16 min ago Sake Aca was so upset by racist taunts from spectators he couldn't focus on the match.
4:21 PM There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding a body found in a car in Kirwee, police say.
4:06 PM Christchurch's highest-reaching fire truck had to be called in to rescue a magpie stuck up a tree after the local brigade's ladder wasn't tall enough.
3:45 PM Christchurch street teen who stole cardboard cathedral donations box admits using drugs since he was a child.
3:26 PM A meat processing plant is investigating its second accident in two months after an employee broke his leg when a cow carcass fell on him.
The revamp of earthquake insurance could see EQC allowed to pay claims to banks rather than homeowners.
You've seen the city's crumbled cathedral and empty lots. But have you seen the suburbs?
Even if it started raining now, it will be at least two to three years before North Canterbury farmers recover from the drought that grips the area.
Development on a North Canterbury irrigation scheme has been halted until a final Environment Court ruling.
Hisham Almansi's plans to study medicine are in tatters as he recovers from being crushed by a door at work.
More than 350 people have gathered to remember Ashburton car crash victim Anthony Newton.
The West Coast is set to weather another round of job losses as a local gold mine plans to finish mining in October.
A North Canterbury teenager pleads guilty to charges relating to a car crash that killed one of his passengers.