canterbury’s own lifestyle magazine / a great local read
Valuing Vintage

Valuing Vintage

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Canterbury Vintage Home Restorers’ Group. Committed to the preservation and protection of older homes, this supportive and friendly group welcomes new members.

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.

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.

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.