Fiona Stewart and Bailey Perryman, founders of Cultivate Christchurch, have been selected as finalists in Gardena ...

Urban farm helps at-risk youth video

A Christchurch pair helping at-risk youth through a network of urban farms have been named as finalists in Gardena Gardener of the Year 2016.

New Gormley unveiled

The second part of Sir Antony Gormley's Stay, installed at the Christchurch Arts Centre.

12:23 PM  A year after its first half was installed, the much-talked about art work by sculptor Sir Antony Gormley is complete.

Project that never was

Another anchor project – a cultural centre – looks unlikely to ever be built. What happened?

Sydenham shape as team to beat

1:29 PM  Former Black Caps veteran Chris Harris shows no sign of slowing down.

Rugby should stand by Filipo video

OPINION: NZ Rugby should have fought harder to defend its Losi Filipo position.

'Million Dollar Mike' bankrupted

Liquidator to file a claim for $1.6 million on behalf of creditors.

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Department mum over employee

A government employee is facing three charges in the Dunedin District Court.

0 min ago  Government worker facing charges including threatening grievous bodily harm still on full pay.

'This disease has hurt my kids'

1:35 PM  Two men talk about surviving addiction to help others.

Revellers gather for Seafest gallery

Drinking water quality improving

The Rebuild

Anchor project that never was

An impression of Christchurch's cultural centre. Ngai Tahu is "not pursuing funding for such a project at this time".

Another of Christchurch's anchor projects – a cultural centre – looks unlikely to ever be built. What happened?

Council to sell key Riccarton site

The old council service centre and library site, pictured front centre, now up for sale.

City Council is selling the Riccarton site which was the subject of failed land swap negotiations.

Red zone outline on its way

Ivan Iafeta has announced the first steps to deciding what will happen with red zones along the Avon River corridor.

New red zone use details progress, but no completion date or funds.

Convention centre breakdown forecast

The convention centre has cost nearly $85 million for planning and land acquisition.

Exit plans in play months before convention centre partnership breakdown.

Tone deaf exit of EQC boss hits wrong note

Outgoing Earthquake Commission chief executive Ian Simpson was praised for his oustanding leadership by his chairman.

In the news that EQC boss Ian Simpson would be leaving his job at the end of the year, one word shone like a beacon – outstanding.

Opinion

Reality is up for debate

Donald Trump supporters wear matching shirts as they wait for their hero at a rally in Iowa.

The highs, lows and deepest weirdness of the week's news.

Port Hills park a tribute to community spirit

Tussock Hill Farm will soon become part of a vast public park on the Port Hills.

There is a generous act behind a new Christchurch park.

Rugby should stand by Filipo video

Rugby is the best hope for redemption for Losi Filipo (right).

OPINION: NZ Rugby should have fought harder to defend its Losi Filipo position.

Steve Tew's nursery rhyme learnings

SATIRE: With Nursery Rhyme Land being mired in scandal, we go straight to the top and speak to CEO Steve Tew.

Another baby step towards red-zone future

Empty red-zoned residential land along the Avon River offers huge opportunities for Christchurch but the wait for ...

When will real progress be made on the future of Christchurch's red-zoned land?

business

Tourism spend hits $49m

Tourists at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Tekapo.

A $49 million tourism spend has the Mackenzie District outstripping visitor hotspots Wanaka and Rotorua.

Canty house prices 'flat'

Home values in Christchurch peaked in May.

A quiet market is flattening off Canterbury house prices.

Low fares to stay

Air New Zealand chief executive Christopher Luxon addresses shareholders.

A flood of new airline services and carriers will keep fares at low levels over the next year.

Met Shop moves online

The Met Shop co-owner Terry McDavitt with Moana the Moa. The Wellington store is closing early next week but an online ...

After 26 year around Cuba St, weather and science instrument retailer shutting its doors.

'Million Dollar Mike' bankrupted

Mike McDonald has been associated with several mining companies on the West Coast..

Liquidator to file a claim for $1.6 million on behalf of creditors.

sport

Wary Canterbury make changes

Ben Volavola has been named to start at first five-eighth ahead of Richie Mo'unga for Canterbury's match against ...

Key playmaker Richie Mo'unga rested for Taranaki match as Razor puts his trust in Ben Volavola.

Hewett keen to coach Canterbury

Dave Hewett, who worked as an assistant coach with the Crusaders for six years and now wants to coach Canterbury, made ...

Logic suggests Dave Hewett should be at very short odds to be appointed Canterbury's next head coach.

Sydenham shape as team to beat

Veteran all-rounder Chris Harris is back for yet another season with two-day champions Sydenham.

Former Black Caps veteran Chris Harris shows no sign of slowing down.

Schmidt the next 'Landers coach?

Highlanders boss Roger Clark met with Joe Schmidt (pictured) when he was recently in New Zealand, but speculation ...

Highlanders will keep in touch with Joe Schmidt, but could choose next coach from within.

Leo Carter out until early December

Leo Carter, left, touches gloves with Canterbury and East Christchurch Shirley team-mate Ken McClure last summer.

Young opener ruled out for start of Plunket Shield.

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A legacy of service

Rosemary McBryde met Bruce Carr on a flight from Auckland. They were soon married and were inseparable for 57 years.

"We were together for 57 years, but 57 years wasn't enough time with Rosemary Carr."

Laing, O'Neill and Harwood still got it

Sharon O'Neill, Shona Laing, Debbie Harwood perform in Christchurch this weekend as part of The Church Tour 2016.

REVIEW: Singing the kiwi classics, Maxine and Glad I'm not Kennedy, the trio finish their tour at Christchurch's Cardboard Cathedral.

New Gormley sculpture unveiled

The second part of Sir Antony Gormley's Stay, installed at the Christchurch Arts Centre.

A year after its first half was installed, the much-talked about art work by sculptor Sir Antony Gormley is complete.

New sculpture ready for reveal video

A matching sculpture by Sir Antony Gormley will be unveiled at the Christchurch Arts Centre on Saturday.

An identical twin for the man in the Avon, plus 12 new artworks around central Christchurch.

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