City's squeegee heist

10:42 PM  Christchurch petrol stations blame young window-washers for a spike in forecourt squeegee thefts.

Quake counsellors in "disbelief"

Southern director Relationship services Pablo Godoy says staff are devastated over the closure of the organisation and worried about the welfare of former clients.

Pablo Godoy has always been a leader in the psychosocial recovery of Cantabrians.

Teen tackles rugby racism

While her friends made speeches about hobbies and celebs, Kate McMillan took on racism

'Beautiful' boy dies video

Leon Jayet-Cole, 5, was a "kind-hearted, happy and cheeky kid", says family friend.

As it happened: Crusaders vs Hurricanes

Read our play-by-play coverage as the Crusaders beat the Hurricanes 35-18 in Nelson.

More jobs axed on West Coast

Up to 50 West Coast roading jobs could go in another economic blow to the region.

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Sheep billboards bring hope video

Mike Bowler, a drought-stricken sheep and cattle farmer in North Canterbury, has every morning since January fed grain to his sheep on a hill side beside State Highway 1 to form a word or symbol making light of a serious situation.

10:00 PM  The North Canterbury farmer who arranges his sheep into roadside billboards talks about the drought, and puts his sheep to work.

Quake counsellors in "disbelief"

Pablo Godoy has always been a leader in the psychosocial recovery of Cantabrians.

Police cannabis operation nabs 2800 plants

Fantails flock together in garage

The Rebuild

Barristers return to CBD

Barrister Simon Shamy is "delighted" to be back at an inner city premises.

A group of lawyers are returning to Christchurch's city centre after several years in the suburbs.

Investor loses family dispute

Christchurch property investor Lilly Cooper been ordered to pay over $500,000 to her sister and brother in-law.

29082013 Supplements Photographer John Nicholson/DominionPost. Stuart Boyce. Changed career from banker to tiler.

Wrong visa leads to fine

A Christchurch rebuild firm has been fined for hiring a tiler with the wrong immigration visa.

Opinion

Are Kiwis too meek to protest?

A protester from an anti-North Korean civic group chants slogans during an anti-North Korean rally on the 72nd birth anniversary of North Korea's late leader Kim Jong Il.

OPINION: North Korea is one of the world's most cruel and repressive regimes yet its under-20 football team is welcomed into NZ.

Fifa clean-up long overdue

Powerful corruption indictments from US federal justice authorities have started the long-awaited clean-up of world football's governing body.

US President Barack Obama, second from left, tours the L'Aquila area in central Italy four months after the earthquake which killed more than 300 people in 2009.

Quake-hit Italian heritage protected

OPINION: There was no question of demolition when a quake damaged the historic Italian city of L'Aquila, says Roger Sutton.

business
Customers and suppliers of Monster Slide events claim they are still waiting for refunds and payment, four months since it began a nationwide tour.

Monster Slide issues slide on

Four months have slipped by since it began, but the queue of angry customers and suppliers claiming they are owed money from the Monster Slide event remains.

sport

Nadolo runs hot as Crusaders win in Nelson video

Crusaders halfback Mitchell Drummond crashes over in the tackle of Brad Shields at Nelson's Trafalgar Park.

10:31 PM  So many questions remain unanswered after watching the Crusaders beat the Hurricanes 35-18 in Nelson.

Redemption on Canterbury Rams' minds

Co-captain Marques Whippy and the Canterbury Rams are vowing to redeem themselves after their pride was dented in their last game.

West Melton trainer Geoff Dunn and Venus Serena have a chance to become the first to win three Jewels crowns.

Dunn backing star duo to be in Jewels contention

Saturday's Harness Jewels will be the end of an era for Geoff Dunn and his star pacers have no intention of going out quietly.

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Salute performance 'emotionally charged'

NZ Army Band and the Royal New Zealand Ballet's collaboration in Salute, a WW1 commemorative programme.

Salute, the New Zealand Ballet’s commemorative programme marking the World War One centennial is choreographically diverse and emotionally charged, presenting a multitude of challenges for the company’s dancers.

Sleeping Beauty on Ice cancelled

Imperial Ice Stars' Sleeping Beauty on Ice will not come to Christchurch and Dunedin

Shipping error forces cancellation of South Island Sleeping Beauty on Ice shows.

Are you an innie or an outie?

Ragni Burrows is a national Latin ballroom dancing champion and works with a personal trainer at the gym for the best results.

Do you prefer hitting the gym or sticking to the great outdoors for your exercise fix?

Scottish clan gets new chief

Chief of the Clan Davidson, Grant Guthrie Davidson, 3rd of Davidston, was made chief in a ceremony in Christchurch at the Chateau on the Park.

The worldwide Clan Davidson has a new Kiwi chief.

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