Ashburton suspect held

Police manhunt ends with arrest

Farmer tips off police to suspicious man after two die at Ashburton Work and Income.
Ashburton suspect arrested

Fog blamed in crash

microlight CAA determines fog and disorientation contributed to microlight crash last year that killed two West Coast men.

Home detention for fatal crash lies

Two men who lied to police about an accident that killed a man have been sentenced to home detention.

Work and Income, ACC offices closed

Work and Income and ACC offices in Canterbury have been closed after today's fatal shooting.

Rail plan a vote winner

OPINION: Labour's proposed $100 million Christchurch commuter rail plan should win plenty of support.

Double tragedy for crash family

Coroner says father's brain tumour may have contributed to accident at gold mine where son drowned.

Making transport efficient

road cones Labour promises "21st century rail system" to deal with Christchurch's traffic problems.

Blood used to steal rings

Blood was used as lubricant to get two silver swastika rings off man's fingers in a robbery, Crown says.

Battle over sewage mist spray

Woman trapped under a ute

Ryan Nelsen

Ryan Nelsen sacked

All Whites great loses Toronto FC job after publicly saying his boss "aggravated" his players.

Business tourism on the up

chch convention centre Christchurch convention organisers are upbeat that business tourism will remain on the front foot.

Thousands devalued

Foundation specialist condemns cheap fixes devaluing tens of thousands of homes.

Bars shift from SOL to Terrace

Town Hall repairs in limbo

Once in a lifetime

Essays reflect on rebuild

A new book of essays looks at the city rebuild through contemplative eyes.

Flabbergasted by land sale arguments

Debate The one thing that will transform our economy is significant investment and we cannot afford to do that alone.

Cities rise above tragedy, in time

If European cities can prosper after catastrophes, so can Christchurch.

Editorial: Collins right to resign

Not enough time for real work

rail

Rail plan a vote winner

Labour's proposed $100 million Christchurch commuter rail plan should win plenty of support.

Business tourism on the up

chch convention centre Christchurch convention organisers are upbeat that business tourism will remain on the front foot.

Building a bigger wage slip

Some jobs in the construction industry in Christchurch are winning salary increases of up to 15 per cent.

Tiny home at a tiny price

Consents a 'nightmare'

Rob Strickland

Rob Strickland starts new firm

Rob Strickland has started a new company despite allegedly owing $100,000 to subcontractors.

Bennett a brew believer

Martin Bennett. Martin Bennett doesn't look like a brewer, but when he's talking about beer his eyes light up.

Chch's food vs the capital

After a few days in Wellington, I'm feeling pretty positive about the Christchurch food scene.

Review: The Institution

New wine bar opening

Stranges Lane, bar, friends, nightlife

'We're not banning under-20s'

The new bars in Stranges Lane are an island of newness amid an urban wasteland.

Dagg's effort likely not enough

Israel Dagg It would appear Israel Dagg will not be earning a feel-good return to the All Blacks' test side this weekend.

Boys' High advance to national finals

Christchurch Boys' High held off a fast finishing Otago Boys' to secure their first trip to the top four national schoolboy rugby finals since 2006.

Bamford bags brace in Bulls' win

Tech thump Caversham in SI final

Shaun Johnson

Sudden-death comes early

The Warriors dismantling of the Titans has provided them with a win-and-in matchup in Penrith next weekend.

Review: The Institution

The Institution This petite New Regent St bar brings together some of the best things local vendors have to offer.

Review: Hachi Hachi

Hachi Hachi, Victoria St, is reminiscent of pre-quake Japanese eatery Wagamamas, with communal tables, served-when-ready dishes and wallet-friendly prices.

Your guide to eating out

Recipe: Bee-sting cake

Chicken

Best chicken dinners

A generous smoked chicken salad at The Carlton was the dish to beat.

Books

Festival offers new views on city

People from outside Christchurch can help Cantabrians to see their strange, ruined and hopeful city in new ways.

Nicky Hager

Most successful WORD festival yet

Sold-out shows and thousands of attendees have made this year's Christchurch writers festival one of the most successful yet, its organiser says.

Stranges Lane, bar, friends, nightlife

'We're not banning under-20s'

The new bars in Stranges Lane are an island of newness amid an urban wasteland.

Nicky Hager

Hager's relationship with hacker

The hacker who helped Nicky Hager did it because he thought Whale Oil blogger "was a p****".

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