The Paper Chains of Love are everywhere, including schools across New Zealand and Australia.
On a suburban netball court in Christchurch, band music is pumping and whistles are blaring.
Canterbury para-athlete Montana Brown, 15, was named the most promising athlete at the Halberg Games 2018. CTV caught up with the Cashmere High School student to find out more about the determined young teen.
He's competed at two Paralympics, now Parafed's Hadleigh Pierson is making sure more Canterbury athletes hit the national and international stage.
The youngest name written on Waata Keating's ute is a 12-year-old girl.
Richard Peebles can take the hits. He was told to 'bugger off three times' before convincing the Government to sell him the land to build his $80m Riverside development on.
CTV takes a tour of the new home of athletics, hockey, tennis and rugby league in Canterbury, Ngā Puna Wai Sports Hub.
Paul Jamieson has been a volunteer firefighter but he still felt he had more to give to the community. He drives around the elderly so they can enjoy outings.
Megan Mckay kept a secret from her dying mother. She too, didn't know how long she had left.
Ahmed Tani feared every moment during his 5 month walk through war-torn Somalia with no food or money as he sought safety in Ethiopia. He now works tirelessly to help other refugees in Canterbury.