canterbury’s own lifestyle magazine / a great local read
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.

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.

Rising to the Challenge

Rising to the Challenge

The road to setting up and launching Design Federation, Oamaru’s newest interior design studio, has been a mammoth effort for Annabel Berry, involving sheer determination, a life-changing move, and a major career shift.

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.

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.