Tony de Lautour's hidden paintings and urban camouflage

Artist Tony de Lautour is using a camouflage technique called dazzle to camouflage an ugly concrete service building in front of the Christchurch Art Gallery.

When Christchurch artist Tony de Lautour packed up his studio to move house last month he uncovered a forgotten trove of artworks created in the aftermath of the 2011 earthquakes.

Nick Willis wins street mile

Olympian Nick Willis is joined by children on his warm-down lap after winning the street mile race during an athletics event held in central Christchurch.

For just a few minutes, a group of Christchurch kids kept up with Olympian Nick Willis.

Young women help feed homeless

Muslim girls Addeana Husaini, 19 (third from right), Asayal Almutairi, 17, and Rabia Mofassir, 18, help serve a meal to people in Latimer Square.

An effort to help feed the homeless has given confidence to young Muslim women in Christchurch.

Things to do on Waitangi Day

The Black Caps will play Australia in Hamilton today.

Scratching around for ways to use up those last few hours of the public holiday? Here's five ideas.

Day to inspire cyclists

Make Collective director Tim Chesney, with his son Franklin, 3, says Christchurch is a good cycling city, but there is "always room for improvement".

A nationwide initiative to get people pedalling kicks off this week.

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Eat And Drink

How much fat's in your coffee? video

Bink Bowler of Black and White Coffee Cartel talks about the science behind a good coffee including the great trim milk debate.

Christchurch barista has "no problems" with low-fat milk, but trim is a step too far.

Shop Eight take two

Masterchef 2015 contestant Glenda Clark has bought New Regent St joint Shop Eight from Liz Phelan.

Cafes won't serve trim milk: Right or 'rude'?

Waipara's wine and food festival goes retro and cool

Art And Stage

Artist returns to fix tagged mural gallery video

Artist Ash Keating returned to Manchester St on Saturday to revamp his mural after it was tagged recently.

A prominent mural in central Christchurch has been given a new lease of life.

Theatre Review: Winston's Birthday

Yvonne Martin and Geoffrey Heath star in Court Theatre production Winston's Birthday.

Winston's Birthday is simply the story of a dysfunctional family; equally flawed and stubborn as its patriarch.

Trio deliver fabulous entertainment

The Mozart Narropera Trio, German artists Dorothee Jansen (soprano) and Hanns Heinz Odenthal (violin) and Cantabrian Haydn Rawstron (piano and narrator), provided terrific entertainment on Thursday night.

REVIEW: Narropera's Figaro a winning package

Dame Kiri firmly focused on the future

Dame Kiri says she never loses sight of New Zealand being her birthplace, her home, and where her roots are.

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa on her NZ tour, her beloved dogs, and why she finds selfies horrible.

This week's Go Guide

Chinese New Year celebrations begin at Te Hapua Halswell Centre this week.

 

Summer Starter

'We've got the same name' video

Sophie Dawson, 9, and Sophie Lumb, 8, became instant friends after meeting at an end of year party.

Two Sophies from two quake-ravaged schools meet for the first time - see what happens next.

How a sloth starts summer

These people dressed better and ran a much greater distance than Alastair Paulin at The Press Summer Starter.

Alastair Paulin was forced his show off his "skinny, pale legs poking below too short running shorts" to get fit for summer.

Summer Starter offers American experience

Marie Smith, who was diagnosed with stomach cancer last year, finished The Press Summer Starter fun run with her son and partner.

Tracy Hapi has lost 92kg in two years and gone from a size 34 to a 14.

Summer off to a good start gallery video

Start of the 10km The Press Summer Starter fun run.

More than 5000 people - and about 130 dogs - ran and walked across our city in The Press Summer Starter.

Summer Starter inspiration

Personal trainer, Cate Grace and husband Riwai Grace are encouraging others to join them in the Summer Starter.

Tomorrow, thousands of folk at least 120 dogs will take part in the second Press Summer Starter.

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