No sizzle in Budget 2016

Christchurch commentator Mike Yardley says Budget 2016 lacks sizzle.

OPINION: A failure to replicate the "Google Tax" crackdown seen in Britain and Australia is a big miss, says Mike Yardley.

Canterbury business budget reaction

Great Coffee Fast owner Chris Gourley said the Government could have been more creative on tax rates for small, start-up ...

Canterbury business leaders described the budget as a safe but unadventurous one that would keep the economy on an even keel.

Plans for new hotel and housing at Frankton

The Ramada Hotel and Suites in Remarkables Park is due to open in Queenstown in June 2016.

We'll never cope with these numbers if we don't provide another two centre that can cater for tourists, developer says.

Job losses for Westport Harbour

The Holcim cement works at Cape Foulwind, near Westport.

Seven people will lose their jobs at Westport Harbour when Holcim closes its cement plant.

Unlucky bowling hall to reopen

The Canterbury Indoor Bowls building on Kearneys Rd in Linwood was severely damaged by fire in 2014, three years after ...

​After an "unfortunate series of events", a Christchurch bowling hall will finally reopen its doors.

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New retail centre planned

The site of a proposed retail centre on land formerly occupied by the Firestone tyre factory in Papanui, Christchurch.

A new retail centre is planned for land previously occupied by the Firestone tyre factory in Christchurch.

Grand 'old' villa not so old gallery

Looks are deceiving with this beautiful "old" villa in the Canterbury countryside built only a decade ago.

Peak property promise

Renovation shows 'faith' gallery

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Unlucky bowling hall to reopen

The Canterbury Indoor Bowls building on Kearneys Rd in Linwood was severely damaged by fire in 2014, three years after ...

​After an "unfortunate series of events", a Christchurch bowling hall will finally reopen its doors.

Art for Arts (Centre's) sake

Andre Lovatt and Dame Ann Hercus show off the award-winning paintings which will be auctioned to raise funds for ...

Artistic donation boosts quest to rebuild a long-lost piece of Christchurch's Arts Centre.

New hotel for Victoria St

The new hotel and office complex will be built at the corner of Victoria, Salisbury and Montreal streets in central ...

New 78-room Sebel hotel will be built in central Christchurch - and it's already for sale for $35 million.

New tenant for Le Cafe video

Hamish Evans got his first job at Le Cafe as a dishwasher.

Switch Espresso will open Bunsen restaurant and cafe in Christchurch's Arts Centre.

$100m to 'smooth bumpy roads'

Road works remain a common sight in parts of Christchurch.

Council vows to fix Christchurch's bumpy roads after shortcomings in the repair programme. 

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