Six-year-old Paige McLeod had a day to remember when she was made the temporary owner/manager of a Christchurch supermarket in a shared birthday treat.
A shopping spree isn’t very common on a school day - but it was all part of a mall mission with meaning for a group of Christchurch students.
A Christchurch skate park extension has been given the go-ahead after residents said the current park does not cater for beginner skateboarders or scooter users.
Looking for things to do with the kids over the school holidays? Here’s a list of activities that will keep them entertained without putting too much pressure on your wallet.
Part of the new $16 million Redcliffs School has been built in breach of a condition set out in the District Plan.
The prime minister says it's a "no brainer" for New Zealand families to have as much time with their young children as possible, as she marks today's extension to paid parental leave.
North Canterbury Fish & Game will be releasing salmon into a group of Christchurch lakes on Friday for children to catch over the upcoming school holidays.
Five Christchurch teens have produced a 10-song album in 40 hours at the central city library to fundraise for the World Vision 40 Hour Famine.
A TV series about the adventures of a dinosaur called Kiri and her purple friend Lou - which is animated in a Christchurch studio - is winning hearts all over the world.
Christchurch nine-year-old Jack Gregory wants to be a leader just like Jacinda Ardern one day after he received a personal letter from the prime minister.
The wheels have fallen off a Christchurch skate park plan that took decades to get off the ground – and the people who planned to use it are far from happy.
A mistake in a crucial NCEA maths exam that even upset excellent students was in the first draft of the exam paper - but no one picked it up.
An animation competition is being run for budding young Christchurch filmmakers inspired by the TVNZ stop-motion series Kiri and Lou.
It was a tearful homecoming of sorts for pupils and staff at a Christchurch primary school on Monday morning - nine years after the quakes forced them out of their original campus.
The outcome of an investigation at an elite private Christchurch college, where posters promoting the Black Lives Matter movement were torn down, is to remain confidential.
Parents should not worry about academic achievement and instead look to the lessons learnt from the Christchurch quakes, which showed the importance of focusing on student wellbeing.
Christchurch school principal Denise Torrey says her staff are prepared to deal with a wide range of behaviour and emotions among their pupils.
Principals are pondering what to do about bullrush, assemblies and drinking fountains as they prepare to reopen schools across Canterbury on Monday.