Coastguard Sumner patrolled Lyttelton Harbour during the Port Hills fire last week, keeping access to the water at Governors Bay clear so helicopters could fill buckets for firefighting.
A flock of about 50 white-fronted terns nesting near the cruise ship berth in Lyttelton Harbour will soon migrate after a successful hatching season.
A group of Lyttelton residents are frustrated by what they see as Christchurch City Council's inaction to repair a slip that has blocked the end of their street for 18 months.
A painter with down syndrome is bringing her abstract art to a Lyttelton exhibition.
Police Search and Rescue officers have been training to help fill a skills gap in body and victim recovery from marine environments.
The parents of a young girl who said a stranger tried to pick her up as she walked home from her Lyttelton school have laid a complaint over the way police handled the case.
A carload of tourists – one aged 88 – hung upside down, staring down a 100m drop, after they crashed off a road near Duvauchelle.
It takes a team to rebuild a jetty, but Louisa Eades' dedication to the project has resulted in a civic award.
A surf lifesaver has described the tricky rescue of a paraglider in heavy swells who crashed onto rocks at Taylors Mistake.
The owner of New Zealand’s largest private rock collection is looking to sell up.
A mother is urging parents to give passwords to their children so they know what to do if they are approached by a stranger.
Primary school children in Akaroa with a passion for conservation were taught how to care for beached whales on Friday.
Volunteers have been busy helping to prepare for upgrades to the Diamond Harbour Medical Centre.
Cyclists are causing problems for pedestrians on the new $17.3 million Coastal Pathway.
Dog walkers are demanding fishers do more to clean up fish hooks and lines in Redcliffs after a series of injuries.
Olympic hopeful Jonah Cropp wants to go all the way in racewalking, but first he has to raise the money to fly to the world championships.
Finding the owner of a garden sprayer could help identify who is responsible for a chemical spill that resulted in the deaths of more than 500 fish in the Heathcote River.
Eighties music star Rikki Morris has been added to the Selwyn Sounds line-up and is scheduled to open the day-long festival in March.
Lyttelton residents want Christchurch City Council to tell them when work to reduce fire risk at a reserve will be finished.
Christchurch musician Neville Barrie has written a catchy tune about Sumner to celebrate the past and look forward to its future.