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Magical Park to continue at Ouruhia Reserve

A virtual Magical Park experience that transformed three Christchurch parks into digital fantasy playgrounds will continue at Christchurch’s Ouruhia Reserve until the end of June.

Should we offer free swim lessons?

Christchurch City Council is looking at ways to make its recreation facilities more accessible, particularly for those on low incomes.

Three major cycle routes near completion

Three of the city’s major cycle routes will be complete by June this year, marking a major milestone in the $156 million cycleways programme.

Two orca pods spotted in Lyttelton Harbour

Passengers aboard the Diamond Harbour Ferry got an unexpected treat this morning when they were accompanied on their journey by two large pods of orca.

Edible park plan gets strong community backing

With a week to go crowdfunding to build an edible park in central Christchurch is heading for success with over half the $60,000 target met and more than 230 pledges received.

Your guide to the weekend ahead

You might need to keep jackets and umbrellas handy this weekend but there are plenty of good reasons to venture outdoors.