Police arrested these 23-year-old men after they were caught on camera inside the Christ Church Cathedral. They were given pre-charge warnings.

Duo nabbed inside cathedral

Two "inquisitive" intruders arrested after exploring quake-damaged Cathedral.

Pier 'intimidating'

Patience with people fishing off New Brighton pier is running out.

New Brighton residents say pier-side fishing makes people feel unsafe.

'He took our life's savings'

A couple who were tricked out of their life's savings by a conman have spoken out.

Fact v Fiction: Coastal hazard zones

Rumours are flying but which of them stack up? We separate fact from fiction.

Blackmarket seafood dealer fined

Restaurateur to pay nearly $20,000 for dealing blackmarket crayfish and paua.

Five years of insurance limbo video

Family says post-quake insurance delays and hassles have stolen their children's childhoods.

Ad Feedback
News

Baby deaths investigated

Police are investigating the deaths of a woman's two babies in Christchurch.

Christchurch police are investigating the unexplained deaths of a woman's two babies.  

Kaiapoi marks quake

The Kaiapoi community has rededicated its letterbox totem pole to remember the September earthquake.

Pianos play out final memorial tune

Sumner firefighter lived a life of service

The Rebuild

Five years, 436,053 stories video

September 4, 2010, started us on a collective journey but for every one of us the experience has been different.

Five years ago Cantabrians suffered the rudest awakening.

Living on the edge

Not exactly park land. The red zone that was  Courtenay Downs is uneven and the grass patchy.

Hardy Kaiapoi residents have stayed on despite damage from the September quakes.

Boom picked for central city in 2016

The ''Deloitte'' building in the central city is a sign of progress in the rebuild.

A new survey looks at how much rebuild progress has been made since September 2010.

'We can never get these years back' video

The Robinson family reflect on the last five years and their ongoing battle with earthquake insurance. Kathryn with Jack, 10, left, and Pippa, 2, and Sean with Lucas, 9.

Family says post-quake insurance delays and hassles have stolen their children's childhoods.

Host of events mark 2010 quake

The clock at the old railway station on Moorhouse Ave stopped at 4.35am, when the September 2010 earthquake hit.

Where to go to mark five years since the big September shake of 2010.

Opinion

History sometimes repeats

Should it stay or should it go? The New Zealand flag flies in suburban Christchurch.

Yes, it was a funny old week for John Key.

We'd need a refugee referendum

Bill English: Let's not talk about refugees, let's talk about flags. And rugby.

No we're not going to help them. Because it's too hard, that's why.

Selling our farmland to foreigners

Forbes Elworthy on Craigmore Station, Timaru.  One of his addresses is  Wardington Manor, Banbury, United Kingdom.

Foreign buyers are often better stewards of the land than local farmers

Smelling Salts War of 2015

Sal Volatile or smelling salts. My boyfriend and I argued over who should give it a good sniff.

I took an almighty snort. Milliseconds later, I was coughing and quite, quite alert.

Five years, 436,053 stories video

September 4, 2010, started us on a collective journey but for every one of us the experience has been different.

Five years ago Cantabrians suffered the rudest awakening.

business

Convention expert talks up Christchurch project

Breakfree on Cashel Christchurch welcomes Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel, left, Prime Minister John Key and Oliver Shaw, from Russell Property Group, which owns the hotel property.

Breakfree on Cashel Christchurch, the latest hotel to open in the Garden City.

The Battle of the Goughs

Ben Gough, left, and Alexander McKinnon were appointed to the Gough Holdings board in 2007 after a 20-year freeze on family appointments.

Two branches of Christchurch's Gough family fight for control

Irrigation's guilty secrets

Feeding cows on palm kernel makes mockery of low input farming claims.

The race to construct is clearly on, but disquiet is also building once more

Five years, 436,053 stories video

September 4, 2010, started us on a collective journey but for every one of us the experience has been different.

Five years ago Cantabrians suffered the rudest awakening.

Living on the edge

Not exactly park land. The red zone that was  Courtenay Downs is uneven and the grass patchy.

Hardy Kaiapoi residents have stayed on despite damage from the September quakes.

sport

Canterbury name Hira as T20 captain

Ronnie Hira on the attack batting for the Canterbury Kingz last season at Hagley Oval.

Surprise surge with appointment of feisty all-rounder as their T20 Kingz captain, replacing Peter Fulton.

Lane passionate about Cavaliers campaign

Sam Lane scored a goal against Southland on his debut for the Canterbury Cavaliers

Scoring a goal in his first match for the Cavaliers was more than debutant Sam Lane could ask for, now he has to build on it as Canterbury mount their National Hockey League campaign.

Canterbury outclass hapless Turbos

Manawatu's Heiden Bedwell-Curtis attempts to tackle Canterbury flanker Matt Todd.

Canterbury had too much polish and power for Manawatu, romping to a 57-7 NPC win.

Tevin Arona back in his happy place

Tevin Arona is loving life back in Canterbury at his junior club and now playing for the Canterbury Bulls.

Tevin Arona's son Tiane-James might only be one, but the Canterbury Bulls have plenty to thank the infant for.

Fijian player's abuser identified video

Sake Aca says he has forgiven the person who abused him at a club match.

Police have identified the man who racially abused Fijian rugby player Sake Aca.

Ad Feedback
special offers
christchurch life

Yes, ministers

Former Prime Minister Helen Clark, left, with Labour ministers Mark Burton and Annette King and Dame Margaret Bazley at the release of Bazley's report on police conduct in 2007.

"I'm not the most popular person on the block."

Review: Hamlet: The Video Game

Hamlet: The Videogame opened at The Court Theatre on Thursday as part of the Christchurch Arts Festival.

This show is anarchic, a bit rough around the edges and more than a little eccentric. But it is also very funny.

Pianos play out final memorial tune

Katrina King and Rodney Ridgen take their sledgehammers to a piano as part of the Greendale Shake-Up event.

Three pianos played their last tune, as they were smashed by Greendale residents during their earthquake memorial activities.

Kids rejoice in cathedral of light

Inflatable sculpture Arboria was designed by British firm Architects of Air and is open until September 13 in Cathedral Square.

The official opening of a the second weekend 

Family Notices

Celebrations

X

Births, weddings, engagements

Death notices

X

Death notices and in memoriam