Sled dogs to pull city tram for IceFest
Thor can pull more than 900 kilograms. His feet are huge and his coat shaggy.
'Couldn't remember the last time I wasn't drunk'
Two people who say they have been saved by Alcoholics Anonymous tell their stories to BECK ELEVEN.
Eating well, exercising and socialising could reduce the risk of developing disease, report says.
Peter Gutteridge was met by police on his return from the US, was admitted to hospital and died.
Christchurch performer is no diva
She may be jetting off to New York to perform but Ali Harper says her life is anything but glamorous.
A house which became a makeshift art gallery after the quakes has been demolished.
School canteens are selling foods high in fat and sugar which experts believe are harming children's health.
An arthouse cinema in Christchurch's performing arts precinct could help restore the city's earthquake-hit industry, operators say.
Chch has best live music venue in New Zealand
NZ's hospitality industry believes Christchurch has the best live music venue in the country.
Timaru-based trio Earthshield started out playing blues but now they are playing metal with finger-bleeding riffs.
An arthouse cinema could be part of a proposed performing arts precinct.
Blogger says her extra 40kg was not all sloth and laziness but fear, protection and lack of self-worth.
The fitness industry creates products that make most people feel like failures, says author of a new book.
Night photography isn't without its perils, Geoff Soper says, but the results can be spectacular.
Nothing can explain the excitement of that first egg of the season.
Former Cold Chisel frontman Jimmy Barnes will play in Hamilton, Auckland, Christchurch and Dunedin.
OPINION: Never before have I heard diners ask for more plates of the cabbage - a testament to the chef's quality.
The Coffee House expands on Montreal St
The Coffee House has expanded to encompass two villas on Montreal St, plus Khao San Road Bar opens on Victoria St.
The new face in the butchery at Woolston Market is actually an old face. Meet Steve Marquet.
A geologist, a photographer and NZ Batman are amongst finalists hoping to win a trip to Antarctica.
We would all like to get fitter, lose weight, drink less. Now is the time to do it, and share your journey.
TV presenter shocked at homelessness
Gerard Smyth, award-winning director of When a City Falls, reveals Christchurch through lives of everyday people living in extraordinary times.
Unique theme nights are breathing new life into the Arts Centre's Gymnasium.
Record label pays tribute to "great talent" of Peter Gutteridge, a pioneer of the Dunedin sound.
Orana Park's CEO says post-quake hospitality revival has turned around her "boring, stay-at-home" lifestyle.
Mitzy Sue Fifi keeps up-to-date at Groynes
A fun day for four-legged friends at the Groynes drew canines of all shapes and sizes, including baby chihuahua Mitzy Sue Fifi.
Everything went well. The Rusty Rims made good companions, the drizzle stayed away and we had coffee halfway.
Two city leaders have signed up for The Press 10km Summer Starter.
Festa returns to popular LuxCity format
A dozen elevated, glowing frames will be installed on High St for Labour Day weekend.
Partners in food and life buoyed by public reaction to relationship on My Kitchen Rules.
Jol Mulholland is a producer, engineer and instrumentalist, and occasional member of The Mots and Gasoline Cowboy.
Kiwi rockers Shihad last night played their new album to enthusiastic fans in Christchurch.
Dine-and-dash customers at a Victoria St restaurant mean every group must now supply a credit card.
Live music fans in for a treat
Allen St is set to open soon in Christchurch, promising great music, good times and friendly doormen.
World Buskers Festival at a turning point with new director, funding cuts and plans to move shows back to city streets.
Laughing in the face of adversity won't pay bills but it may bring happiness, a new conference aims to prove.
Shihad's Phil Knight and Karl Kippenberger talk about Christchurch, favourite records and the importance of white towels.
Band explain why they chose Christchurch for one-off show tonight - and even front a live chat for fans.
OPINION: Thanks to one man's push for restoration, Nelson's Fairfield House, the place I met my fiancee, lives on.
By embracing phones, we've discarded manners
OPINION: Customers were spending so much time on their phones at a US restaurant recently, the average dining time went from one to two hours.
OPINION: The appreciation of a live performance depends on how it meets your expectations.
It's tricky to keep track of all the new bars and restaurants opening in Christchurch.
Dishes feel like they come from a chef who has had time to research and labour over them.
Legendary singer often books four hotels
Bob Dylan has apparently arrived in Christchurch by private jet, ahead of his concert at Horncastle Arena tonight.
You could go out and buy bag upon bag from retail giants, but why not try something a little more local this year?
Developers asked to include works in new buildings as part of a scheme to generate work for local artists.
Ex-Lincoln University lecturer was one of 10 trapped onboard a ship in Antarctica after it became wedged in ice.
The Black Keys will play in Christchurch and Auckland next year as part of their world tour.
One guy asked: 'Where are the scones love?'
New book and website exposes challenges for women working in all-male environments.
Aaron Russ first visited Antarctica when he was just 12. His family operates Heritage Expeditions so he ''tagged along''.
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