Christchurch Life

Waka arrives at Rapaki

A traditional sea-craft arrived in Lyttelton harbour this morning, producing a dramatic sight for locals.

Bland and rather pricey

Rangoon Ruby While dipping sauces bring flavour to some bland dishes, Rangoon Ruby is 'a rather pricey lesson in Burmese'.

Engineers and Merchants

Engineers Engineers, the roof-top bar and restaurant, and Merchants, the downstairs bar and dance hub, are newbies to city nightlife.

Christchurch nearly full

Kapa haka festival organisers are getting creative to provide enough beds for 15,000 people.

Anastacia cancels NZ tour

American pop singer Anastacia has cancelled her New Zealand shows in Christchurch and Auckland in April.

Smash Palace is moving

Owner Johnny Moore plans to combine Smash Palace with his new venture Brick Farm on High St.

Can Christchurch compete?

Melbourne's hospitality workers put Christchurch to shame.

Going loco for Mexican food

Fuel for the school day

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?

New sculpture for north

Christchurch has a new Neil Dawson sculpture to welcome people arriving in Christchurch from the north.

Frustration over arts precinct

Christchurch art organisations are in limbo over the project.

Rock royalty in Brighton

All the colours of creation

'Bound by our experiences'

It was with a heavy heart that I began to watch last night's quake documentary The Day That Changed My Life.

Cafe of the month: The Shroom Room

Shroom room Two meat eaters still find plenty on the menu at this vegetarian cafe in Lyttelton.

Competitor's coastal shift

Five-time Coast to Coast winner Richard Ussher is looking to put his stamp on event this weekend.

Backyard cricket

Pass the salad

Good as gold

Travel: Collingwood turns out to be the perfect base to explore beautiful golden bay.

Ladi6's festival homecoming

Ladi6 is headlining two major events in Christchurch this weekend - The Summer Starter and Christmas in the Park.

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.

Persistence beats resistance

Toll of quake stress

'Bloody good race'

Thousands of participants ran and walked through the eastern suburbs for The Press Summer Starter.

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.

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