Police "don't have a clue" what has happened to a rebuild worker who went missing more than a fortnight ago.
Experienced pilot suffers serious injuries after his microlight smashes into a hedge in North Otago.
Police have named the 26-year-old who died after his car crashed in Timaru yesterday.
Car flips and smashes into parked cars near Christchurch Airport this morning.
A Cromwell teenage girl has died after a "medical event" at her home.
Cannabis growing operation discovered after a house fire in Christchurch this morning.
Cannabis plants discovered
Police and the fire service are investigating a house fire in Christchurch.
Cars were Gary McVicar's passion but timber was his life.
A man is missing presumed drowned after a fishing expedition went horribly wrong.
The mystery of rebuild worker who disappeared after leaving work is no closer to being solved.
Why do people scale mount which killed 234?
Despite claiming its 234th death this week, reaching the summit, for some, outweighs the risks.
Vicar tells kids Father Christmas isn't real, kisses power festive lights and couple crash party to steal booze.
Experienced Christchurch diver in his 50s died after crayfish expedition went wrong in Akaroa.
French tourist escapes with minor injuries after flipping rental car on its roof in Akaroa.
Want to appear in Christchurch's opening ceremony for the Cricket World Cup? Those scared of heights need not apply.
A fund encouraging developers to build residential units within Christchurch's four avenues is almost all gone.
Former National leader Don Brash writes to Justice Minister asking for independent review into man convicted of child abuse.
Mixed response as six designs being considered to commemorate Christchurch's February 2011 quake are revealed.
Independent reviewer to look into rebuild work and costs related to Christchurch's quake-damaged horizontal infrastructure.
Silver Fern Farms granted consent to discharge into Waimakariri river, after commissioners placed "little weight" on petition by thousands.
A couple who have moved 9 times since the quakes should have been in their new home two months ago.
Trapping and killing pests in your own back yard is "just what you have to do", Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing bosses are big offenders when it comes to ripping off workers.
OPINION: At Christmas time, all I want to hear from my boyfriend is "Can I help?" However knocking him down with a hose helped alleviate tension.
Saving up $1500 post-quake wasn't easy, but it was worth it to make a few struggling families happy.
OPINION: Who would have thought four Australians cooking a steak could make an hour of totally riveting, edge-of-seat viewing.
OPINION: Just as Cold War 2 seems to be kicking off, it is surely time for America to at least sweep away the hidebound attitudes.
More than 500 submissions received on ambitious proposal to create sports hub in southwest Christchurch.
Couple face fourth Christmas in caravan on their front lawn after quake hit uninsured house.
Four of the carnivorous marsupials have moved from Melbourne to a new home at Orana Wildlife Park.
Sound of music rings out from Bealey Ave church's 110-year-old organ for the first time in years.
The good folk of Romahapa are wondering who has come into big money.
The sounds of kids splashing and giggling in the Scarborough Paddling Pool will be heard again tomorrow.
The father of a "good-looking young fella" missing for two weeks wants him home for Christmas.
Police are investigating separate complaints about Atomic Shuttles buses in Arthur's Pass.
Emma Robertson's physiotherapist calls her a miracle.
The Wizard is refusing to pay a $40 parking fine because his car is a 'work of art'.
A Christchurch man who bashed a persistent drug dealer has been jailed for seven and a half years.
Bars busy as workers break up for Christmaas
Christchurch bars are preparing for an influx of holiday revellers this afternoon when many workers are knocking off for Christmas.
A stalker who filled his victim’s petrol tank with concrete has been sentenced to intensive supervision and community detention.
Driver banned for 10 months after causing a four-car smash which left a mother needing more than 30 hours of surgery.
A bike share scheme for the central city will go ahead thanks to the success of an online fundraising campaign.
To his family Arthur Samuel Roy Senior was a likeable rogue, but for three decades he preyed on vulnerable teenage girls.
Discover the hidden characters and history of nearly every small South Island in new interactive.
Man is dramatically saved from drowning on West Coast beach after an earlier rescue attempt failed.
A childless woman is donating eggs to her mother and stepfather so they can create a baby to be raised as her sister.
A spelling-challenged farmer selling his "turck" on Trade Me had to defend himself from a swarm of commenters when his auction went viral.
'I just want to get on with my life'
Double-amputee Kate Barron could be forgiven for thinking only of herself at Christmas.
A man accused of an attempted kidnapping tried to pull a woman into his car in New Brighton.
Right-wing fringe group outlandishly blames gay marriage for "destruction" of a New Zealand city.
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