Southbridge's Peni Manumanuniliwa.

Prayers against racial abuse video

5:00 AM  Canterbury club rugby player Peni¬†Manumanuniliwa prays he won't be the victim of racial abuse.

Booze crackdown row

Pubs and bars in Christchurch are facing tougher restrictions on their opening hours.

5:41 AM  Christchurch bars will appeal 1am closing saying it will cripple Victoria St and make Dux Live uneconomic.

Should NZ Football have stood up?

5:00 AM  OPINION: What did NZ officials do to address corruption in Fifa and what did they do to secure tournaments?

Farmers go deeper in debt

5:00 AM  Average Canterbury dairy farmer will be $300,000 out of pocket in the year ahead.

CBHS triumph over Christ's

Christchurch Boys High set a new record winning 80-0 against Christ's College.

Implosion delayed

The implosion of Christchurch's old central city police station building has been further delayed.

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Fanfare takes shape

The fanfare sculpture at the Main North Rd/State Highway 1 off-ramp intersection is starting to take shape.

5:00 AM  One of the biggest public sculptures in New Zealand is starting to take shape on the edge of Christchurch.

Targeted rates priority for ECan

5:00 AM  Targeted rates will underpin Environment Canterbury's (ECan) new Long Term Plan.

Council helps city's homeless

"They were a nice family" video

The Rebuild

Wrong visa leads to fine

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

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

Red zone compensation plan delayed

A revised buyout offer for the owners of vacant, commercial and uninsured properties in Christchurch's residential red zones has been delayed two months.

Lilly Cooper has lost a bitter court dispute with her sister and brother-in-law over a central Christchurch building.

Investor loses family dispute

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


Fifa clean-up long overdue

Sepp Blatter

5:00 AM  Powerful corruption indictments from US federal justice authorities have started the long-awaited clean-up of world football's governing body.

Italian city reveals differences in quake recovery approach

5:00 AM  OPINION: Roger Sutton visited the earthquake-damaged Italian city of L'Aquila and found marked differences between its post-quake experience and that of Christchurch.

Furnishing a house with brand new furniture in New Zealand is an expensive exercise

Furniture in NZ is overpriced

5:00 AM  OPINION: It turns out that furnishing a house is as difficult here as buying one.


Arena Capital in receivership

Jimmie McNicoll, director of Arena Capital.

A Christchurch-based investment firm subject to a Serious Fraud Office probe is in receivership.

Arvida maiden FY result in line with guidance

Retirement village operator Arvida Group reports a maiden net profit of $3.1m.

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.


Australian pumped up for Kiwis big day

Glenferrie Bronte and Amanda Turnbull winning their last start in Australia.

Australian trainer Amanda Turnbull excited to chase Harness Jewels Diamonds.

Big Bird still chasing his All Black dream

5:00 AM  Crusaders lock Dominic Bird refuses to write-off his World Cup chances with the All Blacks.

Good track key for Dezzies Dream

Sabin Kirkland is hoping to get Dezzies Dream's get back to winning form at Riccarton.

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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.

Review: San Andreas film a sea of cliches

Carla Gugino and Dwayne Johnson race to rescue their daughter in San Andreas.

REVIEW: An absolutely atrocious film, that just happens to have some world-class stunts and special effects.

Photographer captures mum-daughter beauty

Jane Bates and daughters Ashley, 10 and Olivia, 12, have been captured on camera for Kate Christie's photographic book for the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation.

Photographer Kate Christie is photographing women for her breast cancer fundraiser book.

House build "a long journey, but worth it"

Craig and Rowena Douglas's home sits on a 2500-square-metre block in a semi-rural subdivision in Lincoln.

What do you do if several companies behind the house you are planning go belly up? Take on the project yourself.

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