Held gun to worker before taking cash, tobacco
Man who wielded pistol at female dairy worker before making off with cash and tobacco still at large.
Canterbury University is likely to be exempted from a bylaw banning alcohol consumption in the area.
A man has been flown to Christchurch Hospital with moderate chest injuries after he was freed from his vehicle with the jaws of life.
Man refused bail while hospitalised woman in serious condition with back and rib fractures.
Commuter trains ruled out as an option to help alleviate crippling Canterbury road congestion.
Hornby, already a major shopping hub, is about to get more shops.
North Canterbury's over-stretched Rangiora High School is getting a "substantial redevelopment".
Canterbury University could become the first NZ campus to put up fences and lock the public out if a city council alcohol bylaw is passed.
Restaurateur Martin Weiss drowned while drunk and incapacitated by a probable seizure, a coroner found.
Work has started on the site of Spitfire Square, a new shopping complex at Christchurch Airport.
Baby and caregiver also flee inferno just in time
A 20-year-old Christchurch man escaped a fire in his home by climbing out a window and onto the roof.
More than 150 homes will be built on $80m retirement complex in Wigram Skies subdivision.
Christchurch sculptor Neil Dawson's giant Fanfare sculpture could be installed by the new Northern Motorway.
Work has begun to remove a culvert over part of Dudley Stream to help reduce Flockton Basin flooding.
Fire fighters describe hilarity of wedging out a would-be burglar from a vent in a fish and chips shop.
A Canterbury couple have moved a 137-year-old Marshland house to Selwyn to restore it to its original condition.
Firefighters are dealing with a blaze at a timber yard in Christchurch.
Foreign rebuild worker fighting for his life after black ice causes van to smash into power pole.
Three people were hospitalised following a crash in Russley Rd last night.
Drivers in Memorial Ave are experiencing delays due to a burst water main.
A 14-year-old girl allegedly kneed a police officer in the head repeatedly outside a Riccarton party.
Christchurch City councillors yesterday discussed banning additional takeaway outlets along Memorial Ave, near Russley Rd, but instead opted to have them pushed further back on sites.
An "aggressive" couple have been doorknocking Christchurch homes asking for donations to Greenpeace.
A man driving a quad bike without a helmet has led police on a pursuit through Christchurch.
Athletics Canterbury says "demoralising delays" in getting a replacement all-weather athletics track are leading to an exodus of senior athletes.
Detention of hundreds of boy racers was 'unlawful, disrespectful and breached human rights'.
Police have released security camera images of a person after a failed liquor store robbery in Shirley.
A widower has been refused red-zoning despite his home flooding nine times and being declared unsafe.
Neighbours give chase after driver flees scene
A family will spend today tending to their wrecked yard after a car veered into their property and stopped inches from their house.
New housing may see speed limits reduced on roads in west Christchurch.
The Government may withhold $100m from Canterbury University in a dispute over its Dovedale campus.
A rottweiler was put down after biting a three-year-old child at the Groynes dog park.
The Christchurch Symphony Orchestra may convert a Hornby aircraft hangar into a concert hall.
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.
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