Snow and hail for South Island

Ten centimetres of snow fell in Tapanui, West Otago, on Sunday morning. Photos by local man, Simon Youngman.

14 min ago  Hail and sleet was expected in Southland and Otago on Sunday morning as a cold snap continued to blanket the South Island with wintry conditions.

Musical mayhem at the museum

Christchurch band and international success story, Doprah are performing their last show for ''the forseeable future'' ...

The five-month party is almost over but you can still hear history being made.

Review: Leinster Rd Bistro, Christchurch

The lamb comes two ways and is a tasty bistro style meal for a winter's night.

Leinster Rd Bistro is an oasis on a week night.

Catholic pilgrimage ends in Christchurch

Students from St Bede's College carried a four metre cross down Barbadoes St on Friday afternoon, taking park in World ...

A group of students carried a four-metre crucifix through central Christchurch on Friday, marking the end of a South Island pilgrimage.

Exploring Kiwi erotica

Cover art of Aotearotica, Volume 1.

It's not porn, honest. Of course it's about sex but there's more going on here too.

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Eat And Drink

Review: Leinster Rd Bistro, Christchurch

The lamb comes two ways and is a tasty bistro style meal for a winter's night.

Leinster Rd Bistro is an oasis on a week night.

Sumner gets a new bakery

The Bohemian Bakery is open in Sumner and Mediterranean Foods is doing Friday night dinners.

Best pork in NZ revealed

'Best value' alternative meals

Art And Stage

Passionate Sivan connects with crowd

Singer Troye Sivan brought plenty of passion and joy to Christchurch's Horncastle Arena on Thursday night.

REVIEW: Troye Sivan's Blue Neighbourhood show in Christchurch was "dreamy, hopeful, emotional and genuine".

What's on in Christchurch this week

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are playing at Horncastle Arena this week.

From Manfredini to Macklemore, it's music galore in Christchurch this week

NZSO deliver polished performance

Edo de Waart deftly led the NZSO in Wednesday night's concert at Horncastle Arena.

REVIEW: Maestro Edo de Waart deftly led the orchestra and defied Horncastle Arena's acoustics

Christchurch film festival starts

Nick Paris, left, and festival director Bill Gosden at the Isaac Theatre Royal in central Christchurch.

The Christchurch leg of the New Zealand International Film Festival opens on Thursday evening at the Isaac Theatre Royal.

Weather gods smile on Sunset shoot

Scottish model Agyness Deyn stars in Sunset Song, which was partly shot in Canterbury.

Canterbury-shot Sunset Song set to make debut at Film Festival

Summer Starter

'We've got the same name' video

Sophie Dawson, 9, and Sophie Lumb, 8, became instant friends after meeting at an end of year party.

Two Sophies from two quake-ravaged schools meet for the first time - see what happens next.

How a sloth starts summer

These people dressed better and ran a much greater distance than Alastair Paulin at The Press Summer Starter.

Alastair Paulin was forced his show off his "skinny, pale legs poking below too short running shorts" to get fit for summer.

Summer Starter offers American experience

Marie Smith, who was diagnosed with stomach cancer last year, finished The Press Summer Starter fun run with her son and ...

Tracy Hapi has lost 92kg in two years and gone from a size 34 to a 14.

Summer off to a good start gallery video

Start of the 10km The Press Summer Starter fun run.

More than 5000 people - and about 130 dogs - ran and walked across our city in The Press Summer Starter.

Summer Starter inspiration

Personal trainer, Cate Grace and husband Riwai Grace are encouraging others to join them in the Summer Starter.

Tomorrow, thousands of folk at least 120 dogs will take part in the second Press Summer Starter.

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