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Editorial: Planning may have stopped Chch roadworks from hurting businesses
Stuff.co.nz
Those pesky orange cones strung from one side of the city to another in their thousands are clearly not going away any time soon. Neither are the metres and metres of temporary fences lining central Christchurch streets, which keep vehicles and ...
Thousands take to the South island streets as Christmas spirit rolls into townTVNZ

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Christchurch Night 'n Day robbed for fifth time
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A Christchurch convenience store has been robbed for the fifth time in less than four months. Detective Wayne Boyd said three masked offenders, two armed with hammers, entered the Night 'n Day store on Ferry Rd in early hours on Saturday morning.

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The Press
Qantas flight from Christchurch to Sydney rerouted due to 'minor ...
The Press
A Qantas flight from Christchurch to Sydney has been diverted due to a technical issue.

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Santa stops off in Christchurch for annual parade | Stuff.co.nz
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Christchurch's annual Santa Parade hailed a success.

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 4 Dec 2016 

The Press
Clear skies to turn grey mid-week
The Press
A fine beginning to the week is forecast to turn to rain by Wednesday, before improving as the weekend approaches. A cloudy start to Monday was expected to break in the morning for a fine day in Christchurch, said Metservice meteorologist Mariken van ...


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The politics of Christchurch's glass box rebuild | Stuff.co.nz
The Press
OPINION: To rebuild a broken city in glass might seem like giving the rolling ground a middle finger, but glass is hard, durable and lets in light.

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Christchurch Christmas lights draw crowds
Stuff.co.nz
This year the annual lightshow staged by Christchurch couple Carl And Maureen Seaward features about half a million lights and is expected to pull in about 40,000 visitors. Every year, the Prebbleton couple transform their home and property into a ...

 4 Dec 2016 
'Love in a Box'
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
From letting Kaikoura Emergency services know there were concerned family in Christchurch worried about their family isolated up Blue Duck Valley. An elderly family member had been injured in the quake and another had only a few days left of insulin left.

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Firearms incident locks down St Bede's College, Christchurch
The Press
St Bede's College was in lockdown on Saturday evening, as armed police searched for a man with a gun. Streets were closed and a school sent into lockdown as police searched for a man with a firearm in Christchurch. Members of the Armed Offenders ...
Man carrying firearm near Christchurch school sparks AOS call outTVNZ
Armed operation spurs Christchurch boarding school lockdown ...Stuff.co.nz

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 4 Dec 2016 

The Press
East Christchurch Shirley finish top after Chch Metro cricket round-robin
The Press
East Christchurch Shirley warmed up for the semi-finals in emphatic fashion by thumping Lancaster Park by 83 runs in final round action on Saturday. Their victory saw them leapfrog St Albans, who were beaten by Riccarton, into top spot ahead of next ...

 4 Dec 2016 

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