Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Travel: Coastal Pacific post-quake

It’s a milestone month for the Coastal Pacific, running from Christchurch to Picton, with the scenic passenger train officially reinstated on December 1, two years on since the devastating Kaikoura earthquake.

Watch: Christchurch Boys’ High School on a roll at Gillette Cup

The decision to have a roll, cookie and apple juice at lunch today inspired Christchurch Boys' High School captain Louie Chapman to an unbeaten knock of 77 as his side defeated King's High School by seven wickets. A win over Wellington College tomorrow would hand CBHS their sixth Gillette Cup national cricket title in seven years.

Indepth: Why can’t Canterbury get the help it needs?

'You wanna see the conditions they are working in. It's crap.'

Get set to celebrate

City2Surf prepares for 45-year anniversary

Richmond residents unenthused by latest survey on the suburb

Richmond residents are uncertain a survey aiming to gather information on what is needed in the suburb will make any difference to the area.

No plans to reroute heavy vehicles travelling down Breezes Rd

A city councillor may have a fight on his hands to stop heavy trucks on Breezes Rd.

Close to getting his tricycle

The donations reached $12,300 last Friday. They need $16,500 to buy the trike.

No word on who will pay to finish road

The district council won't say if ratepayers are having to pick up the tab for roadworks in Masefield Drive, Rolleston.

Mall to get $10,000 upgrade

A mural, floral plantings and markets are on the cards for the Bishopdale Village Mall.

Code of conduct issue hits community board

The city council is refusing to release details about the code of conduct complaint.

Rolleston’s $22.2m library and name revealed

Rolleston’s new $22.2 million library and community centre has been gifted a name.

Opinion: New Brighton is back

It is authentic, unpretentious, and wrapped up in some of the best natural environment we have in the city.

Rangi Ruru student holds on to tennis title

Rangi Ruru Girls' School student Tessa McCann has retained her title as the Canterbury Open Women’s Champion.

Residents right about car parking

The residents told the city council there would be car parking problems. Turns out, they were right.

Wealthy backer wanted to fight quarry

Residents don't have the money to fight a proposed Fulton Hogan quarry.

Twenty women attend the council’s first women-only session

For two hours on Sunday it was only women who were allowed to swim in the teaching pool at Pioneer.

Unauthorised cycle and walking tracks put Port Hills at risk

Unauthorised cycle and walking tracks in the Port Hills could contribute to the start of another disastrous fire.

Calls for traffic light on Yaldhurst Rd

Residents in Avonhead and Russley are urging the New Zealand Transport Agency to install traffic lights sooner than it is planning at a “dangerous” intersection.

Kyle Park eyed for mega facility

Kyle Park could be the new site for the Hornby community mega centre tomorrow.

Anger over discarded rubbish

Frustration is mounting over rubbish bags being dumped on roads.