A thousand of them are taking part in Sunday's National Ride for Road Safety.
Seventy Canterbury homeowners have found unreported damage.
It's the show's 155th year running, and could draw in 100,000 people.
Police have credited a crackdown on pre-loaded punters for the good behaviour.
One year on, they are still alive and have even had calves.
One Canterbury farmer is getting herself ready to take on a challenge of a new kind.
But this year organisers faced a tough time getting ready for the sculptures.
Police say despite the obvious safety issues, they can't police it.
Waimakariri River's water flow rose more than 679 cubic metres in two hours.
One person has been taken to Christchurch Hospital with moderate injuries.
This comes after "suspicious" test results for the bacterial cattle disease.
An environmental group says fishers seemed unaware it would harm marine life.
The young playmaker scored a record 25-points in the 35-13 win over Tasman.
He's hitting the slopes on Mt Hutt before taking on the world in France.
The tracks will open for the first time in nearly a year.
It's taken seven years, but people are finally returning to the city.
A spate of vandalism across Canterbury has the rural community concerned.