A historic rugby club that lost decades of All Blacks memorabilia in a fire will be rebuilt.
A new plan aims to rejuvenate South Island towns facing aging populations and economic decline.
A policeman tried to kick in a door to save decades of All Blacks history from the flames.
While most teenagers are listening to Ed Sheeran, Benedict's inspiration comes from Beethoven and Bach.
A family of 11 siblings meet in their North Canterbury home town, likely for the last time.
A glider pilot should have released a towrope when asked shortly before the plane towing the craft lost control and crashed, killing its pilot, a report has found.
One of New Zealand’s biggest illegal cockle hauls nets $8000 in fines.
Variable speed limits will be imposed on Christchurch's northern motorway in an effort to ease grinding congestion.
A man who allegedly fled from police in a stolen car was caught after it ran out of petrol.
North Canterbury family managed to escape their burning house unharmed after being woken by smoke alarms.
A rural community in Waimakariri has met for nearly four years in its fight to shut down a massive dam.
Former staff members of Jo Seagar say they feel "used" and "betrayed" by the celebrity chef and her husband Ross Seagar.
Farmers hope for no further reduction in milk price
A new bill would allow people to watch Rugby World Cup games in bars outside of district-set opening hours.
Chef Jo Seagar's defunct cooking school and cafe owes creditors more than $1.6 million.
Rodeos are "abhorrent" and should be banned say animal rights groups but cowboys are defying attempts to turn them into outlaws.
Residents of Leithfield Beach had a rude awakening last week when bright-eyed loggers made an early start - at 4.45am.
Hanmer Springs business leaders are concerned about Hurunui growth targets being set at half the national average.
People on a family outing in North Canterbury collected more than 10,000 cockles when their maximum take was 600.
Even if it started raining now, it will be at least two to three years before North Canterbury farmers recover from the drought that grips the area.
Drought-weary farmers from the Hurunui area enjoyed a night of laughter and fun at a community event on Saturday.
Development on a North Canterbury irrigation scheme has been halted until a final Environment Court ruling.
Conical Hill has a lopsided look to it after a cluster of pine trees were removed from one side for safety reasons.
A policy setting restrictions on where and when alcohol can be sold in Hurunui may be reconsidered.
Recreational driving may be banned with dog-walking and horse riding restricted on some Canterbury beaches.
A post-quake business slump and a crushing tax bill has cost celebrity chef Jo Seagar her popular cafe and cook school.
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A man has been rescued after he was spotted clinging to a bridge pylon in the Waimakariri River near Christchurch.
The announcement of new legislation and a new entity managing the central city rebuild is unlikely to have a big effect on Waimakariri, the mayor says.
A vegetation in the Selwyn district will take hours to dampen down.