Thursday, May 25, 2017

Stranded Kaikoura trains being moved

Two trains stranded after the Kaikoura earthquake are finally being moved six months after the quake struck.
The city council has delayed making a decision about a bylaw that would regulate the location of sex worker activity.
A plumber had to call for help after getting stuck under a house.
Another school has issued a warning after it feared a man who tried to abduct children from a nearby school, may have been outside its school.

Volunteers needed to keep garden in operation

A popular garden in Springston needs more volunteers to keep it going.

Children focus of skate park

Designs for the new skate park in Lincoln have been released showing it will predominantly cater for children and amateur skaters.

Children dismayed with amount of rubbish at ford

Pupils at Springston School have spent the day cleaning up Chamberlains Ford.

Scholarships from Feemasons for students

Burnside's George Moon and Harewood resident Olivia Shimasaki have been awarded a university scholarships.

Rolleston playground a hit for pupils

Clearview Primary School has celebrated the opening of its new playground.

Broadfield too strong for Southbridge

Broadfield proved too strong for Southbridge in the fourth round of the Selwyn Netball Centre premier competition with a commanding victory.

St Andrew’s look to continue pushing the top four

St Andrew's have cracked the top four in the Connetics first XI football competition and will look to continue their winning ways when the meet Christchurch Boys' in round four on Wednesday.

Two tough football matches for Cashmere High

Cashmere High has two major football assignments this week - keeping the No1 spot in the Connetics first XI competition and winning the school's equivalent of the Ranfurly Shield.

Uni students switch up musical theatre in new show

Canterbury University students Meghan Dunn and Alex McHugh have helped create a new cabaret show that puts a twist on traditional musical theatre.

New secret opium themed den and oyster bar

Jason Whitelaw has owned and worked in bars in the United Kingdom, and Australia. Now he is opening two new boutique bars on Victoria St.

Forgotten world unforgettable

The commercial glory of the Forgotten World region may have long faded but the wrap-around scenery is deliriously good.

Ambitious comedy based on politics

It is clear the talented cast of the Canterbury Repertory Theatre's latest show has worked very hard to pull it off.