canterbury’s own lifestyle magazine / a great local read
Fading Petals

Fading Petals

Hidden amongst Castle Hill’s spectacular rocky outcrops and limestone screes lies one of New Zealand’s rarest and most endangered plants.

What Greater Gift?

What Greater Gift?

Desperate to have a baby of their own, we meet an Ashburton coffee group tackling the challenges of surrogacy head-on in order to achieve their dream.

Nature’s Super Fibre

Nature’s Super Fibre

Totara Point Farm, hidden away over the hills of Akaroa and overlooking the breathtaking iridescent waters of Le Bon’s Bay on Banks Peninsula, is the headquarters for one of New Zealand’s grass roots wool success stories: True Fleece Merino.

Carving Her Way

Carving Her Way

Having left a job in hairdressing to follow a career in the art of cutting up meat, Timaru’s Larney Craig is forging ahead in the mostly male-dominated world of butchery.

New Season New Look

New Season New Look

There is no denying that the seasons are inevitably about to take a turn. Now is the time to get a jump on your new season look.

A Modern Day Minstrel

A Modern Day Minstrel

Christopher Bruerton has grown from boy soprano in the ChristChurch Cathedral Choir to a globe-trotting baritone in a world-famous choral group.