A man who flew within five metres of a family on a West Coast beach has been banned from flying for six months and ordered to pay $4500.
The council has voted towards spending $220m of Government funding on a new multi-use stadium, despite being confronted by protestors.
Richie Mo'unga will start No. 10 against Argentina, and his former high school coach is feeling confident.
One man to appear in court today on charges related to raids on stables and propoerties.
Harness racing identity Mark Purdon's stables among those raided, but he says police not interested in him.
Home owners are still battling insurance companies and EQC over unresolved claims.
Some residential red zone home owners, who were uninsured, are set for a pay-out.
Motorcyclist killed in fiery crash on Aldwins Rd in Phillipstown, Christchurch.
Two people hurt in blaze on Gloucester St.
Neighbour not surprised by fire at vacant house. "It's a mess", says neighbour.
After a fine start to the day, Christchurch faces cloudy southwesterly breezes and possible afternoon showers.