The Alpine Fault is visible from space where the Southern Alps meet the West Coast.

Megaquake could 'unzip' south video

The Alpine Fault ruptures roughly every 300 years - the last time was in 1717.

PM goes hi-tech

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

John Key said developers should be commended for two buildings he opened in Christchurch.

'Absolute waste of money and time'

Nikki Ross used to love her tidy family home but after battling with EQC, she never wants to live there again.

Will a deal stick?

Christ Church Cathedral working party  "farcical" and "pointless" if  recommendations not binding, says campaigner.

Explosion before fire

Neighbours feared the worst after hearing an explosion before a blaze broke out in Templeton.

Tiny hut design winners

A Shell Chapel, a Mini Marae and a Turret are among the five winning tiny hut designs that will be built in New Brighton.

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'It just doesn't seem fair'

Richard Ryan with his wife and four daughters.

Dad-of-four, police officer and community man Richard Ryan has died from a terminal illness.

Facing up to sexualisation of children

What role does New Zealand play in the sexualisation and global exploitation of children?

'Final warning' for water rule breakers

New wards, new competition

The Rebuild

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.

'Absolute waste of money and time'

The Woolston home, as it currently looks.

Nikki Ross used to love her tidy family home but after battling with EQC, she never wants to live there again.

Ex-bankrupt's insurance standoff

Steve and Natalya Reuben pictured outside their home in Avondale.

A discharged Christchurch bankrupt is in a bitter standoff with his insurer, which says it cannot pay him out for his home.

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. 

Calendar Girls coming down

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The old Calendar Girls building in Hereford Street with a big mural now under ...

Chch strip club gets demolished to make way for residential development.

Opinion

Fixing our murder law stuff nation

The 17-year prison sentences for the manslaughter of Moko Rangitoheriri drew a public outcry as some thought the two ...

OPINION: This is why we need "degrees" of murder and corporate manslaughter charges.

Pest scheme a start but more money needed

Stoats are on the Government's hit list as it strives to meet a 2050 deadline for a predator-free New Zealand.

The private sector will have to stump up heaps of money to make the Government's pest strategy work.

Ode to unknown shopper

Why do we need celebrity chefs like the coy Nigella Lawson?

OPINION: In a time of mayhem, murder and Trump I bring you a celebration of the ordinary, my Hymn to the Unknown Shopper.

Online abuse of women must stop

Women are overwhelmingly the victims of online abuse. But what can be done to stop the vicious comments and bullying?

Vicious online abuse of women has to stop but how do you do that while maintaining a forum for others?

From student farce to American tragedy

Donald Trump voters are driven by a toxic mix of moral indignation and violent desire to punish an American they no ...

OPINION: Trump voters driven by toxic mix of moral indignation and violent desire to punish a US they no longer recognise.

business

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.

'Absolute waste of money and time'

The Woolston home, as it currently looks.

Nikki Ross used to love her tidy family home but after battling with EQC, she never wants to live there again.

Extra Qantas flights for Christchurch

Daily Qantas flights between Christchurch and Melbourne will begin in December.

Qantas is launching new services between Christchurch and Australia in time for Christmas.

Ex-bankrupt's insurance standoff

Steve and Natalya Reuben pictured outside their home in Avondale.

A discharged Christchurch bankrupt is in a bitter standoff with his insurer, which says it cannot pay him out for his home.

Ryman says pay better

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Ryman Healthcare Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held at the Diana Isaac ...

Happy residents and happy staff makes for happy shareholders, says Ryman Healthcare.

sport

New role for Gardiner

Angus Gardiner, newly appointed Crusaders  general manager for professional rugby.

Angus Gardiner is stepping aside as Crusaders team manager to take up a new role at the franchise.

Heaven Rocks staying home

Heaven Rocks overcomes a rocky start to beat home Astro Boy in a trial at Rangiora on Wednesday.

Breeders Crown trip off with more maturity needed for star pacer in the making.

Semi-final showdown in Central

Maniototo and Clyde-Earnscleugh will meet in a semifinal match at Ranfurly on Saturday.

Reporter Rhys Chamberlain previews this Saturday's Central Otago rugby semi-finals.

Queenstown man Rio bound

The Olympics rings and mascot.

"Being part of the show is going to be something really memorable.'' - Queenstown tennis coach Lan Bale.

Best of British for Cats

Former Black Stick Rachel McCann will be a key performer for Canterbury in the national league.

Overseas guest players to bolster Canterbury Cats.

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christchurch life

Weather gods smile on Sunset shoot

Scottish model Agyness Deyn stars in Sunset Song, which was partly shot in Canterbury.

Canterbury-shot Sunset Song set to make debut at Film Festival

Sumner gets a new bakery

Bohemian Bakery in Sumner is owned by Maka Angyalova.

The Bohemian Bakery is open in Sumner and Mediterranean Foods is doing Friday night dinners.

Best pork in NZ revealed

Akaroa Butchery and Deli's owner Brendon Foster.

A Canterbury butchery has taken out the title of New Zealand's Ham of the Year.

When Christchurch was our creative capital

The late Dame Ngaio Marsh, pictured in 1977.

Ngaio Marsh, Colin McCahon, James K Baxter, Allan Curnow, Toss Wollaston - they were all in Christchurch in the inter-war years

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