41 days ago

Christchurch liquor store robbed at knife-point

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

A man wielding a knife did not bother to try hide his face when he allegedly tried to rob a central Christchurch liquor store.

The robbery happened at the Henry's store on Moorehouse Ave about 8.45pm on Thursday.

Police said the man presented a knife, but left empty-handed.
He was last seen heading west towards Colombo St.

A police spokesman said no customers were in the store when the robbery happened, and the shop worker did not report any injuries.

The man was described as being 172 centimetres tall, of medium build, and wearing a dark grey hoodie, blue jeans and tan coloured shoes.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call police on 105 and quote file number 191004/9551.

Information can also be provided anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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10 days ago

Poll: When do you start Christmas shopping?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

With Christmas coming up next month, it could be time to start thinking about gift shopping!

Are you one of those lucky people who can whip together some cool gift ideas a few days before, or are you prepared months in advance? When do you start your Christmas shopping? Vote in the poll below.

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When do you start Christmas shopping?
  • 42.7% I start a few months before
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  • 24.5% I leave it until the last minute
    24.5% Complete
  • 29.9% Gifts aren't a priority for me
    29.9% Complete
  • 2.9% I do gift shopping on boxing day
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15 hours ago

Specials this week at Opawa vege shop (Shop1-124 Opawa RD) - Thank you for viewing

Yue from Opawa Fruit & Vegetable Shop

Fruits:
1.5kg nz oranges $1.99/bag
NZ Strawberry $2.49/punnet
Avocados(medium) $0.79/EA
5pk Avocados $2.99/bag
Large Avocado $1.99ea
Bagged Mandarins $2.99/bag
Rose Apples $2.99/kg
1.5kg nz Apples $3.99/bag
NZ Large Gold Kiwifruits $4.99/kg


VEGEs:
Fancy Lettuce $1.99/ea
750g tomatoes $1.99/bag
Loose NZ Tomatoes $2.99/kg
bagged courgette $2.99/bag
silverbeet $2.49/bunch
Large Telegragh Cucumber $1.99ea
NZ Capsicums $1.50ea or bagged $4.99/bag
1kg table carrots $1.99/bag
1.5kg onion $1.99/bag
100g nz red chilli $2.99/bag
kumara orange $3.99/kg
450gm Chinese garlics $2.50/bag
250g green beans $2.99/bag

Spuds:
10kg Rua Potato $4.99/bag
new season Ilam Hardy $2.99/kg


2L Caw&Gate milk $2.99/Bottle
Dole Canned fruit 410gm (fruit Salads / peach/pear) $0.99ea

Thank you