Lighting the way

Christchurch’s inaugural Tīrama Mai lighting event will celebrate Matariki in the heart of the city and in New Brighton.   Christchurch City Council Events and Arts Manager Tanya Cokojic says lighting events have proved popular in the city in the past and it makes sense to have a festival that marks New Zealand’s own unique […]

The business of caring: Karen Glassey

Karen Glassey has spent her career helping people, and it is this caring philosophy which drives her approach to real estate. The Mike Pero Real Estate agent chats with Metropol.     WHAT IS YOUR UNIQUE APPROACH TO REAL ESTATE? “I care. I know that sounds really corny, but I actually take a real interest […]

The forefront of education: Cathedral Grammar School

The Cathedral Grammar Girls’ School celebrates 25 years     One of the distinguishing threads of The Cathedral Grammar School story is how it has honoured the legacy and contributions of past generations whilst confidently being at the forefront of educational innovation and change. They are fortunate to have had the opportunity to nurture, know […]

Tame the lockdown mane! – Hair, Art & Beauty

The wait is over! Level 2 is finally here, which means we can attend to some much-needed maintenance. While we’ve all been panicking over our out-of-control eyebrows and ‘wisdom-highlights’, Hair Art & Beauty understands that lockdown has been a challenging time and wants to thank the community for staying home and staying safe in spite […]

Iconic Irish bar turns 21!

Polish your reeling shoes, warm up your blarney, because Christchurch’s very own Irish legend, The Bog Irish Bar is celebrating an amazing 21 years as one of Christchurch’s favourite pubs. The week 17-23 February is packed with shenanigans to honour this milestone achievement.     Twenty-one years ago, The Bog began in Cashel Mall within […]