Prestigious Christchurch band Woolston Brass prepared for the national championships with a special gig.
Isaac Theatre Royal bosses say they won't pay extra costs as construction firms squabble over delays.
Altero, a four-piece alternative band from Lincoln High School, have won the Canterbury regional final of Smokefreerockquest.
Three Kiwi designers help an expanding Brooke Fraser to fit into her stage outfits.
Winner of the 2014 national drawing award, the Parkin Prize, Douglas Stichbury says that he likes drawing because of its honesty.
The Christchurch Symphony Orchestra has dropped plans for a new concert hall after the council voted to restore the Town Hall.
Rangi Ruru's new performing arts building has been officially opened.
A movie about a ghost shark has taken two Canterbury filmmakers on a six year journey of self discovery through the world of exploitation film
A new school musical highlights real pressures faced by Kiwi teenagers.
Never assume that you have heard or tasted everything because just around the corner.
Auckland zine artists, printmakers and illustrators, Dirk Peterson and Chippy (Chris Hutchinson) made their first visit to Christchurch earlier this month and were enthused about what they discovered.
Stevie ''Hatbeard'' Tonks performs his first shows in hometown Christchurch after competing on The X Factor reality show.
REVIEW: Niu Sila is a story full of compassion and laughter, bought to life by a talented crew and cast.
Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell is coming to new Zealand for a solo acoustic tour.
Free Theatre Christchurch, Arts Centre.
When a Sydney friend said that he envied artists in Christchurch, I assumed that he was adding a heaped teaspoon of Australian cynicism to our morning coffee.
Sculptor says Christchurch has made progress in its relationship with public art.
Sydenham is going back to the 1950s with family-friendly events at four locations.
Four weeks after Natalia Saegusa moved to Christchurch the 2011 earthquake struck.
Christchurch could be inspired by Sydney's Vivid Festival of light, music and ideas.
This week Free Theatre Christchurch is staging Footprints/Tapuwae, a unique bicultural opera.
Salute, the New Zealand Ballet’s commemorative programme marking the World War One centennial is choreographically diverse and emotionally charged, presenting a multitude of challenges for the company’s dancers.
Shipping error forces cancellation of South Island Sleeping Beauty on Ice shows.
Musician Eden Mulholland has freed himself from putting his creations into boxes and labelling them. He brings his Utopia tour to New Zealand this week.
Christchurch developer places memorial to those killed in the CTV building at the centre of his rebuilt business.
Are Christchurch cinemagoers ready to see a blockbuster movie about a devastating earthquake?
Artist Mark Braunias has painted creatures and mysterious forms directly only the walls of a Sydenham gallery.
It’ll be a triumphant homecoming for two Canterbury rock divas when Julia Deans and Anika Moa join forces with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra for a concert in June.
How did artists and curators, Sophie Bannan, Sophie Davis and Grace Ryder manage to establish the artists-run space, North Projects in seven days with a six month exhibition programme?
REVIEW: David Sell reviews the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra's Baroque Festival final performance, Brilliance.