Ian Walker

Paraplegic to cycle marathon video

6:12 PM  Ian Walker has waited seven years to take part in the Christchurch Marathon on his hand-bike.

Honey factory ablaze video

The New Zealand Natural Honey factory in North Canterbury has gone up in flames on Tuesday afternoon.

Firefighters are battling a blaze in a shed and container at a Canterbury honey factory.

Calls grow for govt intervention

Neglected Christ Church Cathedral one of 30 sites holding up the city's regeneration.

Poor weather hinders hunter search

Low cloud and rain has stopped the search for a missing hunter on the West Coast.

Fatal van vs truck crash in Dunedin

Police seeking witnesses after a person died in a Dunedin Southern Motorway crash.

Boozed driver tops 164kmh

A man caught driving at over 160kmh was at more than four times' the drink-driving limit.

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No need to bolster bridges

A campervan uses the ford next to the Wye River bridge, which was shut on Sunday after a truck crash.

6:56 PM  NZTA has no plans for more Bailey bridges after crash on single-laner.

Cathedral Sq site for sale

6:46 PM  Family will sell its prominent Cathedral Square property for the first time in nearly 100 years after abandoning rebuild attempts.

OIO watches meat company video

Overstayer defies authorities

The Rebuild

Cathedral Sq site for sale

The ANZ headquarters after the February earthquake in 2011.

Family will sell its prominent Cathedral Square property for the first time in nearly 100 years after abandoning rebuild attempts.

Calls grow for government intervention

The Christ Church Cathedral has been sitting derelict for more than six years and many local landowners believe it is ...

Neglected Christ Church Cathedral one of 30 sites targeted by council for holding up the city's regeneration.

Time for decisive action

The Christ Church Cathedral has become a symbol of acrimony and inaction.

OPINION: There is surely no greater symbol of despair than the crestfallen ruin of a cathedral in what was once the heart of our city.

Tide about to turn for New Brighton? video

Early morning colour on the beach at New Brighton.

The latest plan to revitalise the seaside suburb includes hot pools - can the planners pull it off?

Pricey Cathedral campaign

Kerrie Bloomfield and Tim Glasson were happy to support the Restore Christchurch Cathedral campaign.

A trust lobbying to restore Christ Church Cathedral has spent "hundreds of thousands" on an advertising campaign.

Opinion

Time for decisive action

The Christ Church Cathedral has become a symbol of acrimony and inaction.

OPINION: There is surely no greater symbol of despair than the crestfallen ruin of a cathedral in what was once the heart of our city.

How FB solves our crimes

Social media can be used to solve crime but also to facilitate it. In 2015, Tom Filmer's bike was stolen outside the ...

OPINION: It took 20 minutes for the police to take the call. Facebook users solved it in 90.

The risk of National backing the 'cargo-cult' TPPA

New Zealand's Trade Minister Todd McClay is mobbed by reporters at the end of the meeting TPP11 (gathering all ...

OPINION: An alliance against the TPPA would warn the political class that its participation in such absurd cargo cult rituals must end.

Tongan PM targets journalists

Tongan Prime Minister Samuela 'Akilisi Pohiva speaks to media at Government House on July 28, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand.

OPINION: Tongan PM's attack on public broadcaster is a troubling development.

Govt's data collection push will erode trust

One official falling on his sword is not enough to restore confidence in the Government's personal data collection push, ...

EDITORIAL: One official falling on his sword is not enough to restore confidence in the Government's personal data collection push.

business

Cathedral Sq site for sale

The ANZ headquarters after the February earthquake in 2011.

Family will sell its prominent Cathedral Square property for the first time in nearly 100 years after abandoning rebuild attempts.

OIO watches meat company video

Silver Fern Farms Finegand meat processing plant, near Balclutha in South Otago.

Silver Fern Farms promised selling half the company to Chinese firm Shanghai Maling would benefit New Zealand. So far, the opposite has happened.

Queenstown tourism handout

Queenstown's high visitor numbers and low ratepayer base  could help it win extra Government funding for tourism ...

The Government may come up with special funding for Queenstown outside of its new $100m tourism infrastructure fund.

Calls grow for government intervention

The Christ Church Cathedral has been sitting derelict for more than six years and many local landowners believe it is ...

Neglected Christ Church Cathedral one of 30 sites targeted by council for holding up the city's regeneration.

Briscoe mum on Kathmandu

The owner of Briscoes homeware and Rebel Sport stores says an ASX listing does not mean immediate expansion across the ...

Briscoe vague on expansion plans to Australia.

sport

Million dollar contract for Read?

All Blacks captain Kieran Read is expected to announce he has signed on again with New Zealand Rugby through to the 2019 ...

Million dollar contract announcement from All Blacks skipper expected on Wednesday.

Walsh working towards world title

Olympic bronze medal winner Tom Walsh is confident there is plenty more to come in his young career.

Shot putter Tom Walsh is growing in confidence after a good opening win in Arizona.

Chance meeting leads Nel to Sumner

Sumner loose forward Dylan Nel has been one of the in-form players in Canterbury Metro club rugby this season.

Dylan Nel has made every post a winner since arriving in Christchurch with Sumner.

Waihora secures final playoff spot

Methven's Faaitu Tuamoheloa charges at the Southbridge defence.

The defending champions snuck into the Luisetti Seeds Combined Country Cup playoffs for a rematch with Southbridge.

Canterbury Basketball clean up at awards night

The Canterbury Wildcats are on the hunt for their second consecutive national title this season.

Canterbury Basketball dominate at BBNZ awards night.

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The state of the arts in Christchurch

While graffiti and street art has thrived in post-earthquake Christchurch, many of those working in the arts sector ...

Why Christchurch's approach needs to be more than just "arts in the service of commerce".

Students to perform winning tragedy

Wakatipu High School drama students from the team that won the Sheilah Winn Shakespeare regional final for Southland: ...

Modern day Othello tragedy set in high school propels drama students to national final.

A musical smorgasbord

Cellist Torlief Thedeen tackled Dmitri Shostakovich's formidable Cello Concerto No.1  with a potent blend of power and ...

REVIEW: A triumphant performance of a daunting, but profoundly rewarding work.

From truant teen to role model

Mary Molyneux has got her life back on track with her work at the 180 Degrees School, Sea Cadets and Outward Bound.

Mary Molyneux has travelled a long way – including a 243km mountain trek – from truant teen to someone her peers can look up to.

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