This week the South Island moves to Alert Level 3 at midnight, Tuesday 31st August. All of our Star Media publications will be printed and home delivered back to full circulations.
This includes The Star, Bay Harbour News, North Canterbury News, Selwyn Times, Pegasus Post, Southern View, Nor West News, Western News and DriveSouth. Please note that the Selwyn Times paper will be delivered on Wednesday/Thursday this week (normally it is delivered on a Tuesday/Wednesday).
We'd like to thank you for your patience and understanding during this time, and will update you with any changes to your local newspaper or Star Media publications, if we move back into a higher Alert Level.
We encourage you to stay updated with the local news that matters to Cantabrian's online at starnews.co.nz.
Every Thursday, the Western News is included in The Star and highlights and explores the issues the western suburbs face. Editorially led, the newspaper connects with the locals through stories and campaigns that celebrate the community and keep residents informed.
Every issue is full of local news, business, entertainment, sport, food, fashion, health, puzzles, travel, school news, property, classifieds, gardening, motoring, home and more.
25, 519 copies of the Western News are delivered inside The Star into 17 key areas of western Christchurch, including Templeton, Islington, Hei Hei, Broomfield, Halswell, Oaklands, Westlake, Hornby, Wigram, Sockburn, Church Corner, Ilam, Russley, Hyde Park, Avonhead, Riccarton Park and Riccarton.
The digital edition of the Western News can be read online for free. Content is also shared on Facebook page Star News Rise Up Christchurch with an audience of over 100,000 people.