Next generation of NZ architects transform Christchurch's quake-damaged heart into a "spectacle of light".
Top radio host, dad and husband turns 63
The notion of a holiday gives Gary McCormick the heebie-geebies so perish the thought of retirement.
Many speakers at the Christchurch conference will be modern-day scientists bringing the topic to a new generation.
In 1985, Keri Hulme didn't turn up to the Man Booker ceremony as she didn't think she had a chance - she won.
Olivia Russell gave up her promising dance career after her father died. But she couldn't fight her dream, and now runs a Christchurch training school.
Ladi6 'gives back' with gig at Summer Starter
Kiwi hip-hop queen to "give back" to her hometown by singing Cantabrians across the finish line.
Hundreds of music students could return when half of the quake-hit historic complex reopens in mid-2015.
Heartache and Sid Vicious' guitar play a part in The Black Keys' latest album, Turn Blue.
A new video shows the ambitious Christchurch Perimeter Trail, which supporters say could open in six months.
OPINION: There will be a free open air screening of Peter Jackson's Heavenly Creatures in the Square tonight.
A keen tramper plans to walk the 10k Summer Starter to help prepare for the Abel Tasman walk next year.
Christchurch's Diwali festival promises a glimpse into another culture, along with delicious food and serious pyrotechnic displays.
Coconut oil shouldn't be used as regular cooking oil despite being trendy, says the heart foundation.
Singing telegram brings tears of joy
Unsuspecting Cantabrians in need of a boost get a musical visit from local band The Eastern.
Linwood College pupils of all ages and shoe sizes fitted with free running shoes from Shoe Clinic.
OPINION: Empire, a production by United States company Spiegelworld, is unlike anything else you've seen. | 'I had to wear a false penis'
When the Empire show was in Japan, one act had to be modified because it's illegal to get naked on stage.
A mini and relocatable grandstand has been designed so people can among other things observe "crowd-worthy" demolitions in comfort.
OPINION: Don't make them mushroom risotto, but you can make tofu taste good.
Want a winning look for Cup Day? Take some tips from those in the know.
Dance-O-Rama, jelly cities, glowing costumes and more to be found at this year's Festa.
Get into the summer groove with the Sunday Sumner Market, a Sauvingon Blanc and Seafood Trail.
Zest names top spot for 2014
We've done the rounds, checked the reviews and named Volstead Trading Company as this year's Best Bar.
Motorists stuck in traffic get a closer look
Motorists stuck in Linwood Ave traffic have had a chance to enjoy a closer look at a massive new mural.
International visionaries will gather to discuss the future of Christchurch's Gapfiller projects from Thursday.
There are good ideas with cyclists in mind, but no practical experience in implementing them.
OPINION: Most nights when our family sits down to dinner I hear the pinging of smartphones.
International cricketers fear injury on the Avon
The Irish cricket team's visit to Christchurch almost took a turn for the worst before they had even played a match.
A fitness guru, who was once a 'dropkick drunk', says the fitness industry is failing many who need it most.
Canterbury's quakes highlighted the importance of a person's environment and neighbours.
More than 60 events, from pool parties to carol singing, will help people ''have a bit of fun'' this summer.
If anyone knows about stress management, it is Roger Sutton.
Christchurch musicians have been singled out by Billboard magazine.
Colourful and creepy creations hit the catwalk as D&A makeup design students show off their skills.
The PressChristchurch's party season opens with the resplendent festival of light.
A "cheeky" 88-year-old once cured an alcoholic's cravings with her nutritional advice, and now her $150,000 in donations is helping researchers prove what she is passionate about.
Is anything more romantic than an elopement? These two didn't think so, choosing to fly into the snowy peaks.
The Christchurch Coastal Pathway group is aiming for the 6.5 kilometre track to become the most popular tourist attraction in the city.
OPINION: If you've never enjoyed a meal with a dog-eared novel at a table for one, you're missing out.
It's a fine day for a tour announcement - Billy Idol is playing three New Zealand dates in 2015.
The X-Factor music competition is returning to NZ next year and budding musicians are already lining up to enter.
Men infiltrated Christchurch couchsurfing group with alleged "sexually charged motivations".
Special song penned for Cup winner
With three New Zealand Trotting Cups to his name there is no doubt Terror To Love has the X factor and now he has a song to prove it.
One-third of Cantabrians say they are not getting enough sleep and should do better on exercise, says a new survey.
Delicious bake shop and cafe opens in old Holy Smoke building, while Addington gets set for a cute new espresso bar.
The man who refused to be beaten by quakes and consent battles wins top cafe award.
An Ashburton butcher took out this year's top prize for sausages with a beef and blue cheese combo.
Which coastal spot has the best icecream?
Nothing says Kiwi summer like devouring a double scoop of goody goody gumdrops and hokey pokey icecream.
Banks Peninsula branches into 'glamping' trend
Eye fillet on the barbecue, a hot shower and a log burner in every tent. This is what camping should be.
Couple will push daughters 10K for the Summer Starter, a race they say draws much-needed attention to city's coastal areas.
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