Smallish key found on white ribbon/lanyard on footpath on Stanbury Ave on Fri 20th. Possibly dropped by someone attending a school in this area. Ph or txt 0226218220 to verify if yours. Thanks
-A tornado has left two people injured
-It ripped roofs of buildings and scattered debris through the air
-Power has been cut to more than a thousand homes throughout the city
Click here for advice on staying safe in a storm.
MetService has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Christchurch.
Thunderstorms this afternoon and evening are expected to bring heavy rain and hail to some places. There is also a moderate risk of severe thunderstorms developing, which could produce hail greater than 20mm in diameter. There have also been reports of a tornado.
Large hail can cause significant damage to crops, orchards, vines, glasshouses and vehicles, as well as make driving conditions hazardous.
This watch will be updated by 8:00pm this evening. Keep up to date here.
The initial meeting for the Gardening Group will be Wednesday, 20 November , 1-2 pm at the Woolston Development Hall, 497 Ferry Rd.
This first meeting will be to decide the best time for meetings, how often to meet and what you would like to have happen in this group.
For further information contact Bev, 3894448.
The Melbourne Cup can be seen as an excuse for people to dress to the nines and get so drunk that they often miss seeing the races.
The physical and psychological pain these horses suffer is immense, with the movement against horse racing growing as animal welfare advocates call for change. What do you think? Should horse racing be banned? Vote in the poll below.
32.6% Definitely - it’s inhumane32.6% Complete
14.6% No - it’s a bit of harmless fun14.6% Complete
2.6% I don’t have an opinion2.6% Complete
50.2% Only for those found guilty of abuse50.2% Complete