Christchurch Life

A beery good time at Monteiths

beerhive monteiths

The Monteith's Brewing Company is about as West Coast as it gets.

Robert Scott's new album

Robert Scott NZ musician Robert Scott talks about his new album, The Clean's tour plans, and life as a teacher aide.

Brooding over success

Broods Caleb Nott, of Kiwi music sensation Broods, is not sure he could deal with the same level of fame as compatriot Lorde.

Climbing your own Everest

Cyclist OPINION: Riding your bike the height of Mt Everest is a bit extreme, but there is value in taking on big adventures.

Go hard or go home?

Exercise It can lead to pain, overheating, vomiting or dehydration. So why are so many of us drawn to extreme exercise?

The cutest comfort food

Abbie Napier's cupcakes No-one wants a frugally iced cupcake, so try this amazing chocolate and orange recipe this rainy weekend.

Wine and design experience

Unlocking your creative potential in a painting studio over a glass of wine started after Hurricane Katrina.

Review: Riccarton House Bistro

What we're eating

Student designers stun

Hannah Peart More than 500 people came to see Christchurch student designers showcase their work.

Gym gear gets colour kick

Walking through sports gear stores, the walls are a sea of colours and patterns, each more outrageous than the next.

Introducing Kate & Brendan

'The man of my dreams'

Boys also keen to impress

Teen boys are increasingly concerned about appearance, especially ahead of the ball season.

'Check out my house'

street art house Ren Bell's house is due for demolition this week, so he asked street artists to decorate it for one final hurrah.

Cooking up new art fund

The Christchurch Art Gallery has launched an ambitious $5 million fundraising campaign to attract a new generation of art benefactors and supporters.

Underwhelmed by river precinct

A birthday without mum

Offence 'a form of political currency'

Author Richard King, in Christchurch this month for the WORD Festival, says we are offended far too easily.

Daily trivia quiz: August 9

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Daily trivia quiz: July 26

Are you a trivia whiz? Test your knowledge on our daily quiz.

Daily trivia quiz: July 13

Daily trivia quiz: July 12

Daily trivia quiz: August 22

Are you a trivia whiz? Test your knowledge on our daily quiz.

How important is good service?

Coffee Forget chefs and business owners. Meet some of Christchurch's hospitality stars - the ones going the extra mile to get our orders just right.

From burgers to bars

Chef Andrew Brown, of Burgers & Beers Inc and The George fame, is about to open The Dragon's Den Social Lounge in Colombo St.

Our dining habits

Call of the mountains

Recipe: Bee-sting cake

Opawa Bakery and Cafe's baker, Detlev Stukenbrok, uses a versatile sweet dough to make his signature bee-sting cake. He tops it with honey and almonds, and fills with vanilla custard.

Web Words Crossword - Daily

If you love crosswords and puzzles this is the site for you. The Daily Web Words crossword is a great daily challenge to keep your brain sharp and also to give you that well deserved break in your busy day.

General Knowledge Crossword - Daily

Test your general knowledge daily with this fun crossword. How much do you know?

Code Cracker - Daily

Find a Word - Daily

Sudoku - Daily

Are you a numbers person? Try the challenging and fun Sudoku puzzles daily on Stuff.

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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