'It's good old-fashioned Christchurch water' – meet those behind the Garden City's chlorine-free water

The secret source of Christchurch’s chlorine-free water is so popular, the "owner" may need to start charging to keep it safe.

Since the Christchurch City Council chlorinated much of the city's water supply, some people have been seeking out the sacred water to avoid the addition.

In the video above TVNZ1's Seven Sharp reporter Julian Lee decided to dig deeper and find out where the divine water is coming from.

The secret source of Christchurch’s chlorine-free water is so popular, the ‘owner’ may need to start charging to keep it safe. Source: Seven Sharp

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Why are Kiwi pubs running out of Guinness?

In every city in the world you'll find the essential Irish Pub.

It'll have a few clover flags, some Pogues on the stereo and most importantly of all a tap serving up big dark glasses of Guinness.

However, TVNZ1's Seven Sharp has discovered that in the past couple of weeks New Zealand's Guinness stocks have dried up to the point many Irish bars around the country have had to serve Kilkenny instead.

Reporter Lucas de Jong was sent along to find out more about the great Guinness shortage of 2018.

Seven Sharp has discovered that in the past couple of weeks, Guinness stocks have dried up to the point some Irish bars have had to serve something else. Source: Seven Sharp