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Police seek owners of recovered property

Police recovered a large amount of stolen items from a property on Tancreds Rd recently. Now they are seeking the owners of the stolen goods.

Restoring hearing rewarding work

Rolleston audiologist Brenna Sincock recently returned from five days volunteering in the Cook Islands where she helped people, often with severe hearing problems.

Drones used to reseed Port Hills

A group of land owners hit by the Port Hills fire have pioneered a New Zealand first – using a drone to spread grass seed as they begin the mammoth task of reseeding their land.

Cat stuck in Rangiora restaurant roof

A feline has made himself at home in the roof of a restaurant and not even the lure of food can pry him out.

Rangiora restaurant roof cat gets new home

The cat now has secured himself a new home after being caught in a possum trap.

Water take under investigation

Measures to restrict, suspend or revoke water take consents to address low flows in the Selwyn/Waikirikiri River will be investigated by Environment Canterbury.

Crowd funding for train service

A group is aiming to crowd fund $1.8 million for a public train service which would run between Christchurch, Selwyn and North Canterbury.

SH1 will close south of Kaikoura for emergency work

State Highway 1, south of Kaikoura, will be closed to all traffic from March 26 to April 4 to enable emergency slip face stabilisation work to be carried out.

Publicans not concerned about closing time

A mandatory closing time of 2am for Selwyn’s taverns will come into force from July 31 – but most publicans say they’re not fazed.

Plays recall tough times

Life in Nazi Germany and child poverty in late 19th century Dunedin are the subject of Lincoln High School's two major senior drama productions this year.