Mayor Lianne Dalziel gives her thoughts on research looking into whether Christchurch people like living in higher density housing in the inner-suburban areas.
Fresh Christchurch Central MP Duncan Webb may be busy finding his way around his new office in Wellington but the former lawyer has big plans for his electorate. He shares them with Nor'West News.
Spreydon’s fire crew had the unpleasant job of removing a bicycle brake handle from a bike last Tuesday.
Readers are divided on whether or not New World Bishopdale should be able to display beer and wine at the ends of the aisles.
Papanui city councillor and avid cyclist Mike Davidson writes about the major issue afflicting his ward - traffic - and some alternatives to driving during Biketober.
Diamond Harbour resident and Banks Peninsula Community Board Mt Herbert representative Felix Dawson uses the ferry service regularly. He's unhappy with proposed changes that would prohibit car drop-offs at the terminal and reduce bus parking space.
Readers respond to the article about a stoush between Papanui-Innes Community Board member John Stringer and city councillor Aaron Keown over the importance of upgrades to the Gardiners, Breens and Harewood Rds intersection.
St Albans resident and mother Rachel Donaldson writes about the danger traffic in the suburb is putting children in.
Do we need an inquiry into EQC and the insurance industry? Absolutely we do. So let’s not make it partisan. Let’s agree to some terms of reference and get on with it, writes Mayor Lianne Dalziel.
Paper Plus Merivale owner Simon Grant writes a goodbye to the loyal customers that have supported the business over the last 23 years as the store closed its doors for the last time.
Readers respond to an article about a proposal by Fendalton residents to make Rochdale St ‘residents only’.
Readers respond to last week's story about a townhouse deverlopment on Spreydon's Bolton Ave, just metres away form Kim Mehlopt's home of 15 years.
Every working New Zealander will be at least $1350 on average better off thanks to National’s tax cuts that come in to effect early next year.
I’m scared of dogs. I only mention this because you come across plenty of them when door-knocking.
Darfield High School principal James Morris writes about the role of parents and organisations in the school’s sporting, cultural and academic activities:
Businessman and Papanui-Innes Community Board member John Stringer writes about a pair of busy Harewood intersections.
Villa Maria College cultural captain Lucy Sutcliffe writes about Con Brio choir’s experience at the Big Sing Finale in August
Readers of the Nor’West News respond to the article regarding traffic congestion at the intersection of Colombo St and Edgeware Rd.
Students at Te Waka Unua school love their printed dictionaries, writes Rotary Club member Barbara Crooks.
Mayor Sam Broughton writes about the growth of multiculturalism in Selwyn, and invites residents to help him represent the district in Japan and China next year