Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Serious crash closes road

A car and a truck have collided in Culverden.
An accelerometer planted in rugby players’ mouthguards will help Lincoln University researchers learn more about head impact and concussion.
Following a heart attack earlier this year it was an easy choice for Jason Gunn and his family to get involved in a foundation focused on raising money for Christchurch Hospital.
A line of shirts created to honour SAS soldier and helicopter pilot Steve Askin, who was killed while fighting the Port Hills fires, are already proving popular

‘Bug lady’ launching new book and education initiative

Naturalist Robinne Weiss, known as 'the bug lady', is about to launch a new education programme and has a children's novel being released tomorrow. She spoke to Tom Doudney about her lifelong fascination with insects and more.

Police seek owners of recovered property

Police recovered a large amount of stolen items from a property on Tancreds Rd recently. Now they are seeking the owners of the stolen goods.

St Albans Catholic takes gardening gold

St Albans Catholic Primary School won the children's choice award at the Oderings School Garden Show.

Pupils help rejuvenate reserve

Governors Bay School pupils spent last week getting seeds ready to be planted in the fire damaged Ohinetahi Reserve.

Rangi student NZ Opera ambassador

A student from Rangi Ruru Girls School has become a student ambassador with the NZ Opera.

Murray Cooper Shield changes hands

Southbridge have beaten Lincoln 27-13 to win the Murray Cooper Shield. It was the first time in eleven seasons that Lincoln had lost it.

Leeston bowlers do well

Leeston players scooped the pool in the Ellesmere Champion of Champions Pairs played at the Southbridge Green on Sunday.
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Watch: Burnside volleyball team goes for championship streak

Members of the Burnside High School volleyball team are training hard to achieve a championship streak.

Searching for Santa in Lapland

You Travel company director Melissa Landrebe visited a town named Luosto in Finish Lapland. She writes about the highlights of her stay.

Jason Gunn ambassador for health foundation

Following a heart attack earlier this year it was an easy choice for Jason Gunn and his family to get involved in a foundation focused on raising money for Christchurch Hospital.

Actor gets married, takes on drag queen role

After taking on one of the leading roles in Showbiz Christchurch's Priscilla Queen of the Desert, actor Isaac Pawson has had a new insight into the lifestyle of drag queens.

Tackle off-road tracks in a Land Cruiser 70

Toyota's Land Cruiser 70 has upped the ante in terms of safety, but it's ability off-road hasn't been compromised

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