7:00 PM Christchurch liquor store and dairy owners fear a January hike in cigarette prices will fuel more robberies.
6:49 PM Residents still recovering from Kaikoura quake on edge after severe shake.
6:09 PM A man who crashed a McLaren F1 sports car valued at an estimated $20m faces careless driving charges.
5:41 PM Massive queues on the inland alternative to SH1 grinds to a halt as crews work feverishly to repair a bridge near St Arnaud.
5:30 PM Schools say they've been unfairly fingered by the ministry for ensuring students' safety.
Earthquakes are geophysics in action and an endless source of fascination to GeoNet boss Dr Ken Gledhill.
Red-zoning of Christchurch quake land infringed human rights, report says.
A Christchurch man, grieving his wife who died in the CTV building's collapse, questions whether New Zealand has learned anything from the earthquake.
You too can make a mint as a builder in post-quake Canterbury. All you need is a dog, a ute and radio.
Could this be New Zealand's most over-engineered junction?
Waiau's quake-ravaged pub to open a pop-up bar for Christmas offering respite to the weary community.
Mother-in-law's recipe a key ingredient in NZ's winning fruit mince pie.
Kaikoura parents think time at school will be good for their kids, but want to know about evacuation plans if another quake hits.
About 50 vehicles drove through to Kaikoura, but south-bound convoy called off due to safety concerns.
An emotional encounter after Japan's killer tsunami spurred two Christchurch students to show quake-hit Kaikoura kids they aren't alone.
Police working to formally identify climber who fatally fell on mountain in Arthur's Pass.
Wanganui and Mid Canterbury to challenge for the Ranfurly Shield.
Mid Canterbury will host a Ranfurly Shield challenge against Canterbury next year.
Dominant first-up batting displays had Sefton and Leeston-Southbridge both upset their hosts in the semi-finals on Saturday.
Anton Cooper adds another Longbeach Coastal Challenge title to his name.
Westport will get a new 10-bed health centre, much smaller and much later than planned.
Safer speed zones, special crossings, and innovative solutions to a potentially deadly problem.
Ray Harrison is struggling to coordinate medical care his sick boy after being wrongly told he had to pay $500 for a phone.
Hokitika's historic but quake prone Carnegie building will be strengthened.
West Coast contractor defends role in sealing Pike River mine.