Thursday, October 18, 2018


65-year-old pulled out of burning home by neighbour

Bernadine Worsdale battled "unbearable" heat as she pulled her 65-year-old neighbour from his burning home last week.

Further freedom camping restrictons to be recommended

A city council hearings panel is set to recommend freedom camping be banned everywhere in Akaroa except for one designated area.

A passion for history sparks heritage advocacy

Former teacher, artist and heritage advocate Ross Gray is on a mission to save the city's built history. He talks to Julia Evans before Heritage Week kicks off tomorrow about how he got behind the placard line and the importance of our history

Running club takes on first paid coaches

The Sumner Running Club is starting the summer athletics season off with a new approach to benefit its junior members. The club has employed to paid coaches, the first time it has done so.

Two codes, two nations for wonder woman Pauaraisa

Sui Pauaraisa could be the definition of a real life wonder woman. She represents two nations in two different codes, on top of that she fits in a full-time job while also being a mother of two.

Dalziel to decide soon if she will run again

Lianne Dalziel says a decision is not far away as to whether she will run for mayor again or not.