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Month: January 2014

Newstalk ZB Travel – Feb 1

On Saturday February 1,  Mike Yardley’s weekly radio travel segment on Newstalk ZB’s Jack Tame Show focuses on the seaside spoils of Brighton, England. www.newstalkzb.co.nz Royal escapism, Regency architecture, a buzzing arts scene and the glorious tack of the seaside amusements. Follow the weblink for full details on exploring Brighton and a world of destinations. http://www.fortheloveoftravel.net.nz/articles/brightons-playground Advertisements

The Press-News column Jan 28

Christchurch Stadium Storm Clouds. The Crusaders have their first hit-out next week with a fresh Super Rugby season fast approaching. But with billowing concerns over the city council’s financial health and a gaping shortfall in anticipated insurance proceeds, does the stadium anchor project find itself on a particularly sticky wicket?  Under the binding cost-sharing agreement… Read More ›

Newstalk ZB Travel – Jan 25

On Saturday January 25,  Mike Yardley’s weekly radio travel segment on Newstalk ZB’s Jack Tame Show focuses on the key travel trends to watch in 2014. www.newstalkzb.co.nz The River and Ocean cruise boom, new airport experiences, space travel, local immersion and all-inclusive are all powerful factors in 2014.   Follow the weblink for full details on what’s… Read More ›

The Press- News column Jan 21

Beware the Parking Warden Even at the best of times, parking wardens struggle to muster much public affection.  Parking wardens have the redoubtable ability to turn mild, self-respecting adults into bug-eyed, foam-flecking, capillary-popping balls of fury.  Of course, many wardens have been assigned to suburbia with their ticket books, post-quake. But lately, a swag of… Read More ›

Newstalk ZB Travel – Jan 18

On Saturday January 18, Mike Yardley’s weekly radio travel segment on Newstalk ZB’s Jack Tame Show focuses on Bavaria’s best day trips. http://www.newstalkzb.co.nz From the fairy-tale royal castles to the haunting site of Nazi horrors – the Best and Worst of Bavaria. Follow the weblink for full travel tips, insights and destination guides on Bavaria day-tips… Read More ›

The Press -News column Jan 14

Clear line between tagging and art. The Rise exhibition at Canterbury Museum and the complementary street art around the city centre have injected a welcome dollop of urban verve and colour into the Christchurch summer. They have been deservedly embraced by many residents, with the museum’s exhibition proving a runaway success.  But let’s not blur… Read More ›