Search for missing hunter ends

Swedish man Hans Christian Tornmarck has not been since May 12.

17 min ago  Police end search for missing Swedish hunter Hans Christian Tornmarck.

Robber-on-a-bike guilty

Atkinson presented a firearm at staff, grabbed cash and fled on a bicycle.

10:57 AM  Brent James Atkinson has admitted being Christchurch's balaclava-wearing robber-on-a-bike.

Bucket list trip

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

10:41 AM  "I know I'm going to die, but I can still do things and make a difference," says Christchurch grandmother.

Is your local school overcrowded?

Find out which schools the Government considers over capacity and which it regards as at risk of overcrowding.

10:36 AM  Find out which schools the Government considers over capacity and which it regards as at risk of overcrowding.

Hunting in the valley for a good cause

Some of the entries ready for the weigh-in.

10:14 AM   Bitterly cold weather over the weekend did not deter around 130 registered hunters from competing in the second Great Greta Valley Hunt. The year raised around $6000 for the Scargill–Motunau Playgroup and Greta Valley School.

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Christchurch Earthquake 2011

Hansen honours Sir Ron

Steve Hansen, Sir Ron Scott's daughter Lise Kljakovic and Marco Kljakovic.

Sir Ron Scott remembered fondly by Steve Hansen.

Support for nurses' memorial

Murray Grant, husband of Jane Grant, a nurse who died in the 2011 earthquake, says an annual event to remember 53 nurses ...

Family of nurses killed in the February 2011 earthquake given support for annual memorial.

Shortland Street's quake mistake

The Shortland Street earthquake struck at the end of the show.

Shortland Street's quake episode re-traumatised some people, and TVNZ admits there should've been a warning.

Quake rescuer wins ACC fight video

Builder Bill Toomey drilled through a concrete floor of a collapsed building after the February 2011 earthquake. The ...

Builder Bill Toomey drilled through a concrete floor to a "horrific" scene that traumatised him.

Quake cracks study launched

Lateral spread at Porritt Park in Wainoni.

Researchers want to speak to anyone who saw cracks appear beside the Avon River or Courtenay Stream following the Canterbury quakes.

North Canterbury

Hunting in the valley for a good cause

Some of the entries ready for the weigh-in.

 Bitterly cold weather over the weekend did not deter around 130 registered hunters from competing in the second Great Greta Valley Hunt. The year raised around $6000 for the Scargill–Motunau Playgroup and Greta Valley School.

Alex off to Asia

Kaiapoi High School deputy head girl Alex McCracken is off to Malaysia in August after having been selected by Royal ...

Students to meet Nobel Laureates in Malaysia.

Southern RPC men blitz Bridge to Bridge

The Cure Boating Club women's eight on the Waimakariri River in the Bridge to Bridge race on Sunday.

Twenty-two boats contested the annual Bridge to Bridge regatta in North Canterbury.

Mustangs ride into Cheviot

Mustang cars line the main street in Cheviot.

Mustangs cruise in to support the quiet North Canterbury town.

Waihora secures final playoff spot

Methven's Faaitu Tuamoheloa charges at the Southbridge defence.

The defending champions snuck into the Luisetti Seeds Combined Country Cup playoffs for a rematch with Southbridge.

Mid Canterbury Selwyn

OIO watches meat company video

Silver Fern Farms Finegand meat processing plant, near Balclutha in South Otago.

Silver Fern Farms said its deal with a Chinese firm would benefit NZ. So far, the opposite has happened.

Waihora secures final playoff spot

Methven's Faaitu Tuamoheloa charges at the Southbridge defence.

The defending champions snuck into the Luisetti Seeds Combined Country Cup playoffs for a rematch with Southbridge.

Snow-making under way

Snow making is in full swing at Mt Hutt Ski Area.

Mt Hutt snow guns are pumping up to five tonnes of snow every minute ahead of next month's opening.

Brothers sidelined no more video

Brothers Tulaniu Sikaleti, 11, and Sikaleti Sikaleti, 13, could not play club rugby this season - but that changed overnight.

The story of the Sikaleti boys touched hearts across New Zealand – and has helped many other children get support.

Cyclist injured in Lincoln crash

Emergency services have been called to a crash in Lincoln (file photo).

The cyclist received moderate injuries and was taken to Christchurch Hospital after the crash.

West Coast

Search for missing hunter ends

Swedish man Hans Christian Tornmarck has not been since May 12.

Police end search for missing Swedish hunter Hans Christian Tornmarck.

Dad allegedly kicked son

A West Coast man has appeared in the Greymouth District Court charged with assault after allegedly kicking his ...

A judge has lifted all bail conditions for a West Coast father charged with assaulting his 2-year-old son.

Poor weather hinders hunter search

Swedish man Hans Christian Tommarck has not been since since he went on a hunting trip near Fox Glacier on the West ...

Low cloud and rain has stopped the search for a missing hunter in the mountains on the West Coast.

Cake-decorating company may pull out

The Whataroa water treatment plant in Westland, on the South Island's West Coast.

Auckland-based cake decorating company could withdraw from two West Coast water plant upgrade contracts.

Coast councils propose shared services

The four coast councils made a joint application to the Local Government Commission that said focusing on shared ...

The four West Coast councils want to share services instead of uniting as one organisation.

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