Invercargill shootings: A tragic end

8:11 AM  The city has been rocked to its core after a love triangle turned fatal. Where did it all go wrong?

'Raids aren't games'

Liam Burrowes, 16, has been jailed for three years for two armed robberies of the Woolston Night n' Day store on Ferry ...

A teen will serve an adult jail sentence for two armed dairy raids that left his victim fearful and struggling to sleep.

Shooting victim's ex-All Black dad

Woman allegedly shot and killed by her cop husband was daughter of ex-AB Bob Barber.

Three-car crash closes lane

Two people suffered moderate injuries after a crash at a busy Christchurch intersection.

'They thought it was a dolphin' video

Tourist who survived a shark attack wrenched its jaws from her legs, surfer says.

Parents remember 'talented' son

A man killed in crash near Lake Ohau was a week away from moving into a house he built by hand.

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Stonyhurst open day

Stonyhurst runs 10,000 halfbred sheep and nearly 40 per cent of the farm's sheep income comes from wool.

8:02 AM  Farm management good for business and environment.

Desperately seeking seeds

7:54 AM  Raising seeds to help children with cancer.

Fairness, respect, safety

Toy library reopens

The Rebuild

Neglect upsets quake victim's family

The memorial sign and site today. Tagging shows a lack of respect for the earthquake victims, family say.

Family of earthquake victim say neglect of a shopping area where she was killed shows no respect.

What happened to SoMo? video

Thompson believes Sydenham will be "the place to be" in about five years.

Sydenham is bouncing back, but will it take five more years to become "the place to be"?

Spagalimis ditches old Victoria St site

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Spagalimis Pizza restaurant in Victoria Street has been closed for some time for ...

Christchurch pizzeria Spagalimis is moving into the Harlequin Public House building and will reopen in weeks.

CBD precincts rising

The ANZ Centre offers shops, a cafe called Arbo and an espresso and wine bar, Arborista.

Goodbye empty lots, derelict buildings and road cones - hello Melbourne-style vibe.

Christchurch bar casualties video

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High rents, road works, competition and lack of patrons hurt the city's restaurants and bars.


When Grandpa was a WWII POW

Beck Eleven's grandfather, Alfred Rawlings, spent most of his WWII service as a prisoner of war.

OPINION: I'd rather war wasn't something to be had at all but since history is potted with it, Anzac Day is the one during which New Zealanders and Australians, for the most part, take time to respect and remember fallen soldiers.

Southland tales and racist lows

The beach at Curio Bay, Southland, where a shark attacked a French woman.

It was a week of southern horror and racist politics.

A new dawn for central city

Re:Start Mall's original lease was for only six months.

Is central Christchurch finally moving into the future?

Paying chicken cooks chicken feed

SATIRE: Restaurant Brands to counter union demand for KFC staff with an hourly offer of eleven individual KFC chips.

Anzac wreath invokes wrath

John Minto and other protesters laid a wreath at Burnham Military Camp on Anzac Day.

OPINION: To complain about peace protesters laying a wreath on Anzac Day is to miss the point of what protest is all about.


Are Kiwi property companies avoiding tax?

An artist's impression of Ryman Healthcare's latest $360m retirement village in Melbourne where work is now under way.

Corporate tax is a touchy subject but companies aren't necessarily villains/

Placemakers sale off the plans

An artist's impression of the new Placemakers to be built in Oamaru.

A dilapidated PlaceMakers​ building in Oamaru will be progressively demolished to make way for new premises and offered as a passive investment.

Rosy irrigation report

A photo taken when the Central Plains Water scheme was officially opened in late 2015.

The promoters of the Central Plains Water scheme in Canterbury are claiming big wins after a year's operation.

Neglect upsets quake victim's family

The memorial sign and site today. Tagging shows a lack of respect for the earthquake victims, family say.

Family of earthquake victim say neglect of a shopping area where she was killed shows no respect.

Visitor tax unlikely

Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Clutha Southland MP Todd Barclay in Queenstown.

Finance Minister Steven Joyce says more money does need to be spent on tourism infrastructure.


Highlanders blitz Stormers video

Highlanders winger Patrick Osborne dives over for one of his two tries against the Stormers on Friday night.

Patrick Osborne celebrated his 50th match for the Highlanders by bagging a double in big win.

Wells wins Central Otago sports awards

Wanaka's Jossi Wells with his X-Games Aspen slopestyle gold medal.

X-Games champion freeskier Jossi Wells takes home Central Otago's supreme sports award.

Thompson sticks up for Netball Mainland

Anna Thompson has stuck up for Netball Mainland's high performance programme.

 Foundation player says Netball Mainland high performance system is working, despite Tactix struggles.

Crusaders eye Cheetahs' fast starts

Kieran Read is one of just three players who remain from the Crusaders team that started in the 33-20 loss to the ...

Sleepwalking into an ambush in Bloemfontein is the last thing the Crusaders need right now.

New Tactix coach wants gig full-time

New Tactix netball coach Marianne Delaney-Hoshek instructs her players at training on Friday.

 Tactix try to put a tumultuous week behind them against Stars on Sunday.

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From Re:Start to finish: the Christchurch pop-up mall winds down

Danish tourists are captivated by a Hannah Kidd sculpture in the Re:Start mall.

Christchurch's temporary mall offered some hope in a bleak time.

Sam Neill backs theatre rebuild

Sam Neill in the Ngaio Marsh Theatre at the University of Canterbury after its refurbishment in 2002.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople actor hunting funds for quake-damaged theatre replacement.

Chch gets pieces of Berlin Wall

Two segments of the Berlin Wall will soon make up the already diverse selection of art in Christchurch.

The two segments will go on public display, but where is yet to be decided.

Review: Sound of Music hits the right notes

The Strudels group of von Trapp children.

North Canterbury Musical Society's Sound of Music hits all the right notes on the Rangiora stage.

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