Monday, June 18, 2018


Nurses reject pay offer, demand urgent mediation

Nurses are issuing strike notices after rejecting the latest pay offer from DHBs, but say they hope urgent mediation will avert any industrial action.

Kidsfest tickets in high demand

Tickets for KidsFest events are being quickly snapped up as the winter school holidays draw closer.

Park rangers for the central city’s wildlife

Christchurch now has its own central city park rangers acting as caretakers for the area's wildlife and people.

Petrol station robbed

A petrol station attendant was threatened by four men wielding weapons in the early hours of Monday morning.

Cost of Metro Sports review revealed

Nearly $80,000 was spent reviewing the design of the Metro Sports Facility to save money.

District council back-tracks on cutting secretary funds

The district council has back-tracked on its decision to cut funding for its roving secretaries for Selwyn's township committees.