71 days ago

Should more lights go up at Hagley Oval?

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

To host international day/night games, Christchurch's Hagley Oval will require six lighting towers, but there's strong opposition to the proposal.

What do you think? Should the lights be installed so the city can host more cricket matches? Or should Hagley Park be left alone? Tell us your thoughts in the comments below.

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2 hours ago

Oven steam clean

Gus from St Albans

Hi there - thanks to all the people who have made a booking to have their oven cleaned - If I have missed anyone or you havent heard back from me please call 0220797550

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12 days ago

Saturday Oven Steam Clean

Gus from St Albans

Hi there - If there is anyone still wanting an oven steam clean - $40 anywhere in Christchurch. Thanks for those who have booked I will be in contact with everyone to finalise day and time - thanks so much

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1 day ago

Coronavirus cases highly likely to arrive in NZ , health officials say as they seek extra quarantine powers

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

There is a high chance that the deadly coronavirus will make it to New Zealand, health officials say, but that doesn't mean you should panic.

Director-General of Health Dr Ashley BloomfieldBloomfield said cases in New Zealand of the new outbreak, which has killed 56 people and infected thousands overseas, were likely.

Hospitals ICU units were already stepping up in preparation for the possibility of severely ill people with the virus. This was because while the virus was unlikely to kill anyone in New Zealand, figures out of China show about one-in-five people who were infected became severely ill.

Read more about coronavirus and New Zealand's response here

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