Parts of the Flockton Basin - abandoned by flood-weary homeowners - have attracted unwanted visitors in recent months.
A driver had to be cut from a car after crashing into a tree while house fires in Ilam and Aranui kept emergency services busy.
Two people thought to have run after car bursts into flames during multiple-vehicle crash.
Ilam residents up in arms over council plans to sacrifice park land for car spaces at Jellie Park.
Residents near Ruapuna Raceway want council to reduce noise pollution by planting forest.
One person taken to hospital with chest pains after two cars collided in Papanui this morning.
10,000 cars a day will have to find new route
Two months of repairs to a bridge between Christchurch Boys High and Riccarton Bush will cause significant pain and inconvenience.
Paramedics treating woman for chest injuries after a collision in Hornby.
A fire in a Prebbleton shed, reportedly caused by an explosion, has been put out.
Trapped after crash in Awatea Rd, Hornby
Man seriously injured after early morning crash into a power pole in Hornby.
Significant traffic delays expected after crash between van and 4WD in Christchurch.
Christchurch bar shut down after woman who smuggled in tequila vomited in front of police officer.
Busy Christchurch roundabout back in action after collision between truck and another vehicle.
Christchurch Girls' High has lost its bid to delay construction of new cycle path along Matai St East.
Held gun to worker before taking cash, tobacco
Man who wielded pistol at female dairy worker before making off with cash and tobacco still at large.
Canterbury University is likely to be exempted from a bylaw banning alcohol consumption in the area.
A man has been flown to Christchurch Hospital with moderate chest injuries after he was freed from his vehicle with the jaws of life.
Man refused bail while hospitalised woman in serious condition with back and rib fractures.
Commuter trains ruled out as an option to help alleviate crippling Canterbury road congestion.
Hornby, already a major shopping hub, is about to get more shops.
North Canterbury's over-stretched Rangiora High School is getting a "substantial redevelopment".
Canterbury University could become the first NZ campus to put up fences and lock the public out if a city council alcohol bylaw is passed.
Restaurateur Martin Weiss drowned while drunk and incapacitated by a probable seizure, a coroner found.
Work has started on the site of Spitfire Square, a new shopping complex at Christchurch Airport.
Baby and caregiver also flee inferno just in time
A 20-year-old Christchurch man escaped a fire in his home by climbing out a window and onto the roof.
More than 150 homes will be built on $80m retirement complex in Wigram Skies subdivision.
Christchurch sculptor Neil Dawson's giant Fanfare sculpture could be installed by the new Northern Motorway.
Work has begun to remove a culvert over part of Dudley Stream to help reduce Flockton Basin flooding.
Fire fighters describe hilarity of wedging out a would-be burglar from a vent in a fish and chips shop.
A Canterbury couple have moved a 137-year-old Marshland house to Selwyn to restore it to its original condition.
Firefighters are dealing with a blaze at a timber yard in Christchurch.
Foreign rebuild worker fighting for his life after black ice causes van to smash into power pole.
Three people were hospitalised following a crash in Russley Rd last night.
Drivers in Memorial Ave are experiencing delays due to a burst water main.
A 14-year-old girl allegedly kneed a police officer in the head repeatedly outside a Riccarton party.
Christchurch City councillors yesterday discussed banning additional takeaway outlets along Memorial Ave, near Russley Rd, but instead opted to have them pushed further back on sites.
An "aggressive" couple have been doorknocking Christchurch homes asking for donations to Greenpeace.
A man driving a quad bike without a helmet has led police on a pursuit through Christchurch.
Athletics Canterbury says "demoralising delays" in getting a replacement all-weather athletics track are leading to an exodus of senior athletes.
Detention of hundreds of boy racers was 'unlawful, disrespectful and breached human rights'.
Police have released security camera images of a person after a failed liquor store robbery in Shirley.
A widower has been refused red-zoning despite his home flooding nine times and being declared unsafe.
Neighbours give chase after driver flees scene
A family will spend today tending to their wrecked yard after a car veered into their property and stopped inches from their house.
New housing may see speed limits reduced on roads in west Christchurch.
The Government may withhold $100m from Canterbury University in a dispute over its Dovedale campus.
A rottweiler was put down after biting a three-year-old child at the Groynes dog park.
The Christchurch Symphony Orchestra may convert a Hornby aircraft hangar into a concert hall.
Mayor to discuss the possibility of expanding the mandate for red zoning flood-prone homes.
More drama for evacuated Flockton Basin residents after today's storm again submerges homes in water.
Three people were taken to hospital after the car they were in crashed into a power pole.
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