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Invercargill shootings: A tragic end

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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News

Future of youth survey unclear

Youth advocates are concerned the Government will not pledge its support to a national youth health and wellbeing survey.

Social services fear they'll have to "work in the dark" if Government doesn't support a national youth survey used to shape policy, practice and science.

Survival kits a 'recipe for disaster' video

Consumer NZ finds many pre-made survival kits, designed to save lives, lack key items or have poor-quality gear.

Stranded salmon saved video

Cleverley says investigation 'exonerated' him

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.

Opinion

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.

Hospitality a 'ruthless' game

Smash Palace owner Johnny Moore says it's not easy to start a hospitality business from scratch.

OPINION: The best way to start a hospitality business in Christchurch is to buy someone else's broken dreams.

Death stalks the suburbs

Concerned neighbour Karen Harrison speaks to residents at a protest against establishing a funeral home on Rochdale St.

OPINION: Is death something we deal with in a separate, formal facility, or do we grieve in a more intimate, domestic setting?

'Swimmability' only part of story video

Freshwater quality debates largely focus on swimming, not what lives there 24/7.

ANALYSIS: The longfin eel, whitebait and lamprey. All are threatened, and it is our fault.

Don't you have anything better to do? video

The cars parked along the front of the Osbornes'  Waikanae Beach hedge to stop an arborist from getting their clippers ...

OPINION: Some neighbours have only to see a hedge before they dream of a chainsaw.

business

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.

Flash new digs fuel used office furniture glut

Faced with four floors of surplus furniture to dispose of, Canterbury District Health Board services manager Pauline ...

Want to pay a pittance for a smart second hand executive desk? Christchurch is the place for a bargain as tenants in new office buildings try to get rid of their cast offs.

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

280417 NEWS Photo: Joseph Johnson
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.

sport

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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christchurch life

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.

City to hit 23C, but strong winds coming

It is going to be a mild day in Christchurch on Friday.

Christchurch will enjoy a mild day, but severe gales are forecast for the high country.

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