The Dirty Apron manager Tanya Kiyanova moved to the CBD from a suburban cafe and says the higher rents and lack of foot ...

More hospo casualties in city video

High rents, road works, more competition and lack of patrons add up to heap of financial trouble for some Christchurch hospitality outlets.

Waiting for progress

A large piece of land on the corner of Selwyn St and Rosewarne St is yet to be redeveloped, however a resource consent ...

For lease signs and graffiti line the windows of new shopfronts along Selwyn St.

One dead in shooting

17 min ago  Two people shot on Tuesday night in Invercargill, as neighbours report seeing a man "up to no good".

Motorcyclist seriously injured

6:18 AM  The rider suffered head injuries and broken bones in the crash.

Manji questions Brownlee move video

The first shots of an electoral showdown in Christchurch have been fired.

Canterbury river surges to life

"I don't know how it's doing that; I think someone's filling it up," 6-year-old Ruby McCall suggests.

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Kiwi climbers die in Fiordland

The pair were roped together traversing a "climber's Mecca" when a fall cost them their lives.

6:39 AM  The pair were roped together traversing a "climber's Mecca" when a fall cost them their lives.

Nasa balloon seen from Chch

That "bright stationary object" is headed for outer space - with an Anzac poppy in tow.

Wreath behind locked gates video

Protest mars Anzac service video

The Rebuild

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High rents, road works, more competition and lack of patrons add up to heap of financial trouble for some Christchurch hospitality outlets.

'It's going to take a while'

A large piece of land on the corner of Selwyn St and Rosewarne St is yet to be redeveloped, however a resource consent ...

For lease signs and graffiti occupy the windows of new shopfronts along Selwyn St.

Central city fights budget cut

This year is seeing a boost big in central Christchurch's business population.

Central Christchurch business group desperate to keep $100,000 council grant.

Residents want Linwood action

Residents "don't particularly like the visible signs of homelessness and some of the substance abuse".

Residents eager to see the declining Linwood Village redeveloped are fed up with "visible signs" of homelessness and substance abuse in the area.

Another big hotel for CBD

Part of the old Press site will be used for a hotel.

A major Japanese hotel group has bought land in Cathedral Square for about $7m to build a big hotel.

Opinion

Steady as she goes

The new Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee.

OPINION: Bill English's Cabinet reshuffle is deeply unexciting, but that's become his hallmark. If slow and steady wins the race, English's Government is a shoo-in for the elections.

Any luck with the water, mate?

The days of fly-fishing with nary a thought for the future health of our waterways has caught up with us.

OPINION: We didn't know how lucky we were. Now we can't swim in our rivers, let alone drink from them.

Why they went to war

Anzac Day services in Le Quesnoy, France. Street signs, dawn, service, Chief of Army of the NZDF Major General Peter ...

If we'd thought about it, would we have sent New Zealand troops to World War I?

Immigration suppressing pay rates

Telani Esene, left, Kristine Bartlett and Eneata Apineru celebrate their historic pay equity.

OPINION: New Zealand's immigration settings are keeping Kiwis out of jobs, suppressing pay rates and impacting house prices.

We must support all veterans

Kiwis should acknowledge the fallen and war veterans still living, both old and young. They and the organisations that ...

OPINION: Kiwis should acknowledge the fallen and war veterans still living, both old and young. They and the organisations that help them deserve our support.

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High rents, road works, more competition and lack of patrons add up to heap of financial trouble for some Christchurch hospitality outlets.

Quail Ridge loan nearly tripled

Senior First finances several retirement villages.

A little-known NZX-listed retirement funder has advance more money to a Kerikeri retirement village development.

Ex-rest-home now student digs

The land holding of a Kirkwood Ave, Christchurch former retirement care turned student hostel which has sold to an ...

A sure income stream from Canterbury University proved attractive to bidders.

'It's going to take a while'

A large piece of land on the corner of Selwyn St and Rosewarne St is yet to be redeveloped, however a resource consent ...

For lease signs and graffiti occupy the windows of new shopfronts along Selwyn St.

Most popular hotels

The Rees Hotel, Queenstown was one of 22 New Zealand hotels in the Loved By Guests Awards 2017.

Hotel rankings can make the difference for guest bookings.

sport

Jones stars as Rams rebound

Marcel Jones scored 39 points for the Canterbury Rams in their 17-point win over the Bay Hawks.

Thirty-nine points from Marcel Jones led the Canterbury Rams back to the winner's circle.

Bays beaten in Nelson

Goal mouth action as Nelson Suburbs goalkeeper Corey Wilson stretches to clutch a cross with a Ferrymead Bays forward ...

No change at top of Mainland Premier Football League after Ferrymead Bays stumble in Nelson.

Cheetah hunting for Crusaders

Scott Robertson, right, arrives to provide assistance to All Blacks team-mate Simon Maling during the test against the ...

Scott Robertson was on the spot when a Springboks supporter attacked the ref in Durban in 2002.

Tactix in strife

Netball Mainland board chairwoman Anne Marett says the retention and recruitment of players at the top level is a ...

There's no shortage of issues for the Tactix. Solutions must be found says Netball Mainland chairwoman.

Hawkins wasn't pushed - Tactix boss

Sue Hawkins's tenure as Tactix coach is over.

After five losses, Mainland Tactix coach Sue Hawkins has stepped aside for the good of the team.

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New cafe for Christchurch city

Grain Coffee and Eatery's owners Jonny Gudsell and Sophie Dewar in their new cafe.

Grain Coffee and Eatery has newly opened on Southwark St and an award-winning cafe is now open evenings.

Neat places: Baby-friendly cafes

Don't let having a tiny human stop you visiting Christchurch's cafe scene.

Head out with your tiny tots to explore some of Christchurch's baby-friendly cafes.

Getting fit for charity

A group from two Cadence Cycle studios will attempt to break a Guinness World Record by cycling constantly for 25 hours ...

A spin class is "setting the wheels in motion" to raise money for a potentially life-saving charity.

House of the week: Queenstown

Simon and Marion Botherway wanted space, simplicity and practicality when they commissioned Polish-born architectural ...

A Queenstown home full of art and music is also a playground for a family with four boys.

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