Saturday, May 27, 2017

One dead, one seriously injured after car crashes into house

One person has died and another has been left serioulsy injured after a car crashed into a house in Mairehau.
It was not clear whether the pot plant was meant for the victim or their neighbour.
The woman was sexually attacked by a man during the flight from Australia to Christchurch.
Thirteen-year-old Alexander Donaldson has been found safe and well after he was reported missing on Friday afternoon.

Key projects laid out for Selwyn

A health hub in Rolleston, a district-wide rate for storm-water and plans for an extension to the Selwyn Aquatic Centre are among key projects in the draft 2017-2018 Annual Plan.

Students on the airwaves

Audiences can now tune into a new radio station run by Lincoln High School students.

Author gives pupils some writing tips

A group of hopeful writers from Diamond Harbour School got to spend time with local author James Norcliffe.

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.

Bays lead three way title race

A nil-all draw with defending Mainland Premier League champions Cashmere Technical has kept Ferrymead Bays at the top of the table.

Win means top six hopes for Sumner

Sumner's hopes of a top six finish in the first round of the Hawkins Cup are still alive following a gritty 11-10 win over Shirley at St Leonards Square.

Out of towners punching in UC Champs

The unpredictability of this year's UC Championship has been highlighted by strong starts from out of towners Rangiora High School and Lincoln Combined.

From watching movies to performing on stage

Singing some of Rodgers and Hammenstein's best work in Showbiz Christchurch's new show brings back fond memories for Nickie Wellbourn who grew up with parents dedicated to running picture theaters throughout Canterbury.

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.