Saturday, May 26, 2018

Watch: The Arts Centre supports NZ Music Month with lunchtime concerts

Instead of spending your luch hour sitting in the office tearoom, wouldn't you rather be listening to live music in the heart of the city?

Chef swaps five-star dining for charity

Before moving to Halswell, chef Stefan Freuding was living big, cooking at various five-star kitchens in Europe and the Middle East.

Liquorland deciding whether to appeal Phillipstown decision

An application to set up another liquor store in Phillipstown has been denied because the area is "vulnerable" and already badly affected by alcohol related harm.

Willie returns to QEII

One of the first lifeguards at the old QE II pool is returning to its replacement to run a club for swimmers aged over 50.

Review: Noodle house will heal your soul

The first sip of the satay noodle soup is like getting a big bosom hug from your grannie - it will make everything better.

Crave Christchurch: White House Black rebrands

Food and coffee operators for new central library are announced, a Halswell favourite rebrands, and get ready for the mini mulled wine festival.

Nel seeks opportunity in Otago

The man voted the best player in club rugby last year is making a move to Otago due to a surplus of talent in Canterbury at loose forward.

Christchurch scammer: ‘He has a death wish’

Gang experts says a phone scammer claiming to have gang connections and threatening innocent people for money has a "death wish".

Birthday boy back in top club rugby – he’s 49

Robbie Timo celebrated his 49th birthday on Saturday by turning back the clock – playing top level club rugby.

Wendy’s cut union members hours

A Christchurch Wendy's worker who campaigned against the fast food giant doesn't know how she'll survive after her hours have been cut.

Petrol prices: Blame it on Trump

United States president Donald Trump is being blamed for the record high price in the city's petrol.

Petrol price woes: ‘Look, it’s on empty. It’s on E a...

Weekends away, nights out, vegetables and meat - the pinch at the pump is causing Christchurch residents to tighten their budgets and make sacrifices.

Watch: Olympic gold medalist supports East Lake proposal

The bid to keep the proposed Red Zone flatwater sports lake project afloat has caught the attention of Olympic gold medallist Nathan Cohen.

Christ’s College eager to keep pace with CBHS

Lincoln Combined have one of the biggest challenges in secondary school rugby on Saturday - upsetting Christ's College on their own turf.

Blistering pace from BMW M2

The small M2 is a genuine part of BMW's performance car series

Democratic return for ECan an end to the ‘travesty’

Environment Canterbury will return to full-democracy next year.

Bus re-think after outcry

A wave of public objection may have spared bus routes facing the axe.

Cashmere hope to claim title on home turf

Cashmere Technical can win their fifth Mainland Premier League title in eight years on their home turf this weekend.

Confusing speed signs removed

Confusion on how fast to go on busy Birchs Rd between Prebbleton and Lincoln has been resolved.

Council, ECan clash over fare increase

The district council isn't backing plans for Environment Canterbury to increase public transport fares.