A controversial sewage treatment plant will be replaced under a $30 million scheme aimed at improving the quality of water in Akaroa harbour.
Tests are being conducted at QEII Park to determine whether the ground is suitable for a new sports centre.
Burwood Park playground fort is now unusable after an 'uncommon' suspicious fire.
Motorists stuck in traffic get a closer look
Motorists stuck in Linwood Ave traffic have had a chance to enjoy a closer look at a massive new mural.
Bridge repairs have delayed Orion's plans to remove overhead power lines built in eastern Chch after 2011 quake.
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.
Four fire crews tackled a blaze at a house in Selwyn early this morning.
Fisherman caught selling crayfish had his car, trailer and boat seized and may lose his boat.
Schools seeing short fuses and out-of-control behaviour in children affected by 2011 quakes.
New Brighton bar cordoned off after woman was believed to have been assaulted.
Advocate for the homeless wants emergency housing hub for New Brighton rough sleepers.
Enough about Dirty Politics. When will the pot holes be fixed?
Sheep may be used to keep the grass down once houses have been cleared from the red zone.
Councillors unanimously back new sports centre at QEII but project depends on land reports.
Plans to fix a smelly gelatine factory are being revised over concerns of chemical exposure.
Home detention has been granted to a 20-year-old who fired a stolen shotgun four times at a tree in New Brighton's Rawhiti Domain.
'I love you' a woman called as a man was remanded in custody for allegedly stabbing a rival gang member.
Christchurch bus driver robbed and bashed unconscious by "cowardly" teens returns to Iran.
Driver suffers head injuries after losing control of car and slamming through fence in Aranui.
Detectives investigate man's "unexplained, unusual" death at Christchurch residential home.
Schoolboy hit by car ''shot out'' from behind parked truck without looking, says shocked driver.
The city council says it cannot afford to build a hot saltwater pool for New Brighton.
Rare daytime fire likely to be arson
A red-zone house has been consumed by fire and the Fire Service is already treating it as suspicious.
Police investigating after firefighters tackle red-zoned home and car blazes overnight.
Two men are behind bars after a shotgun was fired repeatedly in a public park.
Nearly 200 people have given feedback on the $35k consultation scheme for east Christchurch.
Man critical after Aranui crash on Saturday
Driver's friends scream at him for 'stuffing' his car after he wrapped it around a lamp post.
Nova Montessori calls itself Nova's Ark - "Our school is on an island, literally, when it floods."
Community scheme for the eastern suburbs identifies 27 key projects to rejuvenate the area.
OPINION: As the pulse rate of the central city rebuild starts to beat with purpose and vigour, expect the political spotlight to head east.
New Brighton youth admits in court an attempt to rob dairy while armed with .22 pistol.
Salt-water pool complex emerges as preferred option for New Brighton's legacy project.
The Palms and Westfield malls have closed the controversial beauty kiosks due to "negative feedback".
A pensioner who withdrew $800 from an ATM machine was followed and robbed at a bus stop.
Motorists who pulled the fingers at police stopped, only to be arrested when officers find drugs and knife.
Orion has restored the power to 1000 homes in the eastern suburbs after an 8am outtage.
Teenager charged with trying to rob a dairy with a gun before fleeing in a taxi empty-handed.
A community centre in east Christchurch was damaged in a fire last night.
A car driver suffered minor injuries after crashing with a bus in Christchurch this afternoon.
Brazen thief snatches about $2k of donations and a model whale from Christchurch supermarket.
Businessman reaches out for help after his commercial laundry burnt down on its first day at site.
Christchurch laundry company collapses in blaze just one day after opening on the site.
A person has suffered minor injuries after a bus collided with a truck in Christchurch this morning.
A city council-led taskforce knows of only one Sumner home that has flooded more than twice.
Up to 30 officers swarmed an Aranui house hunting for two men wanted on drugs warrants.
Shop worker calls bluff on would-be robber who threatened to shoot him for cash and cigarettes.
The Woolston gelatine factory slapped with $2000 in fines for odour breaches this year.
Young and old lined up on New Brighton beach to back the campaign for a clean energy future.
New Brighton's first significant commercial-residential development in decades has been announced.
A fundraising campaign will be launched this week to kick-start the revitalisation of New Brighton.
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