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Festival extols benefits of walking

Take your brain for a nice walk

More people should go out walking to reconnect with their communities and improve their wellbeing, advocates say.

Christchurch food banks boosted

fruit boxes Abundance of citrus fruit heads from Auckland charity to Christchurch food banks.

Bring on summer barbecues

grill OPINION: It's time to put away the crock pot, fire up the barbecue and grab yourself a summer cocktail.

Ups and downs of dining

Tequila Mockingbird Our reviewers have trawled their notebooks, recalling some "wow" moments as well as the not-so-good.

Who makes the best sandwich?

Serious Sandwich, The Colombo Back in the old days a sandwich was Marmite and lettuce (tossed aside), but thanks to bakers producing better bread than ever, good sandwiches are being built.

Matching wine with music

The Auricle Sonic Arts Gallery An "oenosthetic" wine and sound bar in New Regent St is believed to be the first of its kind in the world.

Cafe chat: Brunch and beer fest

Grocery store becomes sandwich shop, Brick Farm does brunch and Volstead gears up for Hoptoberfest.

Authentic Thai taste in Chch

Review: Chinwag Eathai

Introducing Rachael & Mike

Wedding of the week The mountains and lakes of Central Otago provide the perfect backdrop for this wonderfully romantic occasion.

Silence for Dawson

A moment of silence for the late Charlotte Dawson was held at the beginning of NZ Fashion Week tonight.

Boys also keen to impress

Student designers stun

Safety fences the inspiration

A rebuild-inspired creation by a North Canterbury designer received an honourable mention at the World of WearableArt (WOW) awards.

Need school holiday ideas?

Washington skate park Art exhibitions, children's theatre, free cupcake workshops... there's plenty around to entertain the children over the break.

Breaking free of bars

Christchurch parolees' stories are being told through contemporary dance as part of the city's Body Festival.

GO Live: Song from the heart

Age no barrier to hip hop

Finn rocks Horncastle

Bic Runga shone and Neil Finn delivered a polished performance in the last show on his world tour.

A statement spring dish

Salmon Town Tonic chef Mark Collings whips up pan-fried salmon, buttermilk-dill dressing and a spring vegetable salad.

Your guide to dining out: Part II

Take a culinary journey through The Americas and Europe without leaving Christchurch city limits.

Christchurch's top walks

The big cat lady

Review: Strange & Co

The lane is buzzing with people, ranging from bespectacled hipsters with sardonic facial hair to after-work drinkers in sober suits and tiny women in tinier skirts.

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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.


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Event management

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

Give fitness a go with Summer Starter

The Press Summer Starter The Press Summer Starter 10km and 4km fun-run/walk is all about getting out there and giving fitness a go.

Running 10km with a pram

Busy mother-of-two Jess Bergs knows all about making time for exercise and says even 10 minutes a day is better than nothing.

DJ parks 50kg of weight

Summer Starter backs charities

Are you a Summer Starter?

Andrea Maher is running the Summer Starter and challenges her latin dance teacher to join her.

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