Fog lifts, Christchurch flights back on

The fog hung thick over Christchurch, disrupting flights in and out of the airport.

11:29 AM  Hundreds were stranded as fog forced flight cancellations in and out of Christchurch.

Life-long military man

John Davis with Princess Anne at Burnham Military Camp in 2008.

10:52 AM  John Davis, a lifelong military man, began his career parachuting behind enemy lines.

The South Island from the sky stuff nation video

A scene captured by Jun Yamog on a recent South Island holiday.

10:41 AM  Jun Yamog shares a drone video taken while on holiday in the South Island.

Westport quad crash victim named

Quad bike, 4wd

A Westport woman died after crashing a quad bike on a farm at Cape Foulwind.

Shotgun wounds mar opening

Steve King heads back to base after getting seven with shooting partner, Richard Harris, at Lake Ellesmere.

Two hunters accidentally shot and more than 10 firearms seized at opening of duck shooting season.

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Christchurch Earthquake 2011

New housing project

298 Youth Health director Sue Bagshaw has plans to build a $10m youth hub including transitional housing.

A proposed youth housing project will not turn into a "ghetto of naughty kids'.

Stay away from the implosion video

Spectators keen to watch Christchurch's old central city police station blow up are being asked to watch online.

Carrick St resident Hamish Griffen.

Floods: one year on

A year on from floods that hit Christchurch neighbourhoods Michael Wright talks to residents about whether they are happy about efforts to prevent trouble in future downpours.

North Canterbury

Canterbury a duck shooter's delight

Duck shooting season begins: Ruby (left) and Truck (right) poke their heads out of Gun City owner David Tipple's maimai.

A depressingly sunny start to duck shooting season on Saturday has not deterred hunters.

When four boys go to war video

Richard "Dick" Brittan has an enviable collection of war memorabilia that tells a tale of family sadness and loss.

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Five injured in crash

Five people have been injured in a crash on Rangiora Woodend Rd, in North Canterbury.

Mid Canterbury Selwyn

Rescue chopper called after serious crash

The Christchurch-based Westpac Rescue Helicopter.

A man has been flown to hospital with serious injuries after a collision between a car and a truck near Christchurch.

What you need to know about Canterbury transport plan

12 Interesting things you need to know about the Regional Transport Plan

A handful of 1080 pellets

Rolleston 1080 plant approved

A Canterbury business has been given approval to manufacture 1080 poison at Rolleston.

West Coast

Westport quad crash victim named

Quad bike, 4wd

A Westport woman died after crashing a quad bike on a farm at Cape Foulwind.

Gloriavale 0800 number set up

Ex Gloriavale members may be reluctant to use a hotline to report abuse, says a former member.

Elijah Overcomer, pictured with sons Zac, 3, and Seth, 4, says he's a typical Kiwi bloke who likes the odd beer.

Gloriavale: 'I'd go back'

Two years ago Elijah Overcomer was kicked out of the secretive community, but he still longs to return - to change it.

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