Christchurch Life

Gadsby-McPhail play 'weak, cheesy'

David McPhail and Jon Gadsby

OPINION: I wanted Suite 16, by local comedic duo Jon Gadsby and David McPhail, to impress me. It didn't.

From busking to Gallipoli

Christchurch singer Rebecca Nelson A Christchurch singer will go from busking on the streets to one of the biggest performances of her career when she sings the national anthem in Gallipoli.

Anzac Day services in Canterbury

Anzac Day Dry, warm weather is forecast for Christchurch's dawn service, one of many held in Canterbury.

Review: Cortado

Cortado Restaurant Bar Cafe The tapas selection ranges far and it would be a fussy woman who didn't find a plate or three she wanted.

Mitchelli's moves to The Tannery

Mitchelli's Cafe Rinato Family-run Mitchelli's Cafe Rinato has left Poplar Lane and taken on a much bigger space in The Tannery.

Ready for $5 coffee?

coffee, Al Keating If the prospect of a price rise has you spluttering into your latte, here is how to keep the cost down.

New brew for market man

When the quakes spelt the end of the Poplar Lane market, its operators switched to a mobile coffee business.

Easter buns a treat to make

Easter treats all across city

Sophie Pascoe as model

Sophie Pascoe Paralympic swimmer Sophie Pascoe has ditched her togs for jewellery in a photo shoot for a new sponsor.

New shop is full of vintage gems

A vintage treasure trove is opening up in Cathedral Junction, thanks to a generous landlord and Life in Vacant Spaces.

Introducing Anna & Jamie

Chch fashion insiders

Dual finds new home

After losing her Lyttelton store in the quake, designer Caro Allison has opened a new boutique in The Tannery.

Heavenly Creatures 20 years on

Heavenly Creatures Two decades after its release, we look at how Peter Jackson made Heavenly Creatures in the shadow of the Parker-Hulme murder.

Wild art has charity appeal

A flock of multi-coloured giraffes will be coming to Christchurch this summer to raise money for charities.

Stones confirm NZ date

Review: The Hound of the Baskervilles

Hat and Hair show for Cardboard Cathedral

The Hat and Hair show, which started in Timaru, enters another phase in its history with a new venue - the Cardboard Cathedral in Christchurch.

Heritage update: Saving our city's soul

Heritage Watch Christchurch might have lost nearly half of its heritage buildings, but it is what we do with the rest of them that matters most.

Not your average garage: The mini cave

A shrine to the Mini is taking over classic car restorer Paul Costin's garage. This man cave is a nod to the 1960s mod culture, with two full-sized minis sitting among vintage steering wheels, license plates and a khaki parka.

Here's the ultimate man cave

Canterbury's rural playground

A day trip to Cheviot

Kim Newth takes the road north to discover a charming country town with fascinating local history and a tempting lineup of art, antiques and artisan foods.

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Treats aplenty at Food Show

food show If you love food, there is no better place to be this weekend than The Food Show.

Event management

Beck Eleven looks at the weekend's events.


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Beck Eleven takes a look at what's on this weekend.

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