Sea-side village will be under 2.5m of water if a large tsunami hits at high tide.
10:54 AM Snow, sleet and hail have hit the deep south, and will blast their way north up the South Island.
10:15 AM A man rescued was rescued from cold waters as he clung to a Waimakariri Bridge pylon.
Creditors worry a rebuild company appears to have abandoned Christchurch.
Three senior police officers are taking a $1.5m defamation case against their boss.
Smoke alarms alert family to an early morning house fire in Avondale.
10:33 AM Severe weather hits country with snow and ice in the south and severe thunderstorm risk for the north.
A coin-operated dance floor and a bar made out of scaffolding inspire documentary about the Christchurch rebuild.
OPINION: For the Crown to simply uncouple its claws from the rebuild, walk away and turn it all over to the council would be cataclysmic.
Sir Tim Smit has a "rock and roll" approach and a big vision for Christchurch.
Schools should seek to resolve threats of litigation through mediation rather than the courts.
OPINION: If everyone who voted for their Labour candidate in last year's election had also given Labour their party vote, National would have lost, Chris Trotter says.
The brand is Cocaine Skis, because snow is an "addictive white powder that costs lots of money".
Monster Slide has emerged on the radar of an Australian consumer watchdog as angry customers demand refunds from a postponed event.
Having dropped well down the pecking order, the giant lock is looking forward to a fresh start with the Chiefs.
Steve Dolan has put his neck on the chopping board and come up with fillet steak.
An independent Christchurch cinema has gained national recognition on the eve of its 30th birthday.
Intellectually disabled students challenge prejudice in rap music video.
Monkeys, masks and Freddie Mercury all inform Kiss the Fish, a play presented by the Indian Ink theatre company in Christchurch this week.
A small Canterbury school has embraced its country roots in its bid for free All Blacks test match tickets.