For Marilyn and Dave Cable, being named as the overall winners in the Rolleston Residents' Garden Competition came as a surprise.
Darfield bowler Hazel Littlejohn earned the confidence boost she needed ahead of the world championships in January.
Thomas James saw that his elderly neighbour was in a predicament. So he designed something to help.
Richmond Hill residents say positive steps had been made towards resolving safety concerns in their area.
A choir formed to bring joy to the city post-earthquakes has been scouted to perform at one of the most iconic music venues in the world.
Sophie Pascoe is the latest celebrity to help Megan Hore tick Disneyland Paris off her bucket list.