Hollywood-inspired Kiwi designs

Caitlin Crisp won the coveted PITCH industry award from the Ara Institute of Canterbury.

18 min ago  A Christchurch designer's award-winning collection was inspired by old Hollywood stars.

How patches became hip

Sarah Lancaster and her Sew Love touring van.

9:28 AM  Sewing and mending are coming back in fashion, as the repair movement gains momentum.

Gender and Asian films in focus

Arguably, without The Hidden Fortress there would be no Star Wars.

From classic Kurosawa to contemporary Kore-eda - the Canterbury Film Society offers a wide-ranging line-up in 2017.

Hundreds take part in kids' triathlon video

Pain is etched on the face of entrants as they sprint for the finish in Sunday's Weet-Bix Tryathlon at Jellie Park.

Drizzle no drama for the hundreds who swam, ran and cycled their hearts out at the Weet-Bix Kids Tryathlon.

Orchestra shines in interesting mix

Denes Várjon was meticulous in his attention to detail and played with great sensitivity during Saturday night's CSO concert.

REVIEW: Philip Norman's work is always well-considered and exquisitely put together and his latest, specially comissioned piece was no exception.

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Eat And Drink

Home's poke salad bowl

Poke salad bowl from Home eatery in Christchurch.

´╗┐We help readers track down a dish from a restaurant or cafe.

Review: Local, Riccarton Bush, Christchurch

A secret spot just right for Sunday lunch.

Recipe: Le Xom's Buddha feast

Madam Woo opens in Christchurch

Art And Stage

Hollywood-inspired Kiwi designs

Caitlin Crisp won the coveted PITCH industry award from the Ara Institute of Canterbury.

A Christchurch designer's award-winning collection was inspired by old Hollywood stars.

Gender and Asian films in focus

Arguably, without The Hidden Fortress there would be no Star Wars.

From classic Kurosawa to contemporary Kore-eda - the Canterbury Film Society offers a wide-ranging line-up in 2017.

Orchestra shines in interesting mix

Denes Várjon was meticulous in his attention to detail and played with great sensitivity during Saturday night's CSO concert.

REVIEW: Philip Norman's work is always well-considered and exquisitely put together and his latest, specially comissioned piece was no exception.

What's on in Christchurch this week

Pitch Black are just one of the many artists who will be performing at Hagley Park as part of Saturday's Electric Avenue ...

The coming week offers plenty of musical and theatrical highlights for those in Christchurch.

A night to remember

Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band – on their first visit to "our hometown" – delivered exactly what the city ...

REVIEW: Bruce Springsteen gives Christchurch a musical memory to be cherished by those who were there.

Summer Starter

Summer's strange, mad beauty

SEPTEMBER 25: We turn our clocks forward for Daylight Saving Time and summer. And in central Auckland, a 4-year-old ...

As Aristotle mused, while slapping sunscreen on the skin left exposed by his beach toga: The whole is greater than the summer of fits and starts.

Four Corners: Summer tales from Kitchener's Cafe and Dairy

Bruce and Sue Sullivan of Kitchener's Cafe and Dairy in Martinborough.

Our summer series continues with a story of the ritual humiliation inflicted on political pundits who underestimated the Don.

'I blame Steph for the quake'

Nick and Steph Thompson of Kaikoura Four Square are pragmatic about the earthquake despite facing a 'torrid' 12 months ahead.

The morning of the Kaikoura earthquake, Steph Thompson opened her Four Square store in a dressing gown. And that's how her customers arrived, too.

OK, it's raining, but at least you won't get sunburnt video

Oli Stewart is a surf lifesaver at Piha in Auckland.

Summer in New Zealand isn't all about iceblocks and sunburn.

Fine day for fun run

Crystal Dodd, on the left, Bronnie Park and Jason Dodd gather  before the start of the 4km event start in Ti Rakau Reserve

Thousands ran on Sunday, with many making it a personal challenge, a costume party or a family day out

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