Only a quarter of teenagers live with both their biological parents, new research shows.
Cruise ships have been banned from taking the same route as ferries in the Marlborough Sounds.
An Environment Canterbury plan to protect whitebait could instead leave them unprotected, Forest & Bird says.
Rising prices overall have been compounded by the legacy of the earthquakes, where many of entry-level homes were lost. How do we fix it?
Masked men burst into a dairy and sent the owner packing, then left with a paltry haul.
Don't trust the mild Monday morning because it's not going to last long.
The coal industry is on the up after a long decline, which may give a boost to the sale of the coal-miner's assets.
A transport prototype is attracting worldwide interest. Just don't call it a "car".
More than 60 construction-related companies have been liquidated this year, owing about $40m.
When Lucy Hone lost her daughter and family friends in a car crash, she was determined to keep living.
A second 'moderate' quake struck Christchurch on Sunday evening, putting residents on edge.
Woman who survived month on a Fiordland track had lost friends to the mountains before.
Christchurch council downsizes its housing unit as it prepares to offload management of its social housing to a new trust.
A new community hub will soon be created in South Brighton, using $325,000 from Christchurch City Council.
Aimee Bennett had a rough road to parenthood, spending three months of her pregnancy away from home.
It may have been cold and rainy outside but the competition was hot as NZ's best cheerleaders took to the stage.
The earthquake-damaged central Christchurch building will likely be repaired and used for offices or education.
Felicity Thomas has just finished the last of 12 runs, in 12 countries, in 12 months.
Fancy winning big on Lotto? A move to Dunedin might just pay off.
Usually they stick to the bottom of the garden but Christchurch's fairies want more magic.
The car hit the man on a traffic island on Waimairi Rd in Ilam on Saturday afternoon.
A motorcyclist walked away after their bike flipped on Christchurch Akaroa Rd.
At 74 years old, this mum never thought she'd be trying to find someone to look after her mentally unwell daughter.
Plant & Food Research is asking for public help to locate colonies of feral bees potentially resistant to varroa mite.
Joshua Guillemot-Rodgerson dances for up to 10 hours a day and has calluses on the soles of his feet and toes.
Christchurch crime writer Paul Cleave wins top award for his "stunningly audacious" ninth novel.
Mid Canterbury have beaten North Otago 40-32 in the opening round of rugby's Heartland Championship.
A US mortician, in Christchurch to talk about death, says the funeral industry is an old boys' club.
Two skiers needed helicopter rescues on Saturday after falls on Canterbury skifields.
An obesity doctor is challenging the overweight to demand changes to NZ's unhealthy environment.