82 days ago

Christchurch police warn of rising burglaries in summer months

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Christchurch police are urging the public to keep their homes locked up as the number of burglary attempts is likely to rise over summer.

Area prevention manager acting Inspector Paul Reeves said summer was a more common time for burglaries, as people left windows open more and spent time in their gardens.

"It makes it easier for career criminals," he said.

Click the link below for more ways to keep your home and possessions safe this summer.


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7 days ago

Poll: $1000 to drive a scooter into the water

Brittney Reporter from Stuff

Would you accept the challenge for $1000?

One Auckland daredevil took on a challenge to drive a Lime e-scooter directly into the harbour. With $1000 on the table, he gladly accepted the bet. The video posted to social media shows the shirtless stuntman powering down a wharf and steering straight off the edge, plunging into the water metres below.

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$1000 to drive a scooter into the water
  • 50.2% Definitely, it's $1000!
    50.2% Complete
  • 38.5% No way, not worth the risk
    38.5% Complete
  • 11.3% Maybe for more money...
    11.3% Complete
1702 votes
1 day ago

Are you comfortable with ECan's proposed rates rises that include South Canterbury?

Doug Sail Reporter from The Timaru Herald

Environment Canterbury chairman Steve Lowndes says he is "comfortable" with the proposed overall 8.9 per cent rate increase, despite some parts of South Canterbury facing double-digit percentage increases.


9 hours ago

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