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 […]

Causing a Stir: Stir Cafe

The beautifully restored Christchurch historic tram is a renowned city attraction that brings joy to riders aboard the family-friendly journey. It is at the iconic New Regent Street stop you will find Café Stir, waiting to subdue your hunger and quench your thirst with its creative and artistic offerings.   With a cosy atmosphere, delicious […]

Heroes of hospitality: Universo

The word hospitality derives from the Latin hospes, which rather oddly means both host and guest. However, it all makes perfect sense on a visit to Christchurch’s established favourite, Universo, where the relationship of hosts Madlen and Wayne Shaw with their diverse range of guests hits the peak definition of hospitality, being “the friendly and […]