Hills and Harbour
Snow down to 100m is possible on Banks Peninsula today.
Council finally decides area-wide rockfall mitigation on the Port Hills is not financially viable.
A special memory of driving out to Sumner for the first time is fondly recalled by lifelong Christchurch resident Alan Clark.
Man whose "soulmate" wife and daughter were killed in a horror crash says the "pain is unbearable". | Driver to pay
The driver who ran a stop sign, killing a Sumner mum and two girls, will pay reparation to both families. | Widower shattered
A popular member of the Sumner community has gone AWOL - Peppa the kunekune pig.
A 220kg man rescued last night after becoming stuck in his shower was taken to hospital today.
Traffic will be restricted to a single lane through Lyttelton Tunnel between 8pm and 6am tonight.
Sumner and Redcliffs residents should not flush the loo for six hours tonight.
Residents say passing trucks and buses feel "like an earthquake" as Sumner traffic is diverted.
City leaders try tandem mountain biking
Cyclists and runners urged to get out on to reopened stretch of Summit Rd after rockfall work completed.
Rangiora and Akaroa will get $12.5m of direct health funding under a Labour government.
Why, when there are less people working on New Zealand ports and more modern technologies in place, are workers still being hurt and killed?
A spate of port deaths is being attributed to inexperienced workers, back-to-back shifts and a lax safety culture. | Why are port workers still dying?
A $500,000 government grant will allow quake repairs and strengthening for the Akaroa Museum.
Police who chased a fleeing motorcyclist worked frantically in vain to save Darren Wilson's life.
Council delays project to reopen road by up to two months, during which it may reconsider route.
Residents optimistic about development but want traffic fears addressed. l Bold vision for $1b project
Lyttelton Port unveils plan for vibrant waterfront with cafes, bars, a commercial marina and a fish market.
Hazardous rocks blasted to enable reopening of parts of Summit Rd to walkers and bikers.
OPINION: Pup is a purebred border terrier, and one of the first places she'll get to know is Sumner beach.
Port Hills couple plagued with Contact Energy payments after calling to disconnect months before.
Maine coon cat Barry causes a stir in Sumner when he hits the beach in his harness and leash.
Govt's move to shave years off Lyttelton Port's $1b redevelopment wins support but consultation with residents wanted.
The Government has evoked its extraordinary quake powers to fast-track the recovery of quake-hit Lyttelton Port.
A 23-storey-high crane is being built piece by piece at the Lyttelton Port.
A key route for seaside commuters will be closed for up to six weeks while wastewater pipes are installed.
Press readers are concerned about the state of the Lyttelton Tunnel, but NZTA says it is structurally fine.
A decision on rockfall protection in the Port Hill has been deferred for a second time.
Mum and daughter mourned by hundreds
Sumner Primary School held its second funeral this week, a ''gorgeous'' farewell for the mother and daughter killed in a crash last month.
Diamond Harbour's first early-childhood education centre will be an "environmentally conscious" $1.4 million complex.
Clifton digger driver treated by paramedics after potentially being exposed to leaked gas.
The words "love you" were written in bold, pink letters on posters hung around the hall.
Campaign to build amphitheatre in Lyttelton
Brian Rick dreams of staging a Shakespeare festival at an open-air amphitheatre he is establishing in Lyttelton.
Seemingly-innocuous notices pinned to doors of "dangerous" buildings have swung million-dollar insurance claims.
Residents are doing their best to help two grief-stricken Sumner families get through the storm.
Astronaut shares 'unique perspective'
An astronaut orbiting the earth has shared his ''magnificent'' view of Canterbury's Banks Peninsula with the world.
Some of Christchurch's more complex hilltop demolitions have been completed.
The Christchurch City Council is working to protect native lizards on the Port Hills while mitigating rockfall risk.
Cera credited with driving forward a multimillion-dollar Port Hills mountainbike park.
Chairlift and 120km of MTB downhill trails
A 120km downhill mountain biking park on the Port Hills is one of six tourism projects to get state funding.
A ruling that some Port Hills properties may not have to be written off by insurers a"game-changer".
The CCC is likely to proceed with plans for a $10 million library and community centre in Sumner.
The use of red-zoned homes on the Port Hills may be key to dealing with the rockfall risk.
Port Hills red-zoners are urging city councillors to reject a "whitewash" report dismissing area-wide rockfall protection.
An exhausted mollymawk is lucky to be alive after seagulls nearly pecked it to death on Sumner Beach.
Port Hills residents battling to stay in their red-zoned homes are unlikely to get further council help.
Clifton Hill red zone demolitions begin
A team consisting of Southern Response, Cera and Arrow International has begun demolishing red-zoned homes on the Port Hills.
The oil giant responsible for the Lyttelton fuel spill in March will reimburse the regional council for the "reasonable" and "significant" costs of cleaning up its mess.
Fast-tracking consents to reopen Lyttelton-Sumner route will mean bypassing Environment Court.