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Richie McCaw and Dan Carter in the tunnel before their clash with the Hurricanes at Trafalgar Park on Friday.

Home away from home for heroes

Nelson fans give Crusaders' heroes  a spectacular send-off at their final "home" game.

'Day my heart broke'

Sally Summerfield, 49, and her daughter Ella, 12, were killed in a crash near Rakaia on May 31, 2014. Ella's friend Abigail Hone, 12, also died in the crash.

1:33 PM  A year ago Shane Summerfield lost his wife and daughter, but the pain won't stop.

Life after a double mastectomy

"What I always said was, I love my boys more than I loved my chest."

Paraplegic marathoner on track

Terry O'Neill has several marathons to his name, but none like this.

City's squeegee heist

Christchurch petrol stations blame young window-washers for a spike in forecourt squeegee thefts.

Finally fixing New Brighton

New Brighton is in a dilapidated state and locals have finally had enough.

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ECan a 'dictatorship': Conservationists

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Ecan meeting. Peter Skelton, left, and Donald Couch.

Some Hurunui landowners are bemoaning life in the "grips of a dictatorship".

Diary of a Chch bus passenger

I am the passenger and I ride and I ride. I stay under Metro Bus Service glass.

Living with Frankencat

Art gallery to reopen in December

The Rebuild

Diary of a Chch bus passenger

Generally we are not on the "loser cruiser" because we want to be.

I am the passenger and I ride and I ride. I stay under Metro Bus Service glass.

Barristers return to CBD

A group of lawyers are returning to Christchurch's city centre after several years in the suburbs.

Lyn Russell, left, and Nic Moon built The Cocoon, the centrepiece of Whole House Reuse.

Bringing it all home video

A Christchurch home recycled from the tip of the chimney to the bones under the floor.

Opinion

Will the crusader rise again?

Pope Francies wears many hats, but television fan isn't among them. The papal caps are sometimes called zucchetti.

OPINION: A charismatic man who crusades for the poor, the downtrodden, the sick and the lame is sacrificed on Black Friday.

Earthquakes find faultlines in human hearts and minds

OPINION: When it comes to the funding of mental health services, Canterbury deserves to be made a special case.

PussPuss when an innocent kitten. Hard to believe he now holds grudges and wants to kill.

Living with Frankencat

OPINION: I am paraphrasing the great English novelist Mary Shelley when I say, "I have created a monster".

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Diary of a Chch bus passenger

Generally we are not on the "loser cruiser" because we want to be.

I am the passenger and I ride and I ride. I stay under Metro Bus Service glass.

Monster Slide issues slide on

Four months have slipped by since it began, but the queue of angry customers and suppliers claiming they are owed money from the Monster Slide event remains.

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From Nelson College to the Crusaders

Crusaders players David Havili and Mitchell Drummond after their 35-18 win over the Hurricanes at Nelson's Trafalgar Park.

Mitchell Drummond and David Havili, two former Nelson College team-mates, both started for the Crusaders in their 35-18 win over the Hurricanes on Friday night.

Nadolo runs hot as Crusaders win in Nelson video

So many questions remain unanswered after watching the Crusaders beat the Hurricanes 35-18 in Nelson.

Dan Carter slots a penalty against the Hurricanes at Trafalgar Park on Friday.

Win gives Blackadder a glimmer of hope

The will is back but are the Crusaders?

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Finally fixing New Brighton

The New Brighton pedestrian mall is looking run-down and empty, and locals choose to shop in other suburbs.

New Brighton is in a dilapidated state and locals have finally had enough.

Salute performance 'emotionally charged'

NZ Army Band and the Royal New Zealand Ballet's collaboration in Salute, a WW1 commemorative programme.

Salute, the New Zealand Ballet’s commemorative programme marking the World War One centennial is choreographically diverse and emotionally charged, presenting a multitude of challenges for the company’s dancers.

Sleeping Beauty on Ice cancelled

Imperial Ice Stars' Sleeping Beauty on Ice will not come to Christchurch and Dunedin

Shipping error forces cancellation of South Island Sleeping Beauty on Ice shows.

Are you an innie or an outie?

Ragni Burrows is a national Latin ballroom dancing champion and works with a personal trainer at the gym for the best results.

Do you prefer hitting the gym or sticking to the great outdoors for your exercise fix?

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