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Cityscape Beauty Cabinet
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It’s amazing what you can squeeze into your lunch break. Skip into a Christchurch hair salon for a quick hair-up trial, a perfect way to stand out at Cup & Show Week this spring. Give your skin a boost with a relaxing or energising facial – most clinics offer express options. Brighten up your smile with a quick-as 20-minute led light accelerated whitening treatment with Sparklewhite Teeth, dazzling! Check out Flock Design Boutique online; you’ll have your spring accessories sorted in minutes. Head out for a quick retail fix – there are great retailers in all parts of the city (see the maps in the front of Cityscape for ideas). ...
Cityscape Fav Places
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Finding your way around Christchurch ain’t what it used to be! Part of Cityscape’s MO, after all, is to help you find out who’s closed, who’s open and where the heck they are. Now the Christchurch City Council has launched a brand-new online service to help you find your way around. Called Find:Chch, it features a map of Christchurch that – at the click of your mouse – you can overlay with accommodation, entertainment, services, recreation and transport information. Easy! Head to www.findchch.com and check it out for yourself. Other online options include www.neatplaces.co.nz, www.billboardme.co.nz and, of course, www.cityscape-christchurch.co.nz. Now there’s no excuse for not getting out there and exploring your city!...
Cityscape Inside Word
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Well, we were all excitedly waiting for it – and here it is! A draft plan for the rebuild of Christchurch City was released yesterday and it looks fantastic. The Share an Idea campaign sought the input of Christchurch locals and the Christchurch City Council has responded with a ‘City in a Garden’, featuring a multitude of green spaces. The Avon River will be embraced with wide green areas along its banks, and a network of footpaths and cycle trails creating a riverside corridor through the city. Continuing the ‘green theme’, there’ll be many more trees planted along the streets, a new network of neighbourhood parks and a push for new Green Star-rated buildings. The new Christchurch will be more intimate and more human-friendly, built on a smaller scale with low-rise buildings and in a more compact footprint. It will feel safer, with a mix of strengthened heritage buildings and innovative...