Deep Creek hut, in the Mt Pisa conservation area.

Station's standoff with Department of Conservation

The arrival of gun-toting hunters to high country conservation land has upset its neighbours, who say the public are not safe.

An untimely sacrifice

Doug and Makere Pike sold their beloved coastal home of the last two decades to pay for surgery.

Days after Doug Pike sold his house to pay for surgery, a publicly-funded appointment was granted.

Tony King warned off

Convicted thief and arsonist told to stay away from business dealings after his concrete firm collapsed.

Pilgrimage ends in Christchurch

A group of students carried a four-metre crucifix through central Christchurch on Friday, marking the end of a South Island pilgrimage.

An eerie cry for help video

'I just heard very faint screams for help. At that stage the fire was out of control.'

Teacher saves abused child

The severe abuse of a 3-year-old girl ended when a kindergarten teacher saw her legs were bruised black and blue.

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Abuse could not be verifed

Christ's College principal, Garth Wynne said the school could not substantiate the claim.

St Thomas of Canterbury College says young rugby player was allegedly insulted with racial slur.

Retail precinct on track for Christmas shoppers

Christchurch residents should be Christmas shopping in Cashel Street's new buildings.

UCSA confident it can plug $5m shortfall

'Horrific' wait for review

The Rebuild

Retail precinct on track for Christmas shoppers

The facade of the ANZ Centre is almost complete.

Christchurch residents should be Christmas shopping in Cashel Street's new buildings.

'Horrific' wait for review

After a five year fight, EQC will review Bridget Biss' claim. Biss, left, is pictured with daughter Imogen, 7, and ...

Bridget Biss' earthquake story is a tale of woe.

CBD street to close

The latest artist's impression of Christchurch's convention centre.

A section of a central Christchurch street will be permanently closed next week to make way for the convention centre.

A munted home is breaking them

Nikki Ross home before and after

Nikki Ross used to love her tidy family home. Now she never wants to live there again.

Hospital car park demolished

The Christchurch Hospital carpark building, on the corner of Tuam St and Antigua St, is being demolished.

Breakable objects in adjoining labs is making the demolition of Christchurch Hospital's car park building complex.

Opinion

A city with opportunity

Christchurch's new city centre has been perfectly designed to appeal to visitors – intimate laneways and courtyards, ...

OPINION: We are witnessing a modern, dynamic, boutique urban hub as it comes to fruition and our visitors love it already.

ECan has to keep its water promises

A harder line promised by Environment Canterbury on those who take too much water is a welcome step. But the council ...

Actions speak louder than words - ECan needs to ensure it fulfils promises to get tough on water

Hillary, it's been a while

Hillary's hands do the talking during her Town Hall meeting in Christchurch in 2010.

OPINION: I know Hillary Clinton has small freckly hands, loves scarves and Oscar de la Renta suits and speed walks for exercise.

Sorry boomers, I'm not really ageist

"Well, when I say 'house' it was only a hole in the ground covered by a piece of tarpaulin, but it was a house to us!"

OPINION: Last week I blamed them for the housing crisis. But was I really out of line?

Return of cruise ships needed urgently

Something needs to be done to stop Christchurch missing out on cruise-ship passengers, seen here visiting Akaroa.

Christchurch is missing out on tens of millions of dollars each season while cruise ships go elsewhere.

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Retail precinct on track for Christmas shoppers

The facade of the ANZ Centre is almost complete.

Christchurch residents should be Christmas shopping in Cashel Street's new buildings.

'Horrific' wait for review

After a five year fight, EQC will review Bridget Biss' claim. Biss, left, is pictured with daughter Imogen, 7, and ...

Bridget Biss' earthquake story is a tale of woe.

Adventure tourism education gap filled with new course

Otago Polytechnic's Central Campus Adventure Tourism Management programme leader John Cossens.

A new adventure tourism programme will be the only degree of its type in the Southern Hemisphere.

Awards for Canty's top homes

Poolside views at the Scarborough home.

Two very different styles of home have been named supreme winners in this year's Canterbury Master Builders house of the year contest.

CBD street to close

The latest artist's impression of Christchurch's convention centre.

A section of a central Christchurch street will be permanently closed next week to make way for the convention centre.

sport

Captains prepare for rugby finals

New Brighton captain Billy Harmon (L) with Lincoln University skipper Nick Werahiko with the Hawkins Trophy before the ...

The captains have gathered on the eve of Canterbury's major rugby championships finals.

The joke that led to a ban

Marist Albion skipper Ross Kennedy has been suspended for the Canterbury Metro plate final.

Former 'Canes lock Ross Kennedy made a jibe over a mouthguard. Someone wasn't amused.

Johnson looking for magic touch on return

Chris Johnson returns from a two month suspension at Ashburton on Saturday.

One top jockey returns from suspension as another record breaker heads overseas.

Youngest Barrett set to follow brothers into pro ranks

Jordie Barrett has been one of the standout performers in Canterbury club rugby this season.

Youngest in talented Barrett family making his mark.

Perenara done enough for ABs?

TJ Perenara, pictured in action for the Hurricanes during the Super Rugby quarterfinal match against the Sharks last ...

Sonny Bill Williams is guaranteed to be included in the Rugby Championship squad, but TJ Perenara should be nervous.

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Catholic pilgrimage ends in Christchurch

Students from St Bede's College carried a four metre cross down Barbadoes St on Friday afternoon, taking park in World ...

A group of students carried a four-metre crucifix through central Christchurch on Friday, marking the end of a South Island pilgrimage.

Passionate Sivan connects with crowd

Singer Troye Sivan brought plenty of passion and joy to Christchurch's Horncastle Arena on Thursday night.

REVIEW: Troye Sivan's Blue Neighbourhood show in Christchurch was "dreamy, hopeful, emotional and genuine".

'Embrace every moment'

Caleb Skene has lived with New Zealand's most common genetic disorder all his life but doesn't let it stop him living ...

Caleb Skene was told he would be dead by 18. Now 19, he's proving doubters wrong.

A city with opportunity

Christchurch's new city centre has been perfectly designed to appeal to visitors – intimate laneways and courtyards, ...

OPINION: We are witnessing a modern, dynamic, boutique urban hub as it comes to fruition and our visitors love it already.

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