Man who died when a crayfish dive went wrong was "careful and methodical" diver.
Police have named the 26-year-old who died after his car crashed in Timaru yesterday.
8:23pm Body found in Port Hills is that of rebuild worker missing for more than a fortnight.
It's every driver's own personal hell - stuck in a summer traffic jam that snakes back for kilometres as icecreams melt and tempers fray.
Police tracked down three people who fled when their car smashed into an onramp bridge near Lyttelton today.
Sound of music rings out from Bealey Ave church's 110-year-old organ for the first time in years.
At Christmas time, all I want to hear from my boyfriend is "Can I help?" However knocking him down with a hose helped alleviate tension.
Fonterra's advance monthly payments to its suppliers this spring went unusually close to breaching its end-of-year payout forecast.
If you could somehow tap the energy bouncing around the walls inside Chinwag Eathai, you could light the city with it.
Hard to believe but the last time NZ played a test in Christchurch was nine years ago at Jade Stadium.
"A fun family project" is how Mark and Nicola Wilson describe doing up their 14-foot 1972 Oxford caravan. The end result is enough to tempt anyone on a camping holiday.
The sounds of kids splashing and giggling in the Scarborough Paddling Pool will be heard again tomorrow.
Christchurch bars are preparing for an influx of holiday revellers this afternoon when many workers are knocking off for Christmas.
A bike share scheme for the central city will go ahead thanks to the success of an online fundraising campaign.
The proposal was high-tech (with a remote-control chopper) but the wedding was beautifully rustic.
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