A classic English garden using NZ natives

Can you achieve classic form with only New Zealand-born and bred plants? One Canterbury gardener has done just that.

3:20 PM  Can you achieve English-style borders with only NZ-born and bred plants? The answer's yes.

Laboratory a taste of England

The Laboratory brewpub and eatery, Lincoln, is a mix of building materials, to mimic how older buildings typically evolve.

The Laboratory is anything but a sterile, white space.

Irvine has real X Factor

X Factor contestant Joe Irvine listens, and the audience watch attentively, as Irvine's mum sings to him at a fundraising concert for anti-bullying charity Be the Change in Christchurch on Sunday, May 24.

Joe Irvine performed at a small club in Christchurch on Sunday night, a fundraiser for anti-bullying charity, Be the Change.

Memorial sculpture 'leading rebuild'

Extant sculpture pays tribute to those killed in the CTV building.

Christchurch developer places memorial to those killed in the CTV building at the centre of his rebuilt business.

The thing about weight

Yuck, the seven-day cabbage soup diet. As awful as it sounds.

OPINION: Here I am again, exactly the same weight as I started last year, feeling like I'm standing at the bottom of Mount Everest looking doubtfully at the peak.

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Eat And Drink

Garlic brings a welcome kick

This orzo dish is so easy and fresh it almost makes itself.

Bored of bland rice and pasta dishes? Just add a bit of garlic.

Cafe Chat: Meet Punky Brewster

Find out why a new a craft beer fillery in Addington has been named Punky Brewster.

UFOs spotted at Spice Paragon

Top drop in South? Riesling

Art And Stage

Memorial sculpture 'leading rebuild'

Extant sculpture pays tribute to those killed in the CTV building.

Christchurch developer places memorial to those killed in the CTV building at the centre of his rebuilt business.

'Anti Groovy' artworks painted on gallery walls

Artist Mark Braunias has painted creatures and mysterious forms directly only the walls of a Sydenham gallery.

Rescue helicopter pilot (Dwayne Johnson) heads to San Francisco to save his only daughter.

San Andreas coming to Chch video

Are Christchurch cinemagoers ready to see a blockbuster movie about a devastating earthquake?

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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