Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Vicki Buck’s exit prompts bid for council seat

A former local body politician will run for city council, a decision prompted by Cr Buck’s announcement to depart from politics at the end of the term.

Bid to put brakes on Avondale boy racers

Residents want the brakes put on boy racers but city council says there isn't a problem in the area.

Godwits sculpture to fly high

An artwork paying tribute to the bar-tailed godwits could be installed in South New Brighton.

Dangerous intersection upgrade plan

A plan to turn the city’s fourth most dangerous junction into a T-intersection to reduce crashes has received mixed feedback.

Brutal attack on dog

Three unrestrained dogs attacked a german shepherd.

Vicki Buck’s decision not to stand catches left leaning group by...

Her decision has thrown a curve ball into plans to scuttle potential asset sales after the elections.

Beggar attacks elderly man outside supermarket

An elderly man was attacked by a beggar outside a supermarket on Tuesday.

Stolen hat angers Scotsman

He was on his mobility scooter on the way to the pub when it was snatched.
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Watch: Old movies, friendship and Steptoe and Son

The suburban museum that brings together people through Doris Day, Elvis and Steptoe and Son.
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Video: Para athlete fights cancer three times

Ella Benn lost her lower leg to cancer at age 10. She became a para swimming champion. But then the cancer returned not once but twice.

Hung hits the treble at Canterbury golf awards

Russley golfer Juliana Hung took the spoils at the Canterbury Golf Awards.

Close result to decide Supernet first round winner

Villa Maria College took out round one of the SuperNet school netball competition by the tightest of margins after a 36-30 win over St Margaret's College last week.

Volleyballers reunite on big stage

The Asian women’s under-23 volleyball championship in Vietnam next month will be a reunion for four former Burnside High School volleyballers and their coach

City’s noisiest house had 54 complaints

City council is remaining tight lipped about where the noisiest house in the city is located.

Comedian pushed after punchline

A comedian was grabbed by the back of the head and pushed after he made a joke about white supremacists during a show.

Clock tower repairs set to start

The tenders for the New Brighton Clock Tower repairs have been awarded.

Election dust up: Someone’s gonna get ‘a rocket’

Phil Mauger is yet to clear some piles of shingle from the car park opposite The Bower and he's sick of Glenn Livingstone criticising his election campaign

Proposal to extend ban of trawling and set netting for dolphin...

A marine animal expert and the Black Cat Cruises boss are concerned a proposal to protect hector’s dolphins across New Zealand leaves the Akaroa population at risk.

Hot pools’ fence may ruin ocean view

People using the hot water pools in New Brighton will have to peer through timber slats to see the ocean.
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Daughter turns mum’s war romance into a book

Lynette Hedrick grew up hearing stories of her mother’s World War 2 romance. She said the 30 letters between the doomed pair were crying out to be written into a novel.

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