A resident said the ute was traveling at speed before it hit a parked van before eventually ending up in the shrubbery.

Ute hits van, car, building

The driver shunted a parked van into a car before ploughing through bushes and into an office.

Stadium monorail? video

A multi-use arena will include facilities such as exhibition and conference spaces, cafes, bars and a transport hub.

Christchurch has its first glimpse of what its new stadium could look like, complete with a monorail dream.

One dead after car hits house

A second person has serious injuries after being freed from the wreckage.

Danny's death haunts drink-driver

They didn't know each other, but on a dark country road their fates tragically intersected. 

David Bain's new name, life

The 45-year-old, acquitted of his family's murder, is now William Davies and is moving overseas.

Christchurch homes left to rot

Almost every neighbourhood has one – a damaged and dilapidated eyesore. 

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Champion of science

A protest against 1080 in Blenheim in October.

5:00 AM  "A great deal of anti-1080 sentiment isn't about 1080," says author.

Your cathedral questions answered

5:00 AM  Confused by the cathedral saga? Get right up-to-date on with our Q&A.

Cathedral: Restore or replace?

'We are owed something out here'

The Rebuild

Your cathedral questions answered

The Christ Church Cathedral is home to rats and pigeons and has been sitting derelict in the city centre for over six years.

Confused by the cathedral saga? Get right up-to-date on with our Q&A.

Cathedral: Restore or replace?

The Christ Church Cathedral as it is today - more than six years after it was damaged in the February 2011 earthquake.

We asked the public what should happen to the Christ Church Cathedral and if authorities should intervene.

Southern Response gets $1.5b

The Government set up Southern Response to settle earthquake claims against failed insurer AMI.

The Government has pledged a further $250 million to Southern Response in its Budget.

Mona Vale Gatehouse restored gallery

Both chimneys had to be replaced after they collapsed in the earthquake.

The scaffolding is being pulled away, revealing the restored building underneath.

Stadium with a monorail? video

A multi-use arena will include facilities such as exhibition and conference spaces, cafes, bars and a transport hub.

Christchurch has its first glimpse of what its new stadium could look like.

Opinion

Mass murder in Manchester

Queen Elizabeth II visits survivors of the Manchester bombing, including Amy Barlow, 12, and her mother Kathy.

OPINION: The Manchester bombing is the worst kind of horror.

Saying no to P with Paula B

 SATIRE: MONDAY: Los Angeles: Negotiations with Eminem's agent break down over Steven Joyce's plan to rap the 2017 Budget to the tune of "The Real Slim Shady".

Who benefits from investment?

Workers learn that Silver Fern Farms has proposed to close the Fairton plant and axe their jobs.

OPINION: Some believe the Overseas Investment Office is not tough enough.

Surviving the Great Plague of 2017

"When I woke up around 3am, it wasn't to fend off annoying cats deciding it should be breakfast time, it was to untwist ...

OPINION: This column is dedicated to everyone who has had or will have the flu this winter.

Cathedral bogged down in bulls...t

Bishop Victoria Matthews in 2012 blessing the site where the Cardboard Cathedral was to sit.

OPINION: Let's bulldoze the pussy footing on the cathedral issue.

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Your cathedral questions answered

The Christ Church Cathedral is home to rats and pigeons and has been sitting derelict in the city centre for over six years.

Confused by the cathedral saga? Get right up-to-date on with our Q&A.

Cathedral: Restore or replace?

The Christ Church Cathedral as it is today - more than six years after it was damaged in the February 2011 earthquake.

We asked the public what should happen to the Christ Church Cathedral and if authorities should intervene.

Southern Response gets $1.5b

The Government set up Southern Response to settle earthquake claims against failed insurer AMI.

The Government has pledged a further $250 million to Southern Response in its Budget.

Mona Vale Gatehouse restored gallery

Both chimneys had to be replaced after they collapsed in the earthquake.

The scaffolding is being pulled away, revealing the restored building underneath.

Stadium with a monorail? video

A multi-use arena will include facilities such as exhibition and conference spaces, cafes, bars and a transport hub.

Christchurch has its first glimpse of what its new stadium could look like.

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Stadium with a monorail? video

A multi-use arena will include facilities such as exhibition and conference spaces, cafes, bars and a transport hub.

Christchurch has its first glimpse of what its new stadium could look like.

Five from eight

Jacob Lowry rode three winners at Wingatui on Friday.

Frustrating day for Johnson in premiership race as White Robe team shine.

Draws favour favourites

Mark Purdon looks set to dominate on Harness Jewels day again in 2017.

Things just got much harder for anyone taking on the favourites in the Harness Jewels.

Hannah Bates set to swim in Bahamas

Swimmer Hannah Bates is set to represent New Zealand at the Youth Commonwealth Games.

Canterbury swimmer Hannah Bates is off to a warmer climate to race in Youth Commonwealth Games.

Smith wary of confident 'Tahs

Highlanders fullback Ben Smith, left, will play his 127th game for the Dunedin-based franchise on Saturday night.

The Waratahs' form guide isn't flash, but Highlanders captain Ben Smith is bracing for a 'massive challenge'.

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Putting southern tales in the limelight

Performers Kim Garrett, Jane Leonard and Albany Peseta exploring "Aoraki".

A brand new legend of Te Wai Pounamu (the South Island) will wing its way to kids all over Canterbury from next week. Matatihi promises an action packed tale of personal bravery told through music, puppetry, kapa haka, waiata and te reo Māori.

The sweet taste of success

Artisan honey with distinctive flavours has been a business winner for Jeremy Friend and Sharyn Woodnorth.

Sometimes life gives you the answer you are looking for.

Coughlan holds nothing back

With Mary Coughlan you know she isn't just singing the words, she's telling her life story

REVIEW: Mary Coughlan was open, sincere and disarmingly candid during her opening Jazz & Blues Fest concert.

Restaurant review: Gatherings, Christchurch

Gatherings restaurant in Christchurch embraces a minimalist chic.

Sustainable, vegetarian, organic and delicious.

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