Here’s Why You Need To Be At The Christchurch Arts Festival

Here’s Why You Need To Be At The Christchurch Arts Festival

If there was ever any doubt, Ōtautahi is a city that celebrates creativity and the arts. We've seen this with the restoration of Christchurch Town Hall, the success of Bread & Circus, and of course, the sheer number of talented musicians, artists, dancers and performers that regularly share their creativity with us here in Christchurch. The [...]

Christchurch City Guide — 2019 Edition

Christchurch City Guide — 2019 Edition

Many of our overseas family and friends are visiting New Zealand (and Christchurch) for the very first time in March, while others are returning to a city that has changed considerably since they last visited. Since receiving a handful of messages and emails about what to do in Christchurch from a couple days to a [...]

Bread & Circus: Christchurch is officially a festival city

Bread & Circus: Christchurch is officially a festival city

About a year and a half ago, Nick and I co-wrote an article about what makes a great city. We talked a lot about how great cities are constantly reinventing themselves; they manage to tell a story about their past, but know where they are heading in the future. This statement couldn't be more true [...]

How To Stay Sane While Planning A Wedding

How To Stay Sane While Planning A Wedding

With less than four months until our wedding, I've been getting a lot of questions about how all the planning is going. There's no denying I'm excited for the big day to arrive, but it's definitely an exhausting process if I'm completely honest. From guest lists to napkin colours, hens party planning and rehearsal dinners, [...]

The Rainy Day Edit

The Rainy Day Edit

Christchurch isn't a particularly rainy city. Sure, there are weeks where we barely see the sun, but generally it's pretty nice. That said, there's something a bit exciting about having a few wardrobe items you look forward to pulling out on those less than ideal days. Further to that, I love having activities up my [...]