UC navigated difficult Covid year, says report

Two University of Canterbury lecturers have been awarded the Ministry of Education contract to create resources to help ...

7 min ago  University of Canterbury's annual report shows an increase in drop-outs and a fall in student satisfaction but also lots of positives.

Teacher under investigation for complaints by students denied injunction to stop gossip

Easter Tuesday usually falls during the school holidays, so isn’t noticed by parents. (File photo)

7:14 PM  A teacher tried to get an injunction to stop parents and students gossiping about an investigation into his conduct.

Councillors call for budget check after $5m swimming pool budget bungle video

Christchurch city councillors Catherine Chu and Sam MacDonald want council staff to double-check calculations in the ...

6:58 PM  Christchurch council boss asks staff to double-check 10-year budget after major $5m accounting error surrounding closure of a community pool.

Building starts again for Ōtākaro Orchard food resilience project in Christchurch

The framing and foundations in July 2020 after work was stopped the previous September.

Construction on the central city project stopped for over a year, but has started again after the budget was cut from $1.8 million to $700,000.

ECan asked to take urgent action to protect Hector's dolphins video

There are an estimated 15,000 Hector's dolphins left nationwide.

An environmentalist has taken legal action asking Environment Canterbury to take urgent action after 13 local Hector's dolphin died in recent years.

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Healthcare overhaul must include increase in resources, cancer care advocate says video

Cancer care advocate Melissa Vining welcomes the Government’s decision to centralise healthcare, but wants to see ...

Cancer care advocate Melissa Vining welcomes the decision to establish a national health agency, but says it's critical that there are adequate resources for everyone.

Man allegedly exposed himself at popular Christchurch park

Police were called after a man allegedly exposed himself before running away in the Spencer Park area on Sunday ...

Two Christchurch women were left on edge after one allegedly saw a naked man touching himself near a park popular with families.

Tears, murder and hate crimes: Young actor's moving role in Christchurch show video

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Actor James-Paul Mountstevens, 18, is performing in Considering Matthew Shepard: A ...

The story of the senseless murder of a gay man in 1998 has its New Zealand stage premiere in Christchurch this weekend.

Woman charged after alleged assault at popular Christchurch playground

The popular Margaret Mahy playground in central Christchurch was the scene of an alleged serious assault in March. (File ...

A woman was seriously injured when she hit her head on concrete during the alleged assault at Christchurch's Margaret Mahy Playground.

Two 18-packs, some meth and a stolen car: Dunedin police catch driver on joyride

A man allegedly smoked meth and drank a large amount of alcohol before his car was spotted by an off-duty police officer.

An eagle-eyed off-duty officer spied a car being driven erratically. Police soon discovered why.

Water meter proposal splits Mid-Canterbury public video

Water meters may be installed around the Ashburton district. (File photo)

A $5 million proposal to install water meters around the Ashburton district has polarised a community eager to put pen to paper.

Ashburton Council ‘confident’ speed limit overhaul addresses community concerns video

Several speed limit changes will come into effect at Lake Hood near Ashburton at the end of the month.

A raft of changes to speed limits on busy Mid-Canterbury roads should address community concerns, the Ashburton District Council says.

Properties selling quicker than pre-Covid video

Wellington properties had the fastest selling time, staying on the market for just 20 days on average.

Trade Me data shows houses are selling in 27 days on average.

Building blunder halts new home video

McDonald is stuck paying “dead money”on rent while she waits for her new house.

Gail McDonald just wants her new house, but the build is in limbo because the next-door property crosses her boundary.

Olympic trampoline hopeful Maddie Davidson must wait to make history video

New Zealanders Maddie Davidson and Kate Nicholson at the World Trampolining Championships in Bulgaria this year.

As pioneering Kiwi trampolinist Maddie Davidson endures an agonising wait to make the Tokyo Olympics, she's learning new tricks - including the unusual Half Triffus.

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Christchurch man sentenced for series of carjackings in a single afternoon

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Christchurch Courthouse (showing the 'law courts' sign above the entrance doors, cnr ...

Dylan Jesse Brett and his accomplice attempted to carjack two vehicles, successfully stole three others, and assaulted three people in less than two hours.

Reforms offer chance to improve outcomes for Māori, Canterbury health provider says video

Canterbury’s health bosses and Māori providers welcome the Government’s shake-up of the sector, but a local board member brands the changes “terrifying” and “undemocratic”.

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UC navigated difficult Covid year, says report

Two University of Canterbury lecturers have been awarded the Ministry of Education contract to create resources to help ...

University of Canterbury's annual report shows an increase in drop-outs and a fall in student satisfaction but also lots of positives.

Tears, murder and hate crimes: Young actor's moving role in Christchurch show video

21042021 photo Alden Williams

Actor James-Paul Mountstevens, 18, is performing in Considering Matthew Shepard: A ...

The story of the senseless murder of a gay man in 1998 has its New Zealand stage premiere in Christchurch this weekend.

1973: 'Canterbury swelters' video

Six-year-old Darren Crouse charges through a pool of water in Christchurch's Cathedral Square on February 5, 1973, when ...

Fires, cold beers and dead birds on New Zealand's hottest day.

Inati and Hali's Lisa Levy shares her fave Christchurch dining spots

Lisa Levy is the co-owner of Christchurch's Inati and Hali restaurants.

From North Canterbury pizza to suburban gelato, the innovative restaurant co-owner picks out five of the best places for foodies outside of the CBD.

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