Richie McCaw and Dan Carter run onto Nelson's Trafalgar Park for their last home game for the Crusaders.

Home away from home for heroes

Nelson fans give Crusaders' heroes  a spectacular send-off at their final "home" game.

Shaw to co-lead Greens video

James Shaw, from Wellington, has been named the Green Party's new co-leader.

The Green Party has found a replacement for Russel Norman.

'Day my heart broke'

A year ago Shane Summerfield lost his wife and daughter, but the pain won't stop.

Life after a double mastectomy

"What I always said was, I love my boys more than I loved my chest."

Paraplegic marathoner on track

Terry O'Neill has several marathons to his name, but none like this.

City's squeegee heist

29052015 News Photo: Emily Spink/Fairfax Media. Challenge Tuam St has had squeegies stolen by young window washers.

Christchurch petrol stations blame young window-washers for a spike in forecourt squeegee thefts.

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ECan a 'dictatorship': Conservationists

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Ecan meeting. Peter Skelton, left, and Donald Couch.

Some Hurunui landowners are bemoaning life in the "grips of a dictatorship".

Diary of a Chch bus passenger

I am the passenger and I ride and I ride. I stay under Metro Bus Service glass.

Living with Frankencat

Art gallery to reopen in December

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Diary of a Chch bus passenger

Generally we are not on the "loser cruiser" because we want to be.

I am the passenger and I ride and I ride. I stay under Metro Bus Service glass.

Bringing it all home video

A Christchurch home recycled from the tip of the chimney to the bones under the floor.

The New Brighton pedestrian mall is looking run-down and empty, and locals choose to shop in other suburbs.

Finally fixing New Brighton

New Brighton is in a dilapidated state and locals have finally had enough.

Opinion

Will the crusader rise again?

Pope Francies wears many hats, but television fan isn't among them. The papal caps are sometimes called zucchetti.

OPINION: A charismatic man who crusades for the poor, the downtrodden, the sick and the lame is sacrificed on Black Friday.

Earthquakes find faultlines in human hearts and minds

OPINION: When it comes to the funding of mental health services, Canterbury deserves to be made a special case.

PussPuss when an innocent kitten. Hard to believe he now holds grudges and wants to kill.

Living with Frankencat

OPINION: I am paraphrasing the great English novelist Mary Shelley when I say, "I have created a monster".

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The New Brighton pedestrian mall is looking run-down and empty, and locals choose to shop in other suburbs.

Finally fixing New Brighton

New Brighton is in a dilapidated state and locals have finally had enough.

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Crusaders aim to restore pride after poor season

Dan Carter returned to form as the Crusaders thrashed the Hurricanes at Nelson's Trafalgar Park on Friday night.

7 min ago  The Crusaders finally respond to their critics but is it too late to make the Super Rugby playoffs?

From Nelson College to the Crusaders

Mitchell Drummond and David Havili, two former Nelson College team-mates, both started for the Crusaders in their 35-18 win over the Hurricanes on Friday night.

The All Stars stable of Mark Purdon and Natalie Rasmussen look set to dominate the Harness Jewels.

Purdon gives insight into All Stars Jewels team

The All Stars stable of Mark Purdon and Natalie Rasmussen look set to dominate the Harness Jewels.

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Finally fixing New Brighton

The New Brighton pedestrian mall is looking run-down and empty, and locals choose to shop in other suburbs.

New Brighton is in a dilapidated state and locals have finally had enough.

The dumpling sisters' story

Julie and Amy Zhang

These two 'Chiwis' first burst into the international food scene two years ago thanks to Jamie Oliver.

Salute performance 'emotionally charged'

NZ Army Band and the Royal New Zealand Ballet's collaboration in Salute, a WW1 commemorative programme.

Salute, the New Zealand Ballet’s commemorative programme marking the World War One centennial is choreographically diverse and emotionally charged, presenting a multitude of challenges for the company’s dancers.

Sleeping Beauty on Ice cancelled

Imperial Ice Stars' Sleeping Beauty on Ice will not come to Christchurch and Dunedin

Shipping error forces cancellation of South Island Sleeping Beauty on Ice shows.

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