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'I've worn out five hips'

Harry Marquet

Ex soldier and 'disco legend' just can't keep still

Keep active to have a healthy life, they say. But can you be too active? Christchurch man Harry Marquet sails close to that edge.

Mesmerising Lake Tekapo

Tekapo OPINION: One thing never changes, Lake Tekapo is always that same striking colour.

Whole new world for doughnuts

Donut Boutique The Donut Boutique sets up new Riccarton store and while the central city gets an Argentinian-style polo bar and hotel.

City art branching out

Wood from the Trees sculpture Artist Regan Gentry today craned in the final pieces for his Wood from the Trees sculpture being installed in central Christchurch.

Review: The Monday Room

The Monday Room The Japanese fried chicken is by far the best dish of the night - cooked in crispy spicy batter, it is moist and flavoursome.

The Shroom Room

The Shroom Room A new vegetarian eaterie has opened in Lyttelton while former city favourite Sullivans is now in Addington.

Fancy a sushi burger?

The sushi burger offers two flat cylinders of rice instead of bread around a beef pattie and teriyaki sauce.

Grossest sausage ever?

Looking past the label

Student designers stun

Hannah Peart More than 500 people came to see Christchurch student designers showcase their work.

Gym gear gets colour kick

Walking through sports gear stores, the walls are a sea of colours and patterns, each more outrageous than the next.

Introducing Kate & Brendan

'The man of my dreams'

Boys also keen to impress

Teen boys are increasingly concerned about appearance, especially ahead of the ball season.

Anika Moa sings way to awards

Anika Moa Christchurch songstress wins two national awards for her beautifully crafted children's music.

Dancing through life

For 12 years, Mandy Roberts has devoted much of her life to teaching hundreds of Christchurch children to dance.

Time to celebrate Children's music

John Grenell recovering

Kim Dotcom set for Party party

Kim Dotcom has pushed rewind on the Internet Party party after his last attempt was canned.

Britomart boys are back in town

Stranges Lane Britomart Hospitality Group has spent the last few years developing bars and restaurants in Auckland. Now, its returning to its roots, with three new ventures in the Strange's Building.

Living the dream

With the New Zealand altitude record in sight, University of Canterbury engineering students George Buchanan and David Wright spend their days building rockets and launching them.

Technology helps avoid traffic

Travel: Celebrate history and nature in North Otago

Meet the creator of Tin Man

Tony Cribb is back after brain tumour surgery in November last year and on a creative roll, between naps.

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Treats aplenty at Food Show

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Event management

Beck Eleven looks at the weekend's events.


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