and collections Be Well readers can rely on.  

Be Well not only focuses on food and recipes, but travel, fitness and general well-being too. The content is also available digitally in the lifestyle section on

Food lovers needn’t fear as it continues to have recipe ideas and inspiration. Be Well has four main sections; Eat Well, Travel Well, Grow Well and Live Well.

Be Well weekly columns and special sections

  • Meal ideas and inspiration Feature recipes from top contributors and fresh new writers
  • 7 Nights - 7 dinner ideas for the week
  • Short haul travel for busy Kiwis
  • The Travel Doctor - tips for travelling healthy
  • Seasonal ingredients – how to make the most of your garden harvest
  • Focus on edible gardening
  • Rate my diet: Qualified nutritionists analyse our readers' diets with feedback on how they can make improvements

Eat Well Online features

  •   Over 13,000 easily searchable recipes.
  •   Opportunities for advertisers to sponsor collections or reader recipe competitions.
  •   Plus kitchen tips, hot topics and weekly competitions.


"The 16-page pull out builds on the existing Monday food offering of Bite, which will live on at The rebrand is an extension that brings readers more content that not only focuses on food and recipes, but travel, fitness and general wellbeing too."

Weekly Print Audience


Monthly Digital Audience


Print Frequency

Weekly, Monday
Source: Nielsen CMI Q1 19 - Q4 19 15+
SOURCE: Nielsen Online Ratings Monthly Unique Audience Feb 2020