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Mother and sister all in one

A childless woman is donating eggs to her mother and stepfather so they can create a baby to be raised as her sister.

The Bats headline Nostalgia fest

If good music, local beers and unique food is your scene, you might want to get your tickets booked for next year's Nostalgia Festival.

What's killing New Zealanders?

We are now more likely to die of Alzheimer's disease or kidney failure, study finds.

Suspect surgeons may lose privacy

Surgeons may not be able to hide behind the Privacy Act when the quality of their work comes into question.

Interest hike deemed unlikely

Reserve Bank did not need to lift interest rates this year and may not need to raise them again next year, as low inflation is balancing out growth.

'It's hard to argue with'

Amuri school gates Initial fears about National Standards have eased and they've started to become useful, a principal says.

Standards surviving

The controversial National Standards are turning five. Do they belong in our schools?

Quakes affect ratings

Schools rob Peter to pay Paul

Code crackers at leading edge

Pupils at Selwyn House have created NZ's first all-girl code club, learning the basics of creating computer software.

Hail and thunder

hail methven Hail and thunderstorms have pounded parts of Christchurch as thousands of punters enjoy the first day of the A&P Show.

Racegoers to mostly escape rain

Fine 20C expected to give way to showers - but not until Cup Day events are ending. l Traffic warnings

Rain and gales may spoil 22C

Summery 23C in store today

Weather: Summer drawing near

Christchurch is in store for a couple of fine days as summer draws closer. 

Interchange to reshape road-map

More traffic changes are in the pipeline for central Christchurch as authorities prepare for the opening of the city's new bus interchange.

Urgent repairs force closure

Urgent wastewater repairs have forced the closure of a stretch of Dyers Pass Rd for the next three weeks.

Crash near A&P grounds slows traffic

Delays expected as Cup Day heats up

Tick for controversial bus lounge

Controversial plans for a new bus-passenger waiting lounge in Riccarton have been approved despite community concerns it will become a "day-time doss house for the homeless".

Desperate in EQC limbo

Pamela Wilkinson will pen a letter to Prime Minister John Key before admitting "there's no hope left".

The risk is too much talking

Resilience is one of those overused buzz words, but what exactly does it mean and why does the Christchurch City Council need a chief resilience officer?

Quake piece to have debut

'C'est la vie' quakey Canterbury

Dyers Pass Rd reopens

The busy Dyers Pass Rd has reopened after four weeks of infrastructure repair work.

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