Show lost to quakes finally opens

4:22 PM  A theatre show lost to the Canterbury earthquakes will finally have its premiere on Friday night.

Cathedral of light rises video

Inflatable artwork Arboaria has popped up in Cathedral Square as part of the Christchurch Arts Festival.

Timelapse shows large and colourful inflatable artwork rise into the Christchurch skyline.

Release the Kraken

Trygve Wakenshaw's absurd silent comedy show Kraken opens in Christchurch on Friday night as part of the Christchurch Arts Festival.

Award-winning Kiwi performer Trygve Wakenshaw is worried he is going to get a hostile reaction to his first ever performance in Christchurch.

How good is the Everest movie?

Jason Clarke plays Kiwi mountaineer Rob Hall in the movie Everest.

REVIEW: Based on the tragic 1996 disaster on Mt Everest this is epic cinema - entertaining and emotionally enervating.

Beach zone faces in arty quizz

Paul Johns comes face to face with his portrait, painted by Ina Ludick

New Brighton faces form the basis of a beachy quiz

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Eat And Drink

Carlton owner opens new venue

James Murdoch, owner of The Carlton, is opening another venue in Christchurch.

Bush Inn confirms tenants and Spitfire Square announces foodie outlets.

Cabbages fit for kings

Spring's savoy cabbage has a mild, sweetish flavour - and these two recipes showcase it perfectly.

Cream of the crop

Nuts reveal their soft side

Art And Stage

How good is the Everest movie?

Jason Clarke plays Kiwi mountaineer Rob Hall in the movie Everest.

REVIEW: Based on the tragic 1996 disaster on Mt Everest this is epic cinema - entertaining and emotionally enervating.

Beach zone faces in arty quizz

Paul Johns comes face to face with his portrait, painted by Ina Ludick

New Brighton faces form the basis of a beachy quiz

Yin and Yang of musical theatre dancers

The musical comedy Spamalot is about to hit the stage at The Isaac Theatre Royal, featuring Ella Wilson and Warwick Shillito.

Two performers at different ends of their respective careers will hit the stage of this season’s production of Spamalot.

The Rubens jump through Hoops

Australian band The Rubens will support Imagine Dragons on their New Zealand tour in September.

The Rubens have released an album of timeless rock songs. They play here supporting Imagine Dragons next week.

Loons performers together again

Loons members Sophie Ewert, left, Skye Broberg, and Tom Trevella are reuniting for a Christchurch Arts Festival show.

 A new show created for the Christchurch Arts Festival is reuniting a local theatre company scattered to the world by the Canterbury earthquakes.

Summer Starter

Summer Starter on crutches gallery video

Cate Grace is a personal trainer with Leap Fitness and Motivation, who positively manages living with chronic illnesses. She is now an ambassador for The Press Summer Starter.

Cate Grace smiles in the face of adversity and is encouraging others to join her.

Chambers joins Summer Starter fun

Noel Chambers has signed up for the Summer Starter, as have all the staff at his firm.

The Summer Starter event will be a family affair for one tight-knit Christchurch business.

Businesses take up running challenge

Tradestaff managing director Kevin Eder will wear a blue tutu in this year's Summer Starter.

A Christchurch businessman will don a tutu and his running shoes for The Press Summer Starter.

Summer Starter entries open

Runners hit their paces at the start of the inaugural The Press Summer Starter Fun Run.

The race is on for Cantabrians to enter for The Press Summer Starter fun run and walk.

School takes up Summer Starter challenge

St Michael's School will be running or walking in The Press Summer Starter fun run and walk.

A Christchurch school is taking up a challenge to get active and address their health and well being.

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