Ready for The Changeover?

Timothy Spall and Erana James star in The Changeover.

The first trailer for Margaret Mahy's supernatural thriller is here ... and it's a bone chilling thriller.

Getting girls into ICT

One of the many mentors, Amber Johnson shows Canterbury schoolgirls what her job as part of the Ara IT department entails.

"Those boys they play with that they think are real idiots... they run companies and get better jobs than them."

Food fridge to feed families

New Brighton local Trudy Burrows is the driving force behind the new community fridge and pantry.

New Brighton woman opens Christchurch's second community fridge to help those struggling on low incomes.

Beautiful, but abandoned gallery video

This beautiful Colonial mansion in North Canterbury, built in 1885, has been abandoned by its UK owners whose dream fell ...

UK owners abandon North Canterbury colonial mansion after their dream falls through.

Paris dream a step closer

Michelle Calderwood at her Viva la Paris fundraiser evening which raised more than $13,000 towards her trip to France.

Michelle Calderwood has less than one year left to live. Her final wish to visit Paris is in her grasp.

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Eat And Drink

Best porridge in Christchurch

Reflect on the day ahead with an early morning bowl of Soul Full porridge.

Kickstart your day with a bowl of steaming hot porridge.

Bagels done seriously well

If you’re serious about bagels, this tucked-away gem is dangerously good.

Return of Fat Eddies

Review: El Camino Grill, Christchurch

Art And Stage

Ready for The Changeover?

Timothy Spall and Erana James star in The Changeover.

The first trailer for Margaret Mahy's supernatural thriller is here ... and it's a bone chilling thriller.

'For the love of music and jazz'

David Salmon plays drums while tutor Annabel Harrold talks with Isaac Bennett on double bass.

From corporate types to the homeless, Hagley Jazz has been giving people a shot at music for 25 years.

For one night only

Students from Kaikoura High School, Hapuku School, Kaikoura Primary and St Joseph's School had time with the orchestra.

Christchurch Symphony Orchestra gives new meaning to "a night to forget" as Kaikoura residents brush aside their quake worries through the power of music.

Exhibition a way to establish personal history

Jacquelyn Greenbank, Necklace, 2016, bisque and fired clay, thread, acrylic support, photograph courtesy of the artist.

Artist's latest work "a slice-of-life from a previously undiscovered culture".

What's on in Christchurch this weekend

Dr Jane Goodall's upcoming tour of New Zealand will go beyond chimpanzees, and look at the state of humanity.

Music and musings dominate the week's events in Christchurch

Summer Starter

Review: Sound of Music hits the right notes

The Strudels group of von Trapp children.

North Canterbury Musical Society's Sound of Music hits all the right notes on the Rangiora stage.

Summer's strange, mad beauty

SEPTEMBER 25: We turn our clocks forward for Daylight Saving Time and summer. And in central Auckland, a 4-year-old ...

As Aristotle mused, while slapping sunscreen on the skin left exposed by his beach toga: The whole is greater than the summer of fits and starts.

Four Corners: Summer tales from Kitchener's Cafe and Dairy

Bruce and Sue Sullivan of Kitchener's Cafe and Dairy in Martinborough.

Our summer series continues with a story of the ritual humiliation inflicted on political pundits who underestimated the Don.

'I blame Steph for the quake'

Nick and Steph Thompson of Kaikoura Four Square are pragmatic about the earthquake despite facing a 'torrid' 12 months ahead.

The morning of the Kaikoura earthquake, Steph Thompson opened her Four Square store in a dressing gown. And that's how her customers arrived, too.

OK, it's raining, but at least you won't get sunburnt video

Oli Stewart is a surf lifesaver at Piha in Auckland.

Summer in New Zealand isn't all about iceblocks and sunburn.

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