Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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The Quake Kids: ‘These children are biologically different’

About 70 per cent of Christchurch children have PTSD symptoms. Assaults on school staff has more than doubled. Schools are under immense pressure as they struggle to help and cope with The Quake Kids.

WATCH: Top Gun, Yoda, Star Trek used by school caretaker to...

A quirky initiative to keep traffic moving outside Mt Pleasant School has made a huge difference.

‘We’re finally getting the recognition we deserve’; women’s football competition doubles

Women's football is finally gaining the recognition it deserves. Not only has Canterbury United Pride had three players head over to Europe to play professionally, but the competition it plays in has doubled in size. Gordon Findlater chats to new coach Alana Gunn.

Football coordinator still kicking it at 90

One man has been a constant since the inception of Papanui Redwood AFC. At 90-years-old, age is no barrier for Wally Mills who is still actively involved with the club coordinating their first kicks programme.

Survivor of Leeston triple fatality crash: ‘What have we done?’

Alex Brown was one of two survivors in the horror Boxing Day Leeston crash that claimed the lives of Lily Moore, Sam Drost, and Cole Christensen-Hull. He and his mum, Theresa, talk about the day for the first time.

Watch: Barnes’ timely return helping CBHS sprint for NZ title

Christchurch Boys' High School winger Ryan Barnes thought his days playing for school were over after a hamstring tear in May. However, four tries in two games since returning have helped CBHS reach the national top four tournament. With a background in athletics, what he lacks in size he makes up for in speed.

Indepth: Black Tuesday, Christchurch schools mergers and closures

It has been nearly six years since Black Tuesday when some schools learned in a 'shocking way' their schools were to close. Three principals tell the story in a raw and emotional way of what happened and what the ministry can "never do to communities" again.

Watch: Former school takes on an artistic twist

The former Central New Brighton School is now a creative community hub in the east housing workshops on likes of pounamu design, sowing and health. However, the future usage of the school remains unknown.

Watch: Earthquake claimed its ‘heart; now community has clawed it back

It is one of Christchurch's lower socio-economic areas. And it has suffered badly as a result of the earthquakes. Residents felt forgotten. So they claimed it back.

Watch: Country boys hoping to topple the city’s best — again

Rangiora High School made history two weeks ago when they defeated Christchurch Boys' High School's for the first time. The two teams meet again on Saturday when Rangiora make their first-ever semi-final appearance. We find out what's giving the country boys an edge.