As a passionate Francophile and self-confessed sweet tooth, I was rather excited to chat with Rea Scur, one half of the incredibly talented sister duo behind Christchurch Ōtautahi’s favourite pâtisserie, about her culinary inspirations and the creative process behind their exquisite desserts.
Forget the stale hotel stereotypes; New Zealand’s staycation scene is flourishing with bold character and unrivalled charm.
Unearth the hidden gems of Christchurch Ōtautahi’s most vibrant dining and entertainment precinct. Just a stone’s throw from the picturesque Avon River, The Terrace is a hub where authenticity meets creativity, a meeting point for the intimate and the avant-garde.
The Porirua food scene is awash with local artisan makers and innovators putting their neighbourhood on the map.
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.
With a focus on sustainable and ethical production, Ōamaru’s food and drink heroes are passionate about producing exceptional artisan products by harnessing the unique richness of their geographical location.
Christchurch is home to some truly enchanting late-night spots, each with their own unique charm. From cosy cafés serving up impeccable brews to dessert destinations that will make your taste buds sing, there are cosy corners all over the city to unwind after dark.
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.