Saturday, July 22, 2017

Live updates: State of emergency, evacuations

Heavy rain has hit Christchurch - and it's expected to pour into the weekend.
Police are seeking sightings of man who is on the run.
Car parking incentives to entice people back into the central city are being developed now.
A man needs a steel plate put in his head after he was assaulted a boy racer meet.

Team behind new school announced

Meet the establishment board that will bring a new school to Lincoln.

Chance to eat like a mayor or a minister

Meals eaten by Sam Broughton and Amy Adams, as children, will be put to the test in a MasterChef-style competition.

Students pipe in parade

Snow flurries, sleet, rain and near freezing temperatures did not stop the America's Cup parade through the central city. And leading in the crew and more importantly, the Auld Mug, was the St Andrew's College pipe band.

Lion King takes the stage at Riccarton

To the hypnotic beat of djembe drums and breath-taking lighting effects, Riccarton High School’s Disney’s The Lion King Junior created joy and magic.

Children put on matariki play

Preschoolers from the Bishopdale YMCA put on a play for Matariki.

Bays’ juniors collect silverware

A number of Ferrymead Bays junior teams competed at the Christchurch International Cup and the Alan Fraser Memorial Tournament last week.

Sumner in hot form ahead of semi-final

Sumner will look to finish their impressive late season run of form with a piece of silverware

Villa Maria win netball title

Villa Maria College celebrated winning the year 10 grade of the South Island junior netball tournament after beating Queenstown's Wakatipu High 42-27 last Wednesday.

Lewis Road, Pic’s ice cream sells out in some areas

The new Peanut Butter Ice Cream has been a hit in Christchurch after going on sale last week, with many supermarkets running out.

Fashion news July 2017

Finding NZ Talent Brother Design Stars are giving young creative talent the chance to steal the show and grab the limelight at this year’s...

Iconic clock ticks again

Lyttelton's landmark clock is back ticking again after repairs were recently completed.

Cheeky C-HR a new entry for Toyota

An acronym for coupe high-rider, Toyota's latest crossover model is an honest performer