Young mum defeats the odds

Lauren's three-year-old daughter Charli.

Baby was the "catalyst of change" for the young Christchurch mother and nursing student.

Kendo with two swords

Eynon Phillips (left) from Canterbury and Nigel Tan from Otago compete in the South Island Kendo Championships at ...

Eynon Phillips is one of few Kiwis to grade fourth dan in two-sword Kendo fighting.

Two Cartoons tour

Two Cartoons' Isaac McFarlane and Brad Craig in 2012.

Underground Kiwi bands Two Cartoons and Spawts will be bringing their musical flair around the country this month.

Artefacts tell stories of our past

One of archaeologist Jessie Garland's favourite finds is this Price and Co Russian Bears Grease, estimated to be around ...

In time for National Archaeology Week, local archaeologists say the city's rebuild has unearthed more of its past.

The sewing tour of the South

Sew Love creator Sarah Lancaster at The Commons in Christchurch.

Armed with sewing machines and secondhand fabrics, Sew Love is changing the way we think about consumerism.

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Eat And Drink

Combining food and shopping

Frobisher mixes interior design with top food.

Neat Places in Christchurch to enjoy a dining and shopping experience in a shared space.

Review: Staff Only, Christchurch

The small, quirky bagel joint opened in what was formally the back entrance to Tequila Mockingbird restaurant.

Step back in time at new bar

Why Annabel Langbein loves live cooking

Art And Stage

Two Cartoons tour

Two Cartoons' Isaac McFarlane and Brad Craig in 2012.

Underground Kiwi bands Two Cartoons and Spawts will be bringing their musical flair around the country this month.

High School students seek FAME

Wakatipu High School students Sophia Harris, 17, as Lambchops; Hugh Taylor, 17, as Nick; Zak Komene, 16, and Sofia ...

Wakatipu High School's talent will be showcased when Fame - The Musical opens on Wednesday night at the Queenstown Memorial Centre.

NZ's Joni Mitchell unveiled

Nadia Reid picked up her guitar at the age of 15 and it has gone with her ever since.

Folk singer Nadia Reid spent a year being sober while she made and toured her latest album.

Bain gets new Court role

Christchurch playwright and theatre director Dan Bain has been appointed as The Court Theatre's associate director.

Children's theatre specialist tipped as future leader

Pair snap up photo prizes

Roseanne Jones won the prestigious Canon Eyecon photography competition with a series showing her parents' home and ...

Two up-and-coming Christchurch photographers have snapped up the top prizes in a national competition.

Summer Starter

Summer's strange, mad beauty

SEPTEMBER 25: We turn our clocks forward for Daylight Saving Time and summer. And in central Auckland, a 4-year-old ...

As Aristotle mused, while slapping sunscreen on the skin left exposed by his beach toga: The whole is greater than the summer of fits and starts.

Four Corners: Summer tales from Kitchener's Cafe and Dairy

Bruce and Sue Sullivan of Kitchener's Cafe and Dairy in Martinborough.

Our summer series continues with a story of the ritual humiliation inflicted on political pundits who underestimated the Don.

'I blame Steph for the quake'

Nick and Steph Thompson of Kaikoura Four Square are pragmatic about the earthquake despite facing a 'torrid' 12 months ahead.

The morning of the Kaikoura earthquake, Steph Thompson opened her Four Square store in a dressing gown. And that's how her customers arrived, too.

OK, it's raining, but at least you won't get sunburnt video

Oli Stewart is a surf lifesaver at Piha in Auckland.

Summer in New Zealand isn't all about iceblocks and sunburn.

Fine day for fun run

Crystal Dodd, on the left, Bronnie Park and Jason Dodd gather  before the start of the 4km event start in Ti Rakau Reserve

Thousands ran on Sunday, with many making it a personal challenge, a costume party or a family day out

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