People and animals, particularly dogs, are being warned to avoid the area of the Waimakariri River near State Highway 1 and Main North Road bridges because of a potentially toxic algal bloom.
Inspired by the story of a grieving man following the 2011 Japan tsunami, the organisation behind the River of Flowers project has installed 12 telephones along the river to talk your worries away.
People visiting Christchurch or Burwood Hospital are being asked to wear masks to help stop the spread of viral respiratory illness.
Christchurch gardeners are being warned to take care when handling potting mix and compost because of the risk of Legionnaires disease.
Weekly women-only sessions at Te Pou Toetoe Linwood Pool are proving a hit with up to 195 people attending each week.
Community groups are taking charge of former public pool ‘lifesavers’.
Cantabrians are being urged to keep cool and hydrated during a stretch of sweltering temperatures forecast for the region over the first half of this week.
Anyone can “Walk a Mile in a Refugee’s Shoes” during the upcoming Walking Festival.
Walking down Merivale’s Church Lane on a Tuesday morning, you might hear music and laughter coming from the All Souls Church.
Confirmation of two COVID-19 cases in Christchurch is a stark reminder of why people need to follow the public health guidelines and get vaccinated, says Mayor Lianne Dalziel.