Sunday, August 20, 2017

Technology to stop overflowing bins

Overflowing rubbish bins in public parks could be wiped out if new sensors being trialled by the city council proves successful.
The students were inspired to organise the event after learning that the clothing industry is the world’s second biggest polluter after the oil industry.
Rolleston’s Allan McKenzie, 48, helps run the Ellesmere Highland Pipe Band and leads the Canterbury Caledonian Society band. He spoke to Georgia O’Connor-Harding:
Since going 'paperless', the city council said it has saved a stack of paper taller the Canterbury University's central library.

Top league talent picked for trans-Tasman match

Five promising rugby league players have been given a shot at making the New Zealand under 18 side to take on Australia's best.

Cashmere footballer eyes overseas scholarship

Cashmere High footballer Max Chretian ​is hoping to follow in his brother's footsteps overseas to play the sport he loves.

Lincoln stumbles in second half

Lincoln Combined winger Beau Luxton scored two tries and set up another as his side gave Christchurch Boys’ High School a run for their money on Saturday.

Fizzy banned at school

From now on, low-fat milk and water will be the only drinks to be consumed by pupils at Glentunnel School.

Hororata to discuss flood fixes

Residents in Hororata will meet to discuss how the township coped when wild weather lashed across the district.

Pupils’ achieving science success

Pupils are excelling in science and technology in a bid to ready them for the future.

Pupils recognised for hard work

The hard work of these youngsters has earned them top awards.

Winning words dominate speech competition

Students have found their voice at the 2017 Christchurch Speech and Drama Comeptitions.

The adventure capital of the south

A short trip south sees Kate Preece sipping champagne in snowy surrounds.

Art-deco to 21st century living

The best parts of an art-deco home in Merivale were not forgotten when the house was rebuilt to suit 21st century living. When speaking to...

What’s new in Christchurch this month

SPEND. Le Creuset is celebrating life in vivid colour with the newest additions to their iconic kitchenware range. This new collection speaks of exotic aromas...

Meet the Sister Kong crew

With food inspired by trips to Hong Kong and a name inspired by a famous Chinese geisha, Sister Kong brings Asian flair to Christchurch...

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