Welcome to Wigram

Christchurch has numerous suburban treasures within easy travelling distance, and Wigram is one of them. Just seven kilometres southwest of central Christchurch, this vibrant area is home to select shops, cafes, artisan breweries, day spas, and much more. Resident, commercial, and industrial properties abound, while historically Wigram has an interesting aviation background. Recreational parks are […]

Best in brewing: Wigram Brewing

  At Wigram Brewing company the service philosophy is that beer is a language and communication is everything. And with over 17 years in the industry and an extensive range to show for it… it is fair to say they know what they are talking about.       Said range includes pilsners, stouts and […]

Decades of deliciousness: Pasta Vera

  For decades Pasta Vera has filled homes with a little taste of Italy. Their delicious, mouth-watering range of pasta is made using locally sourced ingredients and a whole lot of love and passion.     For 20 years, the 100 percent New Zealand owned and operated business, has used locally sourced ingredients to produce […]

Popular new pickle product: Gordon’s Picklery

Gordon’s Picklery owner Janice Burnett is truly passionate about pickles and her latest product is proving to be popular.     The ‘Original Gordon’s’ Dill Stacker and Dill Pickle, made with a well-pronounced hit of dill and perfectly balanced with garlic and 100 percent natural spices, is available long-sliced or whole. Fresh, crisp and tangy, […]

Cuisine for Christmas: Pasta Vera

With the arrival of both expected and unexpected guests at Christmas, or hungry teenagers and uni students returning home for the holidays , Pasta Vera can help take the stress out of feeding extra mouths over the busy festive season.     Pasta Vera’s best-selling homestyle lasagne is a tasty and convenient option, whether families […]

Locally owned & sustainable: United Fisheries

United Fisheries has established itself as a leading family-owned Christchurch business, providing quality seafood to the local market and across the globe.     Founded by Kypros Kotzikas in 1974, it has grown from modest beginnings to become one of the top 10 seafood companies in New Zealand. Nowadays, Kypros’ four sons, and a grandson, […]

Where the best parties happen: Chipmunks Playland and Cafe

At Chipmunks in Wigram, owners Anna and Dell are taking birthday parties to a whole new level. As part of a recent playground upgrade, new features at the facility include an interactive slide, project ball pit – and a 360-degree video camera for recording birthday parties. The interactive video is proving to be a popular […]

Firm favourite for foodies: Original Foods Baking Co.

You’ve likely heard of this locally owned and operated Canterbury family business, which has been a firm favourite since its beginnings in 1991… but if you’re unsure, we’re willing to bet you’ll have given them a go without knowing it.     Been on an Air New Zealand flight recently? The delicious muffins on offer […]

Wigram’s must-visit: Le Bakermen Cafe and Bakery

From classic Kiwi favourites to fresh, modern ideas with a twist, the impressive range of scrumptious options at Le Bakermen Café and Bakery in Wigram makes it well worth a visit.     Creating familiar dishes with an added flair, owner Will Leung opened the vibrant eatery in March and describes his baking as ‘using […]

Coffee with heart: Coffee Worx

Do you enjoy really good coffee and the great outdoors? Coffee Worx, a Christchurch coffee roastery, has found there are many passionate coffee drinkers, who – just like you – enjoy the invigorating hit of sitting in their favourite outdoor spot sipping their favourite coffee.     That’s why Coffee Worx developed its Heartland Brew […]