The kitchen was left a mess.

Horror house tenants have history

Family that left Dunedin home in "indescribable" mess earlier left "inches of faeces" in a Christchurch home.

Rich-lister gets subsidy

Antony Gough at his riverside development, The Terrace.

12:58 PM  Antony Gough's given $300,000 grant to make Terrace development energy efficient.

'A bloody tragic thing'

19 min ago  Neighbours heard commotion before a man was found dead in Christchurch.

Key hints at beach contribution video

1:45 PM  PM not ruling out a "modest" Government contribution to public bid to buy Awaroa Inlet.

Capturing summer in a snap gallery

Taking a great shot of a 4-year-old who doesn’t like photos is never easy.

Catholic bishop Barry Jones dies

Christchurch's Catholic diocese mourning death of "humble and stoic" bishop.

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News

The treasures of the herbarium

Ines Schonberger sorts through the 630,000 plant samples at the Lincoln herbarium.

12:52 PM  Plants collected in NZ in 1769-70 still exist and tell stories.

Man crushed by truck

A man has died after he was crushed by a truck ramp in Hornby, Christchurch.

Woman's body recovered

Hitch-hiker's gear stolen video

The Rebuild

Rich-lister gets $300,000 subsidy

Antony Gough at his riverside development, The Terrace.

Antony Gough's given $300,000 grant to make Terrace development energy efficient.

Convention centre will happen - Mayor

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

Christchurch will be getting a convention centre, the city's mayor says.

Stonewood Homes in 'final stages' of reinvestment

Stonewood Homes Christchurch is seekng reinvestment and has warned customers of potential delays.

One of Canterbury's biggest home builders is seeking fresh investment and has warned customers of potential building delays.

Convention centre certainty 'too early'

The site of the proposed new convention centre, pictured in 2015.

Canterbury's earthquake boss has cast major doubt on whether Christchurch's long-awaited convention centre will be built. 

More million-dollar apartments for city

The Millbrook Apartments on Carlton Mill Rd will be rebuilt, but the homes will be larger.

Two new apartment towers offering million-dollar homes are to be built in Christchurch.

Opinion

Beaches, bargains and black holes

Denis Tipene helps put down a hangi at Okains Bay on a Waitangi Day free of politics and strife in Canterbury.

It was a week of talking about a beach.

Editorial: Yes to fee for tourist trampers

The Tongariro Crossing is one of the sites where international tourist numbers are putting acute pressure on DOC resources.

OPINION: The tourist boom is straining New Zealand’s resources.

Keeping it classy with John Key

"Getting her point across! She sure did! Get it? Ha! Oh gee I'll get in trouble with the PC crowd for that one."

SATIRE: Pontificating from the lofty reaches of a shock-jock show.

Is Chch a victim to iconoclasm?

Is the neglect of the Christ Church Cathedral since the earthquakes a form of iconoclasm?

OPINION: Iconoclasm demonstrates the immense power of art and cultural objects.

Rebuilding in the red zone a reality

Courtenay Dr, one of the worst-damaged streets in Kaiapoi, could be remediated and rebuilt on, experts say.

Kaiapoi residents got a taste of the future last week when the Waimakariri District Council released its draft plan for the town's red zone.

business

Rich-lister gets $300,000 subsidy

Antony Gough at his riverside development, The Terrace.

Antony Gough's given $300,000 grant to make Terrace development energy efficient.

What will Business NZ do this year?

Kirk Hope has big plans for small business.

Newly appointed chief executive Kirk Hope runs through his goals and priorities for the busy year ahead.

Convention centre will happen - Mayor

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

Christchurch will be getting a convention centre, the city's mayor says.

Stonewood Homes in 'final stages' of reinvestment

Stonewood Homes Christchurch is seekng reinvestment and has warned customers of potential delays.

One of Canterbury's biggest home builders is seeking fresh investment and has warned customers of potential building delays.

Former prime minister's home for sale

Former prime minister Sid Holland lived at 74 Derby St, Christchurch when his National party government was elected in 1949.

Former prime minister Sid Holland's old home in Christchurch is on the market.

sport

Bowler angry at being left out

Where are all the disabled bowlers? Peter Horne would love to be playing in the Wellington Canterbury Quadrangular Tournament at his home club in Naenae. Disabled bowls was left out for the second year in a row and Horne wants to know why.

Peter Horne angry that disabled bowlers have been left out of a tournament.

Courageous Luisanabelle Midfrew comes back form near death to special win

Nigel McGrath pulled off a remarkable training effort to get Luisanabelle Midfrew back to win the $150,000 Listed NZ Yearling Sales final.

Nigel McGrath pulls off stunning training performance to get classy filly back to her best

Courier delay sees Roulston fined

Hayden Roulston was fined for wearing his New Zealand kit.

New Zealand cyclist Hayden Roulston was fined $150 for wearing the wrong kit on the opening day of the national track championships.

One survivor from Hinds' final

Central Hinds captain Kate Broadmore is the only survivor from the last time the Central Districts women were in a national final. They play Canterbury at Rangiora on Sunday.

The Central Hinds of today are vastly different from the last team that was in a final.

Larsen expects Ko resurgence

Nicole Broch Larsen was the clubhouse leader at the NZ Open.

The NZ Open's early leader accepts Lydia Ko is still a major threat.

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The treasures of the herbarium

Ines Schonberger sorts through the 630,000 plant samples at the Lincoln herbarium.

Plants collected in NZ in 1769-70 still exist and tell stories.

Taste testing at Noodle Markets

A selection of dishes from the Night Noodle Markets.

The night was warm, the beer was flowing, and the queues were long - but what was the food actually like?

Night Noodle Markets - the menus

Tasty meat skewers are proving hugely popular at the markets.

Read our full list of menus for each stall at Christchurch's Night Noodle Markets and decide ahead what you want to try.

Noodle markets still heaving

The Collier and Munro families came together for a night with noodles.

The queues were a little shorter, and the wait times were a little less - but the appetites were just as large.

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