Driver taken to hospital after crash at one of Christchurch's busiest intersections.
People spill into the street as a magnitude 5.8 quake that "sounded like a freight train" shakes lower South Island.
5:24 PM Man who died on the operating table was not told his surgeon was working under restriction.
Hundreds were stranded as thick fog forced flight cancellations in Christchurch.
Two hunters shot and more than 10 firearms seized as duck shooting season opens.
6:03 PM A young pedestrian has been taken to hospital after an accident in Hornby.
A quad bike fatality on a West Coast farm over the weekend was the second death on the same farm.
EQC told Linda and Geoff Facer weeks ago they were "probably" over cap from the 2010 earthquake.
OPINION: The Islamic veil "has became the universal symbol of oppression and backwardness," says a former Iranian now living in Christchurch.
OPINION: Hilarious names are the only thing to envy at Gloriavale, says 'Chastity Fortitude.'
Christchurch City Holdings will no longer be able to make investments without council approval.
Graduate Alex Pole's health-restoring breakfast recipe led to her setting up a new start-up business.
Former All Blacks back does a U-turn on Super Rugby assistant coaching role, opting to stay with Tasman instead.
The Mainland Tactix were shut down at the hands of New Zealand's trans-Tasman league leaders the Northern Mystics, losing 61-53 after an inconsistent performance in Auckland.
The curious tale of X Factor, "hatbeard'' and a Christchurch music pastor and vocal coach.
The Court Theatre's latest play, Constellations, reviewed.
Organisers of a Christchurch river clean-up hope their efforts will stop people "[dumping] their rubbish for free".
Udo Benecke foresaw many of today's global ecological problems well ahead of his time.