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New exhibition maps Canterbury's past

Early maps showcasing Māori place names for Canterbury will be on public display for the first time in an exhibition opening this weekend at Tūranga.

Action packed year ahead for Christchurch

Vbase is gearing up for a busy start to the year at its Christchurch venues as it hosts several high-profile sporting clashes and international acts, including the legendary singer Phil Collins.

Great lengths to save a life in the water

The need to learn water survival skills at a young age is the main motivation for parents when booking swimming lessons, a new survey shows.

Coming up at the 24 January Council meeting

Christchurch City Council is holding its first meeting of the year on Thursday 24 January. The main items on the agenda for the public part of the meeting are:

Get in on the acts this weekend

If you want to chill out this weekend, enjoy some chuckles, or beat the heat with a splash in a pool check out these fun events that are on in and around Christchurch.

Drop-in sessions on Riccarton Road upgrade

A series of drop-in sessions to provide Riccarton Road residents and businesses with information about the planned road works in the area will begin next week.

Pitch up for Botanic Gardens Lazy Sundays

Hundreds of people are expected to soak up the SummerTimes sounds of Deep South Lazy Sundays in Christchurch’s Botanic Gardens over the next month.

Innovative investment reaps community benefits

A fund aimed at encouraging innovation is helping finance a food rescue service in Christchurch, a tool library in Lyttelton, and a pest control initiative in Little River.

Algal bloom prompts health warning

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.