James Morton's last memory before his wife's death is of the horse that collided with their car.
Police are stalling releasing a report about "issues" at Chch station where corrupt police officer worked.
A woman has died after the car she was driving hit a truck carrying a house.
Two men charged with a petrol attack murder in Waltham will stand trial in June.
Angry with your insurer? Follow Sarah Marsh's lead and vent your frustration with a lick of paint.
Steve Gurney and Ali Jones call for protest at Southern Response offices on Monday.
Six-year-old Rachel Sarchet never got a chance to give her father Lindsay the birthday card she made him.
A storm is brewing over a private developer's scheme to build an open drain through the Heathcote Domain.
Vandals go on rampage in Te Whariki subdivision, setting fire to machinery and smashing windows.
A 63-year-old who masturbated in front of women in Hansen Park is 'incredibly remorseful', says his lawyer.
Man kneels at reconciliation between families to express sorrow after a bloody street fight.
Many of the 4200 who felt last night's 4.6 earthquake were overseas visitors, unused to shaking.
Prebbleton display helps pay medical bills
A couple's iconic Christmas light show helps raise money to treat a rare disease.
Changing rules, rising construction costs and finance difficulties are delaying a major new development.
The owners of the Hoon Hay house, which a truck smashed into this morning, had just signed off earthquake repairs.
The jobs of 200 Christchurch workers will go as a Woolston fisheries plant announces it will close.
A Spreydon man who killed his partner by stabbing her 26 times has been found not guilty on grounds of insanity.
Police have had to subdue a 55-year-old man who allegedly threatened to assault two officers.
Union representatives are trying to convince Independent Fisheries to keep 200 jobs at its Woolston factory.
Police are speaking to a driver after she crashed into a house in Christchurch this afternoon.
After a 42-year absence from the tracks, the JA1240 locomotive returns to the South Island.
Cashmere High School teacher Denise Robinson-Winskill run over and killed by 4WD-vehicle on lifestyle block.
'Just being out there always reminds me of her'
Christchurch woman died from legionnaires' disease probably contracted from compost or potting mix.
Christchurch mental health patients have escaped from locked wards 15 times in two years.
The council says privacy stops it releasing the file of a tenant who complained about her neighbour, before he killed her.
Woman stabbed 17 times with boning knife by neighbour she'd warned police and council about.
Two more businesses are to move into Glassworks Industry Park in the Christchurch suburb of Hornby - logistics company DHL and tyre-maker Bridgestone.
An Ashburton farmer who broke the tails of 154 cows has been banned from owning animals.
Police are making enquiries after a shot was reported from an Addington address.
Paul Lonsdale has won the seat left vacant by Tim Carter's departure from politics.
Jeremy McLaughlin was sentenced this week to a life sentence for the murder of Jade Bayliss. BLAIR ENSOR visited the places that hold strong memories of the teen.
Disabled and vulnerable council tenants are struggling to cope in cold, mouldy and leaking flats.
Wigram needs facilities and infrastructure to cope with its rapidly-growing population, advocates say.
Results of forensic evidence from the scene of a sex attack on a young mother are expected this week.
The wildly diverse character of the Hagley-Ferrymead district is mirrored in its community concerns ranging from the coastal track to a long-sought aquatic centre.
The council will inject about $3.8 million into the repair or rebuild of three community facilities.
Waltham, Lyttelton pools closed another year
Waltham and Lyttelton pools will be fixed, along with the Lyttelton rec centre, at a cost of $8m.
Boozy Cup Day racegoers will be banned from drinking in nearby streets to prevent problems.
A man who repeatedly walked his dog without a lead has been ordered by a court to pay $455.
Two people have been taken to hospital after a car and truck collided in Waterloo Rd.
Candidates vying to represent the Spreydon-Heathcote ward on the city council seem divided over what matters most to the voters they hope to represent.
A Wigram subdivision which got resource consent in just nine months is selling sections now.
Riccarton-Wigram ward is ripe for development and candidates are keen to see that managed more effectively.
Two people had to be cut from their cars after a 4WD collided with two oncoming cars.
An intellectual disability facility in Templeton is under investigation after the deaths of two residents.
Police are working through a list of suspects in their hunt for a rapist who attacked a young mother.
Three people have been taken to hospital after a three-car pile-up in Halswell this afternoon.
A lack of funds could be the death knell for an underinsured Christchurch toy library.
An intruder who attacked a mother in her Sockburn home claimed to have been there to inspect storm damage, police say.
Thousands of dollars worth of tools have been stolen in four weekend burglaries across Christchurch.