The old Calendar Girls building on Hereford St is being pulled down to make way for the East Frame development.

Calendar Girls coming down

Strip club's recently-vacated building demolished to make way for East Frame.

$30m hotel for CBD

The Holiday Inn Express hotel planned for Gloucester St, Christchurch.

The 14-storey, 120-room Holiday Inn Express will open in Gloucester St next to the Cathedral Junction precinct.

Simon Barnett's heroic rescue video

Dancing with the Stars winner and radio host describes pulling a woman from a car wreck.

Ferrymead apartments to return

This time, the Waters Edge apartment building by the estuary will be a low-rise.

Left dangling 160m up

Queenstown adventure-seeker left hanging after an equipment malfunction.

SmileDial founder runs for CDHB

Kelly Dugan wants more action from the health board, so he's running for a seat.

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Maia Health raises $2.2m

Michael Flatman, chief executive of the Maia Health Foundation.

Plans for an expanded hospital rooftop helipad closer after $2.2m pledged for new Christchurch health charity.

Science of a predator free NZ

Deadly toxins, genetic intervention and poison falling from the sky are among an arsenal of tools.

Defending champion Saracens storm into North Canterbury playoffs

Prison for repeat drink-driver?

The Rebuild

Calendar Girls coming down

260716 NEWS Photo: Joseph Johnson
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.

$30m hotel a post-quake first

The Holiday Inn Express hotel planned for Gloucester St, Christchurch.

The 14-storey, 120-room Holiday Inn Express will open in Gloucester St next to the Cathedral Junction precinct.

Ferrymead apartments to return

Demolition under way on the Waters Edge apartments in 2012.

This time, the Waters Edge apartment building by the Avon-Heathcote Estuary would be a low-rise.

City buyers shun poky homes

Some buyers are concerned that cramped apartments, such as some overseas (pictured), are being constructed in ...

Christchurch developers cramming poorly-designed apartments into small spaces are frustrating potential buyers wanting central city living.

Making Chch 'edgy' video

Could Christchurch's biennual Festa light festival be used to promote the city as "edgy"?

Christchurch needs to become an "edgy 21st century city" to attract its share of the tourism boom.

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.

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.

Strategy paints bleak picture

The Christchurch Visitor Strategy uses stale data and alarmist claims to create a bleak picture of the local tourism ...

OPINION: The Christchurch Visitor Strategy uses stale data and alarmist claims to create a bleak picture of the local tourism industry.

More men needed in social work

Men needed: From left, whanau worker Andrea Tan, CYF social worker Jonelle Galbreath talking to Flora Sta.Ana about ...

Social work is a tough job. Why are hardly any men doing it?

business

Calendar Girls coming down

260716 NEWS Photo: Joseph Johnson
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.

$30m hotel a post-quake first

The Holiday Inn Express hotel planned for Gloucester St, Christchurch.

The 14-storey, 120-room Holiday Inn Express will open in Gloucester St next to the Cathedral Junction precinct.

Prison for repeat drink-driver?

Sarah Jane Arrow, 45, was four times over legal limit, on a zero alcohol licence - and claimed to have the sun in her ...

Sarah Jane Arrow, 45, was four times over limit when she hit a pedestrian onto rocks. Now she faces a possible jail term.

Demand prompts more airline seats

Singapore Airlines and South Korea's Asiana are bringing in more tourists this summer.

South Korea's Asiana Airlines will have a weekly charter service to Christchurch over summer.

Ferrymead apartments to return

Demolition under way on the Waters Edge apartments in 2012.

This time, the Waters Edge apartment building by the Avon-Heathcote Estuary would be a low-rise.

sport

Cashmere Technical dumped out of English Cup

Western's Daniel Thoms, right, struck as they surprised Cashmere Technical 2-0 in the English Cup quarter-finals.

Western upset Cashmere Technical in English Cup.

Defending champion Saracens storm into North Canterbury playoffs

Saracens V Ashley July 23 at Southbrook

The Bus honored, Glenmark's big turnaround and Saracens storm into playoffs in a big weekend of North Canterbury rugby.

Strokemakers urged to bat time video

Tom Latham says patience the key attribute for Black Caps batsman as test programme starts in Zimbabwe.

Black Caps must adapt to slow surface against inexperienced Zimbabwe attack.

Southbridge cox rows in Rio

09052016 NEWS Photo: Mark Taylor  Fairfax.
 Rowing NZ media day, Lake Karapiro 
Womens Eight ,
Francie Turner Coxswain , ...

Francie Turner, the cox in the New Zealand women's eight, will be rowing in Rio.

Rakaia chase fourth straight Watters Cup crown

Rakaia's Nete Caucau takes the ball into contact  overpowered Celtic in Saturday's Watters Cup rugby semi-final.

 Rakaia advanced to a fourth straight Mid Canterbury final while Southbridge got the better of Waihora in Ellesmere's top-of-the-table clash.

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christchurch life

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

Some of the best of the fest video

Miss Sharon Jones! looks at the life and career of ones of music's unsung heroines.

Christchurch's annual feast of cinema gets under way on Thursday. The Press previews 13 titles from the vast selection of choices on show.

Grandmother's legacy lives on

Te Iwi Matthews, 10, plays the piano at the Christchurch Music Academy.

Te Iwi's grandmother left her a special gift in music when she died.

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