Dog complaints rise

City now has one dog for every 10 people

Christchurch's growing dog population is driving some people barking mad.
Garry Thompson walking his dog Fridd

Rebuild to plateau

rebuild generic 5:00am The Canterbury Development Corporation is forecasting that the Christchurch rebuild will peak soon.

Complex owners face rebuild crisis

5:00am The owners of Salisbury Park Apartments in Christchurch face a $12 million deficit to rebuild their property.

Mike Yardley: Cops need guns

5:00am OPINION: Every day, five front-line cops are assaulted. That's despicable.

Spike in parking fines

5:00am The number of tickets issued to motorists parking illegally in Christchurch is up 12 per cent.

Neighbours key to wellbeing - study

5:00am Canterbury's quakes highlighted the importance of a person's environment and neighbours.

A community mourns

Kubala A Gore couple will never return to their family farm after a Sunday drive turned to tragedy.

Melt reveals Scott-era notebook

Photographer's notebook is found after lying buried in Antarctic ice for more than 100 years. 

Free events to ease quake stress

Pricey stolen goods traded for drugs

merrin school

New laptops well received

A delivery of free laptops ''rocked the socks off'' nearly 80 Christchurch primary school pupils yesterday.

Facelift for the Malthouse

The Malthouse on Colombo St One of the city's last remaining industrial stone buildings will stay open while $2m post-quake rebuild kicks off.

Victoria Sq revamp 'slap in the face'

One of our few remaining central-city landmarks is to be revamped. Civic leaders are questioning why.

'Visionary' farewelled

'Distracted' by anchor projects

Waltham Pool

Hydroslide back for summer

Waltham Pool will reopen in January after $3.2m repair project following Canterbury's quakes.

Is striving a middle-aged thing?

Ken Strongman It is almost inevitable that the middle years involve some striving to optimise life, income, and hence enjoyment and to set up a hedge for the future.

Living wage could benefit employers

Low pay results in a vicious circle of poor motivation, high labour turnover and low productivity.

Council struggles with first-year goal

UN win useful but limited


Editorial | Public input on square needed

Proposals for changes to Victoria Square are worrying some people.

It's the high road for tourists

Christchurch Coastal Pathway The Christchurch Coastal Pathway group is aiming for the 6.5 kilometre track to become the most popular tourist attraction in the city.

Fun run not just for humans

Rosco is nearly two years old and is keen to run 10km as a training buddy for his owner.

One in five suffer insomnia

The scoop on summer

roger sutton

Sutton: Running reduces stress

If anyone knows about stress management, it is Roger Sutton.

Excessive remuneration a taxpayer minefield

Geordie Hooft When reading Inland Revenue's latest pronouncement on "excessive remuneration", I feel stuck between a rock and a hard place.

Rate rise, dollar fall predicted

Interest rates will go up next year, but the New Zealand dollar is expected to fall further, AMP Capital says.

Ammonia leak at ice cream factory

Stores forge ahead

Stuart Nattrass

Ex-Warehouse boss joins EstarOnline

Former Warehouse Group executive Andrew Buxton has joined Christchurch-based retail software provider EstarOnline as chief executive.

What's shameful about eating alone?

Passengers & Co breakfast If you've never enjoyed a meal with a dog-eared novel at a table for one, you're missing out.

Couchsurfing 'used for grooming'

Men infiltrated Christchurch couchsurfing group with alleged "sexually charged motivations".

Artisan bakehouse rises in Woolston

Beef wins taste test

Black Betty

Black Betty is Christchurch's best

The man who refused to be beaten by quakes and consent battles wins top cafe award.

Playmaker getting every chance

Dan Carter All Blacks may take Dan Carter on northern tour even if he isn't fit enough for first game in the US.

Right call is tough on Slade

You've got to feel for Colin Slade. Two days after he wins an All Blacks test with a top kick, he's dropped.

Road to World Cup begins

Coaches’ jobs safe in review

Dan Carter

Dan Carter must be fit to tour

Steve Hansen confirms he'll prepare for three UK tests as World Cup playoff games, but won't permit star No 10 to travel if not fit.

Redcurrent celebrates 15 years

Rebecca Kain Rebecca Kain, co-founder of home and giftware store Redcurrent, reflects on the art of giving and her vision for the new Christchurch.

Down by the bay

Sweeping views of Lyttelton Harbour set the scene for a family home in Governors Bay.

Top five takeaways

Travel: An overnight stay in Kaikoura


The city debate

There's no shortage of opinion about how we really want Christchurch to look. What do the city's leading lights think?

Christmas carols

Free events to ease quake stress

More than 60 events, from pool parties to carol singing, will help people ''have a bit of fun'' this summer.

roger sutton

Sutton: Running reduces stress

If anyone knows about stress management, it is Roger Sutton.

marlon williams

US spotlight on Chch

Christchurch musicians have been singled out by Billboard magazine.


Creations come to life

Colourful and creepy creations hit the catwalk as D&A makeup design students show off their skills.

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