culture

win: tickets to nightcrawler

Careening into cinemas later this week, is a thriller of sorts that has us grossly intrigued in the increasingly depraved ways of the...

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coveted

deck the halls with refinement

As the intoxicating Christmas spirit fills us with festive cheer, it's sometimes easy for kitsch decor to creep through the front door disguised...

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wellbeing

get party ready in a flash

'Tis the season to be rushed off one's feet - so who has time for time-consuming beauty rituals? We prefer schedule-friendly treatments that produce...

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coveted

on sale: denizen summer issue

To welcome in our favourite season of all, the new summer issue of Denizen magazine is hot of the press and brimming with festive...

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gastronomy

pot sticker dumpling bar

If you've spent any time in Christchurch of late, you may or may not have had the culinary pleasure of experiencing the sensational...

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bon vivant

the perfect summer spritzer

It turns out the Italians know a thing or two about dealing with the heat; the sagacious sun-dwellers are renowned for their approach of tackling...

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escape

subscribe to denizen weekly and win a luxury weekend

If paradisiacal weekend getaways and luxurious automobiles sound like a bit of you, then you'll not want to miss this opportunity. To celebrate...

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coveted

the briefcase is back

With paternal association putting many off the spring-loaded latched hold-alls of the good ‘ol days, the fact remains - the briefcase means business....

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etiquette

going up: elevator etiquette

What is it about the closing of the doors to a small steel box that elicits a severe sense of panic at the prospect...

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gastronomy

new opening: cépage

Descending upon Vulcan Lane with their rustic European flavours, the adept hospitality duo, Will Thorpe and Logan Coath, are once again teaming up and opening the doors...

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gastronomy

new opening: chinoiserie

After much ado about the many pork buns that have surfaced of late, one party has stepped up to serve their take on the...

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wellbeing

win: the ultimate in sensitive skincare

As a result of its extensive voyage through the rocky mountainous ranges, thermal water’s purifying, therapeutic and antioxidant properties have been used for...

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gastronomy

new opening: woodworks

Though a suburb perfectly benign, it's fair to say that seldom do our gastronomic yearnings leave us bound for the western borough of Avondale. Those yet...

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gastronomy

new opening: scarecrow pop-up

In a concept that's rather novel to our fair cityscape's gastronomic tendencies, there's a new kid on the block who's putting a truly proximate spin on...

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culture

a show about somersaults, slapstick and striptease

Inspired by the vintage days of vaudeville, the nightclubs of the East Village, and the eccentric characters of Times Square comes EMPIRE -...

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etiquette

20 ways to eat like a downton abbey lady

With soirée season upon us, we felt it was timely to brush up on our dining etiquette and be reminded of the utmost decorum...

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wellbeing

organic fake tans to ease you into a summer glow

Influenced by the longer days but equally deterred by the spectrum of fickle weather conditions typical of this time of the year, we're...

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coveted

got game?

Having grown up on the streets of Cairo, and spending much of her young adulthood travelling the world, British designer Alexandra Llewellyn’s deeply entrenched...

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gastronomy

flavours of sardinia

Following the success of their inaugural sellout dining event, An Evening in Umbria, the culinary virtuosos at Piccoli Piatti are set to put on yet...

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etiquette

gym etiquette for the old and new

Civility reigns; even in realms where tank tops are encouraged, profuse sweating is the norm, and mild grunting is perfectly acceptable. While we completely agree...

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This Month On Denizen | November 2014