Honey factory blaze video

The New Zealand Natural Honey factory in North Canterbury went up in flames on Tuesday afternoon.

14 min ago  Hives full of bees have been burned in a North Canterbury honey factory fire.

Is your local school overcrowded?

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

10:05 PM  Find out which schools the Government considers over capacity and which it regards as at risk of overcrowding.

Crowded schools revealed

A Ministry of Education report reveals 214 schools around the country are considered over capacity, while 488 are at ...

9:35 PM  Hundreds of schools are over capacity or at risk of overcrowding as thousands of extra children turn up each year.

St Asaph St changes

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Christchurch CBD new cycle lanes. PHOTO: St Asaph St.

8:34 PM  "Something like 25 car parks" could be reinstated on St Asaph St after Christchurch business leaders threatened legal action.

Large water bottling plant likely

Taxing bottled water wouldn't make sense: Government

A foreign company has permission to extract and bottle millions of litres of water every day from Christchurch's aquifers, likely paying nothing for the privilege.

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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

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.

The battle for bragging rights

Grown get cheered on by their sister team Grown Up.

Over a day of fast paced and muddy action, three teams emerged victorious in their fields, a full year of bragging rights ahead.

Truckie admits guilt in fatal crash

Three vehicles were involved in a crash on State Highway 1 at Greta Valley, killing one and injuring four.

Courier Post driver to meet Noel Campilan's family after causing fatal crash.

Acquitted of sexual abuse

Businessman Stephen John Preest in 2003.

Hovercraft businessman Stephen Preest said his actions "crossed a line", but has been cleared of violating an intellectually disabled man.

Mid Canterbury Selwyn

OIO watches meat company video

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

Silver Fern Farms promised selling half the company to Chinese firm Shanghai Maling would benefit New Zealand. 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

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.

Tackling West Coast suicides

Investor profile generic photo. Silhouette. hand on head. despair. grief. stress. mental health. headache. Pic:Lawrence ...

The West Coast DHB has laid out plans to improve its mental health services.

Health budget needs extra $1.1b

The senior doctors' union says the health sector had been underfunded for years and it affected doctors' health.

The health sector needs an additional $1.1b in this week's Budget to maintain services, an economist says.

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