Sunday, March 18, 2018

Christchurch Central MP first tenant in former courts

Christchurch Central MP Duncan Webb has just moved into his new electorate office, which is somewhere he used to spend a lot of time.

Call for Redcliffs parking restrictions

Redcliffs Pharmacy owner Daryl Sayer is calling for more parking restrictions in the area.

App continues to nab disability car park abuse

Since app Access Aware was launched in October it has nabbed people abusing disability parks.

Christchurch home still one of the most expensive in New Zealand

A Glandovey Rd home was the most expensive house to be sold in Christchurch in the past five years, figures show.

Police help 71-year-old get driver’s licence

When she was pulled over on Gloucester St for speeding, Esther Dodds gave the policman with her driver's licence. What the 71-year-old didn't realise was the licence, a black motor vehicle book from the early 1960s, hadn't been valid for the better part of four decades.

Christchurch to host NZ Track and Field Champs

Christchurch will play host for the 2019 2020 New Zealand Track and Field Championships.

Chch youngsters mix it with the best at Duke Festival

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.

Comedian to speak to CBHS students on being ‘good men’ following...

Christchurch Boys' High School has enlisted the help of a former student and comedian to kick off discussions about the importance of being "good men".

Health officials apologise for stalled investigation into death

The Canterbury District Health Board has apologised to Greendale man Geoff Booth over the stalled investigation into the death of his son Liam.

Watch: Tiny shops for Linwood Village

Construction is underway to create a tiny shop village within the Linwood Village on Stanmore Rd. The area has been slowly transformed from a once derelict area, to a more eclectic urban village.

Third place for Sumner surf lifesavers

Sumner were the best of the Christchurch clubs at the South Island Inflatable Rescue Boat Championship which was dominated by two Dunedin clubs at the weekend.

Edcacott, Barwick recognised as legends

Two new names were inducted as Sporting Legends of Canterbury at the Nexia New Zealand Canterbury Sports Awards.

City2Surf: Record team entries from workplaces

Teams of doctors, construction workers, accountants and scientists will be ready and waiting at the start line of the Star Media City2Surf.

Watch: A battle of the bookworms

The quiz master says he thinks of it as a 'sport' for kids who prefer picking up a book to kicking a ball.

Championship win for Milligan in Toyota 86 Championship

Jack Milligan claimed the Toyota 86 Championship with a string of podium finishes at the final round of the championship at Hampton Downs at the weekend.

Team bowled by Sodhi’s Snapchat

This is what it looks like when you send a Snapchat inquiring if an international cricketer will play for your social club team. And then he replies “yes.’’

Teen sentenced for plotting Christchurch terror attack is making positive progress,...

A New Zealand teenager sentenced last month for plotting to launch a terror attack in Christchurch has visited a mosque and is making positive progress in his rehabilitation, a court heard today.

Rapper Scribe found guilty of possessing methamphetamine

Rapper Scribe has been found guilty of possessing methamphetamine a day before he was to enter rehab.

Crash causes traffic delays on Northern Motorway

A crash on the Northern Motorway caused traffic delays in morning rush hour traffic.

Booming population places stress on infrastructure

A booming population and changing demographics is putting stress on Selwyn's infrastructure.