A five-day hunt for her missing pug was the worst week of Bree Broad's life, and while the search brought out the best in our community, it also showcased the worst.
Student drinking culture will not be changed by restrictive hours, which will only dishearten those "struggling to find reasons to stay in the city as it is", a Christchurch student leader says.
Crafty Cantabrians have stepped up this year and knitted more than 1000 pairs of slippers and 1300 scarves for children who need them most.
The Countdown Ferrymead supermarket will re- open next Easter, more than three years after the earthquakes.
A Red Cross emergency operation centre has been set up in Christchurch but is on standby for now as the city waits for the weather to turn.
For 12-year-old Rosa Edge, one of the high spots of a recent trip to Australia's Gold Coast with Ticket to Hope was being upside down.
When Anna Lauder's four-year-old daughter passed away, she dug herself deeper and deeper into her grief, now she's digging herself out.