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

Walk with Redcliffs School

4:33 PM  Thousands join protest march to keep Redcliffs School open.

Bike thief arrested

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

Man arrested for stealing $12,500 bicycle is still selling stolen bikes on social media, victim alleges.

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

3:38 PM  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".

Jump in Canterbury house sales

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

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Lincoln Uni degree combines food and business skills

Nic Lees, programme director of Agri-business and Food Marketing at Lincoln University.

Students number are up 150 per cent for a Lincoln University degree that combines food and business papers.

Fine Autumn weekend

Cantabrians will be treated to fine Autumn weather this weekend.

Family's social media plea for new landlord

Shallow quake shakes Chch

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.

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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.

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.

A brown marmorated stink bug. Marmorated refers to the marbled exterior markings, stink to its odour.

The thin green line video

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

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Crusaders in trouble as Chiefs look ominous

Crusaders flanker Jordan Taufua charges into Liam Messam at AMI Stadium on Friday night. The Chiefs won 26-9.

0 min ago  The Crusaders are in big trouble. Their 26-9 defeat to the Chiefs on Friday night has shunted the Crusaders to 10th place on the Super Rugby table, and they have little hope of surging back into the top-six unless they discover a magic tonic to spice-up a dawdling attack.

McCaw defends slow start

4:46 PM  Richie McCaw accepts his form must improve. He was out-played by fellow All Blacks openside flanker Sam Cane when the Chiefs beat the Crusaders 26-9 on Friday night, but All Blacks captain McCaw says he isn’t coasting and there is no need to be concerned about his slow start in World Cup year.

Winning start for the Wildcats in Auckland

4:48 PM  Canterbury Wildcats begin strongly at opening WBC tournament.

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A Canterbury teen is holding her head high to help others with Tourette's.

15042015 News Photo: Emily Spink/Fairfax Media. Katelin Cox has tourettes and is helping to raise funds for the Tourettes Association of New Zealand through a Family Fun Run and Gala on April 26, with Mum Mel Cox and Quintin Cox.

Katelin Cox has Tourette Syndrome and is on a crusade to stop the bullying she had to endure throughout her childhood.

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.

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