Take to the track: Supa Karts

  A race at Supa Karts with your family, friends or work colleagues is certain to give you a taste of real motorsport competition. A mainstay of family entertainment for decades in the heart of Christchurch, its indoor track makes it fun for all seasons too.     Tandem karts allow children between four and […]

Precious time together

  One of the greatest gifts families can give to one another is regularly spending time together.     Studies have shown that quality time helps strengthen and build family bonds and also provides a sense of belonging and security for everyone in the family. Strong family bonds also encourage better behaviour in children, improve […]

Getting personal: Zelmar Creations

If you are looking to get a gift for that special someone that reflects how much they mean to you – make it personal. Lezel Broodryk of Zelmar Creations works her magic to ensure your gift is truly one of a kind.     “Clients are loving the fact we can customise our products. One […]

Here comes the sun: Patisserie YAHAGI

Patisserie YAHAGI is a small family-run shop at Church Corner mall. Like many other small businesses, they worried about their future during the lockdown period.     Owner-patissier, Eri Yahagi, considered other ways to provide her desserts and cakes such as using a delivery platform when the lockdown ended. But she knew that her elaborately […]

Nature knows best

For 25 years, Canterbury born and bred Linden Leaves has been transforming New Zealand’s natural plant-based goodness into goodness for our skin. We caught up with founder Brigit Blair about why we should nurture beautiful. Can you tell us about how the Linden Leaves story came about? It came from a mother desperate to help […]

Add natural vitality to your family’s health

Now taking its rightful place in the global spotlight as a ‘cannonball of goodness’, the humble blackcurrant was once known mainly for its high vitamin C values and as the basis of the free wartime children’s drink, Ribena. Turns out, vitamin C was only a small part of blackcurrants’ superpowers. After extensive clinical research blackcurrants, […]

What’s happening North Canterbury?

  Waitangi Day in the Waimakariri Make a beeline to Rangiora for a full day of affordable fun with the family, which promises action aplenty this Waitangi Day, Thursday 6 February. Inflatafest All things inflatable in a kaleidoscope of colour will be bouncing about at Victoria Park in Percival Street, Rangiora, on 6 February. Jump […]

What’s on in Kaiapoi?

Whether you’re local, new in town or looking for a day trip for the family, there’s something for everyone in this bustling township.     Kaiapoi Fun Run Date: Sunday 8 March Location: Kaiapoi Borough School (Raven Quay)It’s time to get your run on! The Kaiapoi Fun Run is a community event that you can […]

Creative Catering

Family business Twentyfour Catering Co has a strong commitment to providing a personal experience for every client, ensuring the highest quality cuisine and service.     From catering for everything –from an intimate anniversary dinner to a corporate event or grand wedding of over 200 guests – no event, size or location is too challenging. […]