Hallmarks of quality: Canterbury Jewellers

In 1982, a jewellery shop in Christchurch first opened its doors. It was a business that would prosper, build a good name in the community and develop its own proud history. Nearly 40 years later and Canterbury Jewellers remains one of our country’s leading manufacturers of hand-crafted jewellery, engagement and wedding rings, signet and eternity […]

Something special

For your hard to buy, ‘has everything already’ friend; look no further.   Practical and useful gifts with a splash of fun colour make for perfect birthday or congratulatory presents for those impossible to buy for friends and family. Functional accessories made from good quality materials mean your loved ones will get plenty of use […]

Function meets style

Your tools of the corporate trade get carted to and from the office, tossed in handbags and cars and are probably not always well cared for.   For tech equipment especially, it is important this is well protected, as it is so heavily relied on for day-to-day work. Style doesn’t have to be compromised either; […]

Dainty designs: Sophie Divett Jewellery

  Sophie Divett Jewellery offers hand-crafted and custom-made jewellery pieces.     “Inspired by Aotearoa’s beautiful natural landscapes, mountains, flora and fauna my collections feature castings from leaves, seed pods and other plants,” says Sophie. Her new High Street showroom features ready-made collections of handmade sterling silver, gold plated and solid gold jewellery including rings, […]

All pride, no prejudice

A true feast for the eyes, this ROYGBIV-realness is a great way to liven up any wardrobe. These head-to-toe suggestions, from red to violet, ensures that there is something for everyone. Because as Coco Chanel once said, “the best colour in the whole world is the one that looks good on you.” Not only do […]

Huawei? Yes way

While it may conjure up concerns about privacy for some, there’s one thing for sure – the biggest electronics company on the planet, Huawei, produces a quality product. Metropol’s gadget guru Ian Knott looks at its latest fitness band. When it comes to battery life, Huawei absolutely wipe the floor with the competition. Most smartwatches, […]