Connor was finishing up his masters degree, planning a move to Singapore for an internship when he was told he had six weeks to live.
Two projects expecting to cost more than $2.1 million is underway by the city council to address ongoing capacity issues.
City councillors are in battle over what Harewood Rd intersection needs to be upgraded first.
More than $700 has been raised to help with Prebbleton cat Kylo's veterinary bills after he was shot with a slug gun.
“We now know, post-surgery, the bullet went into the front of his shoulder, so somebody was taking a kill shot."
It’s a milestone month for the Coastal Pacific, running from Christchurch to Picton, with the scenic passenger train officially reinstated on December 1, two years on since the devastating Kaikoura earthquake.