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'Character' cafe coming up

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Halswell house turns into industrial chic eatery

Double-storey Halswell Rd house converted into industrial chic cafe, while new fresh food joint opens in Sydenham.

Review: A Pocket Full of Spices

Generic spices The dishes at this affordable Rangiora spot have a lovely blend of spices, each nicely complementing the others.

My favourite book

book What's that one dog-eared, well-loved book that you always return to when you need a good read?

Buskers eye return to streets

World Buskers Festival World Buskers Festival could be fully reintegrated back into central-city streets by 2017.

House of the week: Chch

strap There was a time when Alfred Dell'Ario was a stark minimalist, but he is now no longer that person.

'We're not banning under-20s'

Stranges Lane, bar, friends, nightlife The new bars in Stranges Lane are an island of newness amid an urban wasteland.

Bennett a brew believer

Martin Bennett doesn't look like a brewer, but when he's talking about beer his eyes light up.

Bars shift from SOL to Terrace

Chch's food vs the capital

Boys also keen to impress

Schoolboy test, exam, test results, exam results, student, pupil Teen boys are increasingly concerned about appearance, especially ahead of the ball season.

Student designers stun

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

Gym gear gets colour kick

Introducing Kate & Brendan

Silence for Dawson

A moment of silence for the late Charlotte Dawson was held at the beginning of NZ Fashion Week tonight.

Most successful WORD festival yet

Nicky Hager Sold-out shows and thousands of attendees have made this year's Christchurch writers festival one of the most successful yet, its organiser says.

Hager's relationship with hacker

The hacker who helped Nicky Hager did it because he thought Whale Oil blogger "was a p****".

Talking books

Nicky Hager in Chch

Festival offers new views on city

People from outside Christchurch can help Cantabrians to see their strange, ruined and hopeful city in new ways.

Best chicken dinners

Chicken A generous smoked chicken salad at The Carlton was the dish to beat.

Review: The Institution

This petite New Regent St bar brings together some of the best things local vendors have to offer.

Review: Hachi Hachi

Your guide to eating out

Garden City in bloom

Garden guru Dan Rutherford remains upbeat about the future of our Garden City despite the demise of the Ellerslie International Flower Show. He is hopeful an alternative show will emerge.

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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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