City art branching out

New sculpture made from quake-salvaged wood

Artist Regan Gentry today craned in the final pieces for his Wood from the Trees sculpture being installed in central Christchurch.
Wood from the Trees sculpture

Sex workers return

Manchester St residents "at wit's end" as prostitutes move back to neighbourhood after road works.

CEO's pay rise 'unacceptable'

Rob Jamieson Christchurch councillor says 30 per cent pay hike for Orion New Zealand boss is "way out of touch in low-wage city".

Warring father and son kept apart

Judge refuses to let brawling father and son duo serve home detention at the same address.

Man freed from wreckage

 A man has been flown to Christchurch Hospital with moderate chest injuries after he was freed from his vehicle with the jaws of life.

Editor defends cartoon decision

'Cynical and simplistic' cartoon drew attention to important issue, The Press editor says.

Bible class stoush

bible Mother says son was "made to wash dishes" after she chose to opt him out of school's religious classes.

Noise complaints rise with rebuild

The story of the Christchurch rebuild can be told in noise complaints, according to new data.

Not guilty of murder

'More inspectors needed'

eqc

EQC letter no comfort

A letter confirming the "potential" for flood risk on Carla Martin's property is not worth the paper it is written on.

Capital, Christchurch 'disappoint'

unemployment Employment agency CEO says while Auckland is growing, Wellington and Christchurch have disappointed.

Taits targets techie tenants

Tait Communication' impressive $35m campus project is looking to attract other Christchurch businesses onto the site.

'Canterbury first' irks Aussies

15 weeks and still waiting

 STRAP

More roof gardens wanted

The rebuild provides a unique opportunity for a rooftop sea of greenery and exotic plant life, an ecologist says.

Finding comfort over style

Joe Bennett A recent weight gain has meant I've rediscovered an old flame of my youth - track pants.

Rail decision a failure

The decision to nix the prospect of commuter rail for Canterbury is short-sighted and disappointing.

Editorial: Curb Putin's ambition

Is a larger world conflict looming?

therese walsh, women of influence 2013

The rules for women

It is hard being a woman. There are lots of rules, but none of them are written down in a list.

Creditors may be out of pocket

postie plus Businesses owed money by Postie Plus have lost hope of getting any of their money back.

US interest in Xero fades

Xero's progress in the US is "pivotal" to its valuation, but it appears to be losing momentum there.

Student hub design a award

Banking in the future

Construction, contractors, rebuild

'More inspectors needed'

The Christchurch City Council admits it does not have enough building inspectors.

Whole new world for doughnuts

Donut Boutique The Donut Boutique sets up new Riccarton store and while the central city gets an Argentinian-style polo bar and hotel.

The Shroom Room

A new vegetarian eaterie has opened in Lyttelton while former city favourite Sullivans is now in Addington.

Fancy a sushi burger?

Grossest sausage ever?

The Monday Room

Review: The Monday Room

The Japanese fried chicken is by far the best dish of the night - cooked in crispy spicy batter, it is moist and flavoursome.

Crockett wary of moving maul

Wyatt Crockett Wyatt Crockett sounds like a physics teacher as tries to de-mystify the task of demolishing the Sharks' mauls.

Sharks can win on road

Plenty of mongrel in team led by 111kg slab of organic SA beef aiming to sink hopes of NZ glory.

Coaches slam foreign influx

Warmth of Hoylake memories

Andy Ellis

Ellis hopes Carter proves tonic

Crusaders veteran expects star first five-eighth to make the difference in Saturday's Super Rugby semifinal.

Living the dream

Rockets With the New Zealand altitude record in sight, University of Canterbury engineering students George Buchanan and David Wright spend their days building rockets and launching them.

Technology helps avoid traffic

The Transport for Christchurch website allows people to track real-time traffic flow information and anticipate delays by drawing on Bluetooth technology in cars and mobiles.

Travel: Celebrate history and nature in North Otago

No escaping debt with virtual kitty

Stranges Lane

Britomart boys are back in town

Britomart Hospitality Group has spent the last few years developing bars and restaurants in Auckland. Now, its returning to its roots, with three new ventures in the Strange's Building.

Donut Boutique

Whole new world for doughnuts

The Donut Boutique sets up new Riccarton store and while the central city gets an Argentinian-style polo bar and hotel.

Wood from the Trees sculpture

City art branching out

Artist Regan Gentry today craned in the final pieces for his Wood from the Trees sculpture being installed in central Christchurch.

The Monday Room

Review: The Monday Room

The Japanese fried chicken is by far the best dish of the night - cooked in crispy spicy batter, it is moist and flavoursome.

Stu Maxwell and Kim Dotcom

Kim Dotcom set for Party party

Kim Dotcom has pushed rewind on the Internet Party party after his last attempt was canned.

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