Soul Turany

Who killed baby Soul?

Nearly two years after Soul Turany died from a head injury, no one has been charged.

Irish pub out, school in

Crown-owned company Otakaro Limited has transferred 2200 square metres of land on St Asaph St to the Ministry of Education.

Irishman Pub told to clear out as land transferred to Education Ministry for school.

'Spud king' sprouts $150m

Alan Pye is worth $350 million, but says he is happiest when driving a combine harvester.

Snowy end to the week for Dunedin

6:43 AM  Snow is on the way for Dunedin, while the rest of the South Island stays mostly fine.

'It's like having two wives' gallery video

Rob Young doesn't need two jet planes, but selling one of them is harder than he expected.

March in memory of Richard Ryan

Police officers will form a 500-strong guard of honour for cancer victim colleague.

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$11.5 million in unpaid rates

The Mitre Hotel in Lyttelton suffered damage in multiple earthquakes and has been fenced off since 2011.

Christchurch City Council took 30 property owners to court last year for failing to pay their rates.

Body found in fire-ravaged flat video

The discovery comes a day after two women were saved from an inferno at the Christchurch property.

Westport house fire

Phil Keoghan comes home

The Rebuild

A munted home is breaking them

Nikki Ross home before and after

Nikki Ross used to love her tidy family home. Now she never wants to live there again.

Hospital car park demolished

The Christchurch Hospital carpark building, on the corner of Tuam St and Antigua St, is being demolished.

Breakable objects in adjoining labs is making the demolition of Christchurch Hospital's car park building complex.

Ex-bankrupt's insurance standoff

Steve and Natalya Reuben pictured outside their home in Avondale.

Discharged bankrupt in bitter standoff with insurer, which says it can't pay him for his home.

PM opens architectural buildings in Christchurch

Russell Stanners, Vodafone Chief Executive, explains wireless phone charging to Amy Adams and John Key at the opening of ...

Prime Minister John Key said developers should be commended for two architectural projects he opened in Christchurch on Wednesday.

Crossing car park info delayed

An artist's impression of the new Crossing car park, being built on the corner of Lichfield and Colombo streets by the ...

Release of information about a a multimillion-dollar car parking deal between the city council and high-profile developer Philip Carter has stalled. 


A city with opportunity

Christchurch's new city centre has been perfectly designed to appeal to visitors – intimate laneways and courtyards, ...

OPINION: We are witnessing a modern, dynamic, boutique urban hub as it comes to fruition and our visitors love it already.

ECan has to keep its water promises

A harder line promised by Environment Canterbury on those who take too much water is a welcome step. But the council ...

Actions speak louder than words - ECan needs to ensure it fulfils promises to get tough on water

Sorry boomers, I'm not really ageist

"Well, when I say 'house' it was only a hole in the ground covered by a piece of tarpaulin, but it was a house to us!"

OPINION: Last week I blamed them for the housing crisis. But was I really out of line?

Return of cruise ships needed urgently

Something needs to be done to stop Christchurch missing out on cruise-ship passengers, seen here visiting Akaroa.

Christchurch is missing out on tens of millions of dollars each season while cruise ships go elsewhere.

Greed is good prevails

We're checking out on our last student party, that's what, all cheap plonk and cannabis.

OPINION: Business language has replaced the language of ethics, with its boring focus on fairness, and the world has never seemed more dangerous - in our lifetime - than it does now.


Lyttelton Port growth

A ship being unloaded in the Lyttelton Port at the container terminal.

OPINION: Lyttelton Port is spending a billion dollars in preparation for growth and serve bigger ships.

Spud king sprouts $150m

"Spud King" Alan Pye is worth $350 million, but is happiest when driving a combine harvester.

South Island's biggest fortunes revealed in "bible of wealth".

Rich, but not rich enough


Lorde, Taika Waititi, Sam Neill, Steven Adams. They've done alright. But how well?

Winter melt of farm permafrost

More newborn lambs will soon arrive in Mid Canterbury.

Winter has come in fits and starts as Mid Canterbury farmers prepare for lambing.

Andrea Moore turns to crowdfunding video

An Andrea Moore show at New Zealand Fashion Week, where the new I Am range will be launched.

The Kiwi fashion designer has big plans to grow her label though Farmers.


Dragons sign nine

Canterbury United captain Aaron Clapham has re-signed for another season.

Ex-All White Aaron Clapham will again lead Canterbury United in the national football league.

Crusaders coaches off to Bath

Tabai Matson (left) and Todd Blackadder will coach together overseas for the first time when they join English club Bath.

Todd Blackadder and Tabai Matson have confirmed they will join the English club.

New Crusader 'a massive talent'

Former Wallabies wing Digby Ioane played 35 tests the Wallabies before leaving in 2013 to play for clubs in France and Japan.

New coach Scott Robertson goes shopping. First on the list - Digby Ioane.

Cooper flags World Cup

Anton Cooper on his way to winning the Oceania cross-country championships in Queenstown in May.

Mountain biker Anton Cooper has flagged the final two World Cup events in favor of returning home for surgery.

Strangles found at racing stable

A racing stable has been placed in quarantine following suspected cases of the highly contagious strangles.

Suspected cases of the highly contagious disease found in Canterbury stable.

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A city with opportunity

Christchurch's new city centre has been perfectly designed to appeal to visitors – intimate laneways and courtyards, ...

OPINION: We are witnessing a modern, dynamic, boutique urban hub as it comes to fruition and our visitors love it already.

Plea for bigger, bolder city events

Dallas Tamaira from Fat Freddies Drop on the main stage at the Electric Avenue festival in Hagley Park.

Call for events to be ''stepped up a notch'' to attract cashed-up tourists to Christchurch.

What's on in Christchurch this week

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are playing at Horncastle Arena this week.

From Manfredini to Macklemore, it's music galore in Christchurch this week

'Embrace every moment'

Caleb Skene has lived with New Zealand's most common genetic disorder all his life but doesn't let it stop him living ...

Caleb Skene was told he would be dead by 18. Now 19, he's proving doubters wrong.

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