Private Dion Taka  – critically injured during the Battle of Baghak – has organised a ride of remembrance to honour those who died.

Soldier won't forget comrades

5:00 AM  Dion Taka does not want people to forget the Battle of Baghak - the day he lost two mates.

Dispute affects files

17062015 Newsphoto. SIMON MAUDE/Fairfax NZ. Relationships Aotearoa former offices, Mary Thomas Centre, Takapuna, North Shore, Auckland. 17-NST-relationshipsA.

5:00 AM  A dispute between a landlord and liquidators of Relationships Aotearoa prevented patient files being handed over.

How are councillors performing?

5:00 AM  You elect them and you pay them but how are Christchurch's elected reps performing?

'Moral obligation' to refugee

5:00 AM  Govt has obligation to find out what happened to a refugee who left NZ in mysterious circumstances.

Rolleston has found principal

5:00 AM  An ''educational innovator'' has been handed the reins of the yet-to-be-opened Rolleston College.

Pupils keep te reo Maori alive

5:00 AM  Canterbury's top te reo Maori speakers are doing their bit in the fight to keep their language alive.

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News

‘Ransomware’ scare for law firm

Law firm Cavell Leitch was among several businesses in New Zealand targeted by overseas hackers with ransom notes.

5:00 AM  Christchurch Law firm narrowly avoids falling victim to a cyber scam.

Lost Aussie laptop tracked to NZ

A student left his laptop on a park bench in Sydney. A week later it turned up in Rangiora.

Man burgled before death

Car crashes into river

The Rebuild

Ngai Tahu property chief made money

Tony Sewell, chief executive of Ngai Tahu Property, beside a mural at the iwi's head office. "Tony has never been a shy person," says  kaiwhakahaere Sir Mark Solomon.

Tony Sewell will soon leave the Ngai Tahu waka, having headed its property work for 20 years plus.

Gough pushes go

Antony Gough admits he has learnt some tough lessons as work restarts on The Terrace.

Artefacts saved from the old Cranmer Court, pictured here during its 2012 demolition, could be included in new apartments planned for the site.

Sir Bob heading city apartment bid

A Chinese and local consortium is to build upmarket apartments on Christchurch's Cranmer Court site.

Opinion

Bowron: A deal that would sink NZ

ISDS would allow foreign companies to challenge US laws — and potentially to pick up huge payouts from taxpayers — without ever stepping foot in a US court.

5:00 AM  OPINION: Only a madman would sign us up to a deal that had no benefit to us and lost control of our destiny.

Elderly can be naughty little liars

OPINION: Grandma is 96. Her brain is sharp as a tack. It's the body that is starting to give way.

Helen Clark in action in Tokyo in 2014 as head of the United Nations Development Programme

Clark long shot as head of UN

5:00 AM  The odds are against former prime minister Helen Clark becoming the next head of the United Nations, although there is a remote possibility she will emerge as a compromise candidate.

business

Celeb chef owes creditors $1.6m

Celebrity chef Jo Seagar's failed business owes creditors more than $1.6 million.

Chef Jo Seagar's defunct cooking school and cafe owes creditors more than $1.6 million.

New Canterbury inland port offers more choice

New competition for import and exporting customers with Canterbury inland port.

This house at Clearwater in Christchurch has been named supreme new home winner at House of the Year Canterbury.

Supreme homes claim building awards

A modern house overlooking a golf course and a castle-style home are among the Canterbury House of the Year winners.

sport

High Forty looks to National

Michael Mitchell celebrates winning the Koral Steeplechase with High Forty.

Michael Mitchell hoping High Forty can do Koral and Grand National double.

Coolibah could be one cool hurdler

Shaun Phelan rates hurdles rookie Coolibah a star of the future with more time.

Timy Tyler and Jacob Lowry cruise to victory in the Group III Winter Cup.

Timy Tyler wins Winter Cup

Timy Tyler gives his trainer and jockey their best day in racing with Winter Cup win

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Christchurch pupils keep te reo Maori alive

Te Whanau Tahi pupils Te Matau Flanagan, 16, Waimirirangi Cooper, 18, and Brigham Riwai-Couch, 14, will be vying to become the country's top te reo speaker at the Nga Manu Korero Maori speech competition in Wellington in September

Canterbury's top te reo Maori speakers are doing their bit in the fight to keep their language alive.

Celeb chef owes creditors $1.6m

Celebrity chef Jo Seagar's failed business owes creditors more than $1.6 million.

Chef Jo Seagar's defunct cooking school and cafe owes creditors more than $1.6 million.

Summer Starter entries open

Runners hit their paces at the start of the inaugural The Press Summer Starter Fun Run.

The race is on for Cantabrians to enter for The Press Summer Starter fun run and walk.

Supreme homes claim building awards

This house at Clearwater in Christchurch has been named supreme new home winner at House of the Year Canterbury.

A modern house overlooking a golf course and a castle-style home are among the Canterbury House of the Year winners.

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