Canterbury District Health issues health warning since Port Hills fire

Canterbury District Health issues health warning since Port Hills fire

Christchurch Public Health of the Canterbury District Health Board issued a public health warning from last nights fire located at Port Hills Road, Hillsborough, Christchurch. The air quality around those areas is reported smokey and there is a potential that there is sensitive groups of people living in the area...

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Man reported masturbating at park while watching children, Fielding

Man reported masturbating at park while watching children, Fielding

A man was reported to police for masturbating while watching children at a Fielding park. An informant was on the phone with Police at around 12:25 pm where the man started to walk away from the park after being spotted. The man walked for roughly five minutes before jumping into...

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Port Hills Fire: 40 houses were evacuated, Police enquiries underway

Port Hills Fire: 40 houses were evacuated, Police enquiries underway

Emergency services responded to a large fire that spread through Christchurch's Port Hills above Alderson Reserve overnight. The fire started shortly after 11 pm on Friday. Fire and Emergency crews worked tirelessly to keep the fire from spreading further. Road closures were in place at the intersection of Curries Road and...

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NZ Students invited to ‘reinvent’ Cities in a Global Campaign

NZ Students invited to ‘reinvent’ Cities in a Global Campaign

Students were invited to ‘reinvent' cities after Auckland joined 17 global cities to launch a new competition for students and universities around the world. The campaign led by C40 Cities allows the students to share their visions for greener and fairer cities around the world. C40 Cities is a global...

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Car crashes into overbridge on State Highway 1, Ohau

Car crashes into overbridge on State Highway 1, Ohau

State Highway 1 in Ohau, south of Levin, was blocked to traffic due to a car crashing into an overbridge. The crash happened just before 10 am near Parakawau Road. Two people had minor injures from the crash. Traffic was not permitted to use the bridge while contractors were assessing...

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Large fire breaks out in Christchurch’s Port Hills

Large fire breaks out in Christchurch’s Port Hills

Emergency services responded to a large fire that spread through Christchurch's Port Hills above Alderson Reserve. The fire was reported to start shortly after 11pm on Friday.  Source: CC/ Kevin Prince Fire and Emergency Canterbury had four crews and two tanker units in attendance, to stop the fire from spreading....

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