Fearless Fred

Cat tossed from car loses leg

A cat flung from the window of a moving car has been dubbed "Fearless Fred" by SPCA staff.
Fearless Fred

Landfill to be park

Construction worker/ Hard hat 5:00am A Burwood dumping ground is to be turned into a park with nature and mountain bike trails.

Flock Hill to go to US company

5:00am US company will gain full control of a Canterbury high country station after appeal fails.

Scandal impact far from certain

5:00am OPINION: Revelations that the government may be spying on its citizens are momentous. | Public deserves answers | NZ spied on allies

Big tick for democracy

5:00am OPINION: I have crawled under the covers and literally wept actual tears about our democracy.

Changing demography affects voting

5:00am ChCh Central voters are older, richer and better educated - which could affect the seat.

CPIT chief thrown in deep end

CPIT revamp With her husband embarking on retirement, Kay Giles thought leaving busy Brisbane for a job in a sleepy Kiwi city was a good compromise for not doing so too.

Water tax may hit farmers hard

Canterbury farmers may be forced to pay the bulk of a $40 million a year irrigation tax.

City still struggles on consents

Cera set to hand over safety reins

Ryan Crotty

'Beard of Awesome' nears end

Ryan Crotty's "Beard of Awesome" will be missed by its owner who thinks maybe it helped him play better.

The Aussie angle

Aussie rebuild Australians are arriving in larger numbers wanting to "avago" in the Christchurch rebuild.

Town Hall rebuild pushing forward

Council asking potential contractors to look for innovative ways to reduce cost of restoration.

How rebuilt cathedral could look

$3k scheme lures in workers

Knox Church

Knox rises from the rubble

A rebuilt copper-clad central-city church will be reopen in time for Christmas.

One egg in Labour basket

David Cunliffe Labour has run a campaign focused on a single leadership personality - and it simply hasn't worked.

Government set-up could get hairy

Putting a government together after Saturday may prove to be a more than usually difficult task.

Editorial: Sensible council change

Rebirth still on paper

martin van beynen

The public deserves answers

Have we been misled by our leaders, namely Prime Minister John Key, about the scale of surveillance and, if we have, why?

Bankrupt, not beaten

carl Gifford Ex-owner of Carlucciland, an eccentric museum, mini-golf and paintball venue, is declared bankrupt.

Kathmandu HQ for sale

Kathmandu's new national head offices are for sale even before they are built.

Retirement villages may join forces

Kiwi firms suspended


Final Fonterra report released

The Commerce Commission has released a largely unchanged final report on Fonterra's base milk price calculation for the 2013-14 dairy season.

Restaurant runners stopped in tracks

Mexicano's Dine-and-dash customers at a Victoria St restaurant mean every group must now supply a credit card.

Host of eateries sprout up

It's tricky to keep track of all the new bars and restaurants opening in Christchurch.

Review: Pescatore

Compost a fun way to recycle

Generic photographing food

Selfies at the dinner table

Customers were spending so much time on their phones at a US restaurant recently, the average dining time went from one to two hours.

Fekitoa likely to get nod

MALAKAI FEKITOA Young No 13 set to start for ABs at second-five after Ma'a Nonu and Ryan Crotty ruled out of next week's test against Pumas.

CRFU cook-up off-field magic

An innovative marketing plan has crowds returning to AMI Stadium, but the balance sheet hasn't been compromised.

Nude player caught out

Lee-Lo let go by Crusaders

Tom Hubbard

Hubbard tastes more success

Previous experience on the Moutere course played an important role in Tom Hubbard's winning effort in the elite race of the Benchmark Homes cycling series.

Christchurch's top five walks

Lyttelton The Port Hills offer a bird's eye view across the expansive Canterbury Plains to the Southern Alps. Most tracks are now open and ready to explore.

The big cat lady

Every morning, Orana Wildlife Park's carnivore keeper is greeted with hugs and loud purring by Boo and Lion, the playful cheetah cubs.

Mackenzie mini-break

Garden City in bloom

Costas Taverna

Your guide to dining out: Part II

Take a culinary journey through The Americas and Europe without leaving Christchurch city limits.

Getting fit

Ready to make a change?

We would all like to get fitter, lose weight, drink less. Now is the time to do it, and share your journey.

Gerard Smyth

A fresh look at Chch

Gerard Smyth, the award-winning director of When a City Falls, reveal Christchurch through the lives of everyday people living in extraordinary times.

Ubu Nights

Free Theatre books gym time

Unique theme nights are breathing new life into the Arts Centre's Gymnasium.

Peter Gutteridge

The Chills star dies

Record label pays tribute to "great talent" of Peter Gutteridge, a pioneer of the Dunedin sound.

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