Christchurch mother, 24, remanded in custody after allegedly stabbing a man in the stomach last night.
The $12.5m central city Ramada will boost post-quake accommodation with 44 extra apartments.
Christchurch could be the best edible city in the world by filling parks with food-growing spaces.
The second building in centre to be fully restored will soon house theatre and circus groups.
Fans crowding into Hagley Oval for Cricket World Cup matches will struggle to find car parks nearby.
New sculpture made from quake-salvaged wood
Artist Regan Gentry today craned in the final pieces for his Wood from the Trees sculpture being installed in central Christchurch.
Photographs of Christchurch from 1914 show how the quakes have knocked the city back in time.
But hospital parking woes to continue 'for years'
CDHB boss says Christchurch Hospital car parking problems will continue for next six to seven years.
The city council will convert the old City Mission building into units for the homeless.
About 500 fans crowd pub for World Cup final
Coffee cups were thrown and fists pumped at a crowded Christchurch pub when Germany scored in the World Cup final this morning.
'A special place for all New Zealanders'
Christchurch's quake memorial will have a river setting, it has been confirmed today.
A quake-prone tea kiosk looks may be strengthened and re-opened in time for summer.
Christchurch's earthquake memorial is tipped to be on the Avon River in the central city.
Building was dedicated to 71 WWI victims
Demolition of an historic building dedicated to 71 students who died in WWI is near completion.
Decision makers need to be "smart, not sentimental" about the Christchurch Town Hall.
The Lichfield St car-park building will be demolished before the pre-Christmas retail rush, the Christchurch City Council says.
Man admits bizarre behaviour, but says he has been judged and treated badly for being English.
A heartfelt protest is unlikely to save an historic building dedicated to 71 students who died in WWI.
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Broken pipe on Gloucester St causes water to shoot as high as six floors of The Press building.
The Government will spend $170m on three central city buildings for hundreds of civil servants.
Property developer Antony Gough has raided his big brother's piggy bank to help fund The Terrace development in central Christchurch.
Christchurch's former police station may be brought down with explosives.
A mix of apartments, offices, shops and hospitality looks likely for the old Press building site.
Design plans for new Avon River precinct altered amid concerns they could increase city's flooding.
Three people taken to Christchurch Hospital with "minor to serious injuries".
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Govt will unveil plans to move 18 departments into four new buildings in Christchurch CBD.
A man was robbed and "roughed up" by two strangers in a central city supermarket carpark.
Cantabrians will have to wait to get three new restaurant bars after contractors used the wrong paint.
The Antigua footbridge will be removed for restoration and will not be seen again until October.
City Care offers to cover $55k cost of installing Christmas decorations if fundraising efforts fall short.
City commuters are up against a backed-up Durham St this morning.
Council looking at what action is being taken to reduce dangers posed by asbestos amid concern not enough being done.
More than 2600 people identify as Muslim in Christchurch, yet most of the city's residents have never visited the mosque.
CCTV photo released after man hit by a red ute and "moderately injured" in central Christchurch.
A pair of shiny gnomes took to the sky yesterday in the Christchurch Art Gallery's next phase of proposed repairs.
Nigel Ross' building has sat broken and empty at the corner of High and Hereford streets for three years.
Council dedicates $1.7m to second loop linking heritage tramway through to High St.
Multimillion-dollar Triangle Centre will house bars, restaurants, a bank and return hundreds of workers to the central city.
The developers of Christchurch's first district energy system are calling for private developers to get on board.
Akaroa's Little Bistro owners move into Chch
The couple behind Akaroa's popular Little Bistro are opening a new venture in New Regent St.
Construction will start within weeks on a multimillion-dollar shopping and office complex on the Triangle Centre site.
Where is Christchurch's inner city vibrancy?
Christchurch risks becoming a city with an empty hole in the middle and suburban sprawl, a visiting architect says.
Repairs to heritage apartments at a standstill
Rebuild firm Ceres moves from demolition work to spending millions on repairing and selling quake-damaged apartments.
Contractors move into bus interchange site as plans for airport-style lounges, shops and cafe revealed.
A potential $30m price-tag on a new playground has been labelled a "smack in the face".
Swimsuits have been hung on the fence around the Centennial Pool by those against the complex's demolition.
'Shanty style' site should be turned into a park
Gap Filler is a 'backward' organisation and its 'messy' central city project should go, says a PR expert.
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