Saturday, September 23, 2017

Quake damage raised heart attack risk

Canterbury residents living in quake-damaged homes were put at higher risk of heart attack, a new data-crunching study has found.
South Island kids are three times more likely to have bowel disease than kids in the North Island - and one researcher thinks that may come down to less sunlight
Marce 'The Tongan Tornado' Taulango will raise money for charity by defending his two-time winning title against five other contestants in the Lower 9th Diner Burger Eating Contest on September 23.
The New Brighton Beach Clean-up will happen for the second year on Sunday. The event has attracted interest from over 1000 people on Facebook.

Bowls: NZ teams named for Trans-Tasman series

Mandy Boyd will return to the Blackjacks for the Trans-Tasman series after taking time off to look after her newborn daughter.

Crombie wins gold at international triathlon event

Christchurch's Fiona Crombie won gold in her category at the ITU World Triathlon Championships held in Rotterdam.

Teki-Clark crowned New Zealand champion

Bells Boxing Gym's Sunny Teki-Clark was crowned New Zealand Champion in the under-81kg elite category last week and also took home The George Bush Memorial belt.

St Andrew’s rock star mathematicians

The new rockstars of St Andrew's College don't wear leather jackets or ripped jeans. But they're great at maths.

Villa Maria College students branch out

Two students from Villa Maria College have taken part in the ‘Take a Stand’ project by spreading love to those who need it the most.

Hornby High is singing in the rain

Students from Hornby High School are busy rehearsing for their part in the upcoming Christchurch Primary Schools' Music Festival - Whatever the Weather.

WIN: A double pass to The Changeover movie

Enter to win a double pass to Margaret Mahy's supernatural romance 'The Changeover'.

Best 5 things to do in Christchurch this weekend

Christchurch is a hive of activity this weekend. Here are a few things to get you started on your week buzz!

The 80-20 nutrition principle for long-term results

So much of healthy living lies in achieving the right balance. Elly McGuinness talks us through some small changes that can make all the difference.

Club Med – Bali’s lap of luxury

Indulge yourself in a holiday resort