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Christmas carols

More than 60 events, from pool parties to carol singing, will help people ''have a bit of fun'' this summer.

Sutton: Running reduces stress

roger sutton If anyone knows about stress management, it is Roger Sutton.

US spotlight on Chch

marlon williams Christchurch musicians have been singled out by Billboard magazine.

Creations come to life

lollipop Colourful and creepy creations hit the catwalk as D&A makeup design students show off their skills.

Carnival of shape and light

festa Christchurch's party season opens with the resplendent festival of light.

What's shameful about eating alone?

Passengers & Co breakfast If you've never enjoyed a meal with a dog-eared novel at a table for one, you're missing out.

Couchsurfing 'used for grooming'

Men infiltrated Christchurch couchsurfing group with alleged "sexually charged motivations".

Artisan bakehouse rises in Woolston

Black Betty is Christchurch's best

Introducing Rachael & Mike

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

Silence for Dawson

A moment of silence for the late Charlotte Dawson was held at the beginning of NZ Fashion Week tonight.

Boys also keen to impress

Student designers stun

Safety fences the inspiration

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

Theatre tests its colours

Isaac Theatre Royal The facade of the historic Isaac Theatre Royal was lit up for the first time this week as restoration work continues.

Ode to a horse?

With three New Zealand Trotting Cups to his name there is no doubt Terror To Love has the X factor and now he has a song to prove it.

GO Live: The Eastern

Radiohead recall Chch gig

Lining up for TV stardom

The X-Factor music competition is returning to NZ next year and budding musicians are already lining up to enter.

Redcurrent celebrates 15 years

Rebecca Kain 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

Sweeping views of Lyttelton Harbour set the scene for a family home in Governors Bay.

Top five takeaways

Travel: An overnight stay in Kaikoura

The city debate

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

Daily trivia quiz: August 9

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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?

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Sudoku - Daily

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

Fun run not just for humans

Louise Edwards Rosco is nearly two years old and is keen to run 10km as a training buddy for his owner.

One in five suffer insomnia

One-third of Cantabrians say they are not getting enough sleep and should do better on exercise, says a new survey.

The scoop on summer

Promoting the suburbs

It's the high road for tourists

The Christchurch Coastal Pathway group is aiming for the 6.5 kilometre track to become the most popular tourist attraction in the city.

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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