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‘He didn’t realise we are all interlinked, we are strong’

The Paper Chains of Love are everywhere, including schools across New Zealand and Australia.

Video: National battle of marching teams

On a suburban netball court in Christchurch, band music is pumping and whistles are blaring.

Video: Canterbury teen Para athlete Montana Brown’s rise to record-breaking success

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. 

Video: Hadleigh Pierson, the man behind Canterbury’s para athletes

He's competed at two Paralympics, now Parafed's Hadleigh Pierson is making sure more Canterbury athletes hit the national and international stage. 

Video: The ute travelling the country with the names of those...

The youngest name written on Waata Keating's ute is a 12-year-old girl.

Video: ‘They told me to bugger off’ the story behind Christchurch’s...

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.

Watch: Ngā Puna Wai Sports Hub officially opens next month

CTV takes a tour of the new home of athletics, hockey, tennis and rugby league in Canterbury, Ngā Puna Wai Sports Hub.

Our People: Driving to reduce elderly isolation

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.

Video: Megan doesn’t want to know how long she has left,...

Megan Mckay kept a secret from her dying mother. She too, didn't know how long she had left.

Our People: From refugee to helping settle refugees in Christchurch

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.