Police lifted a cordon at 11am after army bomb disposal experts completed an investigation of a suspicious package left outside the Ministry of Education building in Princess Street, Addington.
Christchurch Police are appealing for public help in finding the driver of a car involved in a hit and run accident on Bealey Ave this morning.
Christchurch Police are warning motorists to be vigilant when parking vehicles on public roads surrounding Christchurch International Airport.
The Governor-General, Lt Gen Sir Jerry Mateparae, has presented four Christchurch Police officers and one former officer with bravery awards for their actions following the February 2011 Christchurch earthquake.
Christchurch police are investigating a cluster of fires that occurred in the Avonside area in the early hours of this morning.
Police are trying to find two women who helped a 15-year-old girl who was assaulted on Edgeware Road near Manchester Street on Thursday.
Part of the Christchurch Central Police station was shut down for a time today after someone came to the public counter with a suspicious package. [Updated Report]
Sentencing of an 18-year-old from North Canterbury who has admitted two rapes has been delayed to get a more detailed assessment of the risk he poses.
A 24-year-old man is expected to appear in the Christchurch District Court this afternoon charged with murder after an overnight incident at a Redwood house.
Police are asking for information to find 19-year-old Benjamin Thomas Tapper-Norris who has a warrant out for his arrest.