18 min ago Emergency closure of Kaikoura's paua fishery pushed out by nine months to help quake-battered stocks.
7:03 PM A Dunedin woman was subjected to abusive emails, texts and calls, allegedly from her husband's former lover.
6:38 PM On the eve of the 6th anniversary of the Christchurch earthquake, hero Michael Harford is back - but now he's working for The Boss.
6:36 PM Christchurch City Council staff are "almost certain" 100 per cent of it's electricity will come from renewable sources, irrespective of the retailer.
6:22 PM Major events being held in Christchurch this week may make access to the city's main hospital challenging.
On the eve of the 6th anniversary of the Christchurch earthquake, hero Michael Harford is back - but now he's working for The Boss.
The designer of Christchurch's earthquake memorial has a gift for designing memorials half a world away.
After much debate, the Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial opens this week.
Some families who lost relatives in the 2011 quake say the white chair memorial is inappropriate and they want it gone.
Another obstacle faces the group hoping to take Southern Response to court in a class action.
In 50 years at Customs, Ray Harper has seen changes in technology, drug busts, and human behaviour "a bit different".
All tracks and open areas are off limits while firefighters dampen hot spots.
North Canterbury's famous Christmas Country Fete is on the move after finding a new owner.
Over 18,000 claims for building damage and nearly 3000 for building and contents.
Concern damaged buildings near the Kaikoura earthquake epicentre are under-insured or uninsured.
A manslaughter trial has begun in Timaru over the death of Ashburton man Arran James Gairns.
Were firefighters pulled out too soon in Christchurch? What's up at Civil Defence? And when can residents go home?
The painful wait is over - more than 1400 fire evacuees able to return to check their homes as cordons lift.
Four fire crews fought the blaze for hours. But then it looped around viciously on them and they had to flee.
Four months since launching Aylesbury Creamery, Canterbury farmer Mark Williams is happy decision to sell raw milk.
Police reassure the public they are not in danger after a 14-year-old girl was reportedly attacked on a West Coast walking track.
Substation fault wipes out electricity for 12,000 Transpower customers.
For six years a group of Westport volunteers have worked to transform a muddy sea of gorse by hand into stunning cycle trails.
Families left "absolutely gutted" as efforts to get charges against Pike River's former boss reinstated fail.
Shelley Crooks, who survived for six weeks lost in West Coast bush, is one step closer to home.