Documents show Vernon Bugden should never have been out of prison when he raped a woman while on work release.
Christchurch's Gap Filler initiative is looking long term after celebrating its fifth birthday.
Labour MP Clare Curran has posted a picture of her invalid flag referendum vote online.
Flying cars? Hovercraft? The Ministry of Transport reveals its predictions.
A man has been seriously injured in a crash involving a motorbike in north Christchurch.
Woman who stole nearly $500,000 from her employer has had an appeal dismissed.
The bankrupt developer's attempt to revive a quake-damaged central Christchurch building has helped scupper its insurance payout.
A full investigation into one of the CTV building's engineers would not be in the public interest, a judge has heard.
Filling empty spaces in Christchurch following the earthquake became an art with Gap Filler.
Government-owned insurer sets aside $4m for legal costs over earthquake repairs.
Firefighters are responding to reports of a fire at a business in Kaiapoi, north of Christchurch.
Rangiora's St Joseph's School go where no Kiwi school has gone before and receive a call from an astronaut.
Slinging an axe was is in Mark Gillman's blood.
Omihi farmer Neil Evans has been competing in the Dog Trials at the Canterbury A & P Show for 35 years.
Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey backed the selection of of 16-year-old Holly Fletcher from a the list of high calibre of applicants.
Police have raided an Ashburton property as part of a crackdown on methamphetamine.
A slip of the foot caused a car to ram into s shop window.
A health warning has been issued for a popular camping and swimming spot near Christchurch.
Dry weather has prompted a fire restriction in the Selwyn District.
Ashburton fire flares up for second time in one day.
Three women and one man recovered from Fox Glacier helicopter crash, but three bodies yet to be recovered.
West Coast lawnmower shop damaged in suspicious fire.
Parents of killed backpackers angry, upset at news of latest Kiwi adventure tourism deaths.
It will be warm and windy for Canterbury on Monday - and it appears that will be the mantra for the rest of the working week.
Bodies of four tourists still on Fox Glacier unlikely to be recovered until at least Wednesday, police say.