Helicopter pilot Brad Maclachlan is in Christchurch Hospital after being injured in a crash on the West Coast.

Crash pilot's condition is serious

Brad Maclachlan remains in intensive care after a helicopter crash on the West Coast.

$1.8b for Canty roads

Almost $1.8 billion will be spent by NZTA improving Canterbury's transport network

5 min ago  Earthquake repairs and motorways are the focus of road upgrades in next three years.

Murdered teen's dad dies

7:24 PM  The father of murdered Ashburton teenager Kirsty Bentley has died after a battle with cancer.

Vegetation fires strike rural Canty

7:39 PM  A vegetation in the Selwyn district will take hours to dampen down.

Digger joyrider pleads guilty video

Teen admits drunk-driving loader through Christchurch but denies assault charges.

Coast pubs pinged for breaches

Patrons were so drunk they couldn't walk, were vomiting and urinated on themselves.

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Govt misses red zone clearance target

The view over the Christchurch suburb of Dallington after red zone house clearances.

Cera has pushed the deadline to demolish or remove residential red zone buildings to the end of July.

Canterbury home building continues to slow

House building in Christchurch continues to slow, with the number of new home approvals down 30 per cent from late last year.

Stray cow causes crash in Canterbury

Staff culture blamed in patient's death

The Rebuild

Govt misses red zone clearance target

The view over the Christchurch suburb of Dallington after red zone house clearances.

Cera has pushed the deadline to demolish or remove residential red zone buildings to the end of July.

Shand's Emporium touches down

Christchurch's oldest wooden commercial building was spotted dangling above the central city on Saturday.

Prime Minister John Key is set to unveil new plans this week for managing the Christchurch rebuild.

Who will take over from Cera?

The new leaders of Christchurch's earthquake rebuild will be announced this week.

Opinion

Statute threatens free speech

The Harmful Digital Communications Bill is meant to protect people from cyberbullying, but does it go too far and set up a system that can be used to stifle free speech?

New statute designed to curb offensive behaviour online is cumbersome, unnecessary and a potential threat to free speech.

Sloppy law may curb free speech

OPINION: Exercising your right to free speech in New Zealand might just be about to get a little bit riskier.

The city council has opted to repair the quake-damaged Christchurch Town Hall for $127.5m.

Who'd pay for Town Hall repair blowout?

OPINION: Contractor Hawkins has $127.5m to do the job. Can it do it?

business

Govt misses red zone clearance target

The view over the Christchurch suburb of Dallington after red zone house clearances.

Cera has pushed the deadline to demolish or remove residential red zone buildings to the end of July.

Canterbury home building continues to slow

House building in Christchurch continues to slow, with the number of new home approvals down 30 per cent from late last year.

Business confidence in Canterbury has slumped as residential rebuild work starts to flatten and low milk prices depress the farming community.

$100m a week spent on rebuild

Business confidence in Canterbury has slumped as fewer homes are built, rental returns drop and uncertainty hits dairying.

sport

Bisman's contribution remembered

Ron Bisman's legacy in harness racing will not be forgotten.

7:03 PM  An icon of harness racing media will be laid to rest on the Sunshine Coast on Wednesday.

Phoenix to rise again in Christchurch

Wellington Phoenix will be back in Christchurch this season against the Central Coast Mariners.

Norm Berryman's trademark infectious smile lights up a Crusaders training session in 2000.

Berryman tribute from other Norm

Norm Berryman and Norm Maxwell shared more than the same first name and Northland heritage.

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Bone Thugs arrive in NZ

Bone Thugs 'N Harmony play two shows in New Zealand this week – but where is Flesh'n'bone?

American hip hop group Bone Thugs ’N Harmony turn up – but where is Flesh'n'Bone?

New Regent Street's hospo boom video

New Regent St was humming when Prince Harry caught the tram during his visit to Christchurch earlier this year.

Carlton Bar & Eatery to open in New Regent St as hospitality continues to flourish and some retailers struggle.

Teen finds solace in the simple act of drawing

Smith finds solace from her drawing.

Drawing helps Jessica Smith forget about her dyslexia.

Woolston Brass rally for champs video

Christchurch's Woolston Brassband perform at Wigram Air Force Museum under the direction of Tyme Masters.

Prestigious Christchurch band Woolston Brass prepared for the national championships with a special gig.

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