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Car loses two wheels during high-speed, 30km-long chase around ...
Stuff.co.nz
Man who allegedly led police on high-speed chase that ended when his car lost two wheels remanded in custody.

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Teenager jailed after admitting two Christchurch police chases
Stuff.co.nz
In the Christchurch District Court on Thursday, Ethan Stuart Batt, 19, was jailed for two years and three months on two charges of failing to stop for police, resisting officers, reckless driving, two charges of unlawfully taking cars, two charges of ...

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'Bare bottom hippo' and other bizarre Christchurch City Council call centre queries
New Zealand Herald
Although the majority of calls the Christchurch City Council's 24/7 contact centre receives relate to rates, planning, wheelie bins and building consents, it can field some odd ones too. Some people want help - even if it is out of the city council's ...


The Press
Man Tasered and arrested after assault in seaside Christchurch suburb
The Press
The assault took place in Brighton Mall, in the seaside suburb of New Brighton, Christchurch. A man tackled a woman through a window before he was Tasered and arrested after an assault in a seaside Christchurch suburb. Police were called to the ...


The Press
Council rules bar Christchurch ratepayers from speaking on ...
The Press
Residents were blocked on Tuesday from talking about a proposal to build a $35.7 million pool, library and service centre at Denton Park. Instead, they were ...

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 23 Aug 2017 

The Press
Christchurch suburbs could get $31 million boost
The Press
Christchurch's most earthquake-damaged suburbs could benefit from a $31 million injection over the next 10 years. The Christchurch City Council is considering spending the money to complete projects identified in its suburban master plans. Nine master ...

 23 Aug 2017 

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Post-earthquake nightlife finally opening in Christchurch
Newshub
Christchurch's nightlife is about to get a serious boost as the first bars along the $130 million Avon River strip open. The complex, known as the Terraces, will see 20 bars and restaurants brought back to the quake-ravaged CBD. After four long years ...

 23 Aug 2017 

The Press
Christchurch convention centre cost updated to $475m | Stuff.co.nz
The Press
Updated figures from the Government show Christchurch's new convention centre will cost $475 million.
Chch convention centre to cost $475m - minister - Radio New ZealandRadio New Zealand

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 23 Aug 2017 
Christchurch stream running fluorescent green
The Press
Residents of a Christchurch suburb were surprised when they spotted a stream running fluorescent green. One Sumner resident, who did not want to be named, said the stream on Richmond Hill Rd by the Sumner Bowling Club was "bright green" on ...

 23 Aug 2017 

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