The competitive part of the New Brighton Duke Festival of Surfing began today. We caught up with three of Christchurch's most promising young surfers who are trying to nab a place in the New Zealand Junior Surfing Team.
The Canterbury United Dragons are just two points off the top in the ISPS Handa Premiership with two league games remaining.
Talented sportswoman Martha Lolohea missed out on a sevens tournament in Auckland because she couldn't afford to go. She knows of others who have the same problem.
New Brighton is on the hunt for front rowers to join their ranks and push for another title in 2018.
Some of Canterbury's top young amateur golfers got a look towards the future at Russley last week when the Australasian Legends Tour visited New Zealand. They were impressed with the senior's strategies and 'funky' techniques.
Canterbury Country left for Auckland today ahead of their Hawke Cup challenge against Counties Manukau in Manurewa. Victory in the three day match would see Country return home with the biggest prize in minor association cricket.
Canterbury need to win three games on the trot if they are to retain their Ford Trophy title.
Schools from all over Christchurch competed in fierce matches of futsal on Tuesday.
Another medical clinic could open at the new Vernon Drive commercial development - which is planned to open next month.
Weedons have kept themselves in title contention thanks to a mesmerising display of right-arm pace bowling from Josh Watson which helped them roll a young Lincoln side on Saturday.