Small cinema a picture of success

Alice Cinematheque won Best Independent Cinema at the official awards of the NZ motion picture industry.
Pictured is managing director Jeremy Stewart.

An independent Christchurch cinema has gained national recognition on the eve of its 30th birthday.

'We are the underdogs. So what?' video

If you can do it, so can we: intellectually disabled students at Halswell Residential College produced this rap video to challenge the stereotypes they face.

Intellectually disabled students challenge prejudice in rap music video.

Fish and hits

Jacob Rajan and Nisha Madhan star in Kiss the Fish.

Monkeys, masks and Freddie Mercury all inform Kiss the Fish, a play presented by the Indian Ink theatre company in Christchurch this week.

Kids take to their tractors for All Blacks tickets video

Daria Gallery and Samuel Hadfield join the school celebration day with their song Green Tractor.

A small Canterbury school has embraced its country roots in its bid for free All Blacks test match tickets.

'Hated because of how I look'

Jackel, a Kiwi rapper who lives in Australia, is holding a release party for her new video Put In Fitness at Winnie Bagoes City on Saturday. She has previously received online abuse over her appearance.

Because of her tattooed appearance, online commentators once told Jackel Aitchison to kill herself.

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Art And Stage

Fish and hits

Jacob Rajan and Nisha Madhan star in Kiss the Fish.

Monkeys, masks and Freddie Mercury all inform Kiss the Fish, a play presented by the Indian Ink theatre company in Christchurch this week.

Colouring books for adults a 'revolution'

Grab the Crayolas - welcome to the world of adult colouring in.

Jackel, a Kiwi rapper who lives in Australia, is holding a release party for her new video Put In Fitness at Winnie Bagoes City on Saturday. She has previously received online abuse over her appearance.

'Hated because of how I look'

Because of her tattooed appearance, online commentators once told Jackel Aitchison to kill herself.

Summer Starter

Ladi6's festival homecoming

STAR ATTRACTION: Ladi 6 is performing twice in Christchurch.

Ladi6 is headlining two major events in Christchurch this weekend - The Summer Starter and Christmas in the Park.

Toll of quake stress

Many Cantabrians turning to bad habits, whether alcohol, coffee, smoking or overeating, to cope.

EYES ON THE PRIZE: Running trainer Bevan Eyles.

How to reach the finish line

Here are some quick tips that will help you get the most out of the Summer Starter fun run and walk this Sunday.

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