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Our People: 75-year-old Brenda Lowe-Johnson still helping the homeless

Brenda Lowe-Johnson had a dream to help the homeless.

Our People: The pub with a library, motorbikes, drum kit and...

This small Canterbury township was without a pub for seven years. That has now been rectified and the new watering hole has a few surprises in it. 

Council pays $93,000 to complete footpath

Ratepayers will initially foot the $93,000 bill to complete an unfinished footpath in Rolleston.

Anti-quarry residents clash with deputy mayor over comments

Friction between residents against a Christchurch quarry and a deputy mayor after comments.

Council takes steps to help businesses facing major roadworks

City council staff have been working with Riccarton Rd businesses to come up with solutions to lessen the impact of the upcoming roadworks to start between Harakeke and Matipo Sts next month.

Trouble returns to Riccarton Rd bus lounges

Riccarton Community Constable Aaron Thorn said anti-social issues the lounges faced when it opened in December 2015 is 'rearing its ugly head again'.

New Brighton rugby rooms to undergo much-needed revamp

Plans to turn Rawhiti Domain into a sporting hub has taken another step forward as work progresses to upgrade the New Brighton Rugby Football Club.

Founder of Eldernet receives honour

New Brighton woman Eleanor Bodger has been recognised with a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit Award for services to seniors.

Push for longer hours at Halswell community pool

A request has been lodged to the city council in a bid to maximise the Te Hapua: Halswell Centre swimming pool's limited opening hours over the summer.

From cancer to Coast to Coast – Jake Bailey’s new challenge

Jake Bailey was always the kid who got chosen last in P.E - but a lot has changed since then.