Saturday, July 21, 2018

Travel: Breezing through Basel

Diversity, creativity and art is the calling card of the riverside district of Little Basel, writes Mike Yardley.

What’s for lunch? Steampunk Laboratory

If you're after a quick and filling lunch with a smile, Steampunk Laboratory's cupbops are for you.

Crave Christchurch: Steak anyone?

New restaurants open in the central city, while a Merivale one closes.

Swift Sport lives up to Suzuki’s reputation for economy and performance

Motoring writer Ross Kiddie says the new Swift Sport will keep owners young.

Travel: Hansel and Gretel-style Black Forest

Think thick pine and fir forests, vertical rock faces, graceful watermills and Hansel and Gretel-style villages, straight out of a fairytale. Welcome to Black Forest, Germany.

Travel: Singapore high life

If you’re Singapore-bound, let The Fullerton sprinkle its stardust on you, where location, service, style and soul are all immediately apparent.

Travel: Singapore’s tempting treats

Singapore has an array of tempting treats, whether you are there on business or leisure.

Be wary of buying your wedding dress online

More soon-to-be brides are buying their wedding gowns from overseas websites to nab a deal. But it doesn't pay off for many.

Akaroa Museum exhibitions recognised in national awards

Akaroa Museum’s suite of new long-term exhibitions, developed and installed after the repair and strengthening of its buildings, has received national recognition.

Former Mayor’s housing project has homes up for grabs

Three affordable, newly built homes are on the market in Wainoni with the aim to get young families into affordable housing.

Heale gets national call-up

Llewellyn Heale's switch to Hornby appears to be paying dividends.

Free breakfast club begins in Northcote

A free hot breakfast including baked beans, spaghetti, sausages and porridge is being served up to the Northcote and Redwood community.

Seattle Food Tour delivers

Mike Yardley takes a Seattle Food tour.

Review: Pomeroy’s

If you were stuck in the city for Queen’s Birthday, you’ll know the weather was more miserable than Prince Philip at the recent royal wedding.

Crave Christchurch: Mexico ditches plastic straws with winter menu

Mexico has a new winter menu, you can do yoga for charity, and Westpac returns to the central city.

Battle of the Imprezas

Subaru’s high performance models are high on desire

Outback perfect for ski field roads

Subaru's four-wheel-drive system is not only a safety mechanism but it will take you places where there is limited grip

Crave Christchurch: Tattoos and art in Merivale

Merivale has a new addition, Lichfield Lanes is set to bring more eateries to the central city, and experience Christmas early this year.

The Bar Fly: Horse and Jockey

How hard is it to convince a punter to upgrade two pints to a three litre beer tower? Not hard all apparently.

No sign of Ford Ranger sales wilting

Even with a raft of new utes entering the market, the Ranger is still Kiwi buyers' preference

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