Christchurch Life

Antarctic finalists revealed

Jana Sladka

Eight competitors have made it through to the final stage in a competition to win a trip to Antarctica.

My favourite book

book What's that one dog-eared, well-loved book that you always return to when you need a good read?

Are you a Summer Starter?

Laura Broadway Andrea Maher is running the Summer Starter and challenges her latin dance teacher to join her.

Give fitness a go with Summer Starter

The Press Summer Starter The Press Summer Starter 10km and 4km fun-run/walk is all about getting out there and giving fitness a go.

A full-on city love affair

Re:start mall I've been here since January 2012 and here's why I've fallen in love with Christchurch.

Review: Chinwag Eathai

Chinwag The pre-quake Victoria and High streets favourite is back. Grab a park where Victoria meets Salisbury St, then follow the garlic, galangal and lemongrass aromas.

Black is the new black

The burger bar has been set pretty high with the latest crazy creation from Burger King.

Want a healthy lunch on the go?

The perfect drink for icy climes

Introducing Rachael & Mike

Wedding of the week The mountains and lakes of Central Otago provide the perfect backdrop for this wonderfully romantic occasion.

Silence for Dawson

A moment of silence for the late Charlotte Dawson was held at the beginning of NZ Fashion Week tonight.

Boys also keen to impress

Student designers stun

Safety fences the inspiration

A rebuild-inspired creation by a North Canterbury designer received an honourable mention at the World of WearableArt (WOW) awards.

Need school holiday ideas?

Washington skate park Art exhibitions, children's theatre, free cupcake workshops... there's plenty around to entertain the children over the break.

Breaking free of bars

Christchurch parolees' stories are being told through contemporary dance as part of the city's Body Festival.

GO Live: Song from the heart

Age no barrier to hip hop

Finn rocks Horncastle

Bic Runga shone and Neil Finn delivered a polished performance in the last show on his world tour.

Daily trivia quiz: August 9

alanis morrissette Are you a trivia whiz? Test your knowledge on our daily quiz.

Daily trivia quiz: July 26

Are you a trivia whiz? Test your knowledge on our daily quiz.

Daily trivia quiz: July 13

Daily trivia quiz: July 12

Daily trivia quiz: August 22

Are you a trivia whiz? Test your knowledge on our daily quiz.

A statement spring dish

Salmon Town Tonic chef Mark Collings whips up pan-fried salmon, buttermilk-dill dressing and a spring vegetable salad.

Your guide to dining out: Part II

Take a culinary journey through The Americas and Europe without leaving Christchurch city limits.

Christchurch's top walks

The big cat lady

Review: Strange & Co

The lane is buzzing with people, ranging from bespectacled hipsters with sardonic facial hair to after-work drinkers in sober suits and tiny women in tinier skirts.

Web Words Crossword - Daily

If you love crosswords and puzzles this is the site for you. The Daily Web Words crossword is a great daily challenge to keep your brain sharp and also to give you that well deserved break in your busy day.

General Knowledge Crossword - Daily

Test your general knowledge daily with this fun crossword. How much do you know?

Code Cracker - Daily

Find a Word - Daily

Sudoku - Daily

Are you a numbers person? Try the challenging and fun Sudoku puzzles daily on Stuff.

DJ parks 50kg of weight

lana searle More FM radio announcer Lana Searle was determined to keep off the 50kg she lost. | Event backs charities

Summer Starter backs charities

Putting food on tables and supporting Kiwi families who need it most is a key part of The Press Summer Starter event.

From zero to 10km

Small changes reduce dementia risk

Running 10km with a pram

Busy mother-of-two Jess Bergs knows all about making time for exercise and says even 10 minutes a day is better than nothing.

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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Event management

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

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