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Noise complaints rise with rebuild

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

Nation's second smoggiest

canterbury smog Greens blame ECan for Canterbury's pollution problems because it took away the "carrot" and relied on the "stick".

Rail decision a failure of vision

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

Farmer halts hunger strike

Mark Feary Prisoner serving sentence for threatening to kill the prime minister, starts eating and drinking again.

Group calls for action on poverty

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

Schools 'slow to improve results'

Three-quarters of secondary schools are not actively improving pupils' results, a new report says.

$15m boost for school upgrade

Boys also keen to impress

Bible class stoush

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

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.

Central city traffic delays

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

Trains ruled out as traffic solution

The $10m price tag deemed too expensive to justify trains between Waimakariri and Christchurch.

Moped driver injured in Riccarton

Hospital parking woes to get worse

E-bikes powering up riders

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

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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