Police are trying to locate a missing Christchurch taxi driver.
The man employed to straighten out Christchurch City Council’s finances is Lincoln University alumni and ex-Treasury.
Shoppers are cramming mall car parks
Parking attendants at Westfield Riccarton were this week seen blocking entrances, waving people away, and shaking their heads while a line of cars left the roof parking.
A trio of South Brighton residents has made a video commemorating the demise of local shops.
Survey reveals many people are flouting the law against using a mobile phone while driving.
Sadness, despair and anger were felt at Kendal School this morning, one of nine schools closing permanently.
Woman who ran up housing and social welfare frauds totalling $274,591 has been jailed.
Six young men have been arrested for raiding food bins and taking expired food from a supermarket skip.
Fire crews are dealing with a fire in a warehouse in Timaru's port area.
Six management roles cut to make room for a new seven-strong executive team.
Couple lost all when their boat went up in flames. Everything except a very important bag.
Police dispute Helen Milner's statement that her husband always misspelled "allways" as it was in a suicide note.
Mongrel Mob member fails to have manslaughter sentence reduced on account of being Maori.
Red-zoned Port Hills homeowners get an extra five months to consider the Crown's offer for their land.
Closing the Gloucester St bridge for another two years is the "worst thing" to happen to New Regent St businesses, a shop owner says.
Life had 'turned to muck' for a retired dairy farmer who 'invested' in methamphetamine.
EQC has been accused of breaking the law by taking more than 150 days to answer a request.
Girl who braved broken glass given shoes
A schoolgirl who ran in bare feet on broken glass and potholes is just one example of how poverty exhibits itself, her principal says.
Police numbers more than double this weekend as festive parties begin, and a New Year's booze ban announced for Sumner.
Sydenham shops and cafes say plumes of dust and noises are threatening their business.
LATEST: A man's body has been found in the sea at the tip of the Marlborough Sounds.
A North Canterbury pilot's death came just three months after the death of his mother.
New Zealand's anti-apartheid movement was acknowledged yesterday at Christchurch's civic memorial service for South African leader Nelson Mandela.
'It's so I've always got him with me'
To call Gemma Hazeldine's story affecting doesn't do it justice.
Reserve Bank's gun is loaded and it will fire off the first shots of higher interest rates probably by March.
Riccarton firms are pleading with the council to rethink its plans for a bus interchange.
Fuming Pike River families say a "blood money" pay-off for the 29 men's deaths will not shut them up. » [Whittall unwanted]
Red-zoned Port Hills homeowners have been offered a glimmer of hope by the Christchurch Council.
A Christchurch cafe intends firing mini-burgers across to diners at 140kmh.
An earthquake-damaged building that was home to a popular Christchurch toy library has been given a stay of execution.
Businesses affected by plans to revert Oxford Tce and Lichfield St to a two-way system, and Tuam St one-way will be consulted.
Peter Whittall hasn't worked since he was made redundant from Pike River coalmine. » 'They didn't die. They were killed'
Christchurch pun enthusiast and animal lover Mirabel Oliver has found the perfect outlet - the humble greeting card.
What is happening with the master plans for Lyttelton, Edgeware, Linwood, Sydenham and others?
12-year-old boy may be behind fires
Residents on Rocking Horse Rd say plumbing contractors working near the today's fire were the first to ''jump into action'' when they saw the smoke.
Man admits spiking his friend's beer with synthetic cannabis, putting him in a coma.
A Burwood couple must leave their home of 35 years as consent hold-ups delay construction.
Surfing dad once dragged unconscious from sea
A young surfing star is thrilled his father is around to enjoy his success, two years after being dragged unconscious from the sea.
Man who gave murder-accused Helen Milner a 'friendship ring' discussed marriage with her.
The decision to demolish earthquake-damaged toy library has been revoked.
The families of the dead Pike River miners say they want justice, not 'blood money'.
Families who lost loved ones in the February quake may be allowed to place temporary markers.
Phillipstown School has won nearly $100,000 in court costs for its battle with the education minister.
Developers urge city council to work with them to build new parking buildings in the central city.
Businesses are pleading with the council to re-think plans for a bus interchange on Riccarton Rd.
The Ministry of Health failed to act on some cases of long-term abuse by disability carers, including at a home in Christchurch, a review says.
Three Canterbury councils have almost $2.1 million in their earthquake funds still waiting to be allocated.
In the next few days, six of Christchurch's schools will shut up shop for the last time.
Templeton cat Molly was "lucky" to escape serious injury after getting her leg crushed in an illegal trap.
Coalmining opponents lose their case for second time against Solid Energy's Cypress Mine in West Coast's Happy Valley.
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