Seddon Jane's family accept he won't be found alive, but want to 'lay him to rest properly'.
Using a fake ID, Canterbury academic wrote a nuclear physics paper using his phone's auto-complete.
Canterbury's poisonous green lake now has streaks of neon blue, caused by toxic algae.
It took the Dunedin band just over two days to record the album they are topping international charts with.
Guy Lowe's mates thought he was pretty tough when they first met him. Then they found out more about the man.
A woman fled a burning Dunedin flat by leaping into the arms of a heroic passerby.
A Christchurch 24/7 store has been robbed for the third time in just over a month.
Hundreds of mountain bikers have snapped up passes for the Christchurch Adventure Park, despite the $759 price tag.
The death of a rider after a crash at the Greymouth Street Races is the first fatality in the event's 27 years.
Niki Osbourne and Tiff Mair found it a hard road competing in Wanaka's Perfect Woman competition.
Four Flockton Basin residents have sold their flood-prone properties to Christchurch City Council.
Modest ambitions and a cold wind saw a less impressive Festa than in previous years.
As Manfred Raikes, 15, skidded off the ledge and into an 8m crevasse, he closed his eyes and waited to die.
A diver missing off Canterbury's Banks Peninsula has not been found after nearly two days of searching.
We Kiwis love our chippies - to the tune of $150m a year. Yes, million.
A University of Canterbury sport scientist has created an app that could change how some of NZ's best cricketers practice bowling.
Thousands of Cantabrians came together to celebrate Diwali, the Indian festival of lights.
A woman had to be rescued by chopper from the bush near Queenstown after an accident.
Light colour and sound lit up Christchurch on Saturday night.
Thousands of at-risk mentally unwell youth are waiting for psychological treatment as DHB services are swamped.
North Otago will play in the Heartland Championship's Lochore Cup final after beating Mid Canterbury 36-24.
How much will one of the first run of passes for Christchurch's new mountain bike park set you back?
More than 1000 people lined up at a Christchurch tattoo studio - for a good cause.
Todd Brendon Jackson was visiting his mum in West Melton when he went for a walk on a country road. He never made it home.
Aviation enthusiasts will get to view the world's largest passenger aircraft as it begins daily service to Christchurch.
It's cheaper than ever to fly to London - so why is it still so hard to get anywhere from Invercargill?
Three men convicted of murdering North Otago man Justin McFarlane have failed in their bid to have their convictions and sentences overturned.
Finally, mother nature plays ball. It's shaping up to be a cracker across the country.
Meet the man behind ambitious plans to reinvent a struggling West Coast town's economy.
Feilding farmer acquitted of murdering Scott Guy has fallen in love.