81 days ago

Quake-born brewers enjoy another taste of global recognition

Jake Kenny Reporter from Community News

Happy Tuesday Cantabs,

The family behind a brewery born from the rubble of the Christchurch earthquakes are “in a state of disbelief” following their third win at the World Beer Awards.

Cassels & Sons has thrived in its Woolston site since the quakes struck a decade ago.

On Friday, the team woke to discover their American pale ale (APA) had been named the world’s best for 2021 at the World Beer Awards in the United Kingdom.

The small Garden City brewery pipped several well-known global brands with its third win in a row at the awards, leaving owner Alasdair Cassels​ in “a state of disbelief”.

Not bad from little old Woolston, eh?

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12 days ago

Paddle for Pippy event to raise funds for cancer drugs

Cherie Sivignon Reporter from The Nelson Mail

Keen to try your hand at paddling a waka? Members of the Katcha Whaea​ Waka Ama team will have waka on the water off Tāhunanui Beach on Saturday, December 4, that people can experience for a donation. The waka are a key attraction of a "Paddle for Pippy" event to raise funds for Nelson woman Philippa (Pip) Tavite, who has been diagnosed with bowel cancer. Food will also be available along with a Christmas hamper raffle, all for koha.

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