Friday, March 23, 2018


The intersection where trucks can’t turn without cutting lanes

A residents’ association commissioned report to prove trucks could not make it around a Christchurch intersection.

Central city’s 30km/h speed limit sees fewer crashes, injuries

The central city's 30km/h speed limit has not only reduced the pace vehicles are traveling, but crashes and injuries as well.

Watch: High school plans to build $7.2m multicultural hub

A Christchurch high school has 56 different ethnic groups represented on its roll. Now it has plans to open a multicultural centre that will be open 24/7.

Live stream: Farewell to Jim Anderton

Jim Anderton's will be farewelled at a public funeral, held at 2pm on Thursday.

New beach playground bin gets more rubbish than it can handle

People are flocking from across the city to check out New Brighton's new $8 million beachside playground. But the popularity of the park is more than its rubbish bins can handle.

‘Nuisance surface flooding’ expected in Christchurch

Temporary pumps have been deployed to flood-prone areas, while two areas in Banks Peninsula have been asked to conserve water.

Weedons residents called to arms over new quarry development

Weedons residents are being called on to help fight a proposed new quarry in Templeton.

Selling vehicles on roadside still popular, but ban looming

In March, selling vehicles on the roadside will be against city council rules.

Ratepayers could be stung for estuary fix-up

City councillor David East wants to see ownership of red-zoned Southshore land return to the city so work can begin fixing the eroding Avon-Heathcote estuary edge.

2017: Our year in pictures

Take a look at some of the things that have happened this year.