A woman who fell skiing at dislocated her shoulder at Porters on Saturday was flown to Christchurch Hospital.

Chopper airlifts skiers

Two skiers needed helicopter rescues on Saturday after falls on Canterbury skifields.

Life, death and the law

Mortician, author and blogger Caitlin Dougherty and fan, New Plymouth mortuary technician Katy Gerrand.

A US mortician, in Christchurch to talk about death, says the funeral industry is an old boys' club.

Grandstand honour for Sumner

All Whites great is in a ferocious fight with prostate cancer after being given months to live.

Gastro illness rate high in Canty

NZ's rate of gastro illnesses is amongst the highest in the developed world. Canterbury's rate is even higher.

Apologise like your mean it

The phony apologist uses language to distance themselves from the deeds that made the apology necessary.

The obese 'are not lazy'

An obesity doctor is challenging the overweight to demand changes to NZ's unhealthy environment.

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Third win for Paul Cleave

Crime writer Paul Cleave has won the Ngaio Marsh Best Crime Novel Award for the third time for his book Trust No One.

9:00 PM  Christchurch crime writer Paul Cleave wins top award for his "stunningly audacious" ninth novel.

Mid Canterbury beat North Otago in thriller

Mid Canterbury have beaten North Otago 40-32 in the opening round of rugby's Heartland Championship.

Rain-soaked Saturday

Car hits power pole

The Rebuild

City risks becoming 'beige dystopia'

Christchurch's city centre risks becoming a "beige dystopia", Johnny Moore writes.

OPINION: Are we rebuilding the city centre we dreamed of?

'The decline of small-town NZ'

Westpac reported a record $916 million profit - up 6 per cent on the previous year.

Small-town New Zealand suffering "death by a thousand cuts", economist says.

Fendalton owners cashed in

Gerry Brownlee: "The question simply was what is the fastest way forward for people on that particular stretch of river ...

A group of Fendalton landowners received hundreds of thousands of dollars for their damaged properties after the September 2010 Christchurch earthquake.

Uninsured Quake Outcasts' appeal denied

A High Court judgment has found Gerry Brownlee was entitled to consider red-zoners' insurance status when making ...

A group of uninsured Christchurch homeowners has lost an appeal for more compensation after claiming a Government offer was unlawful.

Rebuilding a city's heart video

Urban designer James Lunday Lunday says the large-scale new builds in the city don't allow for the independent shops and ...

"We're still building a 20th century city – built for the car, wide streets and no activity."

Opinion

Saving small towns, one loo at a time

Extraordinary public toilets like this one in Kawakawa might be the business for dying regional towns.

Let's design more amazing public toilets so NZ can become famous for its trail of beautiful and inspiring loos.

Czech survivor's amazing rescue tale

For nearly four weeks Czech tourist Pavlina Pizova waited in the Routeburn Track's Lake Mackenzie Hut to be rescued ...

It's an unbelievable story of human resilience in the mountains, ranging from utter despair to total elation.

Education without teachers

Teachers are just another brick in the wall, says Education Minister Hekia Parata.

Education Minister Hekia Parata, welcome.

Apologise like you mean it

Bay Haika took out a public notice in The Press with 77 words, all clearly his own, not written by a public relations ...

The phony apologist uses language to distance themselves from the deeds that made the apology necessary.

A week of earthquakes and education changes

In a scene that looks all too familiar to Cantabrians, rescuers search for earthquake survivors in the Italian town of ...

The earth shook, universities were shocked and the PM shirked.

business

Hutt project manager wins big

Rodney Verhoeven, of Hawkins, took out the top award for his work on the Walter Nash Centre.

Rodney Verhoeven, of Hawkins, took out the top award for his work on the Walter Nash Centre.

Henderson hangs on

Dave Henderson fresh from sentencing on tax charges in the Christchurch District Court last year.

Bankrupt Dave Henderson won't quit his penthouse apartment, despite a court order.

Charming the Chinese

Shorter kayak tours in the Abel Tasman National Park is an example of attempts to cater for the needs of Chinese tourists.

Kayak guides are encouraging Chinese visitors who cannot swim and have a fear of the sea to have a go.

'Shame Westpac' video

Waikanae residents protest the planned Westpac bank branch closure.

Protesters turn out to let the bank know their feelings about planned branch closures.

'Save our bank'

Ruby Grant,9, Poppy Geary,10, and Gracie Hellwrich,10, from St Joseph's School Fairlie send a message to Westpac.

The chant 'save our bank' rang out around Fairlie as residents protested the potential closure of the town's bank.

sport

Tech given football lesson by classy Aucklanders

Tayla Christensen netted a hat-trick in Forrest Hill Milford's 6-0 thumping of Cashmere Technical.

 All-Auckland affair in national women's knockout cup.

Keeper scores dramatic winner

Goalkeeper Coey Turipa scored a freekick deep in stoppage time as Nelson Suburbs beat Coastal Spirit 1-0.

Nelson Suburbs goalkeeper Coey Turipa steps up to take a freekick deep into stoppage time - and scores.

Mid Canterbury beat North Otago in thriller

Timoci Nabekeke scores what ended up being Mid Canterbury's winning try against North Otago. Mid Canterbury won 40-32.

Mid Canterbury have beaten North Otago 40-32 in the opening round of rugby's Heartland Championship.

SBHS conquer Christchurch Boys' High

Jay Renton of Southland Boy's celebrates a try with Ben Pope and Flynn Thomas during the South Island schools rugby final.

Southland Boys' High take down CBHS in the 2016 South Island secondary schools rugby final.

Stampede defend Birgel Cup title

Southern Stampede celebrate going back-to-back in the Birgel Cup.

 Southern Stampede go back-to-back.

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Life, death and the law

Mortician, author and blogger Caitlin Dougherty and fan, New Plymouth mortuary technician Katy Gerrand.

A US mortician, in Christchurch to talk about death, says the funeral industry is an old boys' club.

It began with a tweet

Hollie Fullbrook describes David Lynch as a kind person who went out of his way to help her when they recorded Dream ...

On the day NZ muso Tiny Ruins had a cup of tea with US director and musician David Lynch.

Brewing great expectations video

Up close: Coffee beans flecked with gingers are a sign of a naturally sun-dried crop.

Would you gag on meat-flavoured ice-cream? 3D printed food? Instant coffee?

New World Buskers Festival director appointed

The World Buskers Festival's new director, Melissa Haberfield, was appointed in July.

A new director has been appointed to lead the World Buskers Festival as it recovers from a financial loss and prepares to return to the streets.

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