After a brief seduction, it appears Christchurch folk have fallen in love with Lime Scooters.
It's 7.30am on a Thursday and Tracey Hunter has way too much energy for this time of the morning.
With six Canterbury players on the bronze medal-winning, FIFA U17 Women's World Cup and Canterbury Pride headed into its sixth consecutive final tomorrow, football in the region is going strong.
Vehicles illegally using the bus lane on Riccarton Rd could be hit with a fine of up to $150 as the city council launches an enforcement campaign.
Kain Parsons, 37, suffered a serious head injury when he was unknocked unconcious during the OneStaff Fight for Christchurch at Horncastle Arena.
Kidney transplant recipient Maddie Collins is undergoing further testing in Starship Children's Health in Auckland following a kidney scare.
A youth aid worker has been confirmed for Hornby police, but frontline staff could also join the station.
Since opening in December 2015, the bus lounges on Riccarton Rd frequently attracted anti-social behaviour, including assaults. But that is now a thing of the past.
Lianne Dalziel's intention to run again means Andrew Turner will not run for mayor.
"We’ve come a long way as a city in the past five years, and there are a few more milestones to be achieved before the election."