Meet the maker: Nellie Ryan

Ryan likes to work from a sun-filled area in her dining room.

10:20 AM  Fortune and fabulous skills combine in the back-story of this award-winning textile designer.

Christchurch Art Gallery's new immersive artwork

Artist Natalia Saegusa with her wall work Tomorrow Still Comes/He Rā Anō Ki Tua, carpark corridor, Christchurch Art ...

Christchurch Art Gallery extends its Outer Spaces

A real variety of performances

The massed choir were one of the real highlights of Showbiz Canterbury's An Evening of Rogers and Hammerstein Classics.

REVIEW: There was plenty to enjoy in Showbiz Canterbury's well-prepared and polished concert.

Global flavours come to High St

Eight Grains at Little High Eatery.

A new international food emporium has put a permanent roof over eight family-run eateries in central Christchurch.

Bowie gems brought to orchestral light

Shihad singer Jon Toogood is the standout vocalist in David Bowie tribute Symphonic Oddity.

REVIEW: Even with an orchestra at your disposal, taking on David Bowie's oeuvre is a daunting task.

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Eat And Drink

Global flavours come to High St

Eight Grains at Little High Eatery.

A new international food emporium has put a permanent roof over eight family-run eateries in central Christchurch.

Best of the breakfast bowls

Forget bacon and eggs - give these delicious breakfast bowls in Christchurch a go instead.

The sweet taste of success

We tried: Grain Coffee and Eatery in Christchurch

Art And Stage

Meet the maker: Nellie Ryan

The beauty is in the detail when it comes to Ryan's work.

Fortune and fabulous skills combine in the back-story of this award-winning textile designer.

Christchurch Art Gallery's new immersive artwork

Artist Natalia Saegusa with her wall work Tomorrow Still Comes/He Rā Anō Ki Tua, carpark corridor, Christchurch Art ...

Christchurch Art Gallery extends its Outer Spaces

A real variety of performances

The massed choir were one of the real highlights of Showbiz Canterbury's An Evening of Rogers and Hammerstein Classics.

REVIEW: There was plenty to enjoy in Showbiz Canterbury's well-prepared and polished concert.

Bowie gems brought to orchestral light

Shihad singer Jon Toogood is the standout vocalist in David Bowie tribute Symphonic Oddity.

REVIEW: Even with an orchestra at your disposal, taking on David Bowie's oeuvre is a daunting task.

Southern tales in limelight video

Performers Kim Garrett, Jane Leonard and Albany Peseta exploring "Aoraki".

A brand new legend of Te Wai Pounamu (the South Island) will wing its way to kids all over Canterbury from next week.

Summer Starter

Review: Sound of Music hits the right notes

The Strudels group of von Trapp children.

North Canterbury Musical Society's Sound of Music hits all the right notes on the Rangiora stage.

Summer's strange, mad beauty

SEPTEMBER 25: We turn our clocks forward for Daylight Saving Time and summer. And in central Auckland, a 4-year-old ...

As Aristotle mused, while slapping sunscreen on the skin left exposed by his beach toga: The whole is greater than the summer of fits and starts.

Four Corners: Summer tales from Kitchener's Cafe and Dairy

Bruce and Sue Sullivan of Kitchener's Cafe and Dairy in Martinborough.

Our summer series continues with a story of the ritual humiliation inflicted on political pundits who underestimated the Don.

'I blame Steph for the quake'

Nick and Steph Thompson of Kaikoura Four Square are pragmatic about the earthquake despite facing a 'torrid' 12 months ahead.

The morning of the Kaikoura earthquake, Steph Thompson opened her Four Square store in a dressing gown. And that's how her customers arrived, too.

OK, it's raining, but at least you won't get sunburnt video

Oli Stewart is a surf lifesaver at Piha in Auckland.

Summer in New Zealand isn't all about iceblocks and sunburn.

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