Back to nature for city poet

Christchurch writer and poet Frankie McMillan in her Christchurch home.

A slow-but-steady pace is paying off for award-winning poet and short story writer Frankie McMillan.

Musician on a mission

Mel Parsons is playing 22-dates around the country in aid of her latest, and third album, Drylands.

A West Coaster "through and through", Mel Parsons talks tours, Dire Straits and cups of tea with Ron Sexsmith.

Record Store Day gets its groove back

Buying a record at a generic chain store just isn't the same experience as buying one at an indie record store.

In an increasingly disposable world, Record Store Day celebrates the sense of community found at record stores.

Feeding the world, Midge Ure style

Musician Midge Ure is back in NZ for the first time since the early '80s.

Ultravox frontman Midge Ure talks about co-writing Do They Know It's Christmas? with Bob Geldof and recalls the day it all began.

Banks Peninsula's luxury hideaway

The view from the Annandale homestead.

Heavenly views, fine food, luxury accommodation and a peninsula to roam is all part of the Annandale experience.

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Eat And Drink

Cafe Chat: New restaurant a step closer

The Little Bistro in Akaroa.

Little Bistro owners' new venture in New Regent St is called 27 Steps.

Cosy at Caffeine Laboratory

REVIEW: Caffeine Laboratory is warm and welcoming with burgers that hard to beat.

An old hand goes high end

MKR duo on health kick

Art And Stage

Back to nature for city poet

"There are no horses in heaven". Canterbury University Press, 2015, $25, Original artwork for the cover is by Lyttelton artist Nichola Shanley.

A slow-but-steady pace is paying off for award-winning poet and short story writer Frankie McMillan.

Record Store Day gets its groove back

In an increasingly disposable world, Record Store Day celebrates the sense of community found at record stores.

Mel Parsons is playing 22-dates around the country in aid of her latest, and third album, Drylands.

Musician on a mission

A West Coaster "through and through", Mel Parsons talks tours, Dire Straits and cups of tea with Ron Sexsmith.

Summer Starter

Ladi6's festival homecoming

STAR ATTRACTION: Ladi 6 is performing twice in Christchurch.

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

Toll of quake stress

Many Cantabrians turning to bad habits, whether alcohol, coffee, smoking or overeating, to cope.

EYES ON THE PRIZE: Running trainer Bevan Eyles.

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.

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