Off-duty cop in head-on

Driver 'didn't even see' female officer on scooter

An off-duty cop has been seriously injured after her scooter collided head-on with a car in central Christchurch.
Scooter v car crash

Cousins killed in crash

9:06pm Friends and family "in shock" after cousins killed when their car crashed into a tree at speed.

Williams & Co liquidation sought

Disgruntled customer files High Court application to liquidate troubled building company Williams & Co.

Motorcyclist overtook by road works

A truck has collided with a motorbike carrying two people, leaving one with serious facial injuries.

Jailed for $2m fraud

"Consummate liar" lawyer fleeced investors of millions in his 21-year "predatory" Ponzi scheme.

The real-life Slinky Malinki

By day, Charlie is an affectionate family pet. By night, he turns to more sinister activities.

Carlton Butchery for sale

Four-story building with rooftop garden and pool was one of central Christchurch's first rebuilds.

Tower Insurance protest

An 83-year-old pensioner has taken her fight with Tower Insurance from phone line to front line.

Crash victim in critical condition

Probe launched after postie run over

The boy who can't eat

Rare and incurable condition means Alexander Vane has never had a birthday cake or chocolate.

CCC admits struggling to cope

Council wants to hand over responsibility for major rebuild development projects to new commercial entity.

Beware shoddy repairs

Reselling of Christchurch homes with shoddy quake repairs likened to leaky homes scandal.

Rapid rise of 'alternative CBD'

Couple pushed to the limit

Construction costs booming

Construction costs are rising 7 per cent a year in Christchurch, the fastest rate in New Zealand.

Pathway to enhance city lifestyle

The proposed Christchurch coastal pathway would be a lifestyle destination as well as an accessway.

Stones having time of their lives

I reckon there is a lot to celebrate about this quartet of septuagenarians who have been doing what they do for 50 years.

Low rank for Chch a mistake

Booze policy makes sense

SIS at fault but not partisan

While errors by a former director compromised the service's political neutrality, findings of what the service did not do are just as important.

Ladi6 visits home

Some of the best new spots in Christchurch have been visited by hip-hop star Ladi6 on a visit to her hometown.

Repairs lead to budget blowout

Thousands of feet will pound over $52 million worth of earthquake repairs on their way to the finish line in the Summer Starter.

Summer Starter's charity push

Biking through chemo

Celebrate east with coastal run

On Sunday, more than 3000 people will run, walk, scooter and cycle the 10km or 4km coastal Summer Starter course.

Battling on after partner's death

Accountant vowed to do "everything in his power" to carry on business partner's vision of listing group of merged retirement villages.

Warning talks on TPP may get ugly

New Zealand needs to keep open mind on what could be achieved through wider trade agreement, says ambassador.

An opening like no other

Veritas considers share buy-back

Gigatown named

Dunedin wins cut-price broadband for three years in Gigatown competition.

Review: Jagz of Styx Mill

It's not fine dining, but it was hearty, casual dining with good flavours, some nice touches and good service.

Froyo craze sweeps city

Frozen yoghurt is the latest craze to hit Christchurch with four stores opening in the city in the last year. Abbie Napier finds out why it is so popular.

Food trucks a hit

Delicious green gold is back

Japanese favourite rises from ashes

Original @Tony's finally reopens, while funky Asian food stall gets noticed for its steamed buns.

Sir Bob likes Ko's chances

Kiwi golf legend says teen sensation could become a great of golf and break record for pro wins.

Into the wild for Tri NZ

Triathlon NZ hopes to inspire new generation of Canterbury multisport athletes with new event.

Forsyth on target for world title

US move has Begg hopeful

Manley to lead NZ Black Sox

World champion pitcher Jeremy Manley will spearhead the Black Sox defence for the upcoming Oceania series.

Recipe: The ultimate steak dish

Wagyu steak Take the best-quality steak you can find and pair it with a French-inspired potato gratin, asparagus and red wine sauce.

'Tis the party season

What's it like to be a professional party planner? Chris Stead knows. His job is to throw ultimate parties that people never forget.

Best city brunch spots

Travel: Exploring Peel Forest

Avenues House

House: The place to be

Two brothers have converted a Beckenham house into a stylish pad for laidback living and entertaining.

CSO shows plenty of promise

The CSO's 2015 programme indicates Benjamin Northey plans to ease into the job of chief conductor.

Heels, our arch nemesis?

Heels take a lot of heat, but are they really the root cause of our foot problems?

Leaving was 'best decision'

Rhiannon Selwyn says leaving Auckland led to a better job, more free time and enabled her to save.

Arts crucial for the rebuild

Warren Feeney, chairman of Arts Voice Christchurch, reviews the state of the arts in post-quake Christchurch and calls for more planning.

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