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Secret pyrotechnics at Diwali

Abacus Bhangra

Christchurch's Diwali festival promises a glimpse into another culture, along with delicious food and serious pyrotechnic displays.

Grandma 'doing it tough'

Adam McGrath and Jeanne Ayers Unsuspecting Cantabrians in need of a boost get a musical visit from local band The Eastern.

Finding the right fit

shoes Linwood College pupils of all ages and shoe sizes fitted with free running shoes from Shoe Clinic.

Christchurch, you must see this

Empire OPINION: Empire, a production by United States company Spiegelworld, is unlike anything else you've seen. | 'I had to wear a false penis'

Performer had to wear false penis

Jonathan Taylor and Anne Goldmann perform in Empire When the Empire show was in Japan, one act had to be modified because it's illegal to get naked on stage.

How to cater for vegetarians

Bruschetta Don't make them mushroom risotto, but you can make tofu taste good.

Cafe chat: Markets and more

Get into the summer groove with the Sunday Sumner Market, a Sauvingon Blanc and Seafood Trail.

Best bar in Christchurch?

What's shameful about eating alone?

Safety fences the inspiration

WOW A rebuild-inspired creation by a North Canterbury designer received an honourable mention at the World of WearableArt (WOW) awards.

Introducing Rachael & Mike

The mountains and lakes of Central Otago provide the perfect backdrop for this wonderfully romantic occasion.

Silence for Dawson

Boys also keen to impress

Simple but smart for races

Want a winning look for Cup Day? Take some tips from those in the know.

Vibrant mural lifts morale

Linwood Ave mural Motorists stuck in Linwood Ave traffic have had a chance to enjoy a closer look at a massive new mural.

Creations come to life

Colourful and creepy creations hit the catwalk as D&A makeup design students show off their skills.

Lining up for TV stardom

Theatre tests its colours

Get stuck in at Festa

Dance-O-Rama, jelly cities, glowing costumes and more to be found at this year's Festa.

Daily trivia quiz: August 9

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Daily trivia quiz: July 26

Are you a trivia whiz? Test your knowledge on our daily quiz.

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Daily trivia quiz: August 22

Are you a trivia whiz? Test your knowledge on our daily quiz.

Redcurrent celebrates 15 years

Rebecca Kain Rebecca Kain, co-founder of home and giftware store Redcurrent, reflects on the art of giving and her vision for the new Christchurch.

Down by the bay

Sweeping views of Lyttelton Harbour set the scene for a family home in Governors Bay.

Top five takeaways

Travel: An overnight stay in Kaikoura

The city debate

There's no shortage of opinion about how we really want Christchurch to look. What do the city's leading lights think?

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If you love crosswords and puzzles this is the site for you. The Daily Web Words crossword is a great daily challenge to keep your brain sharp and also to give you that well deserved break in your busy day.

General Knowledge Crossword - Daily

Test your general knowledge daily with this fun crossword. How much do you know?

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Sudoku - Daily

Are you a numbers person? Try the challenging and fun Sudoku puzzles daily on Stuff.

Fitness industry fails many

bevan A fitness guru, who was once a 'dropkick drunk', says the fitness industry is failing many who need it most.

Neighbours key to wellbeing

Canterbury's quakes highlighted the importance of a person's environment and neighbours.

Sutton: Running reduces stress

It's the high road for tourists

Struggling to rise to the challenge

With summer coming my excuses to avoid a morning run were growing thin, while my waistline was just growing.

Treats aplenty at Food Show

food show If you love food, there is no better place to be this weekend than The Food Show.

Event management

Beck Eleven looks at the weekend's events.

Warm-ups

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Event management

Beck Eleven takes a look at what's on this weekend.

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