Friday, June 23, 2017

Man who died after motel fire named

The man who died after a central city fire in a motel room has been named.
The man shot in the face after pulling a blank firing pistol on police was jailed for having sex with a 14-year-old in 2013 in what was described as "very close to rape".
A time capsule buried in 1920 at the St Albans Community Centre was found during its recent demolition.
A driver four times the legal drink-drive limit was seen weaving all over a road.

Winnie Bagoes weighs up three potential locations

There are three options ion for a new Winnie Bagoes restaurant.

Our People: Of a snobby Beagle Norman and battling Crohn’s

Lydia Gliddon, 31 owns Darfield’s The Fat Beagle Cafe. The Kirwee resident discusses living with Crohn’s disease and the special "snobby"dog she named her cafe after.

Bike programme funded by board

The Bikes in Schools Programme is one step closer to being run from a Bishopdale school.

Students to replant after Port Hills fire

Hornby High School and Russley School are among those to reap the benefits of a $15,000 donation.

Pupils hunt down clues

From celebrating the importance of trees to winning an inter-school science and technology challenge - it has been a busy time at West Melton School.

Falck tests out European clay

Promising 15-year-old tennis talent Reece Falck is spending the next eight weeks developing his game on the clay courts of Europe.

Flanagan qualifies for University Games after injury run

Middle distance runner Rosa Flanagan has qualified for the 5000m at the World University Games in Taiwan in August.

Narrow defeat for Lincoln

Lincoln Combined suffered the narrowest of defeats to Shirley Boys’ High School 15-17 and now face a tough run into the school holiday break.

Outstanding fuel economy in Mitsubishi Outlander

Plug in, charge up and drive off in Mitsubishi's popular hybrid

Put your taste buds to the test in Tokyo

Gob-smacking market where 2000-tonnes of seafood are sold daily.

Wellbeing focus at Aranui health day

Yoga, hot hula, fitness demos and top-team are some of the activities on offer at the annual Aranui Health Day.

Watch: ‘Secret’ underground of Japanese tattoos on display

An exhibition at the Canterbury Museum is displaying the largely 'secret' underground of Japanese tattoos.