More drama for drivers

Kahu Rd bridge closure to affect 10,000 a day

Drivers who use Kahu Rd being reminded to use alternative route as scheduled two-month closure starts.
Kahu Rd bridge

Wintry blast hits

Rain Power restored to almost 400 homes as a wintry blast brings hail, snow and sleet to Canterbury.

Thief sold out by ringtone

11:54am Witness at murder trial stole cop's phone, only to be caught as it rang while she gave evidence.

Farmer's hand minced in machine

Man yelled for help for 90 minutes before managing to text a friend after getting caught in wheat auger.

Crash throws man from car

Man in critical condition with severe head injuries after smashing into ditch in North Canterbury.

Labour was not ready to lead

OPINION: Labour made three significant strategic failures that rendered it a party unfit to lead.

Subdivision stalls due to funds

Roy Hamilton Delays "frustrate" developers of 2200-home Highfield subdivision but project is still on track.

Rebuild drives up SPCA complaints

Relocations and tradies visiting homes see animal welfare reports in Christchurch almost double.

Nats tighten grip on Christchurch

'No protest' over rebuild in results

A computer tool prevents greater chaos in central Christchurch.

Hi-tech viewer eases CBD chaos

A computer program showing what work is scheduled for a location is preventing greater chaos in central Christchurch.

What will win mean for mainland?

Christ Church Cathedral Christchurch rebuild will remain a top issue in National's third term, but water and local business also big talking points.

Hidden story of city's rebuild

Deals are finally signed to rebuild the CBD, but it was touch and go thanks to rising construction costs.

Christchurch needs govt support

Arthouse cinema a possibility

hornby clocktower

Restaurant to replace Clocktower

The landmark Clocktower building in Hornby is being replaced by a national restaurant chain.

Death throes, low blows

Hone Harawira Everyone could have used some pseudoephedrine on election night.

Get over the disbelief fast

The upside for Labour of this disastrous campaign is things really can't get any worse.

A textbook display of democracy

It's me or the pillow

David Cunliffe

Labour was not ready to lead

Labour made three significant strategic failures that rendered it a party unfit to lead.

Business welcomes stability

John Key Sharemarket might rally and shortlived rise in the dollar is on the cards after election delivered clear-cut result.

Labour caucus knives out

Labour is set to descend into another bitter leadership contest.

Business delighted at reform prospects

Ryman establishes itself in Australia

Synlait Milk

Synlait Milk profit right on target

Chairman said the focus during the year had been to deliver promises made to shareholders when the company listed in 2013.

Excitement of that first egg

First egg of spring Nothing can explain the excitement of that first egg of the season.

Review: Shop Eight

Never before have I heard diners ask for more plates of the cabbage - a testament to the chef's quality.

Welcome to The Villas

Butchering since he was 16


Dux takes out top spot

NZ's hospitality industry believes Christchurch has the best live music venue in the country.

Harris gets vote of confidence

Nathan Harris Hooker gets endorsement of ABs skipper Richie McCaw ahead of biggest moment in his young rugby career.

Canterbury teen too sharp

Hot favourite upset by Christchurch teen as organisers call inaugural Eightball Super League national champs a roaring success.

Lorde concert key

Mundy hat-trick sinks Orcas

Siate Tokolahi

Tapping into talent key

As Canterbury aim to win their seventh consecutive NPC title it is timely to ask how they attract talented players.

Christchurch's top five walks

Lyttelton The Port Hills offer a bird's eye view across the expansive Canterbury Plains to the Southern Alps. Most tracks are now open and ready to explore.

The big cat lady

Every morning, Orana Wildlife Park's carnivore keeper is greeted with hugs and loud purring by Boo and Lion, the playful cheetah cubs.

Mackenzie mini-break

Garden City in bloom

Costas Taverna

Your guide to dining out: Part II

Take a culinary journey through The Americas and Europe without leaving Christchurch city limits.

Generic alcohol

AA helped get my life back

Two people who say they have been saved by Alcoholics Anonymous tell their stories to BECK ELEVEN.


Small changes reduce dementia risk

Eating well, exercising and socialising could reduce the risk of developing disease, report says.

Peter Utteridge

Kiwi music legend's downfall

Peter Gutteridge was met by police on his return from the US, was admitted to hospital and died.


Bombshell on Broadway

She may be jetting off to New York to perform but Ali Harper says her life is anything but glamorous.

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