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Eleanor Catton

WORD festival sees Eleanor Catton feature amongst some 100 writers and performers over five days.

Ruth Reichl: Food critic turns novelist

Press pets: Sadie's daring diet

sadie My name is Sadie (the seriously silly sausage dog) and my strange diet might just be the secret to me still being alive.

Living up to the name

i am giant I Am Giant's Paul Matthews talks about their new album Science & Survival and the risks they took to create it.

Jungle's rise to fame

jungle Josh Lloyd-Watson of British duo Jungle reveals just how the most exciting band in the world right now began.

OMG! Ice shower hits

James Walker Ice sales double as brave souls rush to take freezing showers for charity.

Cooking classes a recipe for success

 Maddox Wright Cooking classes are the new must-do activity and Cantabrians are lining up.

Whiskey winter warmer

A session for whiskey lovers in Cashmere and truffle tasting at Mercatos will help keep winter misery at bay.

New York foodie heads to NZ

Couchsurfing at Smash Palace

Gym gear gets colour kick

Nicole Wheadon Walking through sports gear stores, the walls are a sea of colours and patterns, each more outrageous than the next.

Introducing Kate & Brendan

While a back injury threatened to curb the romantic vibe on engagement day, their wedding was simply beautiful.

'The man of my dreams'

Shoe business the perfect fit

Student designers stun

More than 500 people came to see Christchurch student designers showcase their work.

Artists abandon city

Artist Rob Hood The quakes hit the Christchurch arts community hard with a quarter of our artists leaving since 2006.

Show us your Lego

The Press is offering Lego experts a chance to win Toy World prizes for their best creations.

Old-school folk singer

Hope and Wire sapped of potency

Back on the box

Former Christchurch Mayor Sir Bob Parker was like a ''duck to water'' on the Paul Henry Show.

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Prime cuts: The city's best meat dishes

Steak One Good Horse served up the ultimate ribeye steak when Avenues decided to embrace the carnivore within.

Hewitt gearing up for Glasgow

Despite the health troubles fiance, coach and fellow triathlete Laurent Vidal has encountered over the past few months, triathlete Andrea Hewitt is competing at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games this month.

Bar review: Nucleus

Review: La Tandoor

No escaping debts with virtual kitty

University of Canterbury graduates have created software to manage flat finances. Glassjar software stops the "carnage" of figuring out who owes what, founder George Smith says.

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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.

Warm-ups

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Event management

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

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