This summer has been a hot one and there is still plenty of it left before we welcome winter rain and weekends spent indoors looking out.
Few Kiwis want to see sugar taxed despite most seeing it as a health vice, a survey shows.
A unicorn-like creation has taken the top prize in a tough body art competition at Cup Day.
Local performer Penny Ashton has brought her critically acclaimed show Promise and Promiscuity to the World Buskers Festival.
World Buskers Festival veteran Derek Flores, aka El Jaguar, says Christchurch audiences make him work hardest for laughs. This year, he'll host the festival's nightly comedy club and be set on testing our limits.
Beck Eleven looks at the weekend's events.
Here are some quick tips that will help you get the most out of the Summer Starter fun run and walk this Sunday.
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