The juggle of parenthood, farm life and all that rural living brings with it can be a stalwart on creativity and ventures outside of the domestic household. However, for Bex Hayman, the pursual of an idea that had been bubbling away for some time has opened up the door for a new career in jewellery and product design.
This is the second article in a series of four by Dr Chris Jansen from Leadership Lab and Dr Cheryl Doig from Think Beyond that profiles the shifts that are happening in many secondary schools towards more future-focused and flexible learning opportunities.
In a world of mass-produced merchandise and factory-made items often with cookie cutter designs, it’s no wonder we crave uniqueness of a handmade item. Taryn Beech from Maree Hynes offers some inspiration.
Christchurch is abundant with mettlesome souls combating the growing issue of homelessness. From the provision of food and companionship, to aiding in the fight against substance addiction; here are the faces of those who believe such destitution can be vanquished.
Bhante Henepola Gunaratana stated, ‘The you that goes in one side of the experience is not the same you that comes out the other.’ Silently channelling that mantra, we took the plunge, into hot and cold, to the edges of our comfort zones.
J.E. Dennison is a third-generation family-owned business that has been part of the South Canterbury District for more than 50 years. The business supplies custom-made products throughout New Zealand.
New Zealand’s coasts and rivers were once busy with schooners, paddle steamers, tugs and other vessels, carrying cargo and passengers and delivering associated services. In Canterbury, those memories live on in two special vessels, Steam Tug Lyttelton and Kaiapoi’s River Queen.
Fashion buyer for Christchurch’s iconic family-owned Ballantynes department store’s Contemporary Lounge, The Atrium and Women’s Footwear, Georgie Mears loves seeing the latest trends first. But in the high stakes world of fashion, being a buyer is as much an art as it is a science.
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We are so lucky in Canterbury to have oodles of great food talent and without exception the young and creative duo of Rosa and Margo Flanagan, commonly known as the Two Raw Sisters, is amongst them. Both stalwarts of the raw food movement, they use food ingredients that require minimal cooking and are minimally processed.