Paramedics tending to a injured climber on glacier came perilously close to a massive avalanche.
"Low types" have managed a large-scale theft of a 9 x 5.5 metre double garage.
Local authorities are using post-quake cash to pay for projects that might have been out of reach.
Increasing nitrate levels are raising concern over Canterbury's water supplies.
Former top rugby player Tone Kopelani is one of 48 police recruits set to be trained and posted to Canterbury.
An experienced climber has died after falling 600 metres while skiing on Aoraki-Mt Cook.
The South Canterbury settlement of Blandswood was once known as Monkeytown. Why?
Canterbury beneficiaries prosecuted in the past year scammed $1.3m in payments.
Drainage firm run by an ex-crim told customers EQC ould reimburse costs without authorisation.
Environment Canterbury wants to "freshen up" membership of the zone committees formed under the Canterbury water management strategy.
Divas, gender-battles and a boy with tape
A boy struck dumb with gaffer tape and divas galore are among highlights of the 2014 World Buskers Festival line-up.
A motorcylist remains in a critical condition in Christchurch Hospital after a crash in Fairlie.
Police ticketed 104 drivers for crossing the SH1 centre line during Labour Weekend.
A mystery smell that has plagued many parts of Christchurch has locals stumped.
Damien Ryan died in crash metres from home
Canterbury man Damien Ryan was just metres from his rural home when he lost control, crashed into a hedge and was flung from his vehicle on Thursday.
Ultrafast broadband provider Enable has finished a complete fibre rollout across Rolleston and Lincoln.
Kiwis are going back to extra borrowing on their mortgages to fund spending.
Cantabrians pining for a seaside Christmas holiday are running out of time as campgrounds fill up.
It has been more than three years since the first big Canterbury tremor, but post-quake temporary workplaces drag on.
While Christchurch enjoyed sunny skies yesterday, other parts of the South Island were battered by storms.
It was an everyday task that turned into tragedy as a husband fatally ran over his wife.
A boil water notice for Arthur's Pass residents has been reissued only two days after being lifted.
A surge in donated food parcels is helping needy Christchurch families.
Eight Canterbury women reached the finals of the inaugural Women of Influence awards.
Car crashes remain the "single biggest killer of Kiwi teens", the NZTA says.
A health officer denies he is scaremongering over nitrates in water saying 'facts are not debatable'.
Cost could reach $80 million
The cost of the widespread damage caused by the September 10 storm has prompted calls for more "adaptive measures".
Christchurch's hotel room rates are the fastest rising in the country, according to new research.
Northwest gales are expected to develop about eastern parts of the South Island from Thursday.
Town hosts film featuring Michael Fassbender
The small Canterbury town of Twizel is masquerading as America's Wild West in a new feature film starring Hollywood's Michael Fassbender.
Threats to Canterbury's drinking water are a "ticking time bomb" that could lead to infant deaths.
Canterbury police are warning of the dangers of falling trees after weeks of damaging high winds.
Wiser voices have been telling of progress in this oasis amidst arid plains and barren slopes of the Mackenzie Country.
A "radical" new service will help children as young as nine from heading down a path of crime.
A conman who duped vulnerable women looking for love online has walked free from prison.
A Dunsandel worker suffered severe facial burns when a fire he was lighting "flared back on him".
Christchurch's median house price has hit $400,000 for the first time. + House sales stats
Airlines are boosting the number of flights to Christchurch due to demand from rebuild workers.
About 200 homes remain without power as yet another storm clean-up gets under way.
Strong Canterbury winds of up to 120 kilometres per hour have blown over caravans and ripped roofing iron off the Oxford Town Hall.
Burglar turns violent and assaults woman after she confronts him in her home in Temuka.
Thousands flock to Akaroa's French Fest
From French cricket to Can Can girls, Akaroa has celebrated a taste of France in the heart of New Zealand.
Thunder and lightning struck the Canterbury plains this afternoon with Christchurch's hill suburbs bracing for the storm.
A fault at The Press printing plant early this morning has delayed delivery of the newspaper in some areas.
An Ashburton family lost their little "treasure" when their baby died in a poorly built cot.
A trip inside Brackenridge Estate
Despite an ongoing government investigation, the intellectual disability facility Brackenridge Estate has opened its doors to The Press.
More than 6000 young Cantabrians are falling through the gaps of education and employment,
End-of-lecture parties are in full swing at Canterbury's two universities today.
A group allegedly used a bogus raffle ploy to rob homes as part of a ''well-organised burglary operation''.
An underground raw milk market is growing in Canterbury.