The idea is tourists and other visitors pay the tax and the council spends the money on much-needed infrastructure.
That's the drive behind the Otautahi Roller Derby team as Christchurch steps up.
Records were broken at Allianz Stadium on Sunday afternoon
Flights touch down despite thick blanket of fog.
Christchurch weather: Morning fog, then mainly fine
Christchurch people are finally able to get to Wellington, but passengers who have been waiting for over 24-hours are very disgruntled.
Coach describes set piece as a mixed-up rowing eight - "A few boys got their oars out of the water."
Three major routes will be ready within three months, but cycling lobby group blasts plan as a failure.
Over 1000 Christchurch Children are given a say in the largest regeneration opportunity in New Zealand.
Labour's Christchurch-Central candidate says he has an action plan to address problems around shoddy earthquake repairs following the Christchurch quakes.
Six years on from the 2011 earthquakes, 200 of the 619 residential red-zoned properties in the Port Hills owned by the Crown are yet to be cleared.
Canterbury athletes are gearing up this weekend to compete in the New Zealand Track and Field Championships in Hamilton.
The Christchurch City Council has allocated $30,000 in its draft annual plan to repair 300 metres of footpath near New Brighton Bridge.