A woman who was given more than $10,000 in a public Givealittle campaign has told the courts this week she is unable to pay compensation to victims of her crime
More than $28,000 has been donated for a barbecue for the area, but the local community board says it is not appropriate to have it across the road from a cemetery.
City council staff are currently investigating the amount of work needed to repair the hall in Spreydon, which was used by community groups before it was damaged by a fire.
A Somalian refugee "possessed by the devil" during a frenzied knife-wielding rampage across Christchurch has been denied parole for a third time.
A primary school pupil got his canoe medal awarded to him by two-time Olympic champion Lisa Carrington.
St Anne's Catholic School in Woolston had 10 new entrants last week.
Christchurch United Football Club has scored a major coup by recruiting Canterbury United imports Juan Chang and Colin van Gool.
Waimakariri Hockey Stadium in Rangiora will be the first arena in North Canterbury to host an senior international team when the Black Sticks take on the USA next month.
Fifteen-year-old Alexandra Watson plays five instruments, is studying music courses at university in her spare time, and dreams of working for NASA. In July, she will be the only musician outside of the United Kingdom to perform at the National Schools Symphony Orchestra of Great Britain.
Ropable, by Ross Gumbley and Allison Horsley, directed by Ross Gumbley, The Court Theatre. Reviewed by Barry Southam