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Stefan Cook's tiny home

Tiny home at a tiny price

Stefan Cook is revelling in the fact his new home cost $438,000 less than the average Christchurch house price.

Safety review after worker's death

Brad Fletcher Lyttelton Port CEO defends his position as union boss questions his ability to do the job after recent deaths.

Principal issues drugs warning

St Michael’s School A primary school is worried students won't enrol if legal high shops are allowed to open nearby.

Grittier texts lure in readers

book Teachers are increasingly turning to darker tales to get pupils interested in reading.

Bennett a brew believer

Martin Bennett. Martin Bennett doesn't look like a brewer, but when he's talking about beer his eyes light up.

Special schools happy with plans

A teacher writes on a blackboard Proposal to relocate two special schools to mainstream campuses put on hold.

Anger at school's calming idea

Some Southland parents furious as a school suggests a calming technique for pupils in the wake of bullying.

Breakfast clubs cater to empty stomachs

School tech services up for review

$855k grant to repair classroom

Anglican Church will get council grant to help repair block at St Michael's School.

Spring set to be a wet one

Woman with umbrella Make the most of the fine weather because next week will be bogged down in rain.

Early spring for Christchurch

Christchurch is set for a string of fine weather as the beginning of spring looms.

Enjoy the sun before it packs in

Snow warnings for alpine passes

Burst pipe delays Riccarton traffic

A burst water main will cause traffic delays in Hansons Lane, Riccarton, for several hours.

Canterbury roads NZ's deadliest

motorbike crash Pedestrians and motorcyclists are more likely to be killed or injured on Canterbury roads than elsewhere.

Impasse in mall bus superstop idea

Plans to build a bus superstop outside the Westfield Riccarton shopping centre have hit trouble.

Traffic off red-zone roads

Junction crash rate triples

Daylight savings behind crashes

Unusual spike in truck accidents on Canterbury coast attributed to twice-yearly time change.

New life after quake?

Homebush, Sept 5, 2010 Does it feel like the beginning of a fresh start for Christchurch and Canterbury where you are?

EQC engineer sorry for stress

Complainants against an EQC engineer overstated his role and misunderstood EQC's, says his lawyer.

'Ended in tears, nasty case'

Town Hall repairs in limbo

Cliff-top properties judged risk to life

The fate of Port Hills properties in limbo since the 2011 earthquake has finally been revealed.

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