Living in harmony with the seasons has many benefits, and dining at Gatherings is undoubtedly one of them. Long known for its innovative but grounded approach to culinary excellence, this local Canterbury institution keeps evolving in ways that continue to delight our senses.
The Porirua food scene is awash with local artisan makers and innovators putting their neighbourhood on the map.
As a tram rattles down Worcester Boulevard, the driver loves to point out an adorable outdoor set-up known as The Custard Square Bookshop. Tucked into a corner of The Arts Centre, close to Frances Nation Grocer, the miniature bookshop’s cute factor is impossible to ignore.
If you’re in Christchurch and seeking an exceptional coffee experience, C4 Coffee should be your primary destination. With a solid 27 years of experience on their side, C4 is the real OG of the Christchurch coffee scene and a pioneer of the specialty coffee movement in Ōtautahi.
Tucked inside the CoCA art gallery building on Gloucester Street, you’ll find the aesthetically pleasing Lux Espresso. A hotspot for central city workers and art lovers alike, their baked goods and mouth-watering salads are typically sold out long before lunchtime.