Friday, February 24, 2017

Stories from the past for red zone future

The agency which will decide the future of the red zone is hunting for stories from its past.
The Privacy Commissioner is investigating a new Government policy that sees NGOs having to share their client data. It comes after concerns clients would be identified.
The man who died in Hagley Park last week was a doctor at Christchurch hospital.
A series of quakes rocked Arthur's Pass on Friday morning.
A FedEx package was sent from Venezuela to Rakaia in Canterbury which police believed was full of cocaine.
Police say scorch marks found on a deck at Hoon Hay School could be attempted arson.

Vet student off to Africa

Rolleston veterinary student Heather Neill will get some hands on experience treating wild and domestic animals in South Africa, when she takes part in the Safari4U Veterinary programme.

Opinion: Are you ready for disaster?

Deputy mayor Malcolm Lyall writes about disaster preparedness in light of the Port Hills fires.

Teen chops her locks for Child Cancer

A Christchurch teen has had her long hair cut for a great cause.

Pupils prepare for feast

Diamond Harbour School pupils are preparing a feast created from locally-sourced food for the community this weekend. Some pupils have brought in their own food from hunting, fishing and foraging.

From Addington to the United Nations

Addington teenager Tei Driver spent a month visiting six countries, finishing up at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

Huge field for super stock champs

A field of the South Island's best will look to fend of the challenge from a North Island superstock trio at Woodford Glen on Saturday

Elite series takes race to Cheviot

Sunday's opening round of the Calder Stewart Cycling Series will visit Cheviot for the first time after organisers decided the earthquake effected town would be the perfect fit.

Vann takes five wickets, hits century for Sumner

Sumner captain Dan Vann had one of his best cricketing days last weekend as he picked up five wickets and smacked a century off of Lancaster Park

Delightful romp of mayhem

Ropable, by Ross Gumbley and Allison Horsley, directed by Ross Gumbley, The Court Theatre. Reviewed by Barry Southam

Shapely Citroen covers all bases

Ross Kiddie discovers French flair and panache in DS5.

New style of show business

National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art graduates Sophie Petersen and Keeneth Love have taken a risk, setting up their own theatre company.

Mi-Sex enjoy positive fan reaction

Mi-Sex will co-headline next month's star-studded Selwyn Sounds concert line up with Dragon. Keyboardist Murray Burns spoke to ahead of the performance.