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Midge plague: ‘They’ve paid $800k to do what?’

Midge-plagued Bromley residents will know this week what solutions are on the table to try and solve the problem.

Work starts on last link of uni cycleway

Construction is under way on the last part of a new cycleway linking Canterbury University with the city centre.

Township ‘shafted’ over chlorination of drinking water

A Hurunui District councillor says Hanmer Springs has been “shafted” over the council’s decision to chlorinate the town’s water supply.

Police work to counter further protests

Police are planning how to counter further Greenpeace bids to stop a $200 million irrigation project in Canterbury.

Spider named after Christchurch academic

Canterbury University adjunct professor of Science Communication Simon Pollard has had a native spider named after him.

No extra police to enforce proposed Summit Rd restrictions

There won't be any extra police to enforce proposed night-time restrictions on Summit Rd.

Residents aim to solve water concerns at public meeting

A new group made up of residents and farmers have been formed to solve water issues in the Selwyn-Waihora catchment.

$2.3m project to dredge Woolston Cut

Woolston Cut will be dredged at a cost of $2.3 million to ensure it continues to provide flood remediation in the area.

Activists lock themselves in Central Plains Water pipes

Greenpeace activitists have locked themselves irrigation pipes, stopping work on the Central Plains Water irrigation scheme.

Blow for QEII fitness trail

An appeal to save the community-built QE II Park fitness trail has failed, but campaigners are vowing not to give up.