The Shirley Boys' High School rowing team, who were lucky to survive when a 30 metre tall tree crashed onto their boat, retrieved it from the Avon River yesterday. They tell reporter Gordon Findlater about the incident.
It has been all hands on deck to dry out Kyle Park ahead of this weekend's BMXNZ Championship Nationals and South Island Titles - and it is rumoured a helicopter may be called in to help dry out the track.
Canterbury will host 26 of the 48 games for the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup, which starts tomorrow. Reporter Gordon Findlater caught up with some of the players gearing up to compete.
Bernie Smith is hoping the recently completed World Darts Championship isn't his only appearance on the sport's biggest stage. However, if it is, he will always be remembered for being part of a great piece of sporting controversy.
Canterbury bowlers will be among the favourites at the national championships which are set to start in Dunedin.
Andrew Ellis has become the first player to reach 100 domestic T20 wickets in New Zealand.
A social Thursday tennis group at the Cashmere Tennis Club recently reached a 35 year milestone.
Seven riders from the Switzerland national team will begin their 2017 campaign by racing at the Denton Park Velodrome.
Heathcote will head into the Christmas break in fine spirits after winning the metro A one-day cricket title on Sunday.
A specialised electronic wheelchair is allowing Papanui stroke survivor Diane Williams to represent New Zealand in powerchair football.
Connor Sullivan is the lone Canterbury player to make Paul Wiseman's 15 man squad for next year's ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. The squad was named following the conclusion of the national U19 tournament at Lincoln University on Tuesday.
James Meredith had to do some wheeling and dealing in order to take home the trophy he won to Christchurch so he could drink Lion Brown out of it.
Cashmere High's year 10 water polo team won the B Grade title at the South Island junior secondary schools championships.
The national under-19 tournament is currently taking place at Lincoln University. When the tournament concludes on Tuesday the team to represent New Zealand at the ICC Under-19 World Cup will be chosen.
Christchurch's Amy Hudson is the youngest person to ever win a New Zealand Rally championship alongside Auckland's driver Dylan Thompson.
The Canterbury United Pride are one step away from their fourth title in five years and continued dominance of the National Women's League.
Seventy years ago Brigham Riwai-Couch's great grandfather was not allowed to go on the All Blacks' tour of South Africa because he was Maori. Now his great-grandson has the chance to right that wrong.
Canterbury United Pride will look to continue their dominance of the National Women's League on Sunday when they go for their fourth title in five years.
St Bede's and St Margaret's were the top water polo squads at the South Island junior secondary schools championships.
A Middleton Grange student has received a scholarship to Hawaii Pacific University to study and play basketball.