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The Court Theatre Presents Peter Pan

By | February 3rd, 2017|Play|

From tomorrow the 4th of February something very special for the whole family arrives in Christchurch's Riccarton House:  Peter Pan! The Anthony Harper Summer Theatre Season presents Peter Pan like you've never seen before in this chaotic, cheeky and charming production.  The show is part of Christchurch City Council’s SummerTimes programme and runs until 22 February. [...]

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The Dishes You Need To Ring in Chinese New Years

By | January 29th, 2017|Play|

The festivities of New Year's Eve may be behind us, but the biggest celebration has just happened.  January 27th marked the start of the Chinese New Year, and with it came all the celebrations to ring in the Year of the Rooster. At the heart of the festivities for many Chinese is New Year's Eve [...]

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Weekend Must-Do: Buskers Festival

By | January 27th, 2017|Play|

This year's Busker's Festival has been a huge hit!  The combination of the city-rebuild being well-underway, the incredible weather, and line-up of performances this year has resulted in an incredible festival so far. If you haven't gotten out to see anything yet, you still have ONE weekend left!  The festival is presenting more than 400 [...]

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How To Create An Instagram Worthy Cheeseboard

By | December 23rd, 2016|Play|

With entertaining season in full swing, and guests certain to pop over unannounced it's important to be able to pull out some delicious nibbles at a moment's notice.  Nothing impresses guests more than a killer cheese board with all the bells and whistles!  Once you learn how to master the perfect cheese board you'll have [...]

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5 Last Minute New Years Eve Party Ideas

By | December 23rd, 2016|Play|

If a lack of plans for New Year’s Eve means you’ve offered to host your friends at the last minute, utilise some of the easy but stylish décor ideas below to ensure your party is still a hit, even if it was thrown together mere hours before the ball drops. Create a Confetti Bar Nothing rings [...]

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Your New Years Eve Drink: Champagne Punch

By | December 23rd, 2016|Play|

This Champagne punch is a play on the classics you know and love.  It's not too sweet or boozy, so you'll have every type of guest around the punch bowl, clinking those adorable little cups. Serves 16 (1/2 cup serving size) Ingredients 36 mint leaves 1 cup honey syrup (equal parts honey and water, combined) 1 [...]

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O.G.B Christchurch’s Own Little New York Style Speak Easy

By | December 13th, 2016|Play|

You could say that nowhere does Prohibition-era glamour better than New York, that was until O.G.B came to Christchurch.  We recently visited O.G.B to find the city's best cocktails, wine list and a locally sourced food, all served up with a slice of Jazz-age cool. Designed by Joseph Clarkson Maddison, the historic Old Government Building (hence the [...]

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Miss Crabb Dress Rental is Here in Time for Party Season

By | December 8th, 2016|Play|

Miss Crabb has really changed the game when it comes to party season, launching their new dress rental service at Rouche, Merivale!  The process is simple: the Miss Crabb Summertime dress is available in every colour for rental.  You just have to make a decision on which you would like!  With a rental costing only $65, this is [...]

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Jaguar’s Art of Performance Tour Comes to Christchurch

By | December 8th, 2016|Play|

Archibalds invites you to experience the Art of Performance Tour which is making its way through New Zealand this summer. An urban performance driving experience, that will excite the senses like never before, be one of the select few in New Zealand to drive the Jaguar fleet through the cutting-edge technology of Jaguar’s Smart Cones [...]

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Anova Sous Vide Machine

By | December 3rd, 2016|Play, Wellness|

Gone are the days of only sausages at the bach. “Sous vide” is French for “under vacuum” and refers to the process of vacuum-sealing food and cooking it in temperature controlled water bath. Chefs around the world use sous vide cooking to prepare food to the perfect level of doneness while also retaining its nutrients, [...]

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