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Photography by Johannes van Kan

An arty restoration: Photographer Johannes van Kan captures The Arts Centre coming back to life

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The Butcher’s Mistress

A beautiful butchery: The Butcher’s Mistress is the darling of Rangiora

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Polished Diamonds

Nothing less than perfection: Polished Diamonds wedding rings are planned down to every last loving detail

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Victoria Square

In the spotlight: the restoration of Victoria Square

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Straight Eight Estate

A unique commemoration: personalised wine bottles for your wedding from Straight Eight Estate

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Ridge Road Gardens

A magical location: take your wedding guests on a romantic journey to the countryside at Ridge Road Gardens

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Halswell Bakery

Beautiful bridal baking: if you’re planning your wedding catering then talking to Halswell Bakery is a must

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Via Sollertia Jewellery

Your perfect match: Via Sollertia Jewellery

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First Table

First in first served: we talk to Mat Weir founder of (now international) table booking service with a twist First Table

Rhonda Mitchell
Clear Ridge

Matrimonial magic awaits: we look to Clear Ridge in Hanmer Springs to help plan a destination wedding that is still close to home

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The Monday Room (TMR)

High Street’s dining destination: The Monday Room is the perfect pre or post wedding venue

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Coffee Worx

Beautiful bagels: Coffee Worx is serving up bagels you’ll love

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Dream It

Creating places with punch: meet the imaginationologists at Dream It who are designing clever new spaces in our city

Cheryl Colley
Everhot at Classic Cookers

Culinary energy efficiency: you need to check out Everhot’s beautiful cookers at Classic Cookers

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The George

That something special : Weddings at The George are like a fairytale

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Kjole

Quality, comfort & style: Kjole in Hanmer Springs is a fashion destination

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Blackwell's Department Store

Fine-figured wedding day: looking at lovely bridal lingerie for your wedding at Blackwell’s Department Store

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O.G.B. owner Nick Inkster

Old meets new: Q&A with O.G.B. owner Nick Inkster

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Lemongrass

A unique family business: Lemongrass is a lovely little Thai restaurant in a hazelnut orchard (and how cool is that?!)

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The Vineyard at Rossendale

Exquisitely romantic: weddings at The Vineyard at Rossendale

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AWESOME HQ, PHOTO BY PEANUT PRODUCTIONS

Savvy shared spaces: fourteen awesome places to co-work in Christchurch

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Barnett's West End Pharmacy

Not just a pharmacy: Barnett’s West End Pharmacy is a destination for more than just filling your prescription

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North Canterbury Musical Society

Dastardly deeds: Jekyll & Mr Hyde (The Musical) is North Canterbury Musical Society’s next thrilling show

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What's on in North Canterbury

What’s On: Three outings you will love in North Canterbury

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Caci Clinic

A healthy glow: getting your skin perfect for the big day with Caci Clinic

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Immigration Express

An integral immigration role: Immigration Express is proud to be helping welcome much-needed workers and their families to NZ

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Merrell

Style & protection: women’s clothing should do both says active lifestyle brand Merrell

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The Villas braised beef cheeks

Braised beef cheeks in red wine: The Villas recipe series

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Peter O'Connor from Ricoh

A sign of what’s to come: Ricoh gives us the run-down on some seriously cool tech (that you can get in your business now)

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Simply NZ

Iconic Kiwi gifts: Simply NZ celebrates kiwiana in their gorgeous gift shops

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Coop "Better Sweater" from Ruby Six

Win with Metropol: Coop “Better Sweater” from Ruby Six

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TAD Design

Pegasus Town fashionable favourite: TAD Design’s hidden treasures include a beautician called Suzie and a hairdresser by the name of Maddie

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Wilson & Dorset

Redefining lounging: Wilson & Dorset want to take people into a 21st century approach to living areas

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Southern Lakes

An exciting upward trajectory: the Southern Lakes are on the up and up

Keiran Bleach
Kaikoura

A coastal paradise: Kaikoura is an international destination (that you won’t need a passport to visit)

Tracey Edwardes
Urban Sports

Unique urban sports: take a walk on the quirky side and try these three active pursuits

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Christchurch Activities

What’s on: keeping the kids entertained

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Coco Expresso

A culinary hotspot: get yourself to Coco Espresso and find out why everyone is raving about it

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Rangiora Showline

Rangiora’s heart & sole: go visit Rangiora Shoelines and get excited about their Autumn range

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Electrical Testing Services

Exceptional electrical services: Electrical Testing Services can make it easy to keep things in tip top shape

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Evolution Series

The future of building: Queenstown firm Rilean Construction is evolving to meet the Christchurch demand for energy efficient homes

Allison O'Neill
Christchurch City

Falling into line: Cymon Allfrey on why good things take time (even when you wish they wouldn’t)

Cymon Allfrey
PurePods

A luxuriously small footprint: PurePods are doing some ridiculously awesome things with building space

Rhonda Mitchell
Yoogo

Electric car sharing scheme: Yoogo Share launches in Christchurch

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Photography: The Perfect Line

A momentous occasion: Christchurch Adventure Park is back and ready for action

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The Terrace

King of the rebuild: we talk to Antony Gough about The Terraces and his take on post-quake Christchurch

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Casa Construction

A southern expansion: Casa Construction heads south to Wanaka’s booming market

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Gorgeous Food

A gorgeous variety: checking out Wigram’s delightful bakery Gorgeous Food

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Kaiapoi Port

Ship-sized silver lining: The end of the MV Tuhoe and the start of an exciting historic research project

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Ray White Rangiora

Tricks of the trade: We talk to Marijke of Ray White Rangiora on how to do well at selling your home

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Marmalade Clothing and Curiorisities

A beautiful boutique: a visit to Marmalade Clothing in Oxford

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Dakins

Where function meets style: Dakins’ posh solution to your practical wedding day needs

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Harcourts Twiss Keir

Community driven success: Twiss Keir Realty gives credit for achievements to the support they get from locals

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Red Post Cafe

A dining destination: a visit to Culverden’s Red Post Cafe

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Tram 1888

City’s new centrepiece: the beautiful new blue Tram 1888 hits the tracks

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Wicked Showbiz

Behind the scenes: the Wicked talent behind the scenes for Showbiz Christchurch

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Lansdown House

Music at Lansdown

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The Himalayas

Building hope in the Himalayas: how four people set out to make a difference in Nepal

Celine Gibson
The Tai Tapu Hotel

Historically Unique: The Tai Tapu Hotel’s rich heritage

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The Oaks of Darfield

A Darfield attraction: The Oaks of Darfield aims to impress

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The North Canterbury Wine and Food Festival

A super special Sunday: The uber cool North Canterbury Wine and Food Festival

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Narropera at Lansdown

Magical Music: Narropera at Lansdown

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