Thursday, July 19, 2018

Road-markings fail to address excessive speed on residential street

Putting on a lick of paint on the road has failed to stop vehicles speeding.

Teens crims ‘door-stepping’ from homes

Police hope finding the owners of recovered stolen items can help them connect suspected youths to the case.

Consultation starts over intensive farming rules

The public will get to have their say over draft changes to intensive farming rules in the new district plan.

Former mayor crashes car into cow

A former mayor crashed his Mercedes car into a cow.

Council’s crackdown on basketball hoops after Auckland incident

Have a backboard is an automatic fail for a council-installed basketball hoop.

KidsFest parade: Disco, food trucks and pimp your pram

You might get to stay up past your bedtime on Saturday night — the big KidsFest parade, the More FM Mata Riki, is on.

More than 100 decaying and dying trees to be removed

Dead and decaying pine trees along the edges of the estuary will be cut down.

Intersection blocked on Main North Rd after crash

A busy intersection on Main North Rd was partially blocked after a crash.

Rugby: Semi-finals a repeat affair

Lincoln and Sydenham will meet in the semi-finals of the Hawkins Trophy.

Photos: Southbridge Shield heads north

A 21-point haul saw the Ellesmere lose the shield to their northern counterparts

‘Crimechurch’ and Trainspotting at WORD festival

Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh is one of the headliners for the biennial Christchurch writers and readers festival.

Guilty plea over dog park crash

More details have emerged over the crazy driving of a convicted killer who came to a stop after crashing into a dog park.

Council-owned houses previously contaminated with meth being sold

District council-­owned houses, previously contaminated from methamphetamine, are in the process of being sold.

Watch: Hereford St upgrade plans revealed

The plan to upgrade Hereford St has been released.

Roadworks, lack of customers end another Christchurch business

Another shop has closed its doors after years of post earthquake road works causing a dip in customers.

Crack down on street drinking around Canterbury University, Jellie Park ...

Police and city council are pushing for stricter set of rules regarding drinks on streets around Canterbury University and other suburban areas.

City councillor slams ‘car project’ consultation as ‘unbelievable and unacceptable’

A city councillor has branded consultation over a major road upgrade as 'unbelievable and unacceptable'.

No street lights for us thanks — residents

'Blinded by the light' sang Manfred Mann's Earth Band in 1976. It seems residents of seaside settlement Birdlings Flat are singing from the same song sheet.

Sumner Rd: Take a peek beyond the cordons

Beyond the cordons on Sumner Road, a hive of activity is going on as contractors work to get the critical link from Lyttelton to Sumner re-opened.

OPINION: Redcliffs red-zoned by stealth

'The city council from my perspective are red-zoning Redcliffs residents by stealth', writes Darrell Latham.