Relive the memories of your favourite movies

Movie-inspired travel remains a booming travel trend

Mercedes-Benz cabriolet for fun in the sun

A flick of a switch and go topless

Cruise on the smartest ship at sea

By any measure, it’s a colossus and it’s coming to a port near you. After all, this is a ship that cracks 19,900 eggs a day in its main kitchen.

Lexus hybrid a true touring car

Columnist Ross Kiddie found the Lexus power and economy is quite satisfying, although the concierge at a hotel struggled to figure out how to start it.

Major makeover for BMW X1

German car-maker BMW is keeping a tight grip on the sport utility vehicle market

Be seduced by the Spanish City of Cordoba

In the eyes of visitors, Andalucía’s allure is legendary, but the appeal of Southern Spain is spectacularly illustrated in explorable Cordoba.

Young opera star on Mikado tour

Bryndwr resident Angus Simmons was cast in Mikado only days before rehearsal for the opera was set to begin.

Jonny Schwass prepares for the Christchurch Food Show 2017

Jonny Schwass talks about his passion for fresh and local food, and cooks some delicious pork belly with yellow vegetables for us!

Skope Classic 2017

From February 3-5 2017, Mike Pero Motorsport Park once again hosted the Skope Classic. This was the 26th year this event has run on the Ruapuna Circuit, starting out as the BP Alfa, then the PDL Classic and for the last 16 years as the Skope Classic. The event is acknowledged by racing fans, as one of the best classic race meetings in New Zealand, attracting competitors and cars from around the globe. This year’s Skope Classic celebrated the Diamond Jubilee of the Formula Juniors. The crowd pleasing Formula 5000’s and Historic Formula One will have any motorsport fan buzzing with excitement.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar headed to Christchurch

Seventy-five hand-made puppets controlled by just four cast members will take The Very Hungry Caterpillar from the page to the Isaac Theatre Royal’s stage.

Living in luxury Waikiki Beach style

Mike Yardley sets about staking out Waikiki’s unrivalled beachfront cocktail stops.

Young musician already a master

Fifteen-year-old Alexandra Watson plays five instruments, is studying music courses at university in her spare time, and dreams of working for NASA. In July, she will be the only musician outside of the United Kingdom to perform at the National Schools Symphony Orchestra of Great Britain.

Delightful romp of mayhem

Ropable, by Ross Gumbley and Allison Horsley, directed by Ross Gumbley, The Court Theatre. Reviewed by Barry Southam

Shapely Citroen covers all bases

Ross Kiddie discovers French flair and panache in DS5.

New style of show business

National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art graduates Sophie Petersen and Keeneth Love have taken a risk, setting up their own theatre company.

Mi-Sex enjoy positive fan reaction

Mi-Sex will co-headline next month's star-studded Selwyn Sounds concert line up with Dragon. Keyboardist Murray Burns spoke to ahead of the performance.

Bull-breed rescue fundraising for vehicle

An organisation that rescues and re-homes bull-breed dogs is fundraising to buy its own vehicle, with a car company offering to lend it a free station wagon for six months in the mean time.

Fudge Cottage returning to Arts Centre

The tempting treats of the popular The Fudge Cottage will soon be returning to the Arts Centre.

Robin Hood’s role reversal

The classical tale of the man who stole from the rich to give to the poor, has been given a shake up a hilarious adaption and depicts Maid Marian being depicted by a fella.

Safer Land Cruiser 70

Toyota’s Land Cruiser 70 series arrives fully loaded for 2017 with revisions to the line-up and sizeable expansions in safety equipment.