'Hated because of how I look'

Jackel, a Kiwi rapper who lives in Australia, is holding a release party for her new video Put In Fitness at Winnie Bagoes City on Saturday. She has previously received online abuse over her appearance.

19 min ago  Because of her tattooed appearance, online commentators once told Jackel Aitchison to kill herself.

The optimistic Mr Smit

Sir Tim Smit says a New Zealand Eden Project could act as "a fantastic symbol" for Christchurch.

Sir Tim Smit has a "rock and roll" approach and a big vision for Christchurch.

Mosh and Mozart for revamped theatre

The James Hay Theatre, pictured in 2005, will become a venue for chamber music and rock gigs.

The revamped James Hay Theatre in the Town Hall will be able to switch between chamber music and a mosh pit.

How do you rebuild the Court Theatre?

Everyman Theatre, Liverpool, England, is the inspiration for a rebuilt Court Theatre in central Christchurch.

A good theatre is as hard to build as a nuclear facility and your company could be destroyed if you get it wrong.

Team effort to win All Blacks tickets

Raewyn Murray is rallying her community for a competition to win 50 tickets to an All Blacks test match. 
The competition is being run by The Press in partnership with ASB. Photo: Emily Spink/Fairfax NZ

It's game on for a Christchurch community chasing tickets to an historic All Blacks test match.

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Art And Stage

'Hated because of how I look'

Jackel, a Kiwi rapper who lives in Australia, is holding a release party for her new video Put In Fitness at Winnie Bagoes City on Saturday. She has previously received online abuse over her appearance.

19 min ago  Because of her tattooed appearance, online commentators once told Jackel Aitchison to kill herself.

How do you rebuild the Court Theatre?

A good theatre is as hard to build as a nuclear facility and your company could be destroyed if you get it wrong.

The James Hay Theatre, pictured in 2005, will become a venue for chamber music and rock gigs.

Mosh and Mozart for revamped theatre

The revamped James Hay Theatre in the Town Hall will be able to switch between chamber music and a mosh pit.

Summer Starter

Ladi6's festival homecoming

STAR ATTRACTION: Ladi 6 is performing twice in Christchurch.

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

Toll of quake stress

Many Cantabrians turning to bad habits, whether alcohol, coffee, smoking or overeating, to cope.

EYES ON THE PRIZE: Running trainer Bevan Eyles.

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.

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