Hills and Harbour
Christchurch youth "shaken" after been lowered from cliffs into boat by firefighters.
Taken by rip: "We thought we were going to die"
Shannon Pocklington thought she was going to die when a rip swept her out to sea at South Brighton Beach.
$2.8m square opens in quake-hit community
Albion Square is a testament to what can happen when the council, local leadership and the locals themselves really get behind a project.
Taylors Mistake bach owners not worried
Taylors Mistake bach owners are fighting to keep their properties, calling the risk of rockfall and tsunami "part of the charm".
A pair of houses on the Port Hills are being demolished after they were found to be deteriorating badly and leaning towards neighbouring homes.
Too many workers dying or injured at NZ ports while companies behind them grow profits, union says.
Development in flood-prone parts of Banks Peninsula should be restricted, ECan says.
Offensive smells and toxic gases from a retirement village laundry are a health hazard, concerned neighbours say.
$43k grant for church with uncertain future
The city council will provide $43,000 for a damaged Little River church despite its uncertain future.
Cashmere Hill residents rally against rest home development they say will ruin their views.
Hundreds of mountainbikers plead with city council to approve a $22m adventure park.
The cost of rebuilding Ferrymead bridge has blown out beyond expected cost of $34.87m.
Hundreds have voiced their support for new $22m adventure park, with only 35 in opposition.
Akaroa's Madeira Hotel is for sale.
Safety will be a key performance indicator for senior Lyttelton Port staff when the city council takes over.
Concrete trucks arriving every 3 minutes
Construction of Lyttelton's new wharf has begun with a day-long concrete pour involving 75 trucks.
Quakes that send rocks tumbling down the Port Hills appear to occur about every 7000 years.
Hill stability needs 16 green zone demolitions
Work to stabilise hillside slopes in Sumner and Redcliffs could begin this summer if 16 property owners can be persuaded to part with their homes.
Investigation launched after scrap metal ship crane collapses as ship is loaded at port.
After weeks of political meetings in cold church halls, it was time for a debate in a pub.
Red-zoned Port Hills bach will find a new life as sheep shearers' living quarters on far-flung Pitt Island.
Council keen to make pedestrian access to Lyttelton tunnel annual, but fears raised over port impact.
A large moon has sparked flooding fears for low-lying parts of Christchurch tonight.
Mobil will not be prosecuted after 1.2 million litres of jet fuel spilled from its tank in Lyttelton.
Truck driver who worked at Lyttelton Port the night before a man was killed believes more workers will die without major changes.
The wife of a firefighter killed at Lyttelton Port said words could not explain 'the pain that has ripped through my heart'.
Lyttelton Port workers were reportedly jump-starting machinery when colleague fell to death.
Fifty years ago Tony Treleaven walked through Lyttelton Tunnel with his parents and today he did it again with his children.
The fate of Port Hills properties in limbo since the 2011 earthquake has finally been revealed.
Lyttelton tunnel will be taken over by walkers, cyclists and skateboarders as it marks 50 years on Sunday.
Cantabrians will get a chance to see the Lyttelton Tunnel up close as the landmark celebrates a milestone.
A worker at Lyttelton port has been killed - the third on the waterfront in 12 months.
Sumner residents are impatient for a new $10m hub to 'help the village prosper'.
Sixteen homes on the Port Hills are to be bulldozed because they are deemed dangerous.
Council and Govt will buy 16 Port Hills properties, compulsorily if needed, to allow protection work for another 21.
Endorsement from Prime Minister John Key has the backers of the Christchurch Coastal Walkway more hopeful than ever they can fund the $20m project.
Shingle-filled lorry takes out ute, letterboxes and several bushes before plunging over a bank after handbrake fails.
Demolition waste being moved in helicopter
More than 100 tonnes of building waste are being airlifted off the Port Hills as part of Christchurch's first helicopter-assisted demolition.
Worsleys Track makeover would be welcomed
If a proposed development goes ahead, cyclists and walkers may in the future have a very different experience on Henry Worsley's once peaceful spur.
A hillside house built on shaky ground has been named Canterbury's House of the Year.
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.