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EQC letter no comfort

A letter confirming the "potential" for flood risk on Carla Martin's property is not worth the paper it is written on.

Bible class stoush

bible Mother says son was "made to wash dishes" after she chose to opt him out of school's religious classes.

Noise complaints rise with rebuild

microphone The story of the Christchurch rebuild can be told in noise complaints, according to new data.

Not guilty of murder

daniel ethan smith An Oamaru man has been found not guilty of the 2010 murder of teenager William Lewis in retrial.

'More inspectors needed'

Construction, contractors, rebuild The Christchurch City Council admits it does not have enough building inspectors.

Schools 'slow to improve results'

Schoolboy test, exam, test results, exam results, student, pupil Three-quarters of secondary schools are not actively improving pupils' results, a new report says.

$15m boost for school upgrade

North Canterbury's over-stretched Rangiora High School is getting a "substantial redevelopment".

Boys also keen to impress

School to quit flood-prone site

Group calls for action on poverty

Schools are picking up the slack in dealing with social welfare problems, a Chch principal says.

Blizzard's wild and wicked night

Snow Summit rd Banks Peninsula resident describes 'horrendous' but intermittent winds and roads covered in hail.

Canterbury to shiver with snow

Christchurch is in for a bitter start to the week with sleety showers and a chance of snow.

Snow for Port Hills?

Snow flurries in city

Christchurch weather today

The rain will stop this morning and the cloud will clear this afternoon leading to a high of 11degC. However, wrap up warm as an overnight low of -2degC is expected.

E-bikes powering up riders

John Hayman Electric bikes are becoming increasingly popular, with many being sold to older people to help them with that extra 'push'.

Central city traffic delays

Drivers should expect delays on the corner of St Asaph St and Manchester St this week.

Trains ruled out as traffic solution

Moped driver injured in Riccarton

Rail decision a failure

The decision to nix the prospect of commuter rail for Canterbury is short-sighted and disappointing.

Aussies offer help for rebuild

Joe Hockey in Chch But AMI stadium giving off a "temporary" vibe about city to international audiences, treasurer says.

The CBD now and then

Photographs of Christchurch from 1914 show how the quakes have knocked the city back in time.

Ineligible for flood claims

The town hall must be saved

Quake refugee's big break

The dream is slowly coming true for a former Christchurch singer, who took to busking after the 2011 earthquake.

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