Stock at Lake Sumner, in a photo taken less than two weeks after an abatement notice was issued.

Judge's cows go wandering again

Dame Sian Elias' cows seen in waterways after warning, but farm says rules "ridiculous".

Stonewood job losses

Clint Webber, left, and John and Michael Chow, of Inno Capital, bought building firm Stonewood Homes in March.

Fifteen Christchurch staff laid off by new Stonewood Homes owners.

'Light' quake hits Christchurch

A 3.8 magnitude earthquake rattled Christchurch on Sunday evening.

Snow fall gets ski fields buzzing

Snowstorms bring perfect conditions for Canterbury ski fields.

Burwood opens to public

About 15,000 filled the halls of Canterbury's newest hospital.

Cold cases: holding on to hope

What happens when families wait years for their loved ones to return?

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Smoking era's legacy of shame

Thousands of baby boomers live with undiagnosed respiratory disease.

Pauline Mohi remembers smoking with her doctor, the habit was so acceptable.

Nurse fined over relationship

A nurse formed an "inappropriate relationship" with a prison inmate, and invited him to live with her.

Everest heroes honoured video

Pioneer statue stoush

The Rebuild

Call for bolder architecture in rebuild

Scarborough house (Athfield Architects).

New bus depot, Sumner's surf lifesaving pavilion and a bachelor pad among Christchurch buildings to win architecture awards.

The new map of a city's shopping

Woolston's The Tannery: A Victorian arcade invigorating an industrial suburb.

The earthquakes have shaken up the geography of Christchurch's shopping areas along with everything else. So what will the new pattern be? And does the CBD feature?

February new date for The Terrace

The first building in Christchurch's stop-start riverfront development The Terrace should be finished by next February.

$16m spent on convention centre

A 2014 artist's impression of the Christchurch convention centre.

Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says ''huge strides'' made in Christchurch's recovery.

Class action returns to court

Maria de Vries is among the 46 Southern Response homeowners who want to sue their insurer as a group.

A group of Canterbury homeowners hope to return to the High Court to state their case again insurer Southern Response.

Opinion

DOC funding cuts are self-defeating

Kea have become a  "threatened" species under the National Government's watch. It's hard to pinpoint some aspects of how ...

Ongoing DOC funding cuts will have a major impact on tourism and reflect the Government's poor environmental effort.

Cigarette packaging, according to the tobacco industry

Standardised cigarette packaging in Australia, where it has been mandated since 2012. Although tobacco companies say ...

OPINION: Tobacco company internal documents show how crucial they think cigarette packaging is.

Powerless against the force of the sea

Huge waves generated by ex-tropical Cyclone Pam hammered the Hawke's Bay coast. John Bridgeman, a Haumoana resident for ...

New Zealand's edges are being nibbled away by the sea and not much can be done about it.

Week in Review: Budget smugglers and empty houses

A child joins the march for Moko in Christchurch on Sunday.

It was a week of Budget analogies and homeless realities.

Art gallery developing nicely

Getting John Akomfrah's 2015 Venice Biennale work, Vertigo Sea, is a significant coup for Christchurch's Centre of ...

OPINION: Newly re-opened CoCA giving Christchurch Art Gallery a run for its money.

business

Job losses at Stonewood

Clint Webber, left, and John and Michael Chow, of Inno Capital, bought building firm Stonewood Homes in March.

Fifteen Christchurch staff laid off by new Stonewood Homes owners.

Richie McCaw finds his quarry video

Richie McCaw has joined Sol Quarries at Yaldhurst by becoming a 10 percent shareholder, and was on hand for the official ...

Retired All Blacks legend digs for business experience, investing in a Canterbury shingle firm.

Call for bolder architecture in rebuild

Scarborough house (Athfield Architects).

New bus depot, Sumner's surf lifesaving pavilion and a bachelor pad among Christchurch buildings to win architecture awards.

The new map of a city's shopping

Woolston's The Tannery: A Victorian arcade invigorating an industrial suburb.

The earthquakes have shaken up the geography of Christchurch's shopping areas along with everything else. So what will the new pattern be? And does the CBD feature?

February new date for The Terrace

The first building in Christchurch's stop-start riverfront development The Terrace should be finished by next February.

sport

Arona return gets Hornby home

An injury free Tevin Arona made the most of his last minute call up to Hornby's starting side on Saturday.

Last minute call up gives Hornby the edge in important win

Havili 'not malicious' video

David Havili, captured in action against the Blues on Saturday night, has been cited for striking Piers Francis at Eden Park.

Coach Todd Blackadder defends David Havili after he is cited for foul play during match against Blues.

Harewood stay unbeaten in club hockey

Tom Mouldey, right, scored twice in Carlton Redcliffs' win.

Harewood leading the charge in Canterbury men's and women's hockey.

Where are the AB bolters? video

Tom Franklin, captured in action for the Highlanders this season, has joined the All Blacks' squad as injury cover for ...

Bolters? Not among this All Blacks squad. You would probably have to go as far back as 2005, when Isaia Toeava and Jason Eaton were picked, to find a genuine shock selection.

Rams to meet Rangers in NBL semifinals

Canterbury Rams' American guard McKenzie Moore celebrates finishing top of the NBL ladder.

Canterbury Rams to face Super City Rangers in semifinals.

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From Las Vegas to Christchurch

Samantha Pearson and partner Matt Bourne in Milford Sound.

Samantha Pearson traded the bright lights of Las Vegas for the sky full of stars in Canterbury.

CSO delivers a Topp night

Where else but a Topp Twins concert could a yodelling cowgirl genuinely get away with inviting the conductor to join in ...

REVIEW: There was high-brow and low-brow, but in the thick of it were Jools and Lynda, with humour, pathos and a host of their favourite characters

Canterbury's heritage stars get their due

The dome inside the Isaac Theatre Royal Dome.

The recently restored Great Hall at the Arts Centre will host this year's Canterbury Heritage Awards on June 9.

Review: Terra Viva Cafe and Delicatessan

Ramen in a jar - but you have to eat your kimchi before you can spoon up any broth.

Terra Viva’s textures of beetroot and cheese create tasty drama on a plate but a jar of ramen comes with a minor hitch.

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