Nearly 20 years ago, Campus the cat meandered onto the Canterbury University Hall grounds, where he spent his days soaking up sun and making friends. But this week he had to be put down after a bout of ill health.
Residents of a Christchurch suburb are so sick of motorists speeding through their neighbourhood they started a petition to bring in judder bars and traffic cameras.
One of Christchurch’s most iconic swimming clubs has stepped up the fight to save its home from closing down.
Khye Hitchcock is programme director of The Green Lab - a charitable trust that creates green spaces across Christchurch. They talk to reporter Bea Gooding about community connections and well-being.
A Christchurch couple say the Papanui-Innes Community Board has missed a key opportunity to hear all views surrounding a controversial housing project.
New playground equipment at Halswell Domain will include a high-back swing, carousel, conga drums and a play panel.
A call has been made to change the names of streets and reserves in a Christchurch suburb with links to allegations of cases of child abuse.
A Community Safety Initiative Working Group has been formed to help crack down on increasing crime across three Christchurch suburbs.
Joyce Latham never had a pet growing up - but now the Cats Protection League Canterbury president is the proud owner of six, most of whom have special needs, and is on a mission to rescue as many felines as possible.
At just 14, Sea-am Thompson is the youngest ever Christchurch Beautifying Association summer garden competition judge.
Meet Christchurch's newest community board leader, Bridget Williams, a twin who says to remember "if I pass you in the street and ignore you, I’m not being rude - it’s probably my sister".
Refuge islands and pedestrian surveys have been suggested to improve a problematic Christchurch intersection following a campaign to address it.
For NZ Society of Genealogists Canterbury branch convener Fiona Lees, getting to the bottom of her family roots was like an addiction.
Grant Donnell thinks police need to “open their eyes” if they believe youth offending has not increased in Parklands.
New Zealand’s first fire station and training facility to be built alongside a university will be ready to serve its Christchurch community next month.
A plan to turn the site of an iconic Christchurch hotel into a bustling hub of retail activity could become a reality in Hornby.
It’s widely known that Santa creates his Christmas magic at the North Pole, but an 83-year-old Christchurch man and his elves will have you believe otherwise.
A collision between a vehicle and school pupils has prompted a call to install cameras at a busy Christchurch intersection in a bid to catch drivers who fail to give way.
It isn’t cheap to maintain an award-winning garden each year, particularly in Christchurch, a city teeming with fierce and passionate competitors.
More than seven decades have passed since the Opawa School class of 1949 said their final goodbyes to the place that brought them years of joy.