Investigation into teacher's conduct

Former Christchurch South Intermediate School teacher Cheryl-Lyn Porter, whose conduct is being investigated by the Teachers Council.

Cheryl-Lyn Porter has resigned over allegations of misconduct.

Help floods in

Offers of help are flooding in for pensioner Mervyn "Jim" Cross, who has lived in his little red car near Christchurch Hospital for two months.

Mine job cuts expected

The beleaguered state-owned miner has already slashed jobs at the West Coast coal mine.

Stockton Mine workers have been called to a meeting in Westport on Thursday.

Barn blaze in Christchurch

A large fire burns at Evelyn Cousins Ave, Richmond, Christchurch.

A large fire levelled an empty barn in Richmond and sent smoke billowing over the city.

Henderson tax trial adjourned again

A District Court trial of Christchurch bankrupt David Ian Henderson on tax charges has been adjourned.

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Christchurch Earthquake 2011

Insurer to contest court-ordered compo

1146 Avonside Dr, the site of a now-demolished property that has triggered a Supreme Court hearing about insurance settlements.

An insurance company is going to the Supreme Court to dispute a judgment that could cost it millions of dollars in payouts to Christchurch red-zoners.

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.

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

New housing project

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

North Canterbury

Bylaw upsets horse riders

Horse riders who regularly ride on a North Canterbury beach say a proposed new bylaw is an 'insult on the human race'.

Horse riders say a bylaw requiring them to be careful around small animals is "an insult on the human race".

Hunter's remains found

The body of a missing hunter has been found in North Canterbury.

The new hours have already had an impact on JR's Bar & Grill, which is known as the go-to "late night" bar in Rangiora.

'Nightmare' booze policy slated

Locals fear Waimakariri will become a "sleepy hollow" as it adopts the strictest alcohol regulations in the country.

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

Mine job cuts expected

The beleaguered state-owned miner has already slashed jobs at the West Coast coal mine.

Stockton Mine workers have been called to a meeting in Westport on Thursday.

Arthur's Pass road upgrade begins

Work has started to upgrade a dangerous stretch of road near Arthur's Pass.

Flooding from the Waiho River at Franz Josef.

Torrential rain hits

Severe weather warning as heavy rain pelts the West Coast causing surface flooding and slips.

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