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Election dust up: Someone’s gonna get ‘a rocket’

Phil Mauger is yet to clear some piles of shingle from the car park opposite The Bower and he's sick of Glenn Livingstone criticising his election campaign

Proposal to extend ban of trawling and set netting for dolphin...

A marine animal expert and the Black Cat Cruises boss are concerned a proposal to protect hector’s dolphins across New Zealand leaves the Akaroa population at risk.

Hot pools’ fence may ruin ocean view

People using the hot water pools in New Brighton will have to peer through timber slats to see the ocean.

Daughter turns mum’s war romance into a book

Lynette Hedrick grew up hearing stories of her mother’s World War 2 romance. She said the 30 letters between the doomed pair were crying out to be written into a novel.

Councillors to vote on their pay after October’s elections

City councillors will vote on the size of their own pay packets after October’s local body elections.

Flu cases ‘rising in spectacular fashion’

The flu continues to sweep through Canterbury with 35 to 48 patients a day showing influenza symptoms or similar at Christchurch Hospital.

Funding boost for Edgeware pool project

The Edgeware pool project is set to take a major step forward after a $20,000 grant to undertake a feasibility study.

Call to retain art hub in planned housing complex

People are divided over the decision to turn the former Central New Brighton School site into a housing development.

Inquiry into Akaroa’s cruise ships

Cruise ships in Akaroa could be operating in breach of harbour regulations – and with the knowledge of Environment Canterbury.

Video: Cross country still popular with Canterbury children

You either loved or loathed cross country at school. But inspite of the lure of screentime, teachers say Canterbury children are still enjoying cross-country. More than 1300 children qualified for last week's Canterbury Primary and Intermediate Schools Cross Country at Halswell Quarry.