Wednesday, November 22, 2017

CTV News


Watch: Synchronised swimmers making waves

Smalls Strokes Synchro team placed third at the nationals, quite a feat when you consider they traion in a pool that is not deep enough due to the lack of facilities in Canterbury for the sport.

Watch: CBHS cricketers choose school over province

Christchurch Boys’ High’s top cricketers have been forced to choose between their school or Canterbury due to a calendar log jam caused by next year’s under-19 Cricket World Cup. There is even more at stake for those competing at both the First XI Cup tournament and national under-19 tournament this year. Following the tournaments New Zealand Cricket will name their squad for the Under-19 Cricket World Cup being hosted in New Zealand over January and February.

Watch: The South Frame’s laneways entice businesses back to the CBD

So what is the South Frame all about? There are some great spots starting to pop up and more to come along the Anchor Project's laneways.

Watch: Fancy footwork on display at Primary Schools Summer Tournament

Fancy footwork was on show during Kiwi Tag at the Primary Schools Summer Tournament for Year 7 and 8 pupils at South Hagley Park. The first game is Halswell School vs Cashmere Primary School game, followed by Te Waka Una School playing Rolleston School.

Watch: Yoga in schools helps teen mums

Doing the downward dog and sun salutations, these teen mums are building confidence and improving their mental health.

Watch: Convention Centre passes first milestone

The first concrete pour for the foundation of the new Christchurch Convention Centre took place in the weekend. It is the first of fourteen more big pours over the next six months.

Watch: Dinner party in the middle of a supermarket

Would you dine in the middle of a supermarket? Last week, 10 people dined in FreshChoice City Market while shoppers milled around.

This is the word Lucy spelt to be a champion

It means lacking in courage and resolution, but Lucy Jessep certainly wasn't as she correctly spelled pusillanimous. The St Margaret's College year 10 student is New Zealand's 2017 Spelling Bee champion.

Watch: School kids, police share messages on road safety

Pupils at Marshland School teamed up with Canterbury police to deliver messages about road safety around schools.

The Maddie Collins story: A family’s journey

It's been nearly nine years since Maddie Collins was diagnosed with kidney disease. Bridget Rutherford reports on the battle to give the teen a better life before it is too late.