Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Pegasus Lake health warning lifted

The level of potentially toxic algae in the lake has dropped.
A woman has been taken to hospital after experiencing medical difficulties on a flight coming into the city on Wednesday.
After more than two months, the Port Hills fire has finally been extinguished - here is a timeline of how the event played out.
The restoration of the Kaikōura Harbour has received a $700,000 cash injection with the goal of opening it in October.

Paralympian to visit Rolleston

Double bronze Paralympics medalist William Stedman will visit Sport Canterbury’s Active Kids holiday programme at Rolleston on April 28.

Mounted riflemen cross Tasman for Anzac

Four representatives of the New Zealand Mounted Rifles Charitable Trust (NZMRCT) will take part in very special Anzac events in Australia.

Duathlon and swimming school champions

West Melton School recently presented its junior and senior duathlon and swimming sports winners with their cups at a celebration of learning assembly.

Cats in hats and other friends

Year 3 children in Rolleston School's Room 16 dressed as characters from the famous Dr Seuss story 'Cat in the Hat' recently.

Lyttelton pupils get hands on

During 'genius time' Lyttelton School pupils learn new practical life skills of their choice.

Selwyn schools in rugby tournament

A new secondary schools rugby tournament will be held over three rounds between Ellesmere College, Darfield High School, Geraldine High School and Mount Hutt College.

Basketball to take off in Selwyn

Basketball will be the next sport offered to Selwyn residents by the newly formed Waikirikiri Sport club.

Watch: Surfers head to North Beach

Surfers from all over the country are set to compete in the Canterbury Surfing Championship at North Beach.

Racism experiences inspire speech

A student experienced used her own experience of racial discrimination in an award winning speech.

Visiting the mystical city of Edoras

The Kingdom of Rohan in our own back yard.

ANZAC play told through young eyes

High school students will delve into the topical discussion of the Gallipoli Campaign.

Selwyn’s Court Theatre youth ambassadors

The Court Theatre’s youth ambassadors have been announced for the year with students from two Selwyn high schools chosen.