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Last updated 16:44 06/06/2013
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Avenues offers a smorgasbord of tasty treats, from insightful articles to scrumptious recipes.

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Where to find the best breakfast bowls in Christchurch Couple discovered successful honey business on a road trip Builder's own award-winning home 'Dark house' is a calm oasis A Canterbury forager finds flavours of New Zealand that money can't buy A Garden of Eden in suburban Christchurch grows an amazing range of vegetables A Christchurch family lives the good life on a former sand dune in South Brighton A Mt Lyford eco-lodge earthquake survivor is now a refuge for city dwellers One of Christchurch's most-loved heritage buildings is brought back to life Where to find the best affogatos in Christchurch An architect and designer build an urban cottage in Christchurch CBD

Avenues, the magazine Christchurch lives by.

Avenues is the definitive city guide that helps people get the most out of living in Christchurch.

Avenues delivers the best of everything each month, from dining to trends, fashion, entertainment, regional travel and local personalities. Coupled with insightful features and reviews, Avenues encapsulates what makes Christchurch the unique community it is.

Stories are engaging, local and relevant, giving readers authoritative, must-have inside information, and a greater appreciation of their city.

Being inserted into The Press and delivered to all its greater Christchurch subscribers, ensures Avenues manages to reach a mature, financially comfortable, immersed reader.

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Avenues office: 03 943 2893

Press House, 158 Gloucester St, Christchurch 8011

Private Bag 4722, Christchurch 8140

Editor Yvonne Martin,

Media sales consultant Vicki Alexander (03) 943 2894, 027 655 6049,

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Avenues is a monthly magazine, with an annual subscription fee of $49 including postage within New Zealand. To subscribe, email your name, address and postcode to or call us on (03) 943 2893.

If you would like to subscribe from outside of New Zealand, please phone us to discuss postage fees.

Gift subscriptions: It's just as easy to set up a subscription for a friend. Simply include your name and address, with the subscriber's details and we'll send you the invoice, and your friend the magazine. It's that easy. We will accompany your friend's first magazine with a special gift certificate.


Each month, Avenues produces approximately 45,000 copies, which are circulated around Christchurch using the following channels:

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  • The Press: the bulk of our circulation is delivered with the Friday newspaper to all subscribers that live in Christchurch, Rangiora, Kaiapoi and Rolleston.
  • Retail copies: making Avenues available for purchase at outlets such as Whitcoulls, Paper Plus and The Press reception.
  • Avenues' subscriber base: those who do not subscribe to The Press or live outside the delivery zone subscribe to Avenues.
  • Waiting rooms: Avenues is delivered to popular waiting areas - cafés, doctors, dentists, hairdressers, airport lounges and hospitals receptions, etc.

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