Last-minute shopping, international cricket and and a New Year's Eve party among the city's holiday events.
Christmas concerts abound around the city over the next week
A new adaptation of Oliver Twist opening in Christchurch was created after a fight with a Hollywood movie star.
A retro exhibition of original classic New Zealand tourism posters has returned to Canterbury Museum for a limited time.
All the world's a stage and plenty are being filled with performers in Christchurch over the next week
REVIEW: The Events offers up a simple and pure idea that has many complex strands.
Review: Despite persistent interruptions, Bill Bailey showed why he is still a unique, funny, inventive and lovable stage presence.
REVIEW: Sound and set design add much to Ross McCormack's hypnotic work
REVIEW: Teddy Tahu Rhodes's imposing physicality and dark, dark voice made Johnny Depp's Sweeney Todd sound and look like a lightweight salon singer.
REVIEW: Everyone got what they came for and more with Beyond the Barricade
REVIEW: Not In Our Neighbourhood is a piece that transcends the realm of entertainment, presenting the important issue of domestic violence in a way that cannot fail to affect those in attendance.
REVIEW: Over-reliance on farce and over-commericalisation mar Court's latest production
REVIEW: Showbiz Canterbury's latest production is a revelation.
Christchurch playwright talks about coming home, mid-life changes and Puss in Boots.
REVIEW: Indian Ink's Guru is a bold, beautiful journey through love, laughter, longing and loss.
Indian Ink's Jacob Rajan talks Gurus, new venues and his company turning 20 next year
Review: Waiora is a tragedy that tells an urgent, universal and vibrant story about the importance of staying true to your heritage.
From Disney to David Bowie, it's busy week in Christchurch
This year the Kirwee Players celebrate 40 years of operation.
Plenty to eat and see around Christchurch this weekend
From Manfredini to Macklemore, it's music galore in Christchurch this week
The Christchurch leg of the New Zealand International Film Festival opens on Thursday evening at the Isaac Theatre Royal.
Christchurch's annual feast of cinema gets under way on Thursday. The Press previews 13 titles from the vast selection of choices on show.
A massive Disney On Ice mash-up has arrived in New Zealand.
The NZSO and Troye Sivan head for Christchurch, as the city prepares for this year's NZ Film Festival.
Katchafire on Friday, Lawrence Arabia on Saturday, Flume on Wednesday. It's a week of music in Christchurch.
REVIEW: From chorus to soloists, this staging oozes pure class on every note.
Mike Friend stands in front of the Lyttelton Arts Factory. He talks fast and cups a cigarette in one hand between deep draws of smoke.
Concerts and activities abound, as the school holidays kick off in Christchurch this weekend
From Stan Walker to Woolston Brass - it's concerts galore in Christchurch this week