A large fire burns at Evelyn Cousins Ave, Richmond, Christchurch.

Barn blaze in Christchurch

Large fire levels empty barn in Richmond and sends smoke billowing out over the city.

Doing your bit to help young Kiwis?

Mark Gillard, Careers Expo director

OPINION: How can you help youngsters bridge the gap between learning and work?

Heavy rain, gales 

The West Coast and inland Canterbury are bracing for gales and heavy rain.

Mine job cuts expected

Stockton Mine workers have been called to a meeting in Westport on Thursday.

'Gee, people are kind' video

Mervyn "Jim" Cross, 69, has been living in his car for months, but now has housing offers.

The Peg is up for sale

The Belfast Tavern and surrounding land is for sale and has potential for development.

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Bridle Path under repair

Christchurch people can not escape road cones.

Christchurch City Council is repairing the Bridle Path after it was damaged in the earthquakes and during the heavy rainfall in March last year.

'Gee, people are kind' video

Mervyn "Jim" Cross, 69, has been in his car for two months, but now has housing offers.

$3m cattery approved

Hip surgery wait over

The Rebuild

Red zoning destroyed dream

Aaron Duncan and Sarah Chisnall with a model of the geodesic dome house they were going to build on their Port Hills section. Instead, they are still waiting for a Government offer on the red-zoned section.

Aaron Duncan and Sarah Chisnall's dream of a Port Hills house was destroyed after the quake.

Inland Revenue runs 'cashies' crackdown

Inland Revenue Department tagged four parts of Auckland for a 'cashies' tax crackdown that could turn into a national campaign.

The first stage of Christchurch's new central city bus interchange is almost ready to open.

Interchange open soon

Christchurch's new multimillion-dollar central city bus interchange will open in less than two weeks.


Signage doesn't have to be ugly

Mitchelli's at The Tannery.

OPINION: Is it too much to hope that as Christchurch rebuilds, building owners will bring in more attractive signage?

Music and the open road

OPINION: There's a drive I take when I can to clear my head.

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, holds her baby daughter outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital, in London, Britain May 2, 2015. The Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of Prince William, gave birth to a girl on Saturday, the couple's second child and a sister to one-year-old Prince George.  REUTERS/John Stillwell/pool       TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Editorial: What’s in a royal name?

OPINION: At just a few days old, Princess Charlotte is already carrying the weight of a royal birth on her tiny shoulders.


The Peg site is for sale

Business at usual at The Peg despite the site going on the market.

The Belfast Tavern and surrounding land is for sale and has potential for development.

New home an eco-star

A house under construction in Christchurch will be amongst the greenest in New Zealand.

Harvard Hub business complex in Wigram, Christchurch, is selling units for up to $1.1 million.

Wigram business complex opens

Units at a new Wigram business park are priced for sale at up to $1.1m.


Tough decision over Hagley tests

Hagley Oval was packed for the Boxing Day test and had big crowds for its three Cricket World Cup games.

A strict resource consent clause for Hagley Oval could cost Christchurch a test match.

Sons of guns follow dads' deeds

Three young Cashmere Technical players took to the field together for the first time last weekend -- a generation after their fathers played for the All Whites.

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What you were wearing gallery

Chloe Wolt

Here's a look at people were wearing in Christchurch this week.

Cafe Chat: Fine fare at food hub

Fine Fare Kitchen owner Wayne Cameron, left, and chef Simon Levy.

Fine Fare Kitchen is coming to the container food hub on the corner of Victoria and Salisbury streets.

Turning to the top shelf

Stealth Hospitality bar manager Harry Scott makes a Montenegro Treacle cocktail at Chinwag Eathai.

In a nutshell, people are choosing to drink less, but better.

Frugal is as frugal does

The frugal lentil salad.

Frugal is the new way. More is bad, less is good.

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