Akaroa butchery wins big

Akaroa Butchery and Deli's owner Brendon Foster.

New Zealand's best ham and bacon has been revealed and a Canterbury Butchery has taken out the title of New Zealand's Ham of the Year.

Grandmother's legacy lives on

Te Iwi Matthews, 10, plays the piano at the Christchurch Music Academy.

Te Iwi's grandmother left her a special gift in music when she died.

Ten exhibitions to see right now

Julia Holderness, The Group home-wares, 2016

Christchurch galleries are currently playing host to a diverse and exciting line-up of exhibitions.

'Best value' alternative meals

Get yourself a two-course meal from fine dining restaurant Saggio di Vino for $54.

 Neat Places chooses their picks of the restaurants offering the best value alternative meals.

Pokemon Goes to the beach gallery video

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Pokemon hunters in New Brighton.
Jordan Shallcrass reacts to catching a pokemon.

Crowds of virtual hunters descended on New Brighton on Saturday, chasing Pokemon down the pier and along the beach.

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Eat And Drink

Akaroa butchery wins big

Akaroa Butchery and Deli's owner Brendon Foster.

New Zealand's best ham and bacon has been revealed and a Canterbury Butchery has taken out the title of New Zealand's Ham of the Year.

'Best value' alternative meals

 Neat Places chooses their picks of the restaurants offering the best value alternative meals.

Review: Madam Kwong's Restaurant, Christchurch

Sal's pizzeria open in CBD

Art And Stage

Ten exhibitions to see right now

Julia Holderness, The Group home-wares, 2016

Christchurch galleries are currently playing host to a diverse and exciting line-up of exhibitions.

The artist as a young man

Artist Ronnie van Hout with his sculpture Quasi before it was craned atop the Christchurch Art Gallery.

The Christchurch artist behind Quasi talks to Charlie Gates about how his upbringing on a chicken farm in 1970s Aranui has influenced his work.

What's on in Christchurch

The New Zealand International Film Festival starts in Christchurch next Thursday, July 28.

 The NZSO and Troye Sivan head for Christchurch, as the city prepares for this year's NZ Film Festival.

Flume delivers a beautiful night

Flume wowed the Christchurch crowd during Wednesday night's concert at Horncastle Arena.

REVIEW: Christchurch crowd not keen to let Flume and his lightshow go

Rising star wins big in Hollywood

Jack Bubb won big at the World Championships of Performing Arts in Hollywood this month.

'The judges were raving about him. I hope he realises just how great he is.'

Summer Starter

'We've got the same name' video

Sophie Dawson, 9, and Sophie Lumb, 8, became instant friends after meeting at an end of year party.

Two Sophies from two quake-ravaged schools meet for the first time - see what happens next.

How a sloth starts summer

These people dressed better and ran a much greater distance than Alastair Paulin at The Press Summer Starter.

Alastair Paulin was forced his show off his "skinny, pale legs poking below too short running shorts" to get fit for summer.

Summer Starter offers American experience

Marie Smith, who was diagnosed with stomach cancer last year, finished The Press Summer Starter fun run with her son and ...

Tracy Hapi has lost 92kg in two years and gone from a size 34 to a 14.

Summer off to a good start gallery video

Start of the 10km The Press Summer Starter fun run.

More than 5000 people - and about 130 dogs - ran and walked across our city in The Press Summer Starter.

Summer Starter inspiration

Personal trainer, Cate Grace and husband Riwai Grace are encouraging others to join them in the Summer Starter.

Tomorrow, thousands of folk at least 120 dogs will take part in the second Press Summer Starter.

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