Saturday, April 27, 2019


Rubbish set on fire in Ashley River bed

Rubbish was set on fire in the Ashley River bed just before midnight on Wednesday.

Health board chairman steps aside

Canterbury District Health Board chairman Murray Cleverley has stepped aside from the role, while he is investigated for allegations of private commercial property deals...

North Canterbury river health warning

A health warning has been issued for a part of Cust River, after algal blooms were found.

Fuel tax mooted to fix broken roads

A regional fuel tax for Canterbury could pay for the repair of its earthquake damaged roads, city councillors say. “You’d pay a bit extra for your fuel to have really smooth roads that work.”

Man tries to stop fire crews

Police were called in after a man tried to stop fire crews extinguishing his rubbish fire, on a day when wild winds were forecasted.

Crash causes traffic to back up

Heavy traffic congestion on Main North Rd and Halswell Rd after crashes this morning.

Fire restrictions introduced as region dries up

Dry conditions see the city council introduce fire restrictions to Christchurch and Banks Peninsula, with temperatures set to soar on Wednesday and Thursday.

Rural NZ | Rangiora Museum

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