30 days ago

Attack victims urge Canterbury council to tighten leash on dangerous dogs

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Northern Outlook

Changes to dog control rules in Canterbury's Waimakariri district could see tighter restrictions on where dog owners can let their dogs off a leash.

A Waimakariri District Council panel heard submissions to its draft Dog Control Bylaw on Thursday, including from dog attack victim Larissa Corboy, who underwent surgery after being attacked by a pack of dogs in June.

Corboy urged the council to look at regulating specific breeds and dog types, saying dangerous breeds and part-breeds in the district should be identified. The five dogs involved in her attack were all bull breeds.

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8 hours ago

50-minute delays possible for SH73 motorists while cliff work completed

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Northern Outlook

Motorists travelling between the West Coast and Canterbury should expect delays while work to improve the highway is carried out over the next few months.

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