DANCE EVOLUTION

Nineteen-year-old dance protégé Summer Penney will never forget the feeling of being on stage at the Arts Centre Melbourne last December for the Australian Conservatoire of Ballet’s production of Swan Lake.

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ON THE GREEN

Taking care of Canterbury’s oldest golf course – Hagley Golf Club in North Hagley Park – is a big responsibility for one of the country’s youngest greenkeepers, but 23-year-old Troy Hale is already a seasoned hand when it comes to maintaining fairways and greens.

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RIBOLLITA

Ribollita is comforting, nourishing, satisfying and hearty – perfect for those colder wintry days when you need sustenance of the highest order. It’s very easy to make and uses up leftover sourdough bread that’s too good to throw away.

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IN HER ELEMENT

St Margaret’s College’s new Executive Principal, Diana Patchett, has an abiding passion for helping to empower young people. She exudes warmth and humility, and has a refreshingly buoyant spirit.

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ARCHITECT

I’m from Pomahaka, West Otago and grew up on a farm. We moved to Ohoka in North Canterbury when I was eight, again to farm. At high school I was mainly into art and maths. Architecture seemed like the way to mesh the two together.

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LAMB TAGINE WITH ROSE PETAL PICKLE

With its gloriously deep flavours, hint of spiciness, fruity overtones and meltingly tender meat, this tagine ticks all the boxes. The rose petal pickle is the icing on the cake – it cuts through the richness of the tagine and adds a pop of colour. Serve this with your favourite couscous or cauliflower rice, laced with fresh herbs, olive oil and lemon juice.

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