Thursday, August 16, 2018


‘Money down the drain’ on resealing project

"You're effectively throwing out $30,000 of materials and time and management costs at the minimum."

Witness tells of alleged robbery on elderly couple

More details have emerged about the alleged robbery of an elderly couple in Papanui on Monday.

Air crash: Witnessing the country’s deadliest air force crash

Wigram's Peter Smith remembers the day of October 15, 1953 well. It was the day he witnessed the country's worst deadliest domestic air force crash at age 12.

Councillor tries to stop more money going into pool project

A district councillor's bid to not increase the budget for an aquatic centre extension was not supported.

Council drug testing may be in the pipeline

District council staff could be randomly drug tested in the future.

Trucks banned from driving on some Papanui streets

No trucks allowed in parts of this Christchurch suburb.