Shot fired in Greymouth fight

A 29-year-old man was arrested after the incident.

Police have arrested a 29-year-old after a rifle was fired during an altercation in a street.

Caught: School zone speedsters

Principals want road safety improvements as figures show more than 50,000 Cantabrians were stung with speeding tickets ...

56,000 Canterbury motorists have been caught speeding in school zones. Four talked their way out of a ticket.

Plants for Abbey

Cashmere High School's "volunteer army" had a planting day in memory of Abbey Leeson, with the Avon-Heathcote Ihutai ...

Young volunteers braved the rain for a planting day in memory of schoolmate who died from epilepsy.

'Not all crime and quake damage' video

Beth Walters at the Canterbury Youth Awards earlier this year.

Youth from Christchurch's east want to change how people view where they live.

Parents unite over bullying

Lyttelton Primary School principal Diana Feary.

Disgruntled parents to make their presence felt at Lyttelton Primary School on Monday morning.

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Brrr - that's one cold winter dip gallery video

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Opening of Queenstown winter festival.
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Birdman flight attempts, "skinning" and underwear racing highlights at the Queenstown Winter Festival.

Educator receives special honour

Jacqueline Duncan has spent 44 years teaching and has been a principal for 29 years.

Jacqueline Duncan knew exactly what to do when the earth started moving under her feet.

Otakaro changes no 'big deal'

Gerry Brownlee has signed off on what the Labour Party is calling "back room" changes to Otakaro Limited's constitution.

The Crown-owned company no longer has to "deliver" Christchurch's anchor projects, only "add value" to them.

Flooding normal at memorial site

An image shared on the Rebuild Christchurch Facebook page over the weekend appeared to show flooding at the site of the ...

Flooding at the site of Christchurch's earthquake memorial over the weekend will not be an isolated incident, the Crown says.

The liquefaction under the floor video

Paul Gilbertson has had 34 tonnes of liquefaction removed from under his house.

34 tonnes of liquefaction and water was removed from a Christchurch man's rotting, quake-damaged home.

North Canterbury

Unique road sign slows drivers

The new 'Teenagers' crossing sign outside Kaiapoi High School on Ohoka Rd.

Traffic lights? Zebra crossing? No. But this bespoke road sign might just slow traffic outside Kaiapoi High.

Pilot mixes pudding and parenting

Expectant parents listen and learn from educator Phillipa Murphy at the Pudding Club.

Philippa Murphy likes to mix her love of pudding into her parenting classes 

Crusaders wig out in Kaiapoi video

Crusaders Richie Mo'unga, David Havili and Jimmy Tupou flank Kaiapoi Borough School principal Murray Overton and Luke ...

A trio of Crusaders get wigged at a colourful Child Cancer Foundation event in North Canterbury.

Ashley hand Hurunui welcoming loss

Hurunui's Duncan Rutherford takes on the Ashley defence.

 Hurunui's debut in North Canterbury senior ranks resulted in a 29-point loss to Ashley.

A Taste of... Coriander's Hanmer

Butter chicken from Corianders is always delicious.

A hot curry ready and waiting when you arrive in Hanmer is a treat on cold winter evenings.

Mid Canterbury Selwyn

Remands for gang brawl accused

Two of the nine people arrested after a gang brawl in Ashburton will make their next court appearance at the Ashburton ...

Nine people arrested for a gang brawl in Ashburton live at the same address, and police allege they are all affiliated to the same gang.

Stand up for Moko

Taupo boy Moko Rangitoheriri died after abuse at the hands of caregiver Tania Shailer and her boyfriend David Haerewa.

Nationwide rally to be held on June 27 for child abuse victim.

New rest home for Ashburton

Millstream founder Les Briggs, Rangitata MP Jo Goodhew, and Radius Care managing director Brien Cree at the opening of ...

Ashburton's newest aged care facility opens its doors this week.

Dead 12 days later

David Stephanos Hosea, 25, was travelling on Fairfield Rd, Ashburton, when he lost control in icy conditions and crashed ...

David Hosea died the day after his first wedding anniversary. His car slipped on an icy road 12 days earlier.

Arthur's Pass may lose sole cop

Canterbury metro area commander Superintendent Lane Todd said police had proposed to dis-establish the position as part ...

Arthur's Pass village may lose its sole police officer under a proposed restructure.

West Coast

Shot fired in Greymouth fight

A 29-year-old man was arrested after the incident.

Police have arrested a 29-year-old after a rifle was fired during an altercation in a street.

Hunter feels like 'a kid at Christmas'

Possum hunter Ian Sutherland

The West Coast still has some die-hard possum hunters determined to keep going despite many challenges.

Pensioner denies sex abuse

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James Grainger accused of 49 years of sexual abuse against men in Christchurch, Dunedin and the West Coast.

Farming family feud

A West Coast man will pay his daughter thousands of dollars after a heated employment dispute.

She refused to drive home to milk the cows after a cyclone, was sacked, then won $4K from her dad and stepmum.

No buyers for mine equipment

Stockton mine equipment was moved from the West Coast to Christchurch in April to await sale.

Australian buyers stayed home rather than kick the tyres of Solid Energy's Stockton mine equipment.

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