Weekend Adventure: Romantic Picnic Date

By | November 26th, 2015|Unearthed|

The weather this week has been beautiful, and our fingers are crossed tightly that the weekend will follow suit.  There's no better way than to enjoy the gorgeous Summery weather than spending an afternoon picnicing in one of Christchurch's beautiful gardens. To create the perfect picnic it's all about getting the combination of great food, [...]

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Christmas Shopping Special: The Colombo

By | November 23rd, 2015|Unearthed|

With Christmas creeping up quickly, we have an ever-expanding to-do list filled with presents to buy, not to mention food, drinks and decorations for the big day.  The Colombo has long been our go-to for all things gifts, homeware and to fine artisan food items - so we were excited when they announced their extending [...]

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THE COLOMBO x Société Magazine Lounge

By | November 17th, 2015|Curated, Style, Unearthed|

Saturday Cup Day is a highlight on Christchurch's social calendar.  It's a day when Christchurch dresses up and rises to put on a world class event full of sophistication.  Despite what you may have read in some media outlets, the day wasn't disturbed by a bad spray tan or rowdy attendees for us in our Lounge.  From [...]

Shop Eight

By | September 29th, 2015|Uncategorized, Unearthed|

Shop Eight has re-opened with a fresh new offering and extended wine list! Keeping their focus on organics, the new menu has been handcrafted using the best local produce and sustainable fish and meats. Served with a selection of excellent cheese, olives and breads, this is ‘make your own’ platter affair, designed to be enjoyed [...]

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By | September 29th, 2015|Style, Uncategorized, Unearthed|

There’s a lot happening at the grandmother of retail stores here in Christchurch. The formidable Ballantynes Department Store has been busy with new in-store openings (including Benefit Cosmetics) and installing a beehive on the roof, and now they’ve just announced a Christchurch Fashion Week. To keep up-to-date with news, openings and events, follow them on Facebook [...]

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New Openings in Christchurch

By | September 29th, 2015|Uncategorized, Unearthed|

Dux de Lux, Christchurch’s hospitality institution, is back alongside Pot Sticker Dumpling Bar in a heritage building on Lichfield Street. Pot Sticker is introducing their first sit down restaurant featuring none other than their amazing fresh dumplings. Image by Pot Sticker Dumpling Bar.

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COCA and Christchurch Art Gallery

By | September 29th, 2015|Curated, Uncategorized, Unearthed|

It’s not long now until Christchurch has its two major art galleries back. The Christchurch Art Gallery and Centre of Contemporary Art are moving back to their original locations having both undertaken major redevelopments, strengthening and repairs to their buildings. Both galleries are set to re-open in November and December 2015 respectively. coca.org.nz christchurchartgallery.org.nz

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SCAPE Public Art Biennial 8

By | September 29th, 2015|Curated, Uncategorized, Unearthed|

3 October 2015 – 15 November 2015 Now in its eighth year, the SCAPE Public Art Biennial has well and truly cemented itself as the public art event in Christchurch. Mirroring the format of the Venice Biennale, SCAPE 8 is a showcase of some of the best local, national and international artists via six week [...]

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Who Dat?

By | September 29th, 2015|Uncategorized, Unearthed|

Name: Joanna Norris Occupation: Editor-in-Chief at The Press. Can usually be found: Either at The Press poring over the news of the day, or with family at the beach in Sumner. How do you spend your time: There is so much to love about living in this part of the world. In winter, we head [...]

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Miss Mods

By | September 29th, 2015|Uncategorized, Unearthed, Wellness|

Hair and beauty go hand-in-hand, that’s why Mod’s Hair Merivale has teamed up with local beauty guru Tasch, to offer express nail and facial services. Either get a little pick-meup whilst getting your hair done, or make a special appointment to come and see Tasch for a manicure, facial waxing or to wow your brows. When: [...]

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