Thursday, March 22, 2018

Search for missing woman Emma Beattie will be used as training...

The search for missing Fernside woman Emma Beattie will be used as a major training event for authorities this weekend.

Farmer critical of road maintenance

A fifth generation Akaroa farmer has criticised the city council, saying they are failing to complete preventative road maintenance.

Watch: Christchurch’s cowgirl off to Texas

American quarter horse rider Sally McPherson is preparing for the biggest competition of her life.

Family accuse fraudster and Christchurch businessman over Kerry Blair’s disappearance at...

Wealthy Christchurch businessman Alasdair Cassels and convicted fraudster Mike Swann have been accused by family members of being involved in the disappearance of a missing Marlborough Sounds charter skipper.

Youths vandalise homes, businesses and former school

A group of about 10-12 youths have vandalised a part of Aranui, causing damage to businesses and homes and driving up insurance costs.

Traffic signals to be installed earlier at busy roundabout

Traffic lights could be installed earlier than planned at a busy roundabout.

Sefton and Cheviot to play final

Defending champions Sefton and competition young guns Cheviot will compete for country cricket’s one day crown after dominant semi-final displays on Saturday.

Police told family to detain drunk driver who ploughed through fence

A family were allegedly told by police to keep a suspected drunk driver who crashed into their fence at their property until they could free up resources.

Springston to play in division one competition

Springston will have a rugby team in the top grade for the first time in 17 years.

Property manager avoids misconduct charge after death of tattooist in Christchurch...

A Christchurch property manager who was accused of misconduct after his tenant was crushed to death in the February 2011 quake has avoided charges.

Funeral consultant, public sector analyst among those vying for seat

A funeral consultant and a public sector analyst are among five candidates making a bid for a seat on the Banks Peninsula Community Board.

Photos: Star Media City2Surf

More than 10,000 people pounded the pavement on Sunday at the city's most popular fun run City2Surf. Our photographers caught all of the action.

Investigation into death of five Hector’s dolphins

The death of five Hector's dolphins in a commercial set net off Banks Peninsula, is being investigated.

Christchurch couple accused of stealing $1.3m from elderly widow

A Christchurch couple have appeared in court accused of stealing more than $1.3 million from an elderly widow.

One dead after truck and motorcycle crash

A person has died after an overnight crash between a truck and a motorcycle.

Watch: Jonty’s big job at Star Media City2Surf

Jonty Gray,who is battling leukaemia, was given the job of getting about 10,000 people underway at the start of the Star Media City2surf.

Double fatal crash ‘tragic situation’: Shirley Boys’ High acting principal

The acting principal of a Christchurch high school where two boys involved in a double-fatal crash were former and current students is calling the...

Pressure builds to add 50m pool

Fears that the new QE II Recreation and Sport Centre will not meet the demands of the community are increasing pressure to add a 50m pool to the facility.

Ten year battle over unsealed school road

Hororata Primary School will be expected to cover the cost of the roading frontage outside its school.

Volunteers not used for library due to expected union response

Weekend opening hours won't be extended at Sumner library after a city council report rejected the idea of using volunteers.