Sunday, April 30, 2017


Inmate spends a month in hospital after brutal Christchurch attack

An inmate who suffered life-threatening injuries in a brutal attack at Christchurch Men's Prison is still in hospital a month on from the incident.

School holiday programme beats boredom

Children in Lincoln, Rolleston, Leeston and Darfield have been making the most of the school holidays.

Waihora takes spoils

Waihora took out Saturday’s all-Ellesmere encounter against Burnham/Dunsandel/Irwell at Tai Tapu Domain.

Firefighters free child trapped in bathroom

Firefighters helped free a baby who had locked themselves in a bathroom.

Fire lit in Rolleston school

A group of youths started a fire in a Rolleston school on Thursday night.

West Melton getting speed indicators

The West Melton Residents’ Association is planning to purchase its second speed indicator device and rotate it throughout the town to slow traffic.

Free insurance service for North Canterbury residents

A free and independent advisory service to assist North Canterbury residents with earthquake insurance claims will be setup with Government funding.

Paralympian to visit Rolleston

Double bronze Paralympics medalist William Stedman will visit Sport Canterbury’s Active Kids holiday programme at Rolleston on April 28.

Police to target winter sport after-match functions

After-match functions during the winter sports season will be targeted in a bid to curb drink driving and road trauma.

Cats in hats and other friends

Year 3 children in Rolleston School's Room 16 dressed as characters from the famous Dr Seuss story 'Cat in the Hat' recently.