Monday, October 23, 2017

Timeball progress captured on camera

You don't need to leave the comfort of your living room to watch the rebuild of Lyttelton's iconic timeball tower.

Yacht club on board with working party

The Mt Pleasant Yacht Club is happy to work with concerns parties to make Scott Park better for everyone.

Experts ride in for cycle congress

Transport experts from around the world are gathering in Christchurch to talk about the benefits cycle networks bring to communities.

Cartoon characters help migrant kids master Te Reo

Addington’s Sacred Heart School pupils are among the first Christchurch children to get their hands on innovative posters that use humour to promote Te Reo Maori.

Construction giant Fletcher joins businesses against Northern Arterial plans

A multi-billion construction company has come out in support of small businesses on Cranford St worried about Northern Arterial plans.

Martist Albion sevens star takes award

Marist Albion's Daniel Fransen was named men's seven's player of the year at the recent Canterbury rugby awards evening.

Chocolate wheel returns for final spin in museum

The New Brighton Museum’s chocolate wheel is coming out of retirement for just one day.

Govt prioritied investors over locals, research says

Cantabrians were "collateral damage" after the earthquakes as the Government focused on attracting investors, a researcher has said

Popular $2 pool set to open again for summer

The ‘$2 pool’ project at Rawhiti School will open again in December.

High fashion shopping for New Brighton

New Brighton Mall will soon be home to high class international brands such as David Jones and Armani.

‘Grimmy’ wins volunteer award

A debilitating syndrome and shattered ribs could not keep the man known as 'Grimmy' away from the Prebbleton Rugby Club.

Kiwis to vote on changing cannabis laws

A public referendum on legalising cannabis for personal use will be held by the 2020 election as part of the agreement between the Green and Labour parties

Watch: Head Hunters gang pad raided

Police have taken civil proceedings against the Head Hunters.

Potty-mouthed retirement home owner apologises to residents

A retirement home owner who verbally attacked his residents over a sign complaining about noisy trucks is meeting the pensioners to apologise.

Watch: Elderly woman escapes blazing Christchurch home

The fire broke out at the Rogers St home about 2am.

Maddie goes from her hospital bed to equestrian win

Maddie Collins has gone from fighting a potentially life-threatening infection in hospital to horse-riding her way to victory.

Watch: First use of wick drains in NZ on Northern Corridor...

This is the first time wick drains have been used in New Zealand - so how do they work?

Community could lose hall to council

Getting earthquake repairs on the community hall is likely to come at a cost - losing ownership to the district council.

Dalziel to warn US cities of potential earthquake issues

Seattle and Portland's have similar buildings to what Christchurch once did before the February 22, 2011 earthquake struck and Mayor Lianne Dalziel will discuss with them the dangers of unreinforced masonry buildings.

CBHS boarding house turns 100

Old boys from across the country will be celebrating the centenary of its boarding house, Adams House, over the long weekend.