Lianne Dalziel's intention to run again means Andrew Turner will not run for mayor.
"We’ve come a long way as a city in the past five years, and there are a few more milestones to be achieved before the election."
Bunny bandits have returned two pet rabbits to a pre-school after outrage on social media.
Staff are set to move into Lincoln's newest primary school, Ararira Springs Primary. Principal Claire Howison, has spent the year planning for the new school and getting to know the community.
Burnside High School's girls volleyball team has finished first at the South Island secondary school champs, capping off a dominant performance by Canterbury teams.
Factored into the decision is the health cloud Ms Dalziel's husband has been under.