Alicia Scroggins, 21, was hiking in Nepal when the earthquake struck. Her family and friends have not heard from her since.

Kiwi among missing in Nepal

The family of a Christchurch-born woman missing in Nepal are praying for her safety.

Child's death probed

Police are investigating how 15-month-old Leith Allan Hutchison died from head injuries.

12 min ago  Police examine "several" scenes after 15-month-old boy dies from head injuries

A long road to mental recovery

9:56 AM  After recovering, there is the recovering from the recovering. It can take 10 years.

'Live Central' a dead duck

9:30 AM  OPINION: I love the Avon River but selling central city living as "world class waterfront development" is a bit rich.

Mum stresses pregnancy scans video

Mum who opted for a 4D ultrasound found her unborn baby had a rare brain condition.

Bars may sue city council

Hospitality industry threatens legal action if city council tightens alcohol rules.

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Missing tramper's pack found

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Searchers find pack and raincoat believed to belong to a tramper who may have been swept down a flooded river.

Weather: Downpours to ease

Heavy rain should ease as drivers are urged to be wary of surface flooding and potholes.

Mum still grieves daughter killed at Cave Creek

USAR team heads to Nepal

The Rebuild

Rebuild pace 'extremely disappointing'

Property developer and independent hearings panel member, John Sax.

Christchurch's slow rebuild is "extremely disappointing" and the city council should bear much of the blame, a prominent business leader says.

Rebuild programme 'at full capacity'

Tower Insurance appears to be cash-settling its remaining customers after closing its rebuild programme.

The Christchurch bus exchange construction is in full flight.

Deadline looms for bus interchange

The company building the Christchurch Bus Interchange is boosting its workforce as the deadline to complete stage one looms.

Opinion

Helen Kelly: Keep up the pressure

CTU President Helen Kelly says pressure to improve worker safety has worked in forestry and now the agricultural industry is the target.

OPINION: Workers need a three-pronged approach to improve safety in the workplace.

Was pony-tail pulling a political act?

Did the Prime Minister pull Amanda Bailey's pony-tail because her "strong political  points of view" conflicted with his own?

A man cries as he walks on the street while passing through a damaged statue of Lord Buddha a day after an earthquake in Bhaktapur, Nepal April 26, 2015. Rescuers dug with their bare hands and bodies piled up in Nepal on Sunday after the earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu valley, killing at least 1,900, and triggered a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest.  REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Editorial: A decades-long recovery ahead

Nepal's recovery from the earthquake on Saturday will take decades. It must aim to make a more resilient country.

business

New tenants eyed for The Colombo

The Colombo offers a variety of retail outlets including coffee and design options.

Demand for space ramping up as The Colombo mall in Christchurch moves to next stage of development.

Rebuild pace 'extremely disappointing'

Christchurch's slow rebuild is "extremely disappointing" and the city council should bear much of the blame, a prominent business leader says.

The site where the bulk of the Christchurch railway station used to stand is now up for sale.

Buying an icon

The former site of Christchurch's landmark railway station is on the market.

sport

First win of season for Chch Utd

Christchurch United gained their first win of the Mainland Premier League season beating Ferrymead Bays 1-0.

Maz Quinn wins Canty open surf title

Maz Quinn (above) pulls a massive "hack'' on his way to winning the premier open event of the Canterbury men's surfing championships.

Rob Ashton, representing Johnsonville skipped the winning team at the national club fours title in Tauranga last weekend.

Ashton wins national bowls fours

Rob Ashton representing Johnsonvill has combined with Grant Wakefield, Dick Williams and Sy Baker to win the National Club Championship Fours held in Tauranga at the weekend.

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Following in his father's footsteps

New School of Fine Arts director Aaron Kreisler is following in his artist father's footsteps.

Aaron Kreisler is now head of the school where his artist father was taught a generation before him.

Poignant acts of remembrance

Glyn Harper’s Dark Journey chronicles with unrelenting detail New Zealand’s bitter and bloody experiences on the battlefields of Northern France during World War One.

Walking to inspire

Lynda Donnell (right) is helping to inspire others to get active, with the help of Sport Canterbury's Beth Hickland.

Between Zumba classes, badminton, aqua jogging and leading two walking groups, there are few times when Lynda Donnell is not being active.

10 art galleries to see in Christchurch

Rachel Ratten, My Great Uncle's Dog (2015), oil on linen, at Chambers241.

Despite what you may have heard, contemporary art is alive and well in Christchurch.

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