Christchurch Life

Christchurch nearly full

Kapa haka festival organisers are getting creative to provide enough beds for 15,000 people.

Anastacia cancels NZ tour

American pop singer Anastacia has cancelled her New Zealand shows in Christchurch and Auckland in April with the tour promoter citing ‘‘logistical reasons’’.

'Bound by our experiences'

OPINION: It was with a heavy heart that I began to watch last night's quake documentary The Day That Changed My Life.

Finding joy after division

New wave icon Peter Hook talks about finding light after New Order and Joy Division.

Next stop New York

Wendy Jerard's designs have jumped off Auckland's Sky Tower. Now they will walk New York's Hudson River.

Smash Palace is moving

Owner Johnny Moore plans to combine Smash Palace with his new venture Brick Farm on High St.

Can Christchurch compete?

Melbourne's hospitality workers put Christchurch to shame.

Going loco for Mexican food

Fuel for the school day

And the best dressed is...

A North Island woman is "over the moon" to have been crowned Best Dressed Woman at Cup Day.

Video: Best of the body art

A unicorn-like creation has taken the top prize in a tough body art competition at Cup Day.

Elegant looks have the edge

Keisha to judge style

Heels, our arch nemesis?

Heels take a lot of heat, but are they really the root cause of our foot problems?

Frustration over arts precinct

Christchurch art organisations are in limbo over the project.

Rock royalty in Brighton

One of the biggest names in rock was spotted with bike helmet and scone at a New Brighton cafe this morning.

All the colours of creation

School of thought

New sculpture for north

Christchurch has a new Neil Dawson sculpture to welcome people arriving in Christchurch from the north.

Final stop on the Winery Tour

Anika Moa Waipara Hills will host the last Winery Tour concert of the summer this Saturday. Former Cantabrian Anika Moa is excited to line up with Dave Dobbyn and Don McGlashan.

Good as gold

Travel: Collingwood turns out to be the perfect base to explore beautiful golden bay.

Cafe of the month: The Shroom Room

Backyard cricket

Review: Engineers and Merchants

Engineers, the roof-top bar and restaurant, and Merchants, the downstairs bar and dance hub, might be newbies to St Asaph St's nightlife fraternity, but the service and food are faultless.

Ladi6's festival homecoming

Ladi6 is headlining two major events in Christchurch this weekend - The Summer Starter and Christmas in the Park.

How to reach the finish line

Here are some quick tips that will help you get the most out of the Summer Starter fun run and walk this Sunday.

Persistence beats resistance

Toll of quake stress

'Bloody good race'

Thousands of participants ran and walked through the eastern suburbs for The Press Summer Starter.

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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