Thursday, November 22, 2018

Travel: Invercargill’s ‘nuggety charm’

Beyond the ambitiously wide boulevards and time-worn architecture, Invercargill is a city of nuggety charm, dogged spirit and self-belief.

Travel: Fort Worth a ‘real-deal cowboy town’

The locals will tell it’s the cradle of the Old West.

Travel: St. Louis

It’s not the glitziest of Uncle Sam’s cities, but St. Louis famously prised open the American Western frontier.

Mitsubishi Outlander engineered to last

The ever-popular Mitsubishi Outlander sport utility vehicle has had a major makeover

Travel: Visiting Elvis

You could easily devote your entire time in Memphis walking in Elvis Presley’s footsteps, whether it be shopping at his clothier of choice, Lansky’s, or chomping down on fried peanut butter and banana sandwiches at Arcade Restaurant.

Travel: Route 66

rendezvous with Route 66 is as classic as it gets. Far from the madding crowd and those soulless six-lane interstate highways, it’s all about small-town main streets and quiet country byways on Route 66.

‘Just get on with it’: Community board chair fed up with...

A community board chairwoman wants the public consultation process for a suburbs upgrades to be bypassed so that work can start.

Travel: The business end

If you are yet to take a seat at the front of the plane, let us provide you with an insight into what you would expect if you were to opt for Business Class on Singapore Airlines’ A350

Travel: Disneyland resort

I must admit, I’m a kid at heart, and the chance to get a photo with Mickey Mouse inside his Toon Town House was eagerly taken.

Kia puts sting into exciting new liftback

The Stinger's powerful engine and rear-wheel-drive platform combine to produce a high performance sports car.

What’s for lunch? Grain Coffee and Eatery

Grain Coffee and Eatery is based in the lobby of Qb Studios on Southwark St, and the minimalist premises has little signage outside to guide you in.

Crave Christchurch: Christchurch bartenders among the best

Australian eyewear retailer opening in the central city and Merivale Mall offers more.

Travel: A sense of calm prevails in Singapore

Known for its remarkable skyline and penchant for cleanliness, Singapore is so much more than a stopover city. Kate Preece reports,

Honda Odyssey a car for all the team

Honda's seven or eight-seat people-mover has been refreshed

Mini upgraded for 2018

New features and an advanced transmission are included on Mini's mid-life facelift

Chlorination a hot topic for council call centre

Nearly a thousand inquiries have been received about the chlorination of the city's water supply since it began in March.

Mazda extends SUV range

A new sport utility vehicle slots neatly into Mazda's line-up

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.

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