Saturday, July 20, 2019


Third lane to solve Northern Corridor traffic woes?

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

Opposition to quarry plans grow

A group opposing the development of a large quarry on rural land is gaining momentum, with a vote of support from a community board.

Mixed bag weather wise for Canterbury

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

Firearms search in North Canterbury

An ongoing police operation first reported as a possible kidnapping or abduction in Loburn is actually a firearms search.

Former caretaker rallies for Waiau’s new pool

As Waiau residents began picking up the pieces in the aftermath of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake last November, more than 1100 kilometres away a former resident was pondering how he could help.

Health warning for Lake Pegasus

The Medical Officer of Health has issued a health warning for North Canterbury's Lake Pegasus after potentially toxic algae was found.

Rivers predicted to dry out

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

North Canterbury couple wins $100,000

A husband and wife will pay off a big chunk of their mortgage after they won $100,000 in a Bonus Bonds draw.

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.

Boost for police numbers announced

More police numbers announced in Bill English's new crime fighting package.