The Rubens - jumping through Hoops

Australian band The Rubens will support Imagine Dragons on their New Zealand tour in September.

4:26 AM  The Rubens have released an album of timeless rock songs. They play here supporting Imagine Dragons next week.

How good is the Everest movie?

Jason Clarke plays Kiwi mountaineer Rob Hall in the movie Everest.

REVIEW: Based on the tragic 1996 disaster on Mt Everest this is epic cinema - entertaining and emotionally enervating.

Chef challenges reality cooking concept

My Home Chef owner-operator Rita Yosef says popular cooking shows such as MasterChef and My Kitchen Rules can have a negative effect on kitchen confidence.

A personal chef wants to empower Kiwis in the kitchen by helping them to get back to the basics.

Loons performers together again

Loons members Sophie Ewert, left, Skye Broberg, and Tom Trevella are reuniting for a Christchurch Arts Festival show.

 A new show created for the Christchurch Arts Festival is reuniting a local theatre company scattered to the world by the Canterbury earthquakes.

Pretty Ricky 'like Madonna'

Pretty Ricky performing in Christchurch on Saturday night.

Pretty Ricky promoter defends "on-stage sex show" saying it is no different to Madonna behaviour on stage.

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Eat And Drink

Carlton owner opens new venue

James Murdoch, owner of The Carlton, is opening another venue in Christchurch.

Bush Inn confirms tenants and Spitfire Square announces foodie outlets.

Cabbages fit for kings

Spring's savoy cabbage has a mild, sweetish flavour - and these two recipes showcase it perfectly.

Cream of the crop

Nuts reveal their soft side

Art And Stage

The Rubens - jumping through Hoops

Australian band The Rubens will support Imagine Dragons on their New Zealand tour in September.

The Rubens have released an album of timeless rock songs. They play here supporting Imagine Dragons next week.

How good is the Everest movie?

Jason Clarke plays Kiwi mountaineer Rob Hall in the movie Everest.

REVIEW: Based on the tragic 1996 disaster on Mt Everest this is epic cinema - entertaining and emotionally enervating.

Loons performers together again

Loons members Sophie Ewert, left, Skye Broberg, and Tom Trevella are reuniting for a Christchurch Arts Festival show.

 A new show created for the Christchurch Arts Festival is reuniting a local theatre company scattered to the world by the Canterbury earthquakes.

Pretty Ricky 'like Madonna'

Pretty Ricky performing in Christchurch on Saturday night.

Pretty Ricky promoter defends "on-stage sex show" saying it is no different to Madonna behaviour on stage.

Musical voyages with Ritmata

Simon Thacker chases a primal feeling when making music. "It's like a drug,'' the Scottish guitar virtuoso says. He is in New Zealand to perform Ritmata as part of the Christchurch Arts Festival

When Simon Thacker plays music, he is searching for something primal.

Summer Starter

Summer Starter on crutches gallery video

Cate Grace is a personal trainer with Leap Fitness and Motivation, who positively manages living with chronic illnesses. She is now an ambassador for The Press Summer Starter.

Cate Grace smiles in the face of adversity and is encouraging others to join her.

Chambers joins Summer Starter fun

Noel Chambers has signed up for the Summer Starter, as have all the staff at his firm.

The Summer Starter event will be a family affair for one tight-knit Christchurch business.

Businesses take up running challenge

Tradestaff managing director Kevin Eder will wear a blue tutu in this year's Summer Starter.

A Christchurch businessman will don a tutu and his running shoes for The Press Summer Starter.

Summer Starter entries open

Runners hit their paces at the start of the inaugural The Press Summer Starter Fun Run.

The race is on for Cantabrians to enter for The Press Summer Starter fun run and walk.

School takes up Summer Starter challenge

St Michael's School will be running or walking in The Press Summer Starter fun run and walk.

A Christchurch school is taking up a challenge to get active and address their health and well being.

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