Tuesday, June 19, 2018


World’s toughest adventure race to start in Akaroa

Akaroa will be the starting point for competitors in the grueling seven-day GODZone adventure race.

Small township to get its first motel

A small township near Christchurch is to get its first motel.

Watch: ‘Mad Sunday’ follows triumphant country rugby win

It was a typical country rugby final between Waihora and Rakaia: Fiercely loyal sidelines with the winning side kicking on to Mad Sunday with their win. Just as well they decided to take Monday off.

Nurses reject pay offer, demand urgent mediation

Nurses are issuing strike notices after rejecting the latest pay offer from DHBs, but say they hope urgent mediation will avert any industrial action.

Kidsfest tickets in high demand

Tickets for KidsFest events are being quickly snapped up as the winter school holidays draw closer.

Park rangers for the central city’s wildlife

Christchurch now has its own central city park rangers acting as caretakers for the area's wildlife and people.