Jordan Davidson prepares to tuck into one of the million-odd pizzas consumed by Kiwis every week.

Millions of pizza boxes dumped video

We Kiwis love our pizza. The trouble is the mess we leave behind after the noshing stops.

Drill baffles onlookers

Project Jonah trainees learn techniques on how to save marine mammals at Scarborough Beach on Sunday.

A stranded PJ the Pilot Whale and Moko the dolphin attracted a sea of curious onlookers.

Two-car crash on West Coast

A two-car crash has closed a West Coast highway.

Lake search called off

Coast guards have stopped searching Lake Wakatipu after a mystery radio message urged people to call 111.

Search called off for injured hunter

Nightfall has forced police to call of the search for an injured hunter on the West Coast of the South Island.

Body found at beach

A body has been recovered from Rangitata beach, south of Ashburton.

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Search called off for injured hunter

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Nightfall has forced police to call of the search for an injured hunter on the West Coast of the South Island.

Lake search called off

Coast guards have stopped searching Lake Wakatipu after a mystery radio message urged people to call 111.

'Blizzard-like' blast

Teen seriously assaulted in Dunedin

The Rebuild

Southern Response may get more money

Finance Minister Bill English says the Government will support Southern Response to meet all its earthquake claims, even if costs go over the $1b support Government has already committed.

Government promises to back Southern Response's quake claims even if company needs more than the pledged $1b.

Extra money for Christchurch rebuild

The Government has announced it will spend an additional $108m on operational aspects of Christchurch's rebuild.

Government's Christchurch rebuild bill leaps by $1.1b

The Government's estimated contribution to the $40 billion Christchurch rebuild has jumped $1.1 billion in a year.

Opinion

The thing about weight

Yuck, the seven-day cabbage soup diet. As awful as it sounds.

OPINION: Here I am again, exactly the same weight as I started last year, feeling like I'm standing at the bottom of Mount Everest looking doubtfully at the peak.

A Budget for the battler family

OPINION: Struggle Street has emerged as the biggest winner in Bill English's chop-and-change fiscal affair.

Bill English

Editorial: Changes ahead for beneficiaries

On its surface, the Budget delivered by Finance Minister Bill English yesterday was unflashy and low-key.

business

Businesses warned: adapt or lose

Businesses must adapt to digital or fade away, says Geri Ellis, general manager of social and digital media at Vodafone NZ.

"If you don't cannibalise your own business, someone else will do it for you," business owners told.

The deal to clean up Lake Ellesmere

Will dairy intensification pay for better water quality?

This home and studio overlooking Lyttelton Harbour, designed by First Light Studio and Makers of Architecture, won a small project architecture award.

Christchurch homes look good to architecture judges

Winning homes in Canterbury's Architecture Awards have in common the sort of style many homeowners would covet.

sport

Aiken slots 52 goals in Firebirds' win over Tactix

Romelda Aiken slotted 52 goals in the Queensland Firebirds' 68-43 win over the Mainland Tactix in Blenheim.

Firebirds' shooting star racks up avalanche of goals as hosts the Mainland Tactix are crushed 68-43 in Blenheim.

Top of the table tussles end in stalemates

Both top of the table games ended in action-packed stalemates in the Mainland premier league competitions.

Crusaders flanker Richie McCaw anxiously watches the final minutes of Saturday night's match in Sydney after being yellow carded for an incorrect ruck entry. The Waratahs won 32-22.

Todd Blackadder vows to keep on fighting

Crusaders coach won’t surrender his job or allow his team to hoist the white flag following their latest defeat to the Waratahs.

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The thing about weight

Yuck, the seven-day cabbage soup diet. As awful as it sounds.

OPINION: Here I am again, exactly the same weight as I started last year, feeling like I'm standing at the bottom of Mount Everest looking doubtfully at the peak.

Christchurch homes look good to architecture judges

This home and studio overlooking Lyttelton Harbour, designed by First Light Studio and Makers of Architecture, won a small project architecture award.

Winning homes in Canterbury's Architecture Awards have in common the sort of style many homeowners would covet.

Recharge by the river

The view of the stunning Southern Alps is the real attraction.

This retreat is set among the scenic valley of the Hurunui River. Pack for stargazing, roaming and a soak in the outdoor tub.

One for the birds

Akaroa Harbour views extend from the nearby Woodills Track.

At dusk, the silvery notes of the native birds steal all the attention from the sweeping views.

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