The University of Canterbury Students' Association is hoping its heavily subsidised UCSA Dental programme will make a huge improvement to the state of student teeth.
The Countdown Ferrymead supermarket will re- open next Easter, more than three years after the earthquakes.
A Red Cross emergency operation centre has been set up in Christchurch but is on standby for now as the city waits for the weather to turn.
Canterbury surf lifesavers have been honoured many times over for their tireless efforts on our beaches.
A common theme in most classrooms is the importance of goal setting, the achievement of dreams and that self-belief is as important as any life skill.
Going into the third winter since the 2011 earthquakes, there is still a lot of funding and assistance in place for Cantabrians needing help with heating.
The long wait for the return of the Belgian Beer Cafe Torenhof was finally over when the brand new restaurant and bar opened its doors quietly last week.
Plans are afoot for the Addington saleyards, with developers pushing to convert the controversial eyesore into a state of the art car yard complex.
Smoking a joint or popping pills before your shift is fast becoming a thing of the past. Canterbury employers are wising up.
Proposals for the city's existing high schools have not acknowledged the soaring population in Christchurch's north-east, an education lobby says.
The Quail Island Ecological Restoration Trust has reported rabbit sightings on the island reserve for the first time in seven years.
With a raft of new proposals announced by the Government to hold cyber bullies to account, a University of Canterbury researcher is examining the role parenting styles and family background play in the issue.
The city's provisional Local Alcohol Policy will go out for public consultation within the next few months.
The Christchurch Art Gallery repairs will soon be under way as the city council calls for tenders for the project.
With the sun blazing down and the concrete rough, art student Vicki George was determined to brighten up the Re:Start Mall footpath for Easter weekend.
The city council has approved significant donations for the restoration of three Christchurch heritage landmarks.
Festering silt under houses could cause problems this winter as damp rises and mould builds up under occupied homes.
Police are working on a crime prevention plan to thwart anti- social antics blighting the New Brighton trading strip. Papanui and Richmond are next in line for a tailored plan.
An armed robber terrified two Linwood dairy employees on Tuesday night when he threatened them with a knife and demanded money.
An American insurance expert is urging the New Zealand government to impose settlement deadlines on insurers.
A bid to nail $465,000 from a one-off city council fund for projects in the eastern suburbs will be aired at a meeting of seven community board chairs.
An ecology trust is appealing for information to track down its small boat that took maintenance staff to Quail Island.
The University of Canterbury last night revealed some startling financial problems including a $67 million deficit and appealed to the government for help.
The council has today demonstrated its commitment to residents adversely affected by residential brothels and a non-compliant owner has been fined in court.
The teacher who admitted filming upskirt videos has been refused continued name suppression, but is expected to appeal the decision at the High Court.
Summer is not yet over and there are still plenty of family-friendly activities on this weekend.
Agony and ecstasy are littered amongst the uncertain and assured futures of Christchurch schools after Education Minister Hekia Parata announced her interim proposals on Monday.
A determined group of Rotherham St residents are hoping the city council will "see reason" about Riccarton mall extensions.
The Port Hills land zoning review has been delayed once again and residents may wait ''some weeks'' more to hear the fate of their homes.
A man released on bail in January is now being sought by police in relation to a string of burglaries around Christchurch and further afield.
A former Pike River miner, now in Christchurch for rebuild work, says it is hard to adjust to life above ground.
Lyttelton residents have finally made progress in their bid to keep large commercial brothels out of the small port township.
Christchurch's famous Heritage Hotel will be re-opening in May after almost two years of recovery and restoration work.
Police are on the hunt for a man who robbed an Ilam dairy, but was caught on camera.
31 Christchurch schools will hear their fate face to face on Monday when the Ministry of Education announces closures and mergers.
Christchurch's public installation experts, Gap Filler, are calling for volunteers to help keep the Pallet Pavilion afloat.
Education Minister Hekia Parata announced plans for five new schools for Canterbury today when she spoke at Pegasus township, the site of the first to be built.
Residents fed up with the "unsightly" charity barn on Ferry Rd will be pleased to hear the council is taking steps to resolve the problem.
Westpac bank manager Graeme Soper is confident the New Brighton water park proposal will open the door for more investment in the area.
Road works on Norwich Quay are due to start on Monday resulting in two months of traffic management and possible detours.
The council will decide on a timeline for a Christchurch-specific liquor policy at next Thursday's council meeting.
Last night a trust in honour of a little girl who battled through life was launched by the Mayor.
Two dogs responsible for a savage attack on a woman and her labrador have been removed by animal control and held in custody.
Police have confirmed a body found in Bottle Lake Forest is that of German woman Britta Kappel who was reported missing yesterday.
Traffic delays are expected at the Eastgate Shopping Centre intersection tonight as work begins on underground pipe installation.
A 54-year-old man has approached police in connection to reports of a peeping tom in Mairehau on Tuesday.
The Harewood Community Centre was closed after it was found to be only 6 per cent of the new building standard.
West Melton residents are calling for the army to be prosecuted in connection to a fire which raged out of control on Monday.
Police have laid charges against a 63-year-old man in connection to reports of alleged indecent behaviour in the Port Hills.
Dangerous rocks on the Captain Thomas Track in Sumner will be cleared by mid-February.