What Fable Brings To The Table

What Fable Brings To The Table

Fable is a local store with a purpose. The carefully curated second-hand shop offers a vintage shopping experience not found anywhere else in Christchurch (or even New Zealand). Owners Sarah Gunn and Meagan Veitch saw a gap in the market for affordable, good quality second-hand items after seeing the incredible level of vintage shopping in [...]

Bunch Floral Workshop

Bunch Floral Workshop

With a passion for wild and locally grown fauna, Alicia Erceg launched Bunch Floral in November 2016. I've followed the company since its beginnings, intrigued by Alicia's unconventional approach to floristry. Bunch strives to use seasonal produce and reduce waste. Alicia regularly goes foraging to find native plants and weeds not commonly used in traditional [...]

Christchurch Creatives: Sage

Christchurch Creatives: Sage

Founded by Alice McLean, Sage provides nourishing, wholesome meals made from scratch using local Canterbury produce. Meals change with the seasons, but consistently offer organic produce from local growers. Alice is a Canterbury native who insists everyone is entitled to good, honest food. Delivered every Tuesday and Friday, it's clear she cares deeply about the food she [...]

Christchurch Creatives: Radler Tours

Christchurch Creatives: Radler Tours

One of the things I harp on about constantly is cycling. I've never particularly enjoyed cycling as a sport or a rigorous form of exercise. For me, it's a practical way to get around. In cities like Toronto and Stockholm, residents cycle almost year-round. Even a little bit of snow on the ground isn't much of a [...]

Christchurch Creatives: SPECTRUM

Christchurch Creatives: SPECTRUM

While graffiti and street art have a bad reputation, they also have the power to transform cities and neighbourhoods, expose social woes, start important discussions, and bring art to the masses. The likes of Banksy, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Shepard Fairey have challenged our idea of what constitutes street art. Why should art be reserved for galleries and [...]

Christchurch Creatives: Green Roots Organics

Christchurch Creatives: Green Roots Organics

The city I experienced as a tourist in 2009/2010 is vastly different from the Christchurch that exists today. The old Christchurch was beautiful and Victorian, and a wee bit stuffy. The city today is more intriguing because it's anyone and everyone's city. While many urban centres are oversaturated, Christchurch is still in need of fresh ideas and residents [...]