Friday, October 20, 2017

Potty-mouthed retirement home owner apologises to residents

A retirement home owner who verbally attacked his residents over a sign complaining about noisy trucks is meeting the pensioners to apologise.
The fire broke out at the Rogers St home about 2am.
Getting earthquake repairs on the community hall is likely to come at a cost - losing ownership to the district council.
This is the first time wick drains have been used in New Zealand - so how do they work?

‘Grimmy’ wins volunteer award

A debilitating syndrome and shattered ribs could not keep the man known as 'Grimmy' away from the Prebbleton Rugby Club.

Gapper named best women’s sevens player

Heathcote Valley's TeRauoriwa Gapper was named women's sevens player of the year at The Canterbury Rugby Awards Evening.

Murgatroyd wins top Ellesmere Rugby award

Tim Murgatroyd was the man of the moment at the Ellesmere rugby awards on Friday night, where he was named senior player of the year.

Holiday fun with Black Ferns

Some of the countries' top women players visited a Lincoln holiday programme.

Canterbury Rams mentor kids in free training camps

During the school holidays Youthtown and Canterbury Rams ran basketball camps for children and teenagers.

Themed activities for kids

Another week has brought round another week of fun for children on the Busy Bumbles Holiday Programme.

Direction for Christchurch Cathedral at last

A decision has been made on the future of our central city Cathedral, but what will this look like?

Travel in Style: Croatian cruise

Naomi Spinsby-Wild walks through the cobbled streets of Dubrovnik, a place of surreal beauty – and heat.

Sculptures from rock

Anne Hudson explores the relationship between sculptures and the raw materials they derive from through the work of the talented Doug Neil.

Flying high with Cirkopolis

When Style touches base with Auckland-born circus artist Rosita Hendry she is performing Cirkopolis in Brazil, but from November 14-19, it is Christchurch’s turn to see this unique blend of circus, theatre and dance on stage at the Isaac Theatre Royal.