Christchurch Life

Pathway to enhance city lifestyle

OPINION: The proposed Christchurch coastal pathway would be a lifestyle destination as well as an accessway.

Japanese favourite rises from ashes

Original @Tony's finally reopens, while funky Asian food stall gets noticed for its steamed buns.

Review: Jagz of Styx Mill

It's not fine dining, but it was hearty, casual dining with good flavours, some nice touches and good service.

Celebrate east with coastal run

On Sunday, more than 3000 people will run, walk, scooter and cycle the 10km or 4km coastal Summer Starter course.

CSO shows plenty of promise

The CSO's 2015 programme indicates Benjamin Northey plans to ease into the job of chief conductor.

Froyo craze sweeps city

Frozen yoghurt is the latest craze to hit Christchurch with four stores opening in the city in the last year. Abbie Napier finds out why it is so popular.

Food trucks a hit

It's like the surrounding devastation isn't even there any more. Food trucks in the square are a hit.

Delicious green gold is back

What's in Nadia Lim's food bag?

And the best dressed is...

A North Island woman is "over the moon" to have been crowned Best Dressed Woman at Cup Day.

Video: Best of the body art

A unicorn-like creation has taken the top prize in a tough body art competition at Cup Day.

Elegant looks have the edge

Keisha to judge style

Heels, our arch nemesis?

Heels take a lot of heat, but are they really the root cause of our foot problems?

A proper theatre for a proper city

Velvet curtains, chandeliers, spectacular dancing and a standing ovation - last night's Isaac Theatre Royal opening was a truly giddy affair.

Theatre itself takes centre-stage

Champagne flowed for supporters, sponsors and punters at the grand opening of the Isaac Theatre Royal.

Preparing for curtains up

Theatre Royal opens today

Arts crucial for the rebuild

Warren Feeney, chairman of Arts Voice Christchurch, reviews the state of the arts in post-quake Christchurch and calls for more planning.

Recipe: The ultimate steak dish

Wagyu steak Take the best-quality steak you can find and pair it with a French-inspired potato gratin, asparagus and red wine sauce.

'Tis the party season

What's it like to be a professional party planner? Chris Stead knows. His job is to throw ultimate parties that people never forget.

Best city brunch spots

Travel: Exploring Peel Forest

House: The place to be

Two brothers have converted a Beckenham house into a stylish pad for laidback living and entertaining.

Repairs lead to budget blowout

Thousands of feet will pound over $52 million worth of earthquake repairs on their way to the finish line in the Summer Starter.

Summer Starter's charity push

Harry Foster will be in a decked-out wheelchair among a sea of runners in a 10-kilometre Summer Starter event this weekend

Biking through chemo

'You never fully recover'

Ladi6 visits home

Some of the best new spots in Christchurch have been visited by hip-hop star Ladi6 on a visit to her hometown.

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.


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Event management

Beck Eleven takes a look at what's on this weekend.

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