Monthly Archive:: March 2015


Yaldhurst residents concerned about quarry dust

Wayne Tewnion’s quandary over a nearby quarry could spell trouble for his truffle business. The Yaldhurst resident, who owns Tewnion Truffière truffle farm on Old West Coast Rd, said dust from a planned nearby quarry expansion could harm the 600 hazelnut and English oak trees that nurture

Christchurch hot and bothered by Fifty Shades

Christchurch has been worked into a tizzy by the film Fifty Shades of Grey. The steamy flick, based on the best-selling erotic novel of the same name by E.L. James, has raked in $2.83 million since debuting on February 12 according to Box Office Mojo, eclipsing The

Riccarton Players aim to restore Mill Theatre

A Christchurch theatre company needs to raise at least $1 million to restore the Mill Theatre in Addington. The theatre was badly damaged in the February 2011 earthquakes and closed to the public, and four years on the Riccarton Players are still performing in other halls, theatres,