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Celebrating Heritage 
on the Water

Celebrating Heritage 
on the Water

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.

The Art of Shopping

The Art of Shopping

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.

Deliciously Fresh

Deliciously Fresh

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.

Staying relevant in uncertain times

Staying relevant in uncertain times

Describing 2019 in New Zealand agriculture as the ‘Year of Fear’ due to the mounting pressures and uncertainty from every direction on our food and fibre producers, Sarah Perriam is a rural broadcaster who aspires to be part of a movement of creative thinking during the challenging times ahead for Canterbury farming.