'Very very rare' stranding

Porpoise found washed up on Dunedin beach

Researchers say the stranding of a rare porpoise on a Dunedin beach does have an up side.
Ewan Fordyce

Burglar deported to NZ

4:55pm A burglar deported from Australia immediately began cutting holes in NZ shopping mall roofs.

Firms warned over migrant fees

4:06pm Many employers are not aware migrant staff are paying off fees up to $13,000 to come to NZ.

Rivers 'open sewers'

whitebaiting heathcote river Whitebaiters warned not to eat fish caught in Christchurch rivers, which are still contaminated following the earthquakes.

Pre-dawn Christchurch glow

Night photography isn't without its perils, Geoff Soper says, but the results can be spectacular.

It isn't about the six-pack

3:52pm The fitness industry creates products that make most people feel like failures, says author of a new book.

Shifting a red zone home

Romy Barbier The Barbiers are happy they are going to save at least one house from the wrecking ball.

Coast to Coast entries skyrocket

Cheaper entry fees and a new race director result in entries to the 2015 Coast to Coast up 60 per cent, say organisers.

'Very very rare' stranding

Pony racing world champ


Surprise supermarket wedding

The bride didn't know about it, celebs were there and cheerleaders got things started.

Restaurant to replace Clocktower

hornby clocktower The landmark Clocktower building in Hornby is being replaced by a national restaurant chain.

Knox rises from the rubble

A rebuilt copper-clad central-city church will be reopen in time for Christmas.

The Aussie angle

Town Hall rebuild pushing forward

Sophie Cusiel

Mt Pleasant rallies for pool

Community is on a mission to raise $115,000 to replace earthquake-damaged school pool facilities.

Kim could get Kiwi support

Kim Dotcom I quite like Kim Dotcom. I shouldn't, but I do.

Joe Bennett: It isn't easy being President

The job seems to have won. I, Barack Obama, have become my office.

Rail service a smooth option

Editorial: Serious issues need answers

Flock Hill

Editorial: Flock Hill not about land

Will the pre-election brouhaha over Flock Hill Station still be talked about next week?

Christchurch Airport profit drops

Christchurch Airport posts a near-15 per cent fall in annual profit, despite rising passenger numbers.

Aviva wins champion charity award

A charity well known for its work with victims and offenders of family violence has won a Champion Canterbury Award.

Synlait Milk takes top award

PGC announces EPIC offer

Foodstuffs Christchurch

Christchurch warehouse converted

Foodstuffs' former South Island distribution hub is being turned into a major Christchurch warehouse complex.

Excitement of that first egg

First egg of spring Nothing can explain the excitement of that first egg of the season.

Review: Shop Eight

Never before have I heard diners ask for more plates of the cabbage - a testament to the chef's quality.

Butchering since he was 16

Restaurant runners stopped in tracks


Welcome to The Villas

The Coffee House has expanded to encompass two villas on Montreal St, plus Khao San Road Bar opens on Victoria St.

Injunction to continue

Brendon McCullum Interim High Court injunction obtained by Black Caps skipper Brendon McCullum to continue for now.

A long time between drinks

Almost five years will have passed when Dan Carter finally makes his comeback for Canterbury against Southland next Sunday.

Heat on NPC officials

Record match haul humiliates

Graham Henry

'Carter should be picked'

Sir Graham Henry says Dan Carter making the ABs' top XV "that depends on form".

Christchurch's top five walks

Lyttelton The Port Hills offer a bird's eye view across the expansive Canterbury Plains to the Southern Alps. Most tracks are now open and ready to explore.

The big cat lady

Every morning, Orana Wildlife Park's carnivore keeper is greeted with hugs and loud purring by Boo and Lion, the playful cheetah cubs.

Mackenzie mini-break

Garden City in bloom

Costas Taverna

Your guide to dining out: Part II

Take a culinary journey through The Americas and Europe without leaving Christchurch city limits.


Pain behind extra 40kg

Blogger says her extra 40kg was not all sloth and laziness but fear, protection and lack of self-worth.

First egg of spring

Excitement of that first egg

Nothing can explain the excitement of that first egg of the season.

	 Jimmy Barnes

Jimmy Barnes playing NZ

Former Cold Chisel frontman Jimmy Barnes will play in Hamilton, Auckland, Christchurch and Dunedin.

Shop Eight

Review: Shop Eight

Never before have I heard diners ask for more plates of the cabbage - a testament to the chef's quality.

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content

Opinion poll

Do you care about mass surveillance?

No, not really.

Yes, I have a right to privacy.

It's a necessary evil.

I'm uncomfortable with it, but I don't know how it affects me.

Vote Result

Related story: What Christchurch thinks of spy revelations
Contact Us Press

• Newsroom 03-943 2827 or email reporters@press.co.nz
• Classified Ads: 03-3778778 or email goclassifieds@press.co.nz
• Display and Online Ads: 03-3648285 or email ad.sales@press.co.nz
• General inquiries: 03 379 0940
Subscribe to The Press
• Deliveries, subscriptions, holiday stop/starts: 03 364 8464, or email: news.sales@press.co.nz
• No paper or holiday stop/starts: action online
• Buy a photo
• Newspaper subscribers - register for the digital edition
• Make press.co.nz your homepage

Freeze out small

Freeze Out

Take our quiz for a chance to win a trip of a lifetime to Antarctica

Press supplements

At Home, I Do, Avenues, Winter Style

Read Press extras for Avenues, fashion, home design and weddings



Births, weddings, engagements

Death notices

Death notices

Death notices and in memoriam