Waiting for a plane

A Christchurch doctor hopes to be able to fly out of earthquake-ravaged Nepal soon.

Attacker 'went nuts'

Court generic NZ

Truck driver blames work stress after bashing man who stumbled into his vehicle.

Medal offer likely accepted

Christchurch family who had war medals stolen say they would likely accept a replacement offer.

Taser found on Sounds yacht

Christchurch man arrested after cannabis and taser found on yacht.

Mayor slams Ecan review timing

Lianne Dalziel says ECan review of land plan before it is fully implemented is "nuts".

Police seek Gloriavale stories

Former commune members urged to contact police over allegations of abuse.

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Nepal quake 'very similar' to Chch disaster

Christchurch doctor David Murdoch on a previous visit to Nepal.

A Christchurch doctor hopes to be able to fly out of Nepal soon but has mixed feelings about leaving his "second home" following a devastating earthquake.

Three arrested in yacht drug bust

Police find 25kg of cannabis and a taser on a yacht in the Marlborough Sounds.

Christchurch pupils prepare to leave Nepal

Medal offer likely accepted

The Rebuild

'Live Central' a dead duck

The Avon River, central city, is yet to reach world class urban status.

OPINION: I love the Avon River but selling city living as "3.2km of world class waterfront development" is a bit rich.

Deadline looms for bus interchange

The company building the Christchurch Bus Interchange is boosting its workforce as the deadline to complete stage one looms.

Property developer and independent hearings panel member, John Sax.

Rebuild pace 'extremely disappointing'

Christchurch's slow rebuild is "extremely disappointing" and council should bear much of the blame, prominent business leader says.

Opinion

'Live Central' a dead duck

The Avon River, central city, is yet to reach world class urban status.

OPINION: I love the Avon River but selling city living as "3.2km of world class waterfront development" is a bit rich.

Editorial: A decades-long recovery ahead

Nepal's recovery from the earthquake on Saturday will take decades. It must aim to make a more resilient country.

CTU President Helen Kelly says pressure to improve worker safety has worked in forestry and now the agricultural industry is the target.

Helen Kelly: Keep up the pressure

OPINION: Workers need a three-pronged approach to improve safety in the workplace.

business

Legal threat over booze

Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel

Hospitality industry threatens legal action if Christchurch City Council tightens alcohol policy.

'Live Central' a dead duck

OPINION: I love the Avon River but selling city living as "3.2km of world class waterfront development" is a bit rich.

Stage two will open from the end of next month.

The Colombo to expand

Demand for space ramps up as The Colombo moves to its next stage of development.

sport

Rams cut Coston, hot-shot guard hired

Kyle Coston of the Rams with the ball has been cut from the Rams roster after seven matches in the NBL.

Kyle Coston's time at the Canterbury Rams has been cut short and he has been replaced by a well-credentialled American shooting guard.

Red Sox beaten in Southern Cross softball final

Former Canterbury pitcher Craig Gibson helped beat the Canterbury Red Sox in the Southern Cross Challenge men's softball tournament in Brisbane this week.

Richie McCaw tries to clear his head after being knocked out tackling the Blues' Lolagi Visinia on Saturday night.

McCaw ruled out for Crusaders' clash with Canes video

The Crusaders rule All Blacks captain out of Saturday's clash with the Hurricanes after a head knock against Blues.

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The Colombo to expand

Caroline Cooper-Dixon, the managing director of The Colombo.

Demand for space ramps up as The Colombo moves to its next stage of development.

Following in his father's footsteps

New School of Fine Arts director Aaron Kreisler is following in his artist father's footsteps.

Aaron Kreisler is now head of the school where his artist father was taught a generation before him.

Poignant acts of remembrance

A small field of white crosses and poppies in Cranmer Square was one of many acts of remembrance in Christchurch.

Can artistry adequately imagine the unimaginable? No, but it can evoke the lasting human impact of events.

Walking to inspire

Lynda Donnell (right) is helping to inspire others to get active, with the help of Sport Canterbury's Beth Hickland.

Between Zumba classes, badminton, aqua jogging and leading two walking groups, there are few times when Lynda Donnell is not being active.

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