canterbury’s own lifestyle magazine / a great local read
Bug Grub

Bug Grub

Fancy a sprinkle of lemongrass ants on your salad or a bug slider made with locusts? The option to choose edible insects is out there and those who’ve tried it say the taste is great. We meet the Christchurch entrepreneurs delivering creepy crawly cuisine products to New Zealand’s top restaurants and bars.

Making A Difference

Making A Difference

Mike Lowden is a ‘can-do’ kinda guy. Earlier this year, along with three others, he arrived in Nepal to trek to Everest Base Camp. But tackling this momumental mountain wasn’t the only thing on his agenda.

She’s a Little Bit Small-town…

She’s a Little Bit Small-town…

Twenty-five years ago Kaylee Bell got up and sang on a Waimate stage at age four, now she’s forging a successful international career in the home of country music.

Behind The Brand

Behind The Brand

Despite an ever-changing home furnishings market, fourth-generation family-owned company McKenzie & Willis has continued to forge their place as a dynamic solution for all things interior.

Eat, Cake, Love

Eat, Cake, Love

Anna Worthington, owner of a thriving cake business, Cakes By Anna, owes her fast success to the Christchurch markets and the city’s earthquake recovery.

Stress Response

Stress Response

In line with her new live event, The Hormone Factor, Dr Libby shares an insight into the impact of stress on your hormones and how to reduce it.

Fashion Fix

Fashion Fix

Oversized monochrome pieces and painterly fabrics are must-haves this spring.

Simple & Seasonal

Simple & Seasonal

Food has become Sam Mannering’s raison d’être. He opens up about his food journey and shares some mouth-watering recipes to try at home.

Curtains The Material Difference

Curtains The Material Difference

As the team at Maree Hynes Interiors explains, gone are the days when curtains were insignificant background players, simply providing a physical barrier between us and the cold glass.