Rosemary McBryde met Bruce Carr on a flight from Auckland. They were soon married and were inseparable for 57 years.

A legacy of service

"We were together for 57 years, but 57 years wasn't enough time with Rosemary Carr."

Undercover politics

A quiet revolution: ECan chair Dame Margaret Bazley saw the Mayoral Forum as route to a virtual unitary authority.

Canterbury as the very model of political harmony – who would have believed it?

Death at student hall

10:23 AM  University of Canterbury mourning the death of female student at hall of residence.

Car nuts lose bundle

Enthusiasts believe they've been taken for a ride by an international agent.

Fatal Milk tanker crash

9:48 AM  A driver has died after veering off the road and crashing into a ditch.

Police car in four-vehicle smash

A patrol car on an emergency call out was caught up in a four-car smash of its own.

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Peak to Pub win for Vianna

A competitor slides towards the finish line in the 2016 Peak to Pub multisport race.

Christchurch's Flavio Vianna has won the 2016 Peak to Pub in a time of 1:12:39 hours.

Police car in four-vehicle smash

A patrol car on an emergency call out was caught up in a four-car smash of its own.

Girl hospitalised by rope swing fall

Department mum over employee

The Rebuild

What Christ Church Cathedral means to me

"I wept as I watched the pigeons flying in and out, desecrating holy ground and the hymn books I had once sung from."

OPINION: At my place in choir there is a photo of Christ Church Cathedral, with its gaping wound a symbol of a still suffering Christchurch.

Anchor project that never was

An impression of Christchurch's cultural centre. Ngai Tahu is "not pursuing funding for such a project at this time".

Another of Christchurch's anchor projects – a cultural centre – looks unlikely to ever be built. What happened?

Council to sell key Riccarton site

The old council service centre and library site, pictured front centre, now up for sale.

City Council is selling the Riccarton site which was the subject of failed land swap negotiations.

Red zone outline on its way

Ivan Iafeta has announced the first steps to deciding what will happen with red zones along the Avon River corridor.

New red zone use details progress, but no completion date or funds.

Convention centre breakdown forecast

The convention centre has cost nearly $85 million for planning and land acquisition.

Exit plans in play months before convention centre partnership breakdown.

Opinion

Reality is up for debate

Donald Trump supporters wear matching shirts as they wait for their hero at a rally in Iowa.

The highs, lows and deepest weirdness of the week's news.

Port Hills park a tribute to community spirit

Tussock Hill Farm will soon become part of a vast public park on the Port Hills.

There is a generous act behind a new Christchurch park.

What Christ Church Cathedral means to me

"I wept as I watched the pigeons flying in and out, desecrating holy ground and the hymn books I had once sung from."

OPINION: At my place in choir there is a photo of Christ Church Cathedral, with its gaping wound a symbol of a still suffering Christchurch.

Rugby should stand by Filipo video

Rugby is the best hope for redemption for Losi Filipo (right).

OPINION: NZ Rugby should have fought harder to defend its Losi Filipo position.

Steve Tew's nursery rhyme learnings

SATIRE: With Nursery Rhyme Land being mired in scandal, we go straight to the top and speak to CEO Steve Tew.

business

Tourism spend hits $49m

Tourists at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Tekapo.

A $49 million tourism spend has the Mackenzie District outstripping visitor hotspots Wanaka and Rotorua.

Canty house prices 'flat'

Home values in Christchurch peaked in May.

A quiet market is flattening off Canterbury house prices.

Low fares to stay

Air New Zealand chief executive Christopher Luxon addresses shareholders.

A flood of new airline services and carriers will keep fares at low levels over the next year.

Met Shop moves online

The Met Shop co-owner Terry McDavitt with Moana the Moa. The Wellington store is closing early next week but an online ...

After 26 year around Cuba St, weather and science instrument retailer shutting its doors.

'Million Dollar Mike' bankrupted

Mike McDonald has been associated with several mining companies on the West Coast..

Liquidator to file a claim for $1.6 million on behalf of creditors.

sport

Guineas prospect shines at Riccarton

Jamie Richards believes there is little between Riccarton winner Hall Of fame and Heroic Valour.

Big Riccarton win stamps claims for Group I Guineas.

Wary Canterbury make changes

Ben Volavola has been named to start at first five-eighth ahead of Richie Mo'unga for Canterbury's match against ...

Key playmaker Richie Mo'unga rested for Taranaki match as Razor puts his trust in Ben Volavola.

Hewett keen to coach Canterbury

Dave Hewett, who worked as an assistant coach with the Crusaders for six years and now wants to coach Canterbury, made ...

Logic suggests Dave Hewett should be at very short odds to be appointed Canterbury's next head coach.

Sydenham shape as team to beat

Veteran all-rounder Chris Harris is back for yet another season with two-day champions Sydenham.

Former Black Caps veteran Chris Harris shows no sign of slowing down.

Schmidt the next 'Landers coach?

Highlanders boss Roger Clark met with Joe Schmidt (pictured) when he was recently in New Zealand, but speculation ...

Highlanders will keep in touch with Joe Schmidt, but could choose next coach from within.

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A legacy of service

Rosemary McBryde met Bruce Carr on a flight from Auckland. They were soon married and were inseparable for 57 years.

"We were together for 57 years, but 57 years wasn't enough time with Rosemary Carr."

Laing, O'Neill and Harwood still got it

Sharon O'Neill, Shona Laing, Debbie Harwood perform in Christchurch this weekend as part of The Church Tour 2016.

REVIEW: Singing the kiwi classics, Maxine and Glad I'm not Kennedy, the trio finish their tour at Christchurch's Cardboard Cathedral.

New Gormley sculpture unveiled

The second part of Sir Antony Gormley's Stay, installed at the Christchurch Arts Centre.

A year after its first half was installed, the much-talked about art work by sculptor Sir Antony Gormley is complete.

New sculpture ready for reveal video

A matching sculpture by Sir Antony Gormley will be unveiled at the Christchurch Arts Centre on Saturday.

An identical twin for the man in the Avon, plus 12 new artworks around central Christchurch.

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