Get to know Byron Clark

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Where were you born and where did you spend most of your childhood? I was born here in Christchurch and grew up in Papanui. Where do you live now and with whom? Today I live in Mairehau with my partner, our three flatmates, two cats, two chickens and a Flemish Giant rabbit. What aroused your … Read More

Baked Peaches in Amaretto


A Gunyah Country Estate favourite [one_half] Ingredients 8 fresh or canned peach halves 8 amaretti biscuits 1 tbsp butter, in small pieces 1 tsp cocoa powder 1/2 cup caster sugar pinch of cinnamon 6 cloves or 1/8 tsp ground cloves 100 ml or 6-7 tbsp white wine 100 ml or 6-7 tbsp amaretto liqueur 4 … Read More

Keep the Garden City blooming

Media Releases

MEDIA RELEASE From: Canterbury Horticultural Society Date: 20 August  2015 Keep the Garden City blooming It’s time for Christchurch residents and organisations to start getting their gardens ready for the Canterbury Horticultural Society Spring Garden Awards. Keen gardeners, young or old are invited to take part in the Awards and to help the city flourish through … Read More

Dalkeith Look & Learn


A showcase of late Spring colour at its best Wednesday 21 October Cost: $20 ($2 car pool) Includes afternoon tea Depart 1pm: Horncastle Arena (please report at 12.45pm) Bookings: CHS tel: 366 6937  Email: Download the flier and booking form