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Looking for inspiration? Use our story library to find up-to-date articles and interesting backgrounders about Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region. To access images, organise interviews or for any other media enquiries please contact us.

  • Escape from real-life jail cells with Christchurch's newest attraction
    Two award-winning Christchurch filmmakers have turned their attention to real-life drama with a ‘jailhouse escape’ themed game.
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  • Bottoms up as record-breaking New Zealand truffle infuses tasty new brew
    A giant truffle unearthed in North Canterbury has found its way into a special-edition local ale.
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  • Lyttelton project's novel approach to property development
    Christchurch company Ohu Ltd is turning property development on its head with a design competition under way for a privately-funded commercial building in Lyttelton that is open to public voting.
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  • Born and bred in the outdoors - meet local adventurer Hollie Woodhouse
    Hollie Woodhouse is a Christchurch-based endurance athlete, adventurer and graphic designer.
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  • Spotlight on The Fermentist's head brewer: Kirsten Taylor
    Kirsten Taylor is the head brewer at Christchurch’s newest microbrewery The Fermentist, a place she describes as having “beer at its roots and sustainability in its heart”.
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  • Showcasing the local food scene with 'Christchurch Foodie'
    Monique Brown started her Instagram account Christchurch Foodie last year after moving to New Zealand from Melbourne, where her love of food was born.
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