Groups clean up for future

Tanya Jenkins, Colleen Philip and Zak Cassels are collaborating to clean up the Heathcote River on May 9.

Organisers of a Christchurch river clean-up hope their efforts will stop people "[dumping] their rubbish for free".

'Passionate love of environment'

Udo Benecke

Udo Benecke foresaw many of today's global ecological problems well ahead of his time.

Inside a swingers community

All together now. The social stigma about swinging means most involved guard their identity closely.

Most swingers are middle class or higher – police officers, teachers, accountants, doctors and lawyers.

Legacy of paintings, adventure

Christchurch artist Tui McBeath died of motor neurone disease, aged 67. She left a legacy of beautiful works.

Tui McBeath was a woman unafraid of pursuing adventure.

Guns, God and family video

David Tipple at Gun City, Christchurch, in 2014. Examples of the imitation pistols that Customs seized are on the counter in front of him.

You could say that there are two types of people in this world: those who are comfortable using firearms and those who naturally resist them.

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Eat And Drink

Secret world of mushrooming

A porcini mushroom discovered early in the morning in Hagley Park.

It takes time and effort to learn where and when, but you can find your own porcini in Christchurch.

The Colombo to expand

Demand for space ramps up as The Colombo moves to its next stage of development.

Imperial times at White House Black

Breaking Bad burgers in Lyttelton

Art And Stage

Legacy of paintings, adventure

Christchurch artist Tui McBeath died of motor neurone disease, aged 67. She left a legacy of beautiful works.

Tui McBeath was a woman unafraid of pursuing adventure.

'May the Fourth Be With You'

What else is there to do on a Monday night but check out the magical moments at the Monday Night Fiesta?

Jane Dodd Fuchsprellen, Lignum vitae, beef bone, marcasite, sterling silver.

Brooching the Rococo revolution

Contemporary jeweller Jane Dodd's exhibition Rococo Revolution gets down to the bone.

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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