IAG New Zealand chief executive Jacki Johnson has good reason to look pleased.

NZ's top earner is a woman

IAG New Zealand chief Jacki Johnson earns more than $4 million and might be the country's top earning executive.

New cathedral deal

The future of the iconic Christ Church Cathedral is yet to be confirmed.

An independent consultant will be brought in to negotiate plans for Christ Church Cathedral.

Fire at recycling plant

9:03 PM  A fire has caused extensive damage to an Alexandra recycling company.

Abuser identified video

Police have identified the man who racially abused Fijian rugby player Sake Aca.

Botanic Gardens tea kiosk to reopen

The public will influence the future use of Christchurch's Botanic Gardens tea kiosk.

Bull hit by train

A stray bull hit by a train near Oamaru was "a bit gruesome", police say.

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Mob attack followed resignation

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A senior Mongrel Mob member was bashed at his Christchurch home after resigning from the gang, a court has heard.

Vice chancellor payout offends

Lincoln University staff are "incensed" management misread their mood about the departure of its vice chancellor.

Demolition behind schedule

Next stage of coastal pathway to open

The Rebuild

Host of events mark 2010 quake

The clock at the old railway station on Moorhouse Ave stopped at 4.35am, when the September 2010 earthquake hit.

Where to go to mark five years since the big September shake of 2010.

Major changes to quake building rules

The scene on Colombo St in Christchurch after buildings collapsed on to two buses during the February 2011 earthquake.

Government halves timeframe to make the country's most earthquake-prone buildings safer.

Car park demolition continues

Demolition work is progressing on the Manchester  St car parking building.

Demolition work on the Manchester St car parking building is expected to be finished by November.

Christchurch house prices up 30 per cent since quakes

Christchurch's house prices are rising slightly, and rents have fallen.

Christchurch's housing market is being described as steady and settled, five years after the start of the earthquakes which threw it into upheaval.

Basilica restoration going ahead

Work on the restoration of Christchurch's quake-damage Catholic cathedral will start before the end of the year.

A $45-million revamp of Christchurch's quake-damage Catholic cathedral has been given the green light.

Opinion

How to stop the racist jerk in a crowd

Sake Aca, who was subjected to racial taunts while playing rugby, has forgiven his abusers.

OPINION: Carl Davidson examines the phenomenon of "groupthink" when asking the question, is Christchurch racist?

Redcliffs' future needs decision

A decision on whether to allow the return of pupils to Redcliffs School has been delayed again.

A further delay to the decision on the future of Redcliffs School is not good for parents, pupils or the school.

Midwives deserve pay boost

Midwives have taken their claim for equal pay to the High Court at Wellington.

Pay parity for midwives is must, writes Johnny Moore.

What the forklift?

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The 2015 Nelson Arts Festival, Michele A'Court, Stuff I Forgot.

Terms of endearment can get lost in translation, writes Michele A'Court.

Time for voters' decision on flag

Ngaio school children at Te Papa yesterday for the launch of the four final flag designs.

The debate over the flag referendum has now reached the point where voters get to decide. Everyone should participate.

business

NZ's top earner is a woman

IAG New Zealand chief executive Jacki Johnson has good reason to look pleased.

IAG NZ chief Jacki Johnson earns over $4m and might be the country's top earning executive.

Host of events mark 2010 quake

The clock at the old railway station on Moorhouse Ave stopped at 4.35am, when the September 2010 earthquake hit.

Where to go to mark five years since the big September shake of 2010.

Toyota Starlet used in Dunedin ram raids

Thirsty Liquor in Concord, Dunedin, was ram raided on Thursday

Police are investigating ram raids of two Dunedin liquor stores.

Countdown doubles up in Ashburton

General Distributors Ltd has confirmed a second store is to be built in mid Canterbury.

Countdown is to open second supermarket in mid Canterbury.

Major changes to quake building rules

The scene on Colombo St in Christchurch after buildings collapsed on to two buses during the February 2011 earthquake.

Government halves timeframe to make the country's most earthquake-prone buildings safer.

sport

Canterbury outclass hapless Turbos

Manawatu's Heiden Bedwell-Curtis attempts to tackle Canterbury flanker Matt Todd.

Canterbury had too much polish and power for Manawatu, romping to a 57-7 NPC win.

Tevin Arona back in his happy place

Tevin Arona is loving life back in Canterbury at his junior club and now playing for the Canterbury Bulls.

Tevin Arona's son Tiane-James might only be one, but the Canterbury Bulls have plenty to thank the infant for.

Fijian player's abuser identified video

Sake Aca says he has forgiven the person who abused him at a club match.

Police have identified the man who racially abused Fijian rugby player Sake Aca.

Christen Me heading to Oamaru

Vicky Purdon, Christen Me and Cran Dalgety will be hoping for plenty more Group I success this season.

Cran Dalgety will line up Christen Me at Oamaru after his resuming run in the Maurice Holmes Vase.

Schwarz ready for a familiar foe

Tom Schwarz (c) will pull on his yellow Cashmere Technical jersey against his old club Caversham on Saturday in the South Island Football Championship playoff

Cashmere Technical have a chance at winning a third South Island Football Championship title this weekend, and for captain Tom Schwarz, it'll be a familiar team on the opposite side of the pitch.

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Show lost to quakes finally opens

Jason Reekers as King Arthur and Warwick Shillito as Patsy in a new production of Monty Python musical Spamalot.

A theatre show lost to the Canterbury earthquakes will finally have its premiere on Friday night.

Cathedral of light rises video

Inflatable artwork Arboaria has popped up in Cathedral Square as part of the Christchurch Arts Festival.

Timelapse shows large and colourful inflatable artwork rise into the Christchurch skyline.

Release the Kraken

Trygve Wakenshaw's absurd silent comedy show Kraken opens in Christchurch on Friday night as part of the Christchurch Arts Festival.

Award-winning Kiwi performer Trygve Wakenshaw is worried he is going to get a hostile reaction to his first ever performance in Christchurch.

How good is the Everest movie?

Jason Clarke plays Kiwi mountaineer Rob Hall in the movie Everest.

REVIEW: Based on the tragic 1996 disaster on Mt Everest this is epic cinema - entertaining and emotionally enervating.

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