Students from St Margaret's College, Christchurch, on a trek in Nepal.

Students use quake experience

St Margaret's College students taught locals to "drop, cover, hold" in Nepal quake, principal says.

Five injured in crash

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Five people have been injured in a crash on Rangiora Woodend Rd, in North Canterbury.

Buying an icon

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

Holiday headaches

Most Kiwis will enjoy another day off tomorrow, but the law change has confused some. 

Staff of Kiwi business killed

1 min ago  Queenstown helicopter pilot Jason Laing is in the thick of a third fatal natural disaster in Nepal in a year.

A student's first dawn service video

At the dawn service in Cranmer Sq, Harrison Cooper's mind was elsewhere: Gallipoli. 

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Marlborough's maverick earthquake

A rockfall on the road to Rainbow Ski Area in Malborough, which is close to the epicentre of Friday's Moleswoth quake.

3:27 PM  What caused Friday afternoon's maverick earthquake and how might it be related to other recent shakes?

Huge turnout at dawn service

With crosses bearing the names of the dead in sight, thousands of Cantabrians gathered in Cranmer Sq at dawn to remember those killed at war.

Rolleston 1080 plant approved

Man threatens Work and Income staff

The Rebuild

Deadline looms for bus interchange

The Christchurch bus exchange construction is in full flight.

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

Fletcher cuts contractors

Major downsizing of the Fletcher-managed earthquake home repair programme will not slow progress in its final phase, the company says.

Tower Insurance appears to be closing its rebuild programme

Rebuild programme 'at full capacity'

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

Opinion

Elements of first Anzac Day are still with us

Symbolic poppies of remembrance were not introduced by the RSA until 1922.

OPINION: Elements of the first Anzac Day commemoration in Christchurch match those being held today.

Am I a failed feminist?

OPINION: I was pretty confident in my feminist status until my husband went away for work this week.

Rosie cafe worker Amanda Bailey (L) wrote: "The public had a right to be aware of how poorly their Prime Minister had behaved".

PM's ponytail fetish 'silly' gallery video

OPINION: John Key's ponytail fetish is stupid and weird but not bullying.

business

Deadline looms for bus interchange

The Christchurch bus exchange construction is in full flight.

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

Christchurch executives quit

The two top executives of a Christchurch stainless steel manufacturer announce their intentions to depart.

Tower Insurance appears to be closing its rebuild programme

Rebuild programme 'at full capacity'

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

sport

Concussed McCaw in doubt for Hurricanes blockbuster

Richie McCaw tries to clear his head after being knocked out tackling Lolagi Visinia.

15 min ago  Richie McCaw’s concussion incident has put him in serious doubt for the match against the Hurricanes next Saturday night.

Giants stand alone in first as Rams sent packing

Nelson Giants on top of NBL ladder after 92-83 win over Canterbury Rams on Friday.

Halfback Mitchell Drummond scoots to the tryline to score the Crusaders’ opening try against the Blues.

Crusaders find their groove to banish Blues video

Bonus-point win over the Blues at AMI Stadium keeps the Crusaders in Super Rugby playoff contention

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Christchurch singer tipped for stardom

Lyttelton singer Marlon Williams is tipped for international success.

Former Lyttelton choirboy Marlon Williams has released a debut solo album that it already been described as a masterpiece.

Review: Khao San Road

Khao San Rd is the corner bar attached to Spice Paragon in Victoria St.

The drinks are poured at the bar, but the bar snacks come fresh from the Spice Paragon kitchen.

The Eastern's last gig

Christchurch band The Eastern play their final show "for some time'' on Friday night.

Christchurch treasures The Eastern to play their final show for some time on Friday.

Teens set wheels in motion for charity

Joshua Mathews, 5, with St Margaret's College pupil Olivia Mendonca, who will be competing in a cycle challenge to raise money for the Champion Centre.

The wheels are in motion for a cycle challenge to raise money for Christchurch's "hidden jewel".

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