A person has died in a house fire in the Albert Town area of Wanaka this morning.
John Key will walk through a Christchurch mall today before meeting a group designing a coastal pathway.
About 180 civil engineering students designed and built structures at yesterday's annual bridge-building competition.
About 1 to 2 cm pf snow is expected on Lewis, Porters and Lindis passes today.
Justice Minister defends naming a lane in Christchurch's new justice precinct after a friend.
Laura Cilliers' life of hard drugs, which started when her partner died in a hit-and-run, ended when she smuggled 99 heroin pellets into NZ.
Drivers 'going for gaps that aren't there'
Police heighten focus on two new 'crash risk' roundabouts linked to the Southern Motorway.
Youth suicide has dropped in NZ but children as young as 10 are still taking their own lives.
Thousands of vulnerable EQC and insurance customers are still waiting for a resolution.
There are allegations Young Nats are buying up copies of Dirty Politics to destroy them.
A couple who lost almost everything in a house fire say it reminds them of what is important in life.
A man who saved a family from a house fire says he gave no second thought to tackling the blaze.
A police inspector who fled the country owing millions to elderly is now too unwell to be charged.
The best mate of a climber killed in an avalanche said it was a tragedy that could have happened to anyone.
Unlocking your creative potential in a painting studio over a glass of wine started after Hurricane Katrina.
OPINION: I first met Scout Fletcher when her old man, Nick, was laying bricks for me some years ago.
Clock tower's $890k restoration complete
The final piece of Christchurch's historic Victoria Clock Tower has been restored three-and-a-half years after it was damaged in the 2011 quake.
Education ministry staff treating Dunedin case of wandering toddler with extreme seriousness.
John Key's leadership is "imploding" over revelations in Dirty Politics, NZ First leader says.
Car involved in crash that killed passenger likely hit power pole at 60kmh, expert says.
Queen Elizabeth II stadium recommended as new home for $30.5m recreation and sport centre.
Offender gets home detention for street assault on ex-All Black Justin Marshall and admits his behaviour was "disgraceful".
Student hopes to win competition with alarm clock app that donates $1 to charity every time you hit snooze.
Museum buys car of the Kiwi at the centre of the "that dingo's got my baby" case.
Woman tried to smuggle 99 triple-wrapped heroin pellets into NZ. | Mule's lover arrested
Christchurch had 69 suicides last year with a "stubbornly high" 529 recorded nationally.
Free school uniforms, food and accommodation offered to couple and four kids who lost almost everything in house fire.
Driver injured after train hits a truck carrying hazardous material.
Police allege a man used a bike rack and blender as weapons during an armed burglary.
The husband of a drug mule being sentenced today is facing his own smuggling charges in Peru.
Rapaki Property Group begins groundwork on 22-hectare, industrial park.
Justice Minister Judith Collins defends naming Christchurch lane after friend who has no links to the city. | Collins looking isolated
The council is analysing a list of more than 300 properties it owns that may be contaminated.
Cooking, sewing and woodwork are set for a teaching revamp in Canterbury schools.
The Christchurch City Council is still struggling to process building consents applications on time.
A musician has launched a musical tribute for a long-lost relative who died in a mining disaster.
For some homeless in Christchurch, the streets will always be their home.
A $41,000 charge for moving three units has shocked a trust aiming to get people into affordable housing.
Phillip Musson was told to get fit or die young, so he turned to bodybuilding and drugs. Now he's in jail.
IAG has made a $200m profit while Cantabrians still wait for post-earthquake settlements.
Demand for $1000-plus rental homes is cooling fast as more properties become available
Police have found an elderly Christchurch woman reported missing earlier this evening.
Concerned Cantabrian starts fundraising campaign to help woman fleeced of $3k for fake bond. l 'He sounded so plausible'
Jesters' videos try to cheer up Cantabrians
Videos featuring Court Theatre Jesters aim to wrest reluctant chuckles from Christchurch residents dealing with post-quake stresses.
Driver allegedly asked friend to get him away from the scene after crash which caused passenger's death, court hears.
Significant traffic delays expected after crash between van and 4WD in Christchurch.
Investigators are trying to determine if there are links between a spate of recent arson attacks.
Champion bodybuilder left 'bereft' after quakes sentenced to more than four years for dealing steroids.
Guy Williams and Cure Kids ambassador Oliver talk bad language, living with dialysis and working with a charity.
Senior bishop's call for Christchurch to stop clinging to the past angers restoration advocates.
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