Antony Gough crashed his car into a ditch on Tuesday afternoon.

BMW somersaults into a ditch

11:10 AM  "The car nose dived....it felt like we were in a washing machine," developer Antony Gough says.

Deaths 'devastating'

Sharwan Chand and Conor Smith.

11:20 AM  Pair were "experienced, competent" climbers, making their deaths more shocking, friends say.

Ex-rest-home now student digs

A sure income stream from Canterbury University proved attractive to bidders.

Warrant issued for absent fraudster

10:59 AM  Fraudster Ann-Marie Kathrine Smith was in Christchurch Hospital when she was due at court to repay her victims.

More cafe casualties in Chch video

High rents, road works, more competition and lack of patrons creating trouble for some outlets.

Canterbury river surges to life

Tthe riverbed was dry, but within minutes it was clear something was happening.

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Shirtless jokes a win

2016 Billy T Award winner David Correos.

13 min ago  "I'm a f**king weirdo," says rising Kiwi comedian David Correos.

The power of the krama

10:39 AM  "[Krama are] a really important part of Cambodian history, so for me it was about celebrating what was good and empowering these women."

Kiwi climbers die in Fiordland

Cloud lifts for warm Wednesday

The Rebuild

Christchurch bar casualties video

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High rents, road works, competition and lack of patrons hurt the city's restaurants and bars.

'It's going to take a while'

A large piece of land on the corner of Selwyn St and Rosewarne St is yet to be redeveloped, however a resource consent ...

For lease signs and graffiti occupy the windows of new shopfronts along Selwyn St.

Central city fights budget cut

This year is seeing a boost big in central Christchurch's business population.

Central Christchurch business group desperate to keep $100,000 council grant.

Residents want Linwood action

Residents "don't particularly like the visible signs of homelessness and some of the substance abuse".

Residents eager to see the declining Linwood Village redeveloped are fed up with "visible signs" of homelessness and substance abuse in the area.

Another big hotel for CBD

Part of the old Press site will be used for a hotel.

A major Japanese hotel group has bought land in Cathedral Square for about $7m to build a big hotel.

Opinion

Steady as she goes for govt video

The new Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee.

OPINION: Bill English's Cabinet reshuffle is deeply unexciting, but that's become his hallmark. If slow and steady wins the race, English's Government is a shoo-in for the elections.

Any luck with the water, mate?

The days of fly-fishing with nary a thought for the future health of our waterways has caught up with us.

OPINION: We didn't know how lucky we were. Now we can't swim in our rivers, let alone drink from them.

Why they went to war

Anzac Day services in Le Quesnoy, France. Street signs, dawn, service, Chief of Army of the NZDF Major General Peter ...

If we'd thought about it, would we have sent New Zealand troops to World War I?

Immigration suppressing pay rates

Telani Esene, left, Kristine Bartlett and Eneata Apineru celebrate their historic pay equity.

OPINION: New Zealand's immigration settings are keeping Kiwis out of jobs, suppressing pay rates and impacting house prices.

We must support all veterans

Kiwis should acknowledge the fallen and war veterans still living, both old and young. They and the organisations that ...

OPINION: Kiwis should acknowledge the fallen and war veterans still living, both old and young. They and the organisations that help them deserve our support.

business

BMW somersaults into a ditch

Antony Gough crashed his car into a ditch on Tuesday afternoon.

"The car nose dived....it felt like we were in a washing machine," developer Antony Gough says.

Christchurch bar casualties video

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High rents, road works, competition and lack of patrons hurt the city's restaurants and bars.

Quail Ridge loan nearly tripled

Senior First finances several retirement villages.

A little-known NZX-listed retirement funder has advance more money to a Kerikeri retirement village development.

Ex-rest-home now student digs

The land holding of a Kirkwood Ave, Christchurch former retirement care turned student hostel which has sold to an ...

A sure income stream from Canterbury University proved attractive to bidders.

'It's going to take a while'

A large piece of land on the corner of Selwyn St and Rosewarne St is yet to be redeveloped, however a resource consent ...

For lease signs and graffiti occupy the windows of new shopfronts along Selwyn St.

sport

Still no Sopoaga

Highlanders pivot Lima Sopoaga will miss a seventh consecutive game with a hamstring injury.

 Highlanders fans hoping for Lima Sopoaga's return will have to wait at least another week.

Jones stars as Rams rebound

Marcel Jones scored 39 points for the Canterbury Rams in their 17-point win over the Bay Hawks.

Thirty-nine points from Marcel Jones led the Canterbury Rams back to the winner's circle.

Bays beaten in Nelson

Goal mouth action as Nelson Suburbs goalkeeper Corey Wilson stretches to clutch a cross with a Ferrymead Bays forward ...

No change at top of Mainland Premier Football League after Ferrymead Bays stumble in Nelson.

Cheetah hunting for Crusaders

Scott Robertson, right, arrives to provide assistance to All Blacks team-mate Simon Maling during the test against the ...

Scott Robertson was on the spot when a Springboks supporter attacked the ref in Durban in 2002.

Tactix in strife

Netball Mainland board chairwoman Anne Marett says the retention and recruitment of players at the top level is a ...

There's no shortage of issues for the Tactix. Solutions must be found says Netball Mainland chairwoman.

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Shirtless jokes a win

2016 Billy T Award winner David Correos.

"I'm a f**king weirdo," says rising Kiwi comedian David Correos.

The power of the krama

Some Silk Island weavers with their children. Silk Island is a traditional silk weaving village a one hour boat ride ...

"[Krama are] a really important part of Cambodian history, so for me it was about celebrating what was good and empowering these women."

New cafe for Christchurch city

Grain Coffee and Eatery's owners Jonny Gudsell and Sophie Dewar in their new cafe.

Grain Coffee and Eatery has newly opened on Southwark St and an award-winning cafe is now open evenings.

Baby-friendly cafes in Chch

Don't let having a tiny human stop you visiting Christchurch's cafe scene.

Head out with your tiny tots to explore some of Christchurch's baby-friendly cafes.

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