E-bike festival coming to Arrowtown

Riders will descend on Arrowtown in November for a weekend of curated trail experiences, in New Zealand’s inaugural Cyclorama. On November 13 and 14, e-bike riders from across New Zealand will have the opportunity to purchase tickets for bespoke adventures and fun trails curated to complement the natural surroundings and regional heritage. Event organiser Dave […]

Feel good about smiling: Merivale Denture Clinic

Dentures are often thought of as something that look like teeth and will help you eat a little better, but there’s a lot more to them.   Senior clinical dental technician Thomas Gu of the Merivale Denture Clinic says dentures are precision oral prosthesis. They restore lost function of the mouth and teeth and also […]

Healing hair loss: Savanna Hair Solutions

Melissa Pireni works from the heart when she helps women dealing with hair loss because she’s been there herself.   Her services at Savanna Hair Solutions are all about helping women come out happy and healed on the other side of hair loss, just as she did. “After suffering for 14 years, I realised hair […]

Holistic beauty: My Beauty Clinic

Often the root cause of skin issues comes from within and needs to be worked on from the inside first. Holistic treatment, customised to each individual client and their needs can work wonders. With backgrounds in traditional Chinese medicine, the staff at My Beauty Clinic provide treatments that combine the very best of modern technology […]

Peri-what?

An expert’s advice on navigating perimenopause. As a naturopathic doctor with decades of experience in women’s health, and now the bestselling author of two books, Lara Briden has an incredibly in-depth understanding of menopause and all that comes with it. Lara’s latest book, Hormone Repair Manual is a practical guide to healthy hormones for women […]

Now hear this: Bellbird Hearing

From the moment you walk through the door of the recently established Bellbird Hearing clinic you have a sense of a warm and caring environment. The waiting area is inviting; the staff welcoming – a place designed to overcome any reluctance patients may associate with requiring treatment for hearing loss.   “We are a fully […]

Stay in and exercise

  Regular exercise has been found to improve mental health, build-up fitness and help to stave off numerous medical conditions.     Exercising during the colder winter months may not be as pleasant as jogging along the beach in summer, yet there are many forms of indoor workouts that can be embraced to achieve the […]

Keeping abreast of cancer

  A University of Canterbury (UC) student has developed a new computerised method of reading mammograms that could help radiologists detect warning signs of breast cancer.     Haipeng Li is about to complete a PhD in Software Engineering at UC after spending the last three years working on computational algorithms that can automatically read […]

The personal touch: All About You

All About You is a leading, local beauty therapy salon that has been in operation for many years, long before its present owner, Tracy Cox, bought the business in 2016. Now, with two salons located in both South and North Christchurch, its visible presence is on the rise.     The main focus is skin […]

Maintaining brain health

  If you had to choose between good physical health or good cognitive function, which would it be?   It may surprise you to learn that more people fear losing their mind than their physical health, yet according to the Research & Development Director at American-based Chiva-Som, Dr Jason Culp, there are five simple ways […]