Saturday, January 19, 2019

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Video: A first for Christchurch local body politics, deputy chairman to...

It is a first for local body politics in Christchurch. A community board getting ready to sack its deputy chairman on Monday. So what did he do?

Watch: Christchurch United’s 14 year veteran ready to bring up 100...

Canterbury United could rack up their 100th national league regular season win on Sunday. If they achieve the milestone there will be one player still in the squad from their first league victory 14 years ago.

Video: He fought back from the brink of death, now Girdlestone...

Keagan Girdlestone fought back from the brink of death after a horror cycle crash. He became an elite cyclist once again, but now he faces a new battle.

Video: Night Noodle Market, council’s ‘slap in the face’ to Christchurch...

Should the Night Noodle Market be allowed to operate for 12 days? Christchurch's hospitality industry says the market will hurt them in the pocket, at a time when they desperately need the business.

Video: From homeless, to learning two years of music theory in...

Wayne was homeless and battling anxiety. He was housed but then found himself staring a 'blank walls' as his nightmares played out in his mind. Then he found something that soothed it. But then his past came back to haunt him.

Watch: Mum juggles two rugby codes and playing for two nations

Sui Pauaraisa could be the definition of a real-life wonder woman. She represents two nations in two different codes. On top of that she fits in a full-time job while also being a mother of two.

VIDEO: Welcome to Christchurch’s Salt District

It's gritty, has laneways and has unique bars and restaurants. Welcome to Christchurch's Salt District.

VIDEO: Alan Peart, NZ’s ‘unsung hero’

He fought 12 German fighters on his own and then, later in the war, evaded 20 Japanese fighters for 40mins as they swooped at him three at a time. Alan Peart has been called one of the 'greatest unsung heroes of WWII. His family tells the story of the man behind the legend.

Watch: Koru Games take over Selwyn

Close to 2500 year seven and eight student competed at the recent Koru Games. Now in it's fifth year the sports tournament continues to grow and this year consisted of 13 sports played across four venues in Selwyn.

Watch: Christchurch hosting top international indoor cricket stars

The world's top junior indoor cricket players are competing in Christchurch this week, with New Zealand represented by 80 players across eight teams, including local young gun Ryan James. Gordon Findlater reports.