Mayor to discuss the possibility of expanding the mandate for red zoning flood-prone homes.
More drama for evacuated Flockton Basin residents after today's storm again submerges homes in water.
Three people were taken to hospital after the car they were in crashed into a power pole.
A new subdivision will manage known flooding risks using open drainage systems.
Despite a 1000-signature petition, CDHB will close Burwood Hospital's birthing unit "when other services are in place".
Innovative subdivision offers shared ownership scheme for first-home buyers.
The council is moving forward with plans to replace quake-hit units in Mairehau and Waltham.
A one-woman protest has temporarily stopped Telecom from erecting a cell phone tower in Bryndwr.
City council considers two $50m options for protecting Flockton basin homes from flooding.
Canterbury police are searching for a man missing for two weeks.
A 20-year-old charged with manslaughter after an incident outside a New Brighton party has been remanded on bail.
Council to consider a combined library, bus interchange and community centre for Riccarton.
Changes to Riccarton Rd are needed for $57m bus interchange to be effective, says ECan.
A 17-year-old girl has been flown to hospital after crashing her vehicle near Christchurch this morning.
A Robbies barman was left shaken after a masked intruder confronted him with a shotgun.
The woman dubbed the ''Black Widow'' has filed an appeal against her murder conviction.
Heavy traffic on the lower Waimakariri River has prompted a warning that a bad accident is inevitable.
Police have concerns for the wellbeing of a 14-year-old boy missing in Christchurch.
Property values in Hornby are soaring, but a fall in Akaroa makes it a good time to invest, say agents.
An 81-year-old man missing from his Christchurch care home has been found safe and well.
Thousands sign petition to save a popular dairy from being forced out by a supermarket giant.
Police are seeking witnesses after a man suffered serious injuries when he was attacked with a shovel.
A woman who was threatening to jump of a Christchurch overpass is now safe.
Smell of damp and dirty water overwhelms
There were tears of frustration in Carrick St this morning as evacuated residents returned to homes ruined by dirty flood water.
Carrick St homeowner Kelly Rush woke up at 2am to find water going through his sleep-out.
A Christchurch woman is searching for the mystery nurse who came to her aid.
Quake victim Rika Hyuga's father welcomed Aranui High School student Joni Palmer, 17, into his home and heart while presenting her with a new scholarship to visit Japan.
A bag-snatcher has knocked an elderly woman to the ground and ran off with her purse.
Waterloo Business Park on the western outskirts of Christchurch has signed up four major occupants.
A Chch swimming pool is having an unusually high number of closures due to undesirable floaties.
Taxi swerved to avoid another car and hit two Burnside High School girls on their way to school.
A female cyclist has been hit by a car reversing out of a driveway in Prestons Rd.
Motorists are warned to expect delays after a truck overturned near Christchurch airport.
A man injured after a firearm was discharged in Merivale Lane, Christchurch, has died.
A man suffered a broken arm and facial injuries after an assault in Riccarton yesterday.
A man is in critical condition after a firearm was discharged in Merivale Lane.
Nine fire trucks are fighting a 1200sqm blaze on Old West Coast Rd in Christchurch this afternoon.
If you had your own tank you would never be stuck in traffic. And now you can buy your own.
Riccarton cafe to be demolished after 20 years
Browsers Cafe will be demolished in three months after two decades in Riccarton.
Tenants who have turned a home in Middleton into a rioting 'party central' are set to be kicked out.
The man killed in a motorcycle crash near West Melton was 27-year-old Kenneth William Millar.
Shane Palmer resuscitated a man in cardiac arrest outside his Riccarton home in the early hours.
A father-of-three who died in a North Canterbury fire was an "all-round good guy".
A six-month-old baby is lucky to be alive after a car apparently pulled out into the Northern motorway.
An unlucky Christchurch man lost his cellphone, wallet and his butter chicken pie after he was robbed in Edgeware.
A electrical fault in an oven is believed to be have caused a house fire in suburban Christchurch.
Jellie Park's indoor pool has reopened, but the spa will be closed for two days due to a mechanical fault.
The knives are out for the ornamental silver birch tree. Is it a health hazard, as many claim, or simply much maligned?
Students returning to Canterbury University for the academic year will be banned from drinking alcohol on streets and in public places around the Upper Riccarton/Ilam area.
Janet Alderton may be in her late seventies, but that doesn't stop her helping to deliver fresh fruit and veges to more than 2000 Christchurch families each week.
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