A small sinkhole will keep part of a busy Christchurch road closed for a day.
A 21-year-old Aranui man alleged to have robbed a dairy in Breezes Road was remanded in custody after a brief appearance in the Christchurch District Court today.
Woman admits taking $23,500 from 88-year-old employer after he was diagnosed with dementia.
A man who targeted high-end vehicles at a car "chop shop" has been jailed for five years.
Being set up for a robbery might be a work hazard for dealers who sell rock salt as crystal meth, court hears.
A smoke alarm saved the lives of a West Coast couple after their house caught on fire.
Thirteen-year-old Christchurch girl Katelyn Moreland has been found.
Some of the oldest human relics from Antarctica are being conserved, including objects from the first party to spend winter on the ice.
Hammer wielding teens punched a dairy owner in the face during a Timaru armed robbery.
Kiwi soldier Dion Taka feels the physical pain of sniper fire every day.
Christchurch's anti-cruising bylaw slammed as ''toothless'' as police say they don't have the resources to take on boy racers.
Christchurch has been chosen to host an international sporting event likely to be the largest ever held in the city.
Emily Crowther, 16, didn't know much about the Holocaust until she was told about it, first-hand, from one of the few remaining survivors.
High-risk sex offender with ''absolutely appalling'' history of breaching release conditions has been jailed.
A $5 million multi-purpose sports centre with NZ's first 200-metre full circumference running track is about to roll off the blocks.
The man who killed Louisa Damodran, 6, in 1986 accepts he is not ready for release.
Wannabe Port Hills MP Nuk Korako on the fence over Redcliffs School closure.
Judge slams "incompetence" of police ahead of bus driver's sentencing for fatal crash.
Neighbour goes into bat for $50m McKenzie and Willis development, calling "knee-jerk" court action bad for city.
Work will start on Christchurch's new convention centre in October after the collapse of a Government-private sector deal.
They are 127 years old and were hidden in a Christchurch man's wardrobe for nearly 50 years.
21-year-old man allegedly held up a Christchurch dairy while armed with a hammer.
Seaside suburb's business centre will halve in size to make it more "bustling".
How come the grown-ups don't have to spend hours sitting on the mat?
Eight Queenstown men transformed into drag queens to compete at the Queenstown Winter Festival drag race.
Professional man accused of indecently assaulted three male clients wants to travel overseas. Police fear he will disappear.
Several former employees have raised concerns, with some reaching confidential settlements.
Police have released the name of a man killed in a crash near Balclutha.
A 20-year-old who raped a sleeping 15-year-old girl has been given a sentence of community detention.
Family of woman killed by Canadian tourist tells him to ''remember the good times in NZ'' and ''enjoy'' rest of his life.