People, places, photos

Freeze in time one of the best days of your life, all with a fabulous photographer. To remember the people, the places, and the intimate moments that you shared throughout your day. Capturing their memories, many just-married Cantabrians have called on the expertise of local photographers to forever remember their weddings. Between the planned shots […]

Comedic cancer survivor, Dr Jo Prendergast

Lyttelton psychiatrist, comedian, author and cancer survivor, Dr Jo Prendergast explains her special brand of “tumour humour” to Metropol Editor Lynda Papesch. Witty, a bit silly, and fairly dead pan are apt descriptives for Jo Prendergast’s special brand of humour. Known as a ‘clean’ comedian, Jo explains that her comedy seems to be relatable to […]

Top Marques with Niki Mills: Ice speed record

Back in 2007, four-time World Rally Champion, the original “Flying Finn” Juha Kankkunen attempted to break the World Ice Speed record in his privately owned, stock-standard, Bentley Continental GT on the frozen waters of the Baltic Sea. He succeeded with a blistering 1km average of 321kph, an astonishing result from a road-legal vehicle on ice. […]

Wedding-wear ready: Darcy Boutique

If the happy couple has nominated a dress code, whether it be the newly trending monotone and dark edit or classic floral patterns and bright hues, the quintessential look will be waiting for you at Darcy Boutique. Main image: Drama the Label Eden summer garden dress

Editor’s note: Happily ever after

Twice a year, Metropol publishes its popular wedding supplement, featuring many of the local retailers who support this lucrative industry. Bringing bridal parties and wedding suppliers together is a marriage made in heaven for many parties. Ten years ago, the wedding industry in New Zealand was estimated to be worth $58 million annually. Now, a […]