The Edmonds Band Rotunda when it was used as a restaurant before the earthquakes.

Former glory for band rotunda?

A $1.2 million restoration of Christchurch's Edmonds band rotunda could see it returned to its former glory.

Attack at care facility

A woman with brain injuries was taken to Dunedin Hospital three days after being assaulted inside a Dunedin care facility.

5:03 PM  Brain injured woman taken to hospital three days after being "pummelled" by a fellow care facility resident.

More support for law reform

5:15 PM  Just one in eight oppose safe and legal access to medicinal cannabis products prescribed by licensed doctors, a new poll says.

Christchurch's housing woes video

Rising prices have been compounded by the legacy of the quakes. How do we fix it?

Victim chewed his way free

4:29 PM  Man chewed off tape binding his wrists before escaping alleged gang kidnapping.

Cruise ships rerouted

9 min ago  Cruise ships banned from taking the same route as ferries in the Marlborough Sounds.

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Religious groups block immunisation

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5:39 PM  A West Coast public health expert says it is unlikely the region will ever hit immunisation targets.

Mother whale and calf photo captured

5:37 PM  A drone has helped capture pictures and measure whales off the Auckland Islands.

Tramping death: Autopsy carried out

Teen killed in cycle crash farewelled

The Rebuild

Former glory for band rotunda?

The Christchurch City Council wants to restore the Edmonds band rotunda to its former glory. It is pictured here in the ...

A $1.2 million restoration of Christchurch's Edmonds band rotunda could see it returned to its former glory.

Canterbury's new home boom

The Christchurch rebuild is contributing to the large number of new housing consents in Canterbury.

Canterbury's housing market is still in a post-earthquake boom, with consents outstripping the rest of the country.

Christchurch's housing woes video

Median house prices in Christchurch reached $450,000 in April 2016 – the highest on record.

Rising prices overall have been compounded by the legacy of the earthquakes. How do we fix it?

Christchurch building firms go bust

Approximately 160 building-related Christchurch companies have collapsed since January 2015, records indicate.

More than 60 construction-related companies have been liquidated this year, owing about $40m.

IRD building comeback

The former IRD building, on the corner Madras and Cashel streets.

The earthquake-damaged central Christchurch building will likely be repaired and used for offices or education.

Opinion

Drastic options for Lincoln

Lincoln University is considering all options, including a merger with a larger institution. Could a takeover by ...

All options are on the table for Lincoln University.

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.

business

Steel audit top of agenda

Steel fabrication is an essential element in Christchurch's central city rebuild.

A Christchurch-based steel fabricator says it has a four-step auditing system

Women-only gyms split 'amicable'

The national franchise for Configure Express says it was “mutually beneficial to part ways” with four Wellington gyms.

National chain says split will be "mutually beneficial" but neither side say why it's happening.

Former glory for band rotunda?

The Christchurch City Council wants to restore the Edmonds band rotunda to its former glory. It is pictured here in the ...

A $1.2 million restoration of Christchurch's Edmonds band rotunda could see it returned to its former glory.

Canterbury's new home boom

The Christchurch rebuild is contributing to the large number of new housing consents in Canterbury.

Canterbury's housing market is still in a post-earthquake boom, with consents outstripping the rest of the country.

Christchurch's housing woes video

Median house prices in Christchurch reached $450,000 in April 2016 – the highest on record.

Rising prices overall have been compounded by the legacy of the earthquakes. How do we fix it?

sport

Silver Fern blasted for team snub

Bailey Mes is moving back to the Mystics after two seasons with the Tactix.

 Tactix gutted as Bailey Mes leaves the team, heading back to the Mystics.

Canterbury get more ABs

Hooker Codie Taylor (centre), pictured in the third test against Wales in Dunedin in June, has been released along with ...

Scott Robertson could choose up to six All Blacks for Canterbury's next match against Northland.

End of an era for Brown

Cashmere Technical coach John Brown is finishing up after five years in charge.

John Brown stepping down as Cashmere Technical coach.

Rusbatch leads Checkers into semi-finals

Ethan Rusbatch, left, scored 34 points in Checkers' quarter-final win.

Ethan Rusbatch stars in Checkers' win.

Kiwis bag four Breeders Crown wins

Wilma's Mate and David Butt have won the Group I final for three-year-old trotting fillies at Melton.

Kiwis take half the card at Australasian Breeders Crown meet.

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Christchurch's island sanctuary

Fataki, the 190kg leader of Orana Park's gorilla gang.

Who'd have thought that on the edge of one of our biggest cities you'll find a safe home for endangered birds, rare native plants, reptiles, fish and a troop of magnificent gorillas.

The Guru finally lands in Christchurch

Jacob Rajan plays 17 characters in the Indian Ink show The Guru of Chai.

Indian Ink's Jacob Rajan talks Gurus, new venues and his company turning 20 next year

Ten exhibitions worthy of attention

Euan MacLeod, Dusky Sound, 2015-16 acrylic on polyester.

September offers a range of exhibitions around the city that certainly won't disappoint

An engaging and energetic hour

Tenor Oliver Sewell provided some good examples of his impassioned delivery during Saturday night's CSO concert.

REVIEW: Under the rule of Law, the CSO delivered a performance with energy and drive

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