An image entered in the classic photo category from Katherine Williams who won the top national professional ...

Love wins top photography prize

These wedding photos from a Christchurch photographer are the best in the country.

Four injured in crash

Two cars have collided in Canterbury on Saturday afternoon.

Two people flown to hospital after serious two-car collision west of Christchurch.

The lost Burt Munro interviews

A new collection of yarns from the hard-case motorcycle ace has been saved from the skip.

One man's junk food June

Every day for a month, an Ashburton farmer ate some junk food and posted a photo.

Record cocaine seizure video

3:43 PM  Mexican man in Christchurch among those arrested after NZ's biggest cocaine bust.

Injury risk averted by PD crew

Rubbish clean-up crew avert potential injuries after finding nylon strung across a riverside track.

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Safety warnings for tourist rental cars video

Transport Minister Simon Bridges announces a road safety trial during the National Party conference in Christchurch on ...

3:25 PM  Thought those seat belt alarms were annoying? Guess what comes next.

Paraglider crash lands on pole

A Queenstown paraglider is uninjured after landing on a street pole.

Missing man back with family

Mercury plunges below zero

The Rebuild

The underground anchor project

The Enable network is about 60 per cent complete, with 2000kms of lines laid. There's about 1300kms to go and the ...

 One of Christchurch City Council's biggest investments since the earthquakes is in ultra fast broadband.

Business boom beckons for firms

Peter Townsend, CEO of the Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce, told Timaru business leaders the Christchurch ...

Timaru business owners have been reminded about opportunities being generated by the Christchurch rebuild.

Progress on $72m hospital building

An artist's impression of the new outpatients building at Christchurch Hospital.

Government signs off on contract for Christchurch's new $72m outpatient facility.

High St stoush 'closed-shop behaviour'

The strip of High St shops to be redeveloped that is at the centre of a legal stoush.

OPINION: Developers need to drop the court proceedings over High St shops and stop playing silly.

Surge of new hotels expected

Hoteliers Sarin Group have been holding off on their plans to build a new hotel in Gloucester St, pictured here second left.

Firm plans for Christchurch's new Convention Centre expected to stimulate construction in city's heart.

Opinion

Lobbying can't sway drug calls

Lobbying over drugs is a simple fact of political life.

OPINION: Decisions about drugs are for experts, not politicians.

Garner: For richer, for poorer

The richest 10 per cent now own 60 per cent of the wealth in New Zealand. The bottom 40 per cent scrape by with just 3 ...

OPINION: The gap between rich and poor is turning into a chasm - but this Government just doesn't seem to care.

Week in review: Brexit strategies and whale sightings

The new, scaled-down Christchurch Convention Centre design already has locals thinking of large marine mammals.

The absurdity of the Brexit vote has hit home.

Perils of the sex talk

"I was grossed out as far as it was possible to be grossed out. She assured me it was true."

OPINION: Hearing about sex for the first time is not easy.

Energy efficient Christchurch

Community Energy Action has installed insulation in more than 20,000 Christchurch homes.

OPINION: Christchurch is harnessing the earthquake rebuild to become an energy efficient city.

business

Saudi sheep trader's caught fire

Awassi ewes at the Dammam, Saudi Arabia,  farm of Saudi businessman Hmood Al Khalaf.

A ship touted as the vessel to send New Zealand sheep in large numbers to Saudi Arabia caught fire in port.

Awards for 'intriguing and beautiful' designs gallery

Nic Curragh, of Objects Ltd, won a regional awards for his work on Springbank Downs House.

Glamorous new houses, clever rebuilds, a historic worker's cottage and a suburban church honoured at Canterbury architectural awards.

Christchurch taxi drivers unite against Uber

Taxi drivers upset with lack of regulation around Uber are organising a protest on Monday. Jaspinder Singh, left, GS ...

Drivers will lobby for "an equal playing field and safety for customers".

The underground anchor project

The Enable network is about 60 per cent complete, with 2000kms of lines laid. There's about 1300kms to go and the ...

 One of Christchurch City Council's biggest investments since the earthquakes is in ultra fast broadband.

New glass factory for Christchurch video

Stake Glass South Island sales manager Stephen Ottley says its $10 million factory is set to expand by the end of the ...

A new Christchurch glass-fabricator is catching the city's rising demand for the city's shimmering new office blocks.

sport

'It was frustrating' - Matson

Crusaders lock Sam Whitelock, watched by Andy Ellis (right), charges upfield against the Chiefs in Suva. The Chiefs won ...

If the ball is wet and slippery, it's best to be conservative. The Crusaders weren't in Suva.

Chiefs roll Crusaders in Suva

Crusaders left wing Nemani Nadolo looks for support in the tackle of Chiefs midfielder Seta Tamanivalu during the Super ...

The Crusaders leave Suva empty handed after losing 23-13 to Chiefs.

Beauchamp chases title in Sydney

Nort Beauchamp will fight for the vacant WBF International Lightweight title in Sydney on Saturday night.

The Kiwi boxer gets his title shot against an Irishman in Australia.

Success not getting stale for Dexter

Dexter Dunn is happy to continue his driving in New Zealand.

Leading driver keen to keep New Zealand home.

Suva set for rugby spectacle

Crusaders and Fiji wing Nemani Nadolo will be a drawcard when the Chiefs and Crusaders resume their Super Rugby ...

The countdown is on for tonight's historic Super Rugby clash between the Chiefs and Crusaders in Fiji.

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Love wins top photography prize

An image entered in the classic photo category from Katherine Williams who won the top national professional ...

These wedding photos are the best in the country.

Review: The Lakes, Christchurch

The Lakes' bistro-style lamb rack is a hearty big-flavoured treat.

How does a restaurant built for summer views stack up on a winter's night?

Christchurch taxi drivers unite against Uber

Taxi drivers upset with lack of regulation around Uber are organising a protest on Monday. Jaspinder Singh, left, GS ...

Drivers will lobby for "an equal playing field and safety for customers".

Plan to save McLean's Mansion for art and culture

McLean's Mansion before the earthquakes.

Christchurch's threatened McLeans Mansion could be turned into an art gallery, but needs urgent public support.

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