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For Canterbury News. St Andrews pupil Kate McMillan is not impressed with racists remarks at rugby matches

Teen tackles rugby racism

While her friends made speeches about hobbies and celebs, Kate McMillan took on racism

'Beautiful' boy dies video

A homicide investigation has been launched following the death of Christchurch 5-year-old Leon Michael leFleming Jayet-Cole.

Leon Jayet-Cole, 5, was a "kind-hearted, happy and cheeky kid", says family friend.

More jobs axed on West Coast

Up to 50 West Coast roading jobs could go in another economic blow to the region.

Monster Slide issues slide on

Angry customers and suppliers left out of pocket after Monster Slide event.

Family loses everything in blaze

Community rallies around one of its own after a devastating house fire.

Second boy tells of spoon burning

Boy alleges woman burned his tongue with a spoon, defence says he "made it all up".

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Quake counsellors in "disbelief"

Southern director Relationship services Pablo Godoy says staff are devastated over the closure of the organisation and worried about the welfare of former clients.

9 min ago  From the time Pablo Godoy smashed through a wall to get out of the collapsed CTV building, he has been a leader in the psychosocial recovery of Cantabrians.

Inner-city petrol stations hit by squeegy heist

6:37 PM  Christchurch petrol stations blame young window-washers for a spike in forecourt squeegee thefts.

Police cannabis operation nabs 2800 plants

Fantails flock together in garage

The Rebuild

Barristers return to CBD

Barrister Simon Shamy is "delighted" to be back at an inner city premises.

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

Investor loses family dispute

Christchurch property investor Lilly Cooper been ordered to pay over $500,000 to her sister and brother in-law.

29082013 Supplements Photographer John Nicholson/DominionPost. Stuart Boyce. Changed career from banker to tiler.

Wrong visa leads to fine

A Christchurch rebuild firm has been fined for hiring a tiler with the wrong immigration visa.

Opinion

Are Kiwis too meek to protest?

A protester from an anti-North Korean civic group chants slogans during an anti-North Korean rally on the 72nd birth anniversary of North Korea's late leader Kim Jong Il.

OPINION: North Korea is one of the world's most cruel and repressive regimes yet its under-20 football team is welcomed into NZ.

Fifa clean-up long overdue

Powerful corruption indictments from US federal justice authorities have started the long-awaited clean-up of world football's governing body.

US President Barack Obama, second from left, tours the L'Aquila area in central Italy four months after the earthquake which killed more than 300 people in 2009.

Quake-hit Italian heritage protected

OPINION: There was no question of demolition when a quake damaged the historic Italian city of L'Aquila, says Roger Sutton.

business

Coal miner Bathurst to delist from NZX

A loader works at Bathurst Resources' Cascade coal mine in Buller.

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Frogparking takes another leap

A Manawatu parking technology firm has made more leaps, signing a deal with Christchurch International Airport.

BDO has filed a civil case against Mainzeal's directors, including former prime minister Dame Jenny Shipley.

Shipley must stand down from Genesis: Labour

Dame Jenny Shipley is among Mainzeal directors being taken to court by the company's liquidator.

sport

Redemption on Canterbury Rams' minds

Marques Whippy was the lone bright spot for the Canterbury Rams in last Sunday's home loss to Hawke's Bay Hawks.

Co-captain Marques Whippy and the Canterbury Rams are vowing to redeem themselves after their pride was dented in their last game.

McCaw gifted 'key to city'

Richie McCaw will be hoping the key to Nelson city unlocks the Hurricanes defence when the Super Rugby teams clash in Nelson.

A protester from an anti-North Korean civic group chants slogans during an anti-North Korean rally on the 72nd birth anniversary of North Korea's late leader Kim Jong Il.

Are Kiwis too meek to protest?

OPINION: North Korea is one of the world's most cruel and repressive regimes yet its under-20 football team is welcomed into NZ.

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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?

Scottish clan gets new chief

Chief of the Clan Davidson, Grant Guthrie Davidson, 3rd of Davidston, was made chief in a ceremony in Christchurch at the Chateau on the Park.

The worldwide Clan Davidson has a new Kiwi chief.

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