Work to begin on historic Timeball Station

After nearly five years the Lyttelton Timeball tower rebuild is expected to begin in July.

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.

London St likely for Lyttelton Museum

The museum has been without a home for the last five years, but that could change if the city council gifts the land at London St to the museum society.

Fire scorched Ohinetahi Reserve gets $35k boost

Ohinetahi Reserve has been given the funding to help with the years worth of damage done by the Port Hills fires.

Akaroa residents boost health hub fundraising

Akaroa residents have been instrumental in raising $800,000 for the health hub, making the $2.5m needed an achievable goal.

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.

Kirkwood Avenue student accommodation for sale

The Kirkwood Ave university accommodation that was converted from a rest home is for sale.

Residents upset alleyway is to stay open

A troublesome alleyway between Aurora St and Buchanans Rd is to remain open to the public.
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Watch: Tyler honours best mate

Cotswold pupil Hunter Allen shaved his head in honour of his friend Tyler who passed away from cancer in 2015.
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The Star City2Surf brings smiles at the finish line

More than 10,000 people lined up to take part in the 6km and 14 km events at The Star City2Surf with Mike Pero Real Estate on Sunday.

Nick Smith challenged to fist fight over pollution

A Canterbury conservation manager has challenged Environment Minister Nick Smith "Queensbury Rules fist fight" over water pollution

Police concerned for missing Bryndwr man

Brywndr man Brendan James Coleman is still missing and police have concerns for his welfare.

Keagan rides on after near-death experience

Eight months ago, Keagan Girdlestone was learning how to walk again after nearly being decapitated after a horror cycle crash. On Saturday he will ride 100km from Christchurch to Akaroa.

School lock downs lifted

School lock downs around Bishopdale have been lifted after the threat of offenders on the loose with a firearm.

Shark onesie accused in court

The youth who dressed up as a shark and allegedly robbed BP Rolleston has appeared in court.

Bishopdale next up for documentary project

This year's edition of the Christchurch Documentary Project takes on Bishopdale to represent the north of the city.

Relay to highlight young Harry’s cancer battle

Harry Boaz lost his mum Heather to cancer but won his own battle- both will be celebrated when the Harry's Heroes team takes part in the Rolleston Relay for Life next month.

Sydenham church rubble: ‘Doing the best we can’

The Sydenham Heritage Church site should have been cleared of rubble weeks ago, but is still there in spite of Heritage Trust chairwoman Dorothy Haywood's claims it will be 'definitely be very soon.'

Burglars steal remotes from unlocked vehicles

A spate of thefts and burglaries in Lincoln and Rolleston has left police frustrated with residents leaving cars unlocked and garage door openers inside.

Questions remain over quake donations

The city council's response as to where earthquake donations and insurance proceeds for the eastern suburbs went has failed to appease critics.

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