Wednesday, February 21, 2018


Trees cause lane closure on northern motorway

Fallen trees have seen a lane closed on the Christchurch Northern Motorway (SH1).

Scaffolding falls as waves batter New Brighton Pier

The city largely escaped the brunt of ex-tropical cyclone Gita. But it was the New Brighton Pier which took a hammering from huge swells on Wednesday.

Crash on Styx Mill Bridge

A crash has closed the shoulder of Styx Mill Bridge.

Fairfax to sell or close Christchurch Mail, Avenues, Selwyn mastheads

Fairfax's NZ arm has announced it will close or sell 28 mastheads.

Mischief-makers and great sportsmanship

It's not often in a running race that the leader end up running back towards his closest rival after holding a five minute buffer. However, that’s what happened for two Christchurch runners at the Tarawera Ultra Marathon in Rotorua on Saturday.

Christchurch: Cyclone Gita watch, Christchurch gets less rain than expected

Relief as Christchurch receives 50 per cent less rain than forecast overnight.

Feb 22, 2011: Seven years on