Sunday, November 19, 2017

CTV News


Show time: Duck herding, carnival and tasty treats

Duck herding, carnival rides, petting zoos and wood chopping - there's something for everyone at this year's A&P Show.

Watch: Pops Choir sing their way to China

Their artistic director calls them the choir with 'big gigantic hearts'. Pops Choir was formed as a way to help heal the earthquake battered souls of Christchurch. And now they have had a very special invitation to perform in China after a 'Beatles' like reaction at one of their performances.

Watch: Cup Day cops steal runway show at best dressed competition

Canterbury police officers were among those strutting their stuff on the catwalk as part of the best dressed man competition at NZ Cup Day on Tuesday.

Watch: Cup Day’s popular body art competition

The popular body art competition was once again a hit at Cup Day 2017.

Watch: Cup Day 2017 the aftermath

And the heels come off and lads loosen the ties - that's a wrap for Cup Day 2017. Gordo does one more circuit and finds people are a bit more . . .er . . .happier than they were in the morning.

Watch: Cup Day fashion ‘it looks like a tapestry’

Charlotte and Kate from Style Christchurch are back with their critique of the winners from Cup Day best dressed, and safe to say Gordo and Charlotte erm . . very much do not to agree in this one!

Watch: Cup Day fashion critique ‘we’re not in the Outback”

Gordo doesn't know a lot about Cup Day fashion, so luckily he ran into our friends from Style magazine, Charlotte Smulders and Kate Preece. They chat about their favourites, why men should not wear hats ('we're not in the outback') and an argument over whether chaps should have their socks showing or not.

Watch: Synchronised swimmers making waves

Smalls Strokes Synchro team placed third at the nationals, quite a feat when you consider they traion in a pool that is not deep enough due to the lack of facilities in Canterbury for the sport.

Watch: CBHS cricketers choose school over province

Christchurch Boys’ High’s top cricketers have been forced to choose between their school or Canterbury due to a calendar log jam caused by next year’s under-19 Cricket World Cup. There is even more at stake for those competing at both the First XI Cup tournament and national under-19 tournament this year. Following the tournaments New Zealand Cricket will name their squad for the Under-19 Cricket World Cup being hosted in New Zealand over January and February.

Watch: The South Frame’s laneways entice businesses back to the CBD

So what is the South Frame all about? There are some great spots starting to pop up and more to come along the Anchor Project's laneways.