Cindy George and her children, Teuruaa, Telyzshaun and Pio.

'A tragic, terrible accident' video

An Ashburton mother and her three children could have died up to a week ago, police say.

Woman found dead

Police have cordoned off a Dunedin street after a woman's body was found.

A man has been arrested after a woman was found dead in a Dunedin house.

Mum bashed girl 

Woman beat her daughter for secretly staying overnight at a friend's house.

$28,000 of meth seized

An ounce of methamphetamine with a street value of $28,000 was seized after police raided a Kaiapoi home.

Drug trial collapses

What was supposed to be a six-week trial has been abandoned in the first week.

'It never should have started'

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee slates eco-friendly urban village project.

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Drug trial collapses

A drug trial collapsed this week for reasons that are suppressed.

What was supposed to be a six-week trial has been abandoned in the first week.

$28,000 of meth seized

An ounce of methamphetamine with a street value of $28,000 was seized after police raided a Kaiapoi home.

Dunedin man shot

Helicopter pilot making "good progress"

The Rebuild

'It never should have started'

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has slated the eco-friendly urban village project, Breathe.

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee slates eco-friendly urban village project.

Christchurch business community cheers rebuild transition plan

Christchurch business leaders pleased with the Government transition proposal

An artist's impression of the new Christchurch convention centre.

Convention centre could be scaled down

"Commercial rigour" needs to be applied to Christchurch convention centre, PM says.

Opinion

Eden-type project for Canterbury

An aerial view of the Eden Project proposed for Christchurch.

OPINION: Christchurch desperately needs a major tourism attraction. People need a reason to visit.

Baby gender predictions inescapable

OPINION: OPINION: I’d rather wait for a scan to tell me whether I am expecting a boy or a girl, but my friends have it all figured out.

Germany's Dustin Brown looks like some sort of Rastafarian rap star.

Dustin Brown: 'An alien force' video

OPINION: He looks like a Rastafarian rap star, but played like an alien force to defeat Rafael Nadal.

business

'It never should have started'

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has slated the eco-friendly urban village project, Breathe.

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee slates eco-friendly urban village project.

Is Taco Bell coming to NZ?

Mexican-themed chain could make an entrance here through fast-food giant Restaurant Brands.

An artist's impression of the new Christchurch convention centre.

Convention centre could be scaled down

"Commercial rigour" needs to be applied to Christchurch convention centre, PM says.

sport

Sunny Ruby shines bright at Addington

Sam Smolenski is over the moon with Sunny Ruby's season that finished with a national record on Friday night.

Harness Jewels winner has put an exclamation mark on her bid for three-year-old trotting filly of the year.

Mes commits to Tactix

Boost for Christchurch-based trans-Tasman netball team as Silver Ferns attacker signs on for 2016.

Doni Prastiyou and Electronic Motion go past Super Trouper and Samantha Collett to win at Ashburton on Friday.

Electronic Motion back from the brink

Aaron Taylor is labelling Electronic Motion back to his best and he could not be more proud.

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Team effort to win All Blacks tickets

Raewyn Murray is rallying her community for a competition to win 50 tickets to an All Blacks test match. 
The competition is being run by The Press in partnership with ASB. Photo: Emily Spink/Fairfax NZ

It's game on for a Christchurch community chasing tickets to an historic All Blacks test match.

'What people order says so much'

The last meal of 49-year-old Ronnie Lee Gardner, convicted of murder, burglary and robbery, as recreated in Henry Hargreaves' No Seconds series.

US-based Kiwi photographer brings his exhibition about death row prisoners' last meals home to NZ.

Kidsfest celebrates 'Year of Light'

The feature moon lantern by Julian Southgate is part of the lantern parade event to launch KidsFest 2015.

Wrap up warm and prepare to party at the lantern parade to launch Kidsfest on Saturday night.

Cancer treatment for hearts

Nick Lowther is working on a new technology that could help save lives.

New research is looking at treating irregular heart beats with radiotherapy.

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