University of Canterbury vice-chancellor Rod Carr is trying to boost student numbers by offering incentives like free flights for returning students wanting to study overseas for a semester.

Uni dangles free flights

Canterbury University is offering incentives including free flights to boost student numbers.

Cantabs not that racist

Anti-racism protestors clash with participants in a White Pride Day march in Christchurch in 2014.

Perception that Christchurch is racist capital of NZ may be unfounded.

Widow wants Whittall in court

"Stick the money" is what I would have said, says Pike River widow.

River crossing decision proved fatal

Crossing a swollen river was the biggest contributing factor into the death of Sydney student in Milford Sound last year.

13 manufacturing jobs lost

Scott Technology has laid off 13 employees in Christchurch.

Stockton job losses confirmed

Solid Energy has confirmed it will cut 151 jobs from the West Coast's Stockton coal mine.

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Uni dangles free flights

University of Canterbury vice-chancellor Rod Carr is trying to boost student numbers by offering incentives like free flights for returning students wanting to study overseas for a semester.

Canterbury University is offering incentives including free flights for students to boost its numbers.

Decision to cross swollen creek proves fatal

Crossing a swollen river was the biggest contributing factor into the death of Sydney student in Milford Sound last year, an inquest has heard.

Cantabs not that racist

Relationship service ditched

The Rebuild

Red zone compensation plan delayed

Cera has delayed a plan for compensation of residential red zone property owners for another two months.

A revised buyout offer for the owners of vacant, commercial and uninsured properties in Christchurch's residential red zones has been delayed two months.

Public Trust building demolition rejected

Government rejects second request for demolition of the heritage-listed building in central Christchurch.

Christchurch building company True Green Homes goes bust, leaving Neil and Denise Wiggins nearly $100,000 out of pocket.

Builder goes bust but it gets worse

Christchurch building company True Green Homes goes bust, leaving couple nearly $100,000 out of pocket.

Opinion

Are women better multitaskers?

When we shuffle between tasks our performance on all of them decreases, and the likelihood of making mistakes goes up.

OPINION: Before your read further, stop for a moment and consider: What do you really think?

Editorial: City must heed east's plea video

OPINION: The east was already fading before the earthquakes but it must not be allowed to fall further behind.

Broadcaster, radio host and columnist Mike Yardley.

'Restrict foreign house buyers'

OPINION: Restrictions are needed stop Canterbury homes becoming "playdough for foreign speculators".

business

Scott Technology axes 13 jobs in Christchurch

Chris Hopkins, chief executive of Scott Technology, says 13 redundancies are the result of less work for its Christchurch factory

South Island manufacturer Scott Technology has laid off 13 employees in Christchurch.

Stockton job losses confirmed

Solid Energy has confirmed it will cut 151 jobs from the West Coast's Stockton coal mine.

Cera has delayed a plan for compensation of residential red zone property owners for another two months.

Red zone compensation plan delayed

A revised buyout offer for the owners of vacant, commercial and uninsured properties in Christchurch's residential red zones has been delayed two months.

sport

Venus Serena a second line special

John Dunn thinks Venus Serena is a strong chance to overcome a second line draw and statistics say he's right.

9:13 PM  John Dunn knows it's possible to win the Harness Jewels from the second line.

Crusader looking forward to hometown support

Crusaders halfback Mitchell Drummond is hoping for a happy homecoming.

Veteran Tactix defender Fellowes retires

Former Australian defender Demelza Fellowes has announced her retirement

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A classic English garden using NZ natives

Can you achieve classic form with only New Zealand-born and bred plants? One Canterbury gardener has done just that.

Can you achieve English-style borders with only NZ-born and bred plants? The answer's yes.

Laboratory a taste of England

The Laboratory brewpub and eatery, Lincoln, is a mix of building materials, to mimic how older buildings typically evolve.

The Laboratory is anything but a sterile, white space.

Irvine has real X Factor

X Factor contestant Joe Irvine listens, and the audience watch attentively, as Irvine's mum sings to him at a fundraising concert for anti-bullying charity Be the Change in Christchurch on Sunday, May 24.

Joe Irvine performed at a small club in Christchurch on Sunday night, a fundraiser for anti-bullying charity, Be the Change.

Memorial sculpture 'leading rebuild'

Extant sculpture pays tribute to those killed in the CTV building.

Christchurch developer places memorial to those killed in the CTV building at the centre of his rebuilt business.

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