Yes, ministers

Former Prime Minister Helen Clark, left, with Labour ministers Mark Burton and Annette King and Dame Margaret Bazley at the release of Bazley's report on police conduct in 2007.

"I'm not the most popular person on the block."

Review: Hamlet: The Video Game

Hamlet: The Videogame opened at The Court Theatre on Thursday as part of the Christchurch Arts Festival.

This show is anarchic, a bit rough around the edges and more than a little eccentric. But it is also very funny.

Pianos play out final memorial tune

Katrina King and Rodney Ridgen take their sledgehammers to a piano as part of the Greendale Shake-Up event.

Three pianos played their last tune, as they were smashed by Greendale residents during their earthquake memorial activities.

Kids rejoice in cathedral of light

Inflatable sculpture Arboria was designed by British firm Architects of Air and is open until September 13 in Cathedral Square.

The official opening of a the second weekend 

Coastal Pathway gets longer video

Stage two of the Christchurch Coastal Pathway opens with kapa haka performances by Mt Pleasant School students and a cycle run by Mayor Lianne Dalziel.

Cycling and kapa haka heralded the opening of stage two of Christchurch's coastal pathway.

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Eat And Drink

Carlton owner opens new venue

James Murdoch, owner of The Carlton, is opening another venue in Christchurch.

Bush Inn confirms tenants and Spitfire Square announces foodie outlets.

Cabbages fit for kings

Spring's savoy cabbage has a mild, sweetish flavour - and these two recipes showcase it perfectly.

Cream of the crop

Nuts reveal their soft side

Art And Stage

How good is the Everest movie?

Jason Clarke plays Kiwi mountaineer Rob Hall in the movie Everest.

REVIEW: Based on the tragic 1996 disaster on Mt Everest this is epic cinema - entertaining and emotionally enervating.

Beach zone faces in arty quizz

Paul Johns comes face to face with his portrait, painted by Ina Ludick

New Brighton faces form the basis of a beachy quiz

Yin and Yang of musical theatre dancers

The musical comedy Spamalot is about to hit the stage at The Isaac Theatre Royal, featuring Ella Wilson and Warwick Shillito.

Two performers at different ends of their respective careers will hit the stage of this season’s production of Spamalot.

The Rubens jump through Hoops

Australian band The Rubens will support Imagine Dragons on their New Zealand tour in September.

The Rubens have released an album of timeless rock songs. They play here supporting Imagine Dragons next week.

Tim Finn's cloud shadows

Tim Finn presents his show White Cloud as part of the Christchurch Arts Festival.

Tim Finn talks about his Irish mum, chasing white clouds and belonging, here.

Summer Starter

Summer Starter on crutches gallery video

Cate Grace is a personal trainer with Leap Fitness and Motivation, who positively manages living with chronic illnesses. She is now an ambassador for The Press Summer Starter.

Cate Grace smiles in the face of adversity and is encouraging others to join her.

Chambers joins Summer Starter fun

Noel Chambers has signed up for the Summer Starter, as have all the staff at his firm.

The Summer Starter event will be a family affair for one tight-knit Christchurch business.

Businesses take up running challenge

Tradestaff managing director Kevin Eder will wear a blue tutu in this year's Summer Starter.

A Christchurch businessman will don a tutu and his running shoes for The Press Summer Starter.

Summer Starter entries open

Runners hit their paces at the start of the inaugural The Press Summer Starter Fun Run.

The race is on for Cantabrians to enter for The Press Summer Starter fun run and walk.

School takes up Summer Starter challenge

St Michael's School will be running or walking in The Press Summer Starter fun run and walk.

A Christchurch school is taking up a challenge to get active and address their health and well being.

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