12 min ago Health Minister accused of ignoring "compelling" evidence for a sugar tax.
14 min ago Public support and a Christchurch City Council grant have saved McLean's Mansion, says the man behind plans to open it as an art gallery.
19 min ago Heavy rainfall is as dangerous to Kaikoura as an aftershock, due to shattered stopbanks and dams threatening to breach.
6:37 PM Amy Jones will never return to a popular Christchurch riverside after a dog attack left her traumatised and her horse injured.
6:23 PM "To think they could be lost on our watch is really a worry."
Earthquakes are geophysics in action and an endless source of fascination to GeoNet boss Dr Ken Gledhill.
Red-zoning of Christchurch quake land infringed human rights, report says.
A Christchurch man, grieving his wife who died in the CTV building's collapse, questions whether New Zealand has learned anything from the earthquake.
You too can make a mint as a builder in post-quake Canterbury. All you need is a dog, a ute and radio.
Could this be New Zealand's most over-engineered junction?
Kids sometimes get a swing set or a tramp for Christmas, but this year you could give them a whole playground, all of it.
A motorcycle rally into Cheviot on Sunday will boost businesses struggling after the Kaikoura quake.
After two years of drought, spring rain has had polo return to North Canterbury.
"It's pretty low. We can't even fill our trucks." Fire brigade pump theft puts quake-hit town at risk.
Waiau's quake-ravaged pub to open a pop-up bar for Christmas offering respite to the weary community.
Traffic delays now cleared after truck rolls near Rakaia.
Police working to formally identify climber who fatally fell on mountain in Arthur's Pass.
Wanganui and Mid Canterbury to challenge for the Ranfurly Shield.
Mid Canterbury will host a Ranfurly Shield challenge against Canterbury next year.
Dominant first-up batting displays had Sefton and Leeston-Southbridge both upset their hosts in the semi-finals on Saturday.
The four-day hearing concluded on Thursday, with a decision on the $100 million scheme due by mid-2017.
An environmental battle is raging over a hydroelectric scheme that would tame a ferocious stretch of water known as the "Mt Cook of rivers".
Pike River family members will be going to Parliament on Tuesday to take a new plan for reentering the mine to the new Prime Minister.
Vet said he had never seen such "systematic and prolonged" abuse.
They had an $81K debt after losing court action taken by Grey District Council. Now they're fighting the council over bankruptcy.