Monthly Archive:: June 2016


Getting to grips with bike sharing

A Christchurch student with a passion for cycling is doing research for the city’s inaugural public bike sharing scheme. Danielle Robson, a geography student at University of Canterbury, will complete the research for Spark Bikes. “I’ve always had an interest in active and public transportation and ways

Women take to powerlifting

More women are powerlifting as many follow their male partners into the traditionally male-dominated sport that comprises bench press, squat and deadlift. Canterbury Powerlifting Association committee member Leighton Best said female participants in New Zealand Powerlifting Federation national championships increased from about one in five in 2012