Wednesday, June 19, 2019


Kaikoura guest nights plunge 80 per cent

Guest nights in Kaikoura fell by 80 per cent during December after the November earthquake closed half of the businesses offering accommodation.

Watch: Earthquake victim’s partner reveals house damage

The partner of a woman who died in the giant November earthquake has released footage of the damage caused to their North Canterbury log cabin.

Road closed after fatal crash in Hurunui

A person has died after their car hit a tree at 7.30am on Monday near the Hurunui River.

Hanmer fires ‘contained’

Fires north of Hanmer have now been contained..

Third lane to solve Northern Corridor traffic woes?

Could a third lane across the Waimakariri Bridge ease crippling congestion on the Northern Corridor?

Mixed bag weather wise for Canterbury

A mixed bag for Canterbury weather wise this weekend, with a southerly change expected on Saturday.

Temporary pub for quake stricken Waiau

The historic Waiau Lodge Hotel was hard hit in the November 14 earthquake, but now pints may start to be pulled in the a temporary pub by the end of the month.

Kaikoura paua still off limits

The Ministry for Primary Industries has announced an extension to the closure to prevent people from fishing paua and shellfish from the earthquake-damaged Kaikoura coastline.

Rivers predicted to dry out

Environment Canterbury says more springs and spring-fed stream will dry up in coming months.

Paddle boarder to tackle Coast to Coast

Among the thousands of kayaks heading down the Waimakariri River at next week’s Kathmandu Coast to Coast will be a man on a stand up paddle board.