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Hip-hop star comes home

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Ladi6 'gives back' with gig at Summer Starter

Kiwi hip-hop queen to "give back" to her hometown by singing Cantabrians across the finish line.

'A spectacle of light'

Festa 2014 Next generation of NZ architects transform Christchurch's quake-damaged heart into a "spectacle of light".

How does Gary do it all?

Gary McCormick The notion of a holiday gives Gary McCormick the heebie-geebies so perish the thought of retirement.

TedX's new science focus

Siouxsie Wiles Many speakers at the Christchurch conference will be modern-day scientists bringing the topic to a new generation.

When the Bone was picked

Keri Hulme In 1985, Keri Hulme didn't turn up to the Man Booker ceremony as she didn't think she had a chance - she won.

Coconut oil 'a health hazard'

Coconut oil shouldn't be used as regular cooking oil despite being trendy, says the heart foundation.

How to cater for vegetarians

Don't make them mushroom risotto, but you can make tofu taste good.

Cafe chat: Markets and more

Best bar in Christchurch?

Safety fences the inspiration

WOW A rebuild-inspired creation by a North Canterbury designer received an honourable mention at the World of WearableArt (WOW) awards.

Introducing Rachael & Mike

The mountains and lakes of Central Otago provide the perfect backdrop for this wonderfully romantic occasion.

Silence for Dawson

Boys also keen to impress

Simple but smart for races

Want a winning look for Cup Day? Take some tips from those in the know.

Bringing life back to Arts Centre

Andre Lovatt Hundreds of music students could return when half of the quake-hit historic complex reopens in mid-2015.

Keys to success

Heartache and Sid Vicious' guitar play a part in The Black Keys' latest album, Turn Blue.

Cinema returns to the Square

Secret pyrotechnics at Diwali

Passing on the power of dance

Olivia Russell gave up her promising dance career after her father died. But she couldn't fight her dream, and now runs a Christchurch training school.

The city debate

City There's no shortage of opinion about how we really want Christchurch to look. What do the city's leading lights think?

Redcurrent celebrates 15 years

Rebecca Kain, co-founder of home and giftware store Redcurrent, reflects on the art of giving and her vision for the new Christchurch.

Down by the bay

Top five takeaways

Recipe: Rosemary panna cotta

With the berry season upon us, pair this traditional Italian dessert with a mixed berry compote.

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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.

Walking to get fit for summer

Lucy Powell A keen tramper plans to walk the 10k Summer Starter to help prepare for the Abel Tasman walk next year.

Finding the right fit

Linwood College pupils of all ages and shoe sizes fitted with free running shoes from Shoe Clinic.

Fitness industry fails many

Neighbours key to wellbeing

Struggling to rise to challenge

With summer coming my excuses to avoid a morning run were growing thin, while my waistline was just growing.

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