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Stuff.co.nz
Acquitted of killing his brother-in-law, Ewen Macdonald is now playing club rugby in Christchurch
Stuff.co.nz
He was the man charged and then sensationally acquitted of murdering his brother-in-law Scott Guy in a bitter dispute over who would take over the family farm. Now, as the Guy family continues to grieve the loss of a son, husband and father, Macdonald ...

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The Press
Christchurch remain unbeaten after physical club rugby clash against Shirley
The Press
Two of Christchurch's club rugby heavyweights went head-to-head on Saturday, with Christchurch seeing off Shirley 38-24. In a physical encounter, Christchurch grabbed their opportunities and looked in control for most of the match to keep their ...

 29 Apr 2017 

The Press
People's Climate March in Christchurch spreads its message through theatre
The Press
A colourful climate change rally in central Christchurch uniquely expressed its message through pantomime theatre. Organisers of the People's Climate March held on Saturday said they wanted to keep the event "family-friendly". About 600 people gathered ...
Christchurch march highlights dangers of climate changeNewstalk ZB

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 29 Apr 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
The year of the door-knock: Duncan Webb's tilt at Christchurch Central
Stuff.co.nz
But he has three sons – two still at Christchurch Boys High, one doing surveying at Otago University – and also now his brother, a warehouse manager, sharing the house. So yes, he was meant to be having all this time off and getting the villa up to ...

 29 Apr 2017 

The Press
Editorial: A new dawn for central Christchurch
The Press
New dawns, fresh starts and tipping points have been announced so often in Christchurch that readers may be in a state of disbelief or extreme scepticism. City cheerleaders are at risk of being the boy who cried "recovery!" But there is no question ...

 29 Apr 2017 

Radio New Zealand
Demolition dumping leaves Christchurch residents in the dust
Radio New Zealand
A group of Christchurch residents are worried about potentially toxic dust coming from demolition waste produced by the earthquakes. no caption. Medium-density fibreboard has been dumped at an old rubbish pit in Wigram since the earthquakes.

 28 Apr 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Christchurch's emerging precincts show vibrant CBD on horizon
Stuff.co.nz
Madam Woo co-founder Fleur Caulton says the popular restaurant chain had been looking for the ideal Christchurch location for three years. "We wanted to find the right spot that was in the heart of the city with a reasonable amount of foot traffic ...

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 28 Apr 2017 

The Press
Three cars crash at busy Christchurch intersection
The Press
A police spokeswoman said the southbound lane of Main South Rd was blocked at the intersection, and officers were at the scene directing traffic. Motorists were advised to expect delays. At least one person was taken to Christchurch Hospital, but their ...

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 28 Apr 2017 

Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Christchurch gifted two pieces of the Berlin Wall | 1 NEWS NOW ...
TVNZ
The two pieces have arrived in Christchurch and are in storage while decisions on their display are made.
A bit of Berlin comes to ChristchurchScoop.co.nz (press release)
Christchurch gifted pieces of Berlin WallThe Press

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 28 Apr 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Trio deny importing 5 kilograms of ecstasy seized at Christchurch Airport
Stuff.co.nz
The trio entered not guilty pleas to charges of importation of MDMA – commonly known as ecstasy – and possession of the drug for supply in the Christchurch District Court on Friday. Two of the defendants appeared before Judge Gary MacAskill, while the ...

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 28 Apr 2017 

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