Too many of Uncle's friends died while they all lived on Christchurch streets. He wishes they could come around and have a cuppa in his new house.
The tunnel near a Christchurch railway is dark, dank and grim. And it is one of the places Nuku use to sleep. But he found a way out.
It's 7.30am on a Thursday and Tracey Hunter has way too much energy for this time of the morning.
After a brief seduction, it appears Christchurch folk have fallen in love with Lime Scooters.
Heather Milne's garage is chocka. But not with old bikes, tools and discarded toys. It is full of kindness from Christchurch people helping families and children who are in need of help.
With six Canterbury players on the bronze medal-winning, FIFA U17 Women's World Cup and Canterbury Pride headed into its sixth consecutive final tomorrow, football in the region is going strong.
Connor was finishing up his masters degree, planning a move to Singapore for an internship when he was told he had six weeks to live.
“We now know, post-surgery, the bullet went into the front of his shoulder, so somebody was taking a kill shot."
The decision to have a roll, cookie and apple juice at lunch today inspired Christchurch Boys' High School captain Louie Chapman to an unbeaten knock of 77 as his side defeated King's High School by seven wickets. A win over Wellington College tomorrow would hand CBHS their sixth Gillette Cup national cricket title in seven years.
'You wanna see the conditions they are working in. It's crap.'