A feline has made himself at home in the roof of a restaurant and not even the lure of food can pry him out.
The cat now has secured himself a new home after being caught in a possum trap.
State Highway 1, south of Kaikoura, will be closed to all traffic from March 26 to April 4 to enable emergency slip face stabilisation work to be carried out.
Year 10 students from St Andrew's College participated in the annual Te Waka calling ceremony last week.
A contract milking company and dairy farm owner have been fined $29,000 each for effluent overflow.
A car has flipped near the Rangiora Airfield on Wednesday.
The Police National Dive Squad will today join the search for a diver who failed to surface in a dive off the Canterbury coast on Sunday.
If you enjoy a bit of rough and tumble, a great social atmosphere and bucket loads of fun, the Waismack Roller Derby team needs you.
Rangiora's Bronwynne Johnson was "over the moon" to meet American talk show host Oprah Winfrey during her trip to California.
Waimakariri Hockey Stadium in Rangiora will be the first arena in North Canterbury to host an senior international team when the Black Sticks take on the USA next month.