Ecologists are working to protect little white-flippered penguins as construction begins on the new Lyttelton cruise berth.
It's in the wrong place and looks like a "performing arts centre that will occasionally hold some sport".
Chisnallwood's Judith Bell has been named a finalist in the first ever Music Teacher of the Year award.
South Island 'A' basketball champions Hillmorton High School have unfinished national business to attend to.
The bill for ratepayers cleaning up meth contamination has been revealed.
The city council has moved to ease fears that a groundwater aquifer has been damaged in Avonhead.
Chritschurch artist Hannah Beehre is hard at work creating a nebula from velvet, crystals and LED lights.
Selwyn netball's champion Greenpark A netball coach Karen Ponsonby has devoted her life to her sport and shows no sign of slowing down.
Christchurch streets are being recorded as part of a mapping system to be used in driverless cars.
Six weeks ago Dave Langrell's only basketball playing commitments were a social team with a group of dads. On Saturday he nearly led the Wharenui Gators to an unlikely Canterbury Basketball Association men's title.
Next month, Addington bartender Josh Irving will travel to Amsterdam to represent New Zealand while showing off his draught-pouring skills.
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.
Miniature coffins mourning the loss of creativity have been anonymously sent to influential figures around the city.
A mayor and elected representatives have paid out of their own pocket to travel overseas as part of a district council Sister Cities Trip.
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.
A Darfield sports club is supporting a potential district-wide charge for clubs using recreational reserves.
Inmates are doing their bit to keep newborn babies cosy this month.
Rolleston's triathlete Reece Rush thinks he knows what it's like to be a pile of washing during a cold wash.
Radio-tracking of a rare native fish is under way to try and solve the mystery of where they are spawning near Marshland.
SPCA Canterbury is refusing to provide any further information on the cat abuse investigation involving teenagers.