Thousands turned up to walk from Sumner to Redcliffs in protest of the proposed closure of Redcliffs School.

Walk with Redcliffs School

Thousands join protest march to keep Redcliffs School open.

Bike theft arrest

Tom Filmer is glad someone has been arrested in connection with the theft of his bike outside the Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (CPIT).

Alleged bike thief caught after Christchurch student investigates the loss of $12,500 bicycle.

Safe, crowbar found after pursuit

A safe and a crowbar were found in a car after a police pursuit through Christchurch.

Airport scores $1.6m fire truck video

Christchurch Airport's fire brigade has added a state-of-the-art vehicle to its arsenal.

Teens try to steal donation bucket video

RSA "outraged" by group of teens that tried to steal an Anzac poppy donation bucket.

Bird's-eye view of Lancaster Park

New website offers aerial views of the derelict stadium that was once the "heart of the old city".

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Insurance claim delays ''unconscionable'', lawyer says.

red zone homes

It is "unconscionable" that after four years Cantabrians are still waiting for a resolution with insurance companies over quake damage, a litigation lawyer says.

Bike theft arrest

Alleged bike thief caught after Christchurch student investigates the loss of his $12,500 bicycle.

Teens try to steal Poppy Day collection bucket video

Safe, crowbar found after police pursuit

The Rebuild

Will $50 million fix it?

Quake-hit Lancaster Park could be fixed for less than $50m, the council's insurer says.

The city council's insurer is claiming it has advice from three independent international loss adjustment firms that quake-damaged Lancaster Park can be restored for less than $50 million.

Garage ordeal ends video

A Christchurch family finally have a home after spending four winters in a garage because of insurance delays.

Artist's impression of the office precinct of the new Ngai Tahu complex.

EY returns to the CBD

Ernst and Young is moving back to the central city as an anchor tenant in Ngai Tahu's latest CBD development.

Opinion

Daddy has two Tri Pillows

PussPuss in the pantry.

OPINION: My boyfriend has moved out and someone must explain it to the cat.

Inside Mediaworks' boss' job interview

OPINION: Andrew Gunn is a fly on the wall during Mark Weldon's interview for CEO of Mediaworks.

Nada Tawfeek believes she was selected for a random detention at Brisbane Airport because she was wearing a Muslim scarf.

Airport search does not justify victimhood

OPINION: Shrieking about the unfairness of being stopped at the airport looks a bit shallow when you consider the world we live in.

business

Jump in house sales

ACC agents have asked about a number of recent, high-grossing transactions, according to one property agent.

Real estate sales in Canterbury are at their highest level since mid-2013.

The thin green line video

Does the New Zealand economy stand with its toes on the biosecurity precipice?

Quake-hit Lancaster Park could be fixed for less than $50m, the council's insurer says.

Will $50 million fix it?

The city council's insurer is claiming it has advice from three independent international loss adjustment firms that quake-damaged Lancaster Park can be restored for less than $50 million.

sport

Moseley chalks up another big win at Riccarton

Terry Moseley and Scapolo beat home Sureasyouwereborn and Kylie Williams in the Gr III Canterbury Gold Cup.

Jockey delivers a textbook ride on the Kevin Myers trained Scapolo to win the highly sought-after $100,000 Gr III race at Riccarton.

McCaw defends slow start to Super season

All Blacks captain says he isn’t coasting and there is no need to be concerned about his slow start in World Cup year.

Canterbury trainer Bruce Negus is hoping to line up his pacer Quick As A Trick in the Harness Jewels at Ashburton on May 30.

Quick As A Trick wins Country Cups final

Bruce Negus is optimistic Quick As A Trick's latest stake win will be enough to earn a start in the Harness Jewels.

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Back to nature for city poet

"There are no horses in heaven". Canterbury University Press, 2015, $25, Original artwork for the cover is by Lyttelton artist Nichola Shanley.

A slow-but-steady pace is paying off for award-winning poet and short story writer Frankie McMillan.

Musician on a mission

Mel Parsons is playing 22-dates around the country in aid of her latest, and third album, Drylands.

A West Coaster "through and through", Mel Parsons talks tours, Dire Straits and cups of tea with Ron Sexsmith.

Record Store Day gets its groove back

Buying a record at a generic chain store just isn't the same experience as buying one at an indie record store.

In an increasingly disposable world, Record Store Day celebrates the sense of community found at record stores.

Feeding the world, Midge Ure style

Musician Midge Ure is back in NZ for the first time since the early '80s.

Ultravox frontman Midge Ure talks about co-writing Do They Know It's Christmas? with Bob Geldof and recalls the day it all began.

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