Bishop Victoria Matthews in front of the Christchurch Cathedral in 2015.

City need not be 'embattled'

Bishop Victoria Matthews says the Cathedral decision is important, but not the only issue city faces.

Political parties unite to solve deadlock

Chch's 'dirty 30'

Pigeons hang out in an abondoned building on Oxford Tce in central Christchurch.

5:53 PM  Derelict properties said to be holding up the rebuild could be taken by the Crown.

$3000 of plumbing tools stolen

5:18 PM  Plumbing firm staff turned up to work on Monday to find the tools gone.

Santa parade under threat

5:06 PM  Chch will not have a Christmas parade this year unless thousands of dollars are found.

Guilty protester has no regrets

5:26 PM  He trespassed on Ngai Tahu land to photograph a helicopter during a 1080 drop.

Parties unite to solve deadlock

Labour, Greens and National unite to break deadlock over the Christ Church Cathedral.

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Mayor's globe-trotting plans

Dalziel with students in Wuhan, China during a 2015 sister city trip.

17 min ago  Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel will travel to six different countries this term, if her colleagues allow it.

Indecent assault filmed, put online

5:03 PM  An assault on a teenage girl was filmed and uploaded to a private social media page.

Caught out for community work ruse

Repeat burglar 'violated' victim

The Rebuild

Council goes after 'dirty 30'

Harley building on Cambridge Tce is understood to be one of the council's "dirty 30" derelict buildings.

Dozens of derelict properties said to be holding back the Christchurch rebuild could be taken by the Crown.

City 'does not have to be embattled'

Bishop Victoria Matthews in front of the Christchurch Cathedral in 2015.

Bishop Victoria Matthews says the Cathedral decision is important, but it is not the only issue the city faces.

Parties unite to solve cathedral deadlock

The Christ Church Cathedral has been derelict in the city centre for more than six years. It is now home to pigeons and rats.

Labour, Greens and National have united to break deadlock over the Christ Church Cathedral.

St Asaph St changes

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Christchurch CBD new cycle lanes. PHOTO: St Asaph St.

"Something like 25 car parks" could be reinstated on St Asaph St after Christchurch business leaders threatened legal action.

Cathedral Sq site for sale

The ANZ headquarters after the February earthquake in 2011.

Family will sell its prominent Cathedral Square property for the first time in nearly 100 years after abandoning rebuild attempts.

Opinion

City 'does not have to be embattled'

Bishop Victoria Matthews in front of the Christchurch Cathedral in 2015.

Bishop Victoria Matthews says the Cathedral decision is important, but it is not the only issue the city faces.

How not to fix issues with street sex workers

Sex workers on Manchester Street in Christchurch.

OPINION: Restrictions on sex work won't decrease numbers and will make the profession more dangerous.

The jaws of justice

US President Donald Trump yearns to be loved, to be admired. Praise is the fuel he runs on, says Joe Bennett. But his ...

OPINION: The ancient gods knew a thing or two about the jaws of justice. Trump's' torture' is proof of that.

Does Labour exclude white men?

A high list placing means that East Coast Labour candidate and commercial lawyer Kiri Allan is guaranteed a place in ...

OPINION: Can only white men understand the real New Zealand?

Time for decisive action

The Christ Church Cathedral has become a symbol of acrimony and inaction.

OPINION: There is surely no greater symbol of despair than the crestfallen ruin of a cathedral in what was once the heart of our city.

business

Council goes after 'dirty 30'

Harley building on Cambridge Tce is understood to be one of the council's "dirty 30" derelict buildings.

Dozens of derelict properties said to be holding back the Christchurch rebuild could be taken by the Crown.

Door open for Q'town to seek funds

Tourism Minister Paula Bennett and Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult discuss government funding to help deal with the ...

Special roading projects, a town centre face-lift and public transport to be considered for additional funding.

City 'does not have to be embattled'

Bishop Victoria Matthews in front of the Christchurch Cathedral in 2015.

Bishop Victoria Matthews says the Cathedral decision is important, but it is not the only issue the city faces.

Pacific Edge $21m in red

Dunedin cancer diagnostics company Pacific Edge's chief executive David Darling.

A Dunedin-based company commercialising cancer bladder tests is focused on sales with big customers in the US.

New houses proposed for Wanaka

Dee and Peter Gordon, co-founders of Aspiring Lifestyle Retirement Village in Wanaka.

Building height and roading concerns raised as new Wanaka development heads to resource consent forum.

sport

Marathon costs skyrocket

Christchurch marathon race director Chris Cox.

Traffic management costs have quadrupled the cost to run the Christchurch marathon post-earthquake.

Defending Whelan champs set the pace

St Bedes' Tom Hughes goes for a layup against Christ's College.

Defending champions Rangi Ruru were made to work for their win in round three of the girl's Whelan Trophy Canterbury Secondary School's basketball league on Tuesday.

Historic win for St Thomas over St Bedes

St Thomas celebrates beating St Bedes for the first time in 34 years.

St Thomas breaks 34-year drought in round four of the UC Championship.

Million dollar contract for Read?

All Blacks captain Kieran Read is expected to announce he has signed on again with New Zealand Rugby through to the 2019 ...

Million dollar contract announcement from All Blacks skipper expected on Wednesday.

Walsh working towards world title

Olympic bronze medal winner Tom Walsh is confident there is plenty more to come in his young career.

Shot putter Tom Walsh is growing in confidence after a good opening win in Arizona.

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The 40 NZ dishes you must try

The Nest, by L'oeuf.

How many of these 40 dishes can you tick off?

A night of extraordinary music-making

New Zealand pianist Diedre Irons' robust and energetic playing was the standout feature of Tuesday night's Christopher's ...

REVIEW: Tuesday night's combination was a match made in heaven.

Bucket list trip video

Michelle Calderwood with her daughter Jessica and 5-month-old grandson Ashley-James.

"I know I'm going to die, but I can still do things and make a difference," Christchurch grandmother says.

Rollickin Gelato on the rise

Rollickin' Gelato owner Jed Joyce is continuing to expand the business with a second store in the works.

Rollickin Gelato is a hive of activity with second store at the Arts Centre in the works.

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