Tuesday, February 19, 2019


Midge numbers down by 30 per cent but residents disagree

Midge numbers around the Bromley oxidation ponds remain a huge issue despite efforts from the city council to eliminate the problem.

A sanctuary to call home

Matuku is Te Whariki’s newest release with 58 sections and continues on with the considerate previous stages of this popular development.

Our People: Driving to reduce elderly isolation

Paul Jamieson has been a volunteer firefighter but he still felt he had more to give to the community. He drives around the elderly so they can enjoy outings.

Unsuspecting elderly targeted in the district

Elderly leaving keys in cars and doors unlocked are becoming prime targets for burglars and thieves.

Former mayor reveals legal battle costs

Former Mayor Garry Moore had a defamation case brought against him by a city council staff member.

Beheaded wild boar, broken lime scooter dumped in estuary

A beheaded wild boar carcass and a broken lime scooter are only a couple of the items that have been illegally dumped in the Avon-Heathcote Estuary in recent weeks.