canterbury’s own lifestyle magazine / a great local read
Soul Journey

Soul Journey

Christchurch’s own neo-soul singer, Sacha Vee, reflects on some of her memorable experiences in the global music industry and chats about her latest venture, SOLE Music Academy.

In Need Of Help

In Need Of Help

Notorious as one of the most poisonous creatures in New Zealand, the endangered native katipō spider is struggling to hold on to its rightful place amongst the coastal foredunes.

On Your Bike

On Your Bike

For those with a love of adventure, beautiful landscapes and interesting people, the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail is a must for the to-do list.

Banging Bangers

Banging Bangers

Passionate about artisan flavours and techniques, Brendan Foster and his award-winning sausages are captivating visitors from all around the world.

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.