Christchurch Wrecks Rented Out to Tenants

Moving to Christchurch to help out with the rebuild? Take care when looking for rental accommodation. According to a report by Stuff, owners of quake damaged properties that have been written off by insurance companies are selling off their investments for no more than the price of the section (land) rather than using insurance payouts to repair…

Avondale Schools In Lockdown After Gunman Sighting

The day after the news finally broke that an Indian youth had been seriously injured in a brawl outside of Avondale physiotherapy on Wednesay night, a gunman was allegedly seen in Avondale this afternoon. The alleged sighting launched a massive lockdown of  three schools in the area – Rosebank School, Avondale College and Avondale Intermediate…

Mystery Surrounds African Youth Stabbed In Avondale. Update, Indian May Have Been Attacked

Neil Reid of the Sunday News has written an intriguing article about the allegedly fatal stabbing of an African youth in Avondale at 9pm on Wednesday. Normally news such as this filters through to the press within hours but it’s taken 3 days in this instance. In his report Neil Reid says “The source told…