MakiMoto serves up flavour and style

IF YOUR taste buds are chasing an authentic Japanese food experience, the new MakiMoto Noosa gourmet Japanese restaurant in Hastings St is worth a visit.

REVEALED: Coast's new 4500-seat convention centre

VISION: An artist impression of the new CBD.

$20 million mega-library also in the works for new city centre

Show love for Cooroy Originals to help secure its future

MOVE IT: Cooroy Originals organisers need the community to get behind the music event.

Head to the Cooroy Originals this weekend for some great vibes

Bishop's Best a drinkable dark lager

Dark brew gets thumbs up

Gatherings great and small

Take the effort out of entertaining

Learn how to shoot a monster at Festival of Surfing

WIPE OUT: Shooting Monsters is a lunch forum discussing filming some of the biggest breaks in the world.

No, it's not about killing demons - but it is just as terrifying.

Why there should be swell on the way

SURFERS will be hoping there's more swell on the way than greeted Ronja Epping at Surfing Queensland's learn-to-surf class at Currimundi.

The weather events conspiring to deliver surf to the Sunshine Coast

White's right for a Hamptons look

How to add a touch of beach chic to your interior

What $11.9m can get you on Coast's most exclusive street

29-31 Wyuna Drive Noosaville Qld 4566

This is what a cool $11.9m can get you

Setting the scene for romance

Interior by Miv Watts.

Watch your style when luring a lover

'Macca' helps customers put a unique pen to paper

SLEEK LINES: Some of John McDonald's timber items and unique pen designs at Cotton Tree Markets.

John McDonald sources timber all over the world for his products

The best way to garden in the heat

I'VE been doing a lot of gardening these past few weeks. I know, it's been hideously hot, so I have had to choose my projects carefully.

VIDEO: Scorching heat, storm ruin Cec's Valentines Day

Cec Gleeson loves growing roses.

Ipswich rose gardener left without a single rose

Tell someone how you feel with the language of flowers

Pink roses have the same positive meaning as red roses on Valentine's Day.

The red rose is not the only symbol of love

Heatwave crime wave: Thieves target water pumps

UNHAPPY: Tanawha Valley Golf and Tennis owner John Schoots with the new pump they've had to buy after thieves stole their other one last week.

Forget the plasma, it's water pumps Coast thieves want

Urban Food Street: Where's our meeting, mayor?

DEAL OR NO DEAL: An Urban Food Street Facebook post claims the mayor has reneged on an agreement for a second meeting to discuss permits, insurance and overall management of the verge gardens.

Second food street-council meeting falls by wayside

Crepe myrtles a blossoming beauty

A crepe myrtle, native to eastern Asia, can be grown in almost any garden in Australia.

How to best care for these floral beauties

This guy's gardening's real McCoy

Michael McCoy hosts Dream Gardens.

One of the country's leading landscape designers set for TV

A traveller's top 10 cities to visit

From Croatia to Mongolia, one traveller shares his most-loved memories from on the road.

500 wi-fi hotspots to drive tourism under LNP election plan

PLAN: Shadow Minister for Tourism Jon Krause and Hervey Bay MP Ted Sorensen announce the LNP's wi-fi hotspot plan at WetSide Water Park, Hervey Bay.

The plan to install wi-fi hotspots will boost tourism.

Urban beauty around every corner in Dunedin

The portrait room of the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum in Dunedin.

Explore the many nooks and crannies of New Zealand destination

What is in the February 25 Weekend?

Peter Helliar is releasing a children's book, Frankie Fish and the Sonic Suitcase.

Check out the great reads in the magazine

Say aloha to adventure in Hawaii

The Diamond Head crater from the air.

Fly through the treetops or discover magic of an extinct volcano

Oh man, there are some things on show in this bar

Castelmola, close to Taormina, is worth the climb just to see the sights at Bar Turrisi.

Bar Turrisi is an unforgettable celebration of all things phallic

What can you do in Christchurch?

The Christchurch Re:Start Mall, in the central business district.

Exploring a city in the middle of a rebuild

12-year-old Coast kid pens first novel

MOST KIDS in their first year of high school are busy finding their feet - but not Teeah Burns.

Living End, Grinspoon stars hit stage for American Idiot

Chris Cheney of The Living End stars in the Australian production of Green Days musical American Idiot at Brisbane's QPAC Theatre.

TAKE a look behind the scenes of Green Day's American Idiot musical

Samuel L Jackson dismisses La La Land ahead of Oscars

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in a scene from the movie La La Land.

Hollywood actor and Oscars voter says Denzel should win top gong

Live performance of Sci-fi classic to open Science Festival

Qld Symphony Orchestra perform live to 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Festival will host A Live Presentation of 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Stroll down memory lane of hits with Aussie music royalty

John Farnham will headline the Red Hot Summer Tour.

John Farnham and Daryl Braithwaite headline Red Hot Summer Tour

Former Family Matters stare accused of child abuse

Reginald VelJohnson, left, and Darius McCrary arrive at the TV Land Awards on Sunday, April 19, 2009 in Universal City, Calif.

Darius McCrary has been accused of child abuse

Is hirsute Coast MP the victim of a cover up?

MEMBER for Glass House Andrew Powell's beard could be the subject of a cover up.

Which ingredients should you look for in beauty products?

Model Holly Russell shows off some natural beauty products.

Going natural not so hard with this list

Ella's going from Rainbow Beach to the runway

THE NEXT BIG THING? Rainbow Beach's Ella Grace Bond, 16, is heading for the top.

Local model making a splash internationally

GRAMMY AWARDS: How to fashion for the 2017 Grammy Awards

CeeLo Green as his alter ego Gnarly Davidson arrives at the 59th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, in Los Angeles.

This year's Grammys mean Victorian, cleavage, or bizarre

Cover girl has this NSW town covered

SPLASHING ABOUT: Playboy model Jasmine Ferguson splashes a new swimwear line at Sawtell.

Sawtell hosted another cover star at the weekend

"It looks like I've been in a freak accident"

Golnaz Bassam Tabar, who alleges she suffered burns to her face after receiving a beauty treatment. Photo / Chris Loufte

"I thought 'woah that's not what it's supposed to look like'"

Dress to impress the perfect other

Give a first date outfit some pizzazz with shoulder details, like this creation from Indonesian designer Defrico Audy.

Check out these first date dressing tips

iPhone 8: Augmented 3D reality and avatars?

THE new iPhone could boast a game-changing 3D camera and allow for facial recognition and augmented reality applications, according to new leaks.

Mobile World Congress: What can we expect this year?

Rising smartphone maker Oppo has teased announcement of new camera

Weekend Today set to put Caloundra Street Fair in spotlight

The Today team with Stevie Jacobs (far left).

TV weather presenter Stevie Jacobs will broadcasting from Caloundra

Fresh ideas are in the bag at regional markets

The Caloundra Street Fair is a great way to spend your weekend.

Grab a gift, add to your decor and stock the fridge and pantry

REVEALED: How many jobs ALDI will bring to Rocky

Aldi Property Director Brendan Geary with Mayor Margaret Stelow looking over plans for the Aldi store which is to be built next to Fantastic Furniture on Gladstone Road.

The German supermarket giant is set to deliver jobs for the region

World's 'most reliable' phone: Nokia 3310 resurrected

Nokia 3310... one of the most reliable phones of all time.

The phone was first released in 2000 and some are still going strong

iPhone 8 leaks reveals new feature

Smartphone expected to also include edge to edge display

Birth suites 'look like home': mother at new hospital open day

A PUBLIC tour of the Sunshine Coast University Hospital has impressed hundreds of curious community members.

Robots to deliver meals in Queensland-first at Coast hospital

Health and Ambulance Services Minister Cameron Dick and Chief Executive, Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service Kevin Hegarty visit Sunshine Coast University Hospital for a tour. The new robotic cars would drive under a trolley, jack the trolley up, and transport food, linen, and waste down the corridors. The automatic guided vehicles are the first of their type in Queensland.

These robots are high-tech, but they have human wellbeing in "mind”

New rescue helicopter follow's Don's life-saving tradition

The Sunshine Coast’s new ‘Don Moffatt’ RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has flown its first mission.

New helicopter has top speed of 270km/h and can lift 2200kg

WATCH: Toowoomba amputee takes first steps

Richard Brumby takes his first steps.

He uses bars as an aid while he’s learning to walk again

Could you train your body to do this?

Scott Carney says he has trained his body to withstand extreme weather conditions.

Investigative journalist Scott Carney shares secrets of body control

Staying abreast of how to feed bub

Some new mothers find breastfeeding easy, and some find it difficult.

Nursing mothers can hit road blocks, but some can be overcome

Fitness fans step up for shot against Olympic boxer

CHAMP: Brad Hore is raising funds to educate against violence.

It's a battle for a good cause to educate against violence

Ban devices in the bedroom: the plea to keep kids safe

PARENTS are being told to ban the use of phones and tablets in bedrooms because of an alarming increase in primary school kids being targeted by predators.

The quick hack that can help keep your kids safe online

Computer hacker stealing data from a laptop concept for network security, identity theft and computer crime

An easy, free way to protect all of your internet connections

What I wish parents knew about cyber safety

Principal of Suncoast Christian College Greg Mattiske talks about internet safety.

Too many parents are blissfully unaware of the threats

Best apps to keep your kids safe online

These apps could help keep your children safe online.

Top apps to keep your kids safe online

Life changing cystic fibrosis drug to become free

Two-year-old Victoria Evans who has cystic fibrosis.

Two-year-old to benefit from drug access

Kids as young as eight sharing personal info online

SECURITY: What is your child really sharing on the internet? Last names, phone numbers and home address information online is leaving kids exposed.

Almost 60% of kids bypass rules to keep pre-teens off social media

Mum, Granny shocked at Mackay couple's wedding

'My mum thought we were pulling some sort of New Year's Eve joke'

Your love fits one of these six styles, say psychologists

The ancient Greeks described several different types of love.

Valentine's Day scam that's worse than having to buy flowers

VALENTINE'S SCAM: The ACCC is warning people chasing romance online to be wary of scams.

Be wary of online dating and romance scams

Maid of honour is 103, groomsman is a chihuahua

STILL IN LOVE: Elaine and Laurie Stephenson, who are residents at Whiddon Aged Care Home, Grafton, will renew their vows on Valentines Day more than 58 years after their wedding.

Aged care home buzzing as two residents renew vows on Valentines Day