Jordan Davidson prepares to tuck into one of the million-odd pizzas consumed by Kiwis every week.

Millions of pizza boxes dumped video

We Kiwis love our pizza. The trouble is the mess we leave behind after the noshing stops.

Body found at beach

Body found on Rangitata beach.

A body has been recovered from Rangitata beach, south of Ashburton.

Danger of discredited vaccine advice

4:13 PM  One mums missed the birth and first week of her baby's life after falling ill to the common flu.

Get your thermals out

Bitterly cold winds, rain and possibly snow are due to hit Chch.

Crusaders out of contention video

Rugby side sink to their worst finish since 2001, all but failing to make the playoffs for just the fourth time in their coveted history.

Stunning Christchurch homes

See the winning homes in Canterbury's Architecture Awards.

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Marine drill baffles beach-goers

Project Jonah trainees learn techniques on how to save marine mammals at Scarborough Beach on Sunday.

1 min ago  A stranded PJ the Pilot Whale and Moko the dolphin attracted a sea of curious onlookers on Sunday.

'Blizzard-like' conditions predicted

5 min ago  It'll be windy, wet and even a little snowy tonight, with weather warnings issued for most parts of the country.

Hunt for missing woman

Dog survives stingray attack

The Rebuild

Southern Response may get more money

Finance Minister Bill English says the Government will support Southern Response to meet all its earthquake claims, even if costs go over the $1b support Government has already committed.

Government promises to back Southern Response's quake claims even if company needs more than the pledged $1b.

Extra money for Christchurch rebuild

The Government has announced it will spend an additional $108m on operational aspects of Christchurch's rebuild.

Government's Christchurch rebuild bill leaps by $1.1b

The Government's estimated contribution to the $40 billion Christchurch rebuild has jumped $1.1 billion in a year.

Opinion

The thing about weight

Yuck, the seven-day cabbage soup diet. As awful as it sounds.

OPINION: Here I am again, exactly the same weight as I started last year, feeling like I'm standing at the bottom of Mount Everest looking doubtfully at the peak.

A Budget for the battler family

OPINION: Struggle Street has emerged as the biggest winner in Bill English's chop-and-change fiscal affair.

Bill English

Editorial: Changes ahead for beneficiaries

On its surface, the Budget delivered by Finance Minister Bill English yesterday was unflashy and low-key.

business

Businesses warned: adapt or lose

Businesses must adapt to digital or fade away, says Geri Ellis, general manager of social and digital media at Vodafone NZ.

"If you don't cannibalise your own business, someone else will do it for you," business owners told.

Southern Response may get more money

Government promises to back Southern Response's quake claims even if company needs more than the pledged $1b.

The Selwyn-Waihora watershed feeds into Te Waihora-Lake Ellesmere, which shamefully is New Zealand's most nutrient-polluted lake.

The deal to clean up Lake Ellesmere

Will dairy intensification pay for better water quality?

sport

Bird, Blair play vital roles as Lincoln win

Crusaders lock Dominic Bird, pictured playing for Canterbury against Southland last season, led Lincoln University to an important victory in his 50th club game last Saturday.

3:51 PM  Crusaders past and present played pivotal roles in league leaders Lincoln University's emphatic win over their student rivals from the University of Canterbury.

Hayden Paddon shines in Rally of Portugal

Kiwi Hayden Paddon sits eighth after the opening day of Rally Portugal.

Crusaders captain Kieran Read has lamented the similarities between Saturday night's loss to the Waratahs and the 2014 Super Rugby grand final defeat to them, also in Sydney.

Crusaders' Sydney deja vu video

Captain Kieran Read's mind turns to last year's final as the Waratahs first-five again ruins the red-and-blacks' party.

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christchurch life

The thing about weight

Yuck, the seven-day cabbage soup diet. As awful as it sounds.

OPINION: Here I am again, exactly the same weight as I started last year, feeling like I'm standing at the bottom of Mount Everest looking doubtfully at the peak.

Christchurch homes look good to architecture judges

This home and studio overlooking Lyttelton Harbour, designed by First Light Studio and Makers of Architecture, won a small project architecture award.

Winning homes in Canterbury's Architecture Awards have in common the sort of style many homeowners would covet.

Recharge by the river

The view of the stunning Southern Alps is the real attraction.

This retreat is set among the scenic valley of the Hurunui River. Pack for stargazing, roaming and a soak in the outdoor tub.

One for the birds

Akaroa Harbour views extend from the nearby Woodills Track.

At dusk, the silvery notes of the native birds steal all the attention from the sweeping views.

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