Katelin Cox has Tourette Syndrome and is on a crusade to stop the bullying she had to endure throughout her childhood.
Ella Wiersma can only sit in a Christchurch beach carpark watching as her peers frolic in the waves and on the sand.
A slow-but-steady pace is paying off for award-winning poet and short story writer Frankie McMillan.
If you’ve been to a major theatre show in NZ in the last 10 years, chances are high that you have James Cundall to thank for the experience.
A West Coaster "through and through", Mel Parsons talks tours, Dire Straits and cups of tea with Ron Sexsmith.
In an increasingly disposable world, Record Store Day celebrates the sense of community found at record stores.
Ultravox frontman Midge Ure talks about co-writing Do They Know It's Christmas? with Bob Geldof and recalls the day it all began.
Heavenly views, fine food, luxury accommodation and a peninsula to roam is all part of the Annandale experience.
A mysterious woman is shelling walnuts in a Christchurch car park.
Avenues tracked down the second wave of food trucks popping up on our street and gave them a test drive.
REVIEW: Despite the utterly familiar story, songs and staging, there's a freshness and vivacity throughout the production.
Little Bistro owners' new venture in New Regent St is called 27 Steps.
Kiwi designer teams up with top French fragrance experts to release a trio of signature scents.
A Canterbury teen is giving up her social life to work towards her dream of becoming a professional dancer.
REVIEW: Caffeine Laboratory is warm and welcoming with burgers that hard to beat.
The interior of Lily Duval's 14sqm home is jam-packed with clever ideas for compact living.
By year’s end, Christchurch will be Gormless no longer.
South Island fans thunderstruck that AC/DC's new Rock or Bust tour only includes North Island dates.
Contortion, clowning and death-defying acrobatic stunts can all be seen in Christchurch this weekend.
A classic Christchurch brewery is still going strong, but with more subtlety.
Playing up his age has paid off for 16-year-old comedian Jack Ansett.
REVIEW: British charmer Ed Sheeran arrived on stage with a cheeky grin and wearing an All Black jersey.
My Kitchen Rules stars Jessie and Ricki launch Healthkicks, delivering healthy lunches to office workers.
Sales are booming as more people turn to the tipple that's "less posh" than wine and has a unisex appeal.
Jazz fan? Then don't miss these top acts at the New Zealand Jazz and Blues Festival.
The school holidays are nearly here but but some Christchurch students can’t wait to go back to class on Wednesday when British star Ed Sheeran will perform an intimate show in their school hall.
British pop star tells airport worker he's "totally excited" about his first trip to Canterbury.
A symbol of the earthquake may now become a symbol of the city's cultural rebirth.
Four mornings a week, Darren Fidler bikes 12 kilometres to his work wearing a brightly-coloured, animal-themed onesie.
80s punk rock legend Billy Idol played at Christchurch's Horncastle Arena last night.