Saturday, April 27, 2019


Quake battle to street fight

After a six year battle with his insurance company over earthquake repairs, Mark Wilson is getting ready for another fight. This time it is with the city council over plans to put third lanes on Barbadoes, Forfar and Madras Sts.

Vandals attack newly laid athletics track

A vandalism attack at the Ngā Puna Wai Sports Hub will delay the planned opening of the city’s new athletics track.

District escapes blanket use of chlorine – for now

Most of Selwyn has escaped having chlorine put into its drinking water.

District council’s key LTP decisions not set in stone

The district council held its Long Term Plan deliberations last week and has made the following decisions on key projects in the area. However, the decisions won't be finalised until the district council formally adopts the plan later in the month.

Watch: Tui Stand set to be bowled down

Work is under way on the demolition of the Tui stand at the southern end Lancaster Park Stadium.

Surface flooding on some Christchurch roads

Drivers are being urged to take extreme care on the roads this morning as heavy overnight rain has caused surface flooding in some areas.

Debate over Russley parking

The Airport Business Park has waded into the debate over Inland Revenue staff parking.

Snow likely on Port Hills, Banks Peninsula

A wintry storm could bring bitterly cold wind gusts, sleety showers and snow to parts of the Port Hills in the early hours of tomorrow morning.

Call for separated cycleway on Dyers Rd

Cyclists are calling for the New Zealand Transport Agency to redress its decision of not adding a separated cycleway along Dyers Rd when it undertook a $3.2 million project of widening the road last year.

Questions hang in air over pollution on Cranford St

The Papanui-Innes Community Board have written to Environment Canterbury regarding questions about air quality for Cranford St