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Dickel takes up new role leaving Rams in limbo

Canterbury Rams coach Mark Dickel has taken up a team consultant role in the Philippines, putting doubt over who will coach the Rams in 2019.

Coffins mourn ‘creative city’

Miniature coffins mourning the loss of creativity have been anonymously sent to influential figures around the city.

Elected representatives pay for trip out of own pocket

A mayor and elected representatives have paid out of their own pocket to travel overseas as part of a district council Sister Cities Trip.

The Quake Kids: ‘These children are biologically different’

About 70 per cent of Christchurch children have PTSD symptoms. Assaults on school staff has more than doubled. Schools are under immense pressure as they struggle to help and cope with The Quake Kids.

Darfield sports club supportive of a district wide charge

A Darfield sports club is supporting a potential district-wide charge for clubs using recreational reserves.

Beanies knitted by prisoners keep newborns warm

Inmates are doing their bit to keep newborn babies cosy this month.

Rush satisfied with 19th on world stage

Rolleston's triathlete Reece Rush thinks he knows what it's like to be a pile of washing during a cold wash.

Technology on the trail of rare fish

Radio-tracking of a rare native fish is under way to try and solve the mystery of where they are spawning near Marshland.

SPCA shut-up shop over cat abuse investigation

SPCA Canterbury is refusing to provide any further information on the cat abuse investigation involving teenagers.

The top secret plant in the Botanic Gardens

The location of a plant in the Botanic Gardens is top secret to avoid theft.