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Sumner Fresh Produce Market

Bohemian Bakery sign.

The latest venture of Garden City 2.0, a social enterprise committed to delivering fresh, locally grown organic produce to the Christchurch community, and supporting local family farmers, the Sumner Fresh Produce Market is your chance to access locally grown produce that is fresh, seasonal and free of nasties on a weekly basis. There’s a strong focus […]

Sophie Dinsenbacher

Lookbook photo.

Adding to the growing pool of young design talent in Christchurch, Sophie Dinsenbacher will definitely be one to watch on the New Zealand fashion stage over the years to come. Currently in her third year as a CPIT fashion design student, Sophie recently spent a month working on the Karen Walker collection being shown at […]

Hachi Hachi


It’s no secret that sushi is perhaps the favourite corporate lunch, and Hachi Hachi has finally filled the sushi void that has existed for some time now on Victoria Street despite no shortage of office buildings popping up. Moving its delicious, fresh sushi and popular, cheap donburi bowls into stylish Victoria Street digs has proved […]

Pegasus Arms Restaurant & Bar

The bar.

It’s been one of the inner city’s mainstays since the earthquakes, and it isn’t really any wonder that it’s still a favourite despite an increasing number of CBD offerings popping up. Pegasus Arms is a busy pub with that classic friendly Kiwi hospitality that makes us famous. The outside area is large and popular, but […]

Mosaic by Simo


Simo’s has long been a Christchurch institution, and slowly it is rebuilding its empire post-earthquakes. Given the popularity of the Lincoln Road store, it seems only natural that a second store should open nearby to Riccarton businesses and hungry student flats. The Mediterranean and Middle Eastern style food is undoubtedly delicious – and there’s plenty […]

Jeff Gray MINI Garage


It’s not often a car dealership makes it on to the pages of Neat Places, let alone as a ‘Neat Place’, but that’s where Jeff Gray MINI Garage will surprise you. With a great interest in the social fabric of Christchurch, and the drive (pun not intended!) to make good things happen in the city, […]


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