6:11pm A West Coaster found dead in a North Island forest died just hours before searchers found him.
Christchurch is "undersupplied" for shopping malls, international researchers say.
Cliff-side red-zoned properties will be checked after the urgent demolition of an earthquake-damaged house.
Earthquake-hit insurer Ansvar has settled more than three-quarters of the company's claims, paying out $511 million last year.
A possible line fault cut power to almost 450 Canterbury homes this morning.
City planners are being urged to commit to a Chch convention centre now or risk losing out.
When it comes to children, the attitudes of New Zealanders are contradictory and hard to fathom.
St George's Hospital in Christchurch has recently been criticised by Michael Gousmett, a member of the Australian Charity Law Association, for its lack of charity.
Crusaders hooker Codie Taylor may make his first Super Rugby start against the Chiefs on Friday evening.
More people arriving in the country to live than leaving, with April seeing the biggest gain in two years.
Ninety-five people have been killed in a series of car bombings and suicide attacks across Iraq.
As many as three in five New Zealanders own a smartphone, an online survey shows.
Floral assets from Christchurch's popular Festival of Flowers are being used to decorate and brighten the city's streets.
An exploration of today's hectic lifestyle has seen Burnside High School take out the first night of the annual Christchurch Stage Challenge.
Celebrity foodie Annabel Langbein says her Kiwi manner helped her get a foot in the door.
A meander up Coach Stream, route of the 19th-century Cobb & Co coaches crossing to the West Coast, is part of a popular track.
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