Sydenham school site to house two villages containing 180 affordable homes.
One person has been taken to hospital after a crash closed a busy Christchurch road this evening.
Shoppers have gone bananas at the opening of Ferrymead's new Countdown.
Police say bars must be careful when closing after a Christchurch pub was robbed by gunpoint yesterday. l Woman charged with aiding bar robber
Police name cyclist killed on Lincoln Rd today as 22-year-old nursing student Sharla Haerewa.
More than 300 people poured through the door in the first 10 minutes of the annual Big Bargain Book Sale today.
A cyclist who tried to speed through a rail crossing after the barriers were down was clipped by a train and flung into the air.
Foodstuffs is continuing with plans to force a Christchurch dairy out of a suburban shopping centre.
Tenants of a Hands Rd house agree to move out after another rowdy party was broken up by police.
Police called to party house four times last month despite tenants' promises.
A man charged with stabbing another man in the throat in Spreydon last week has been named.
Christchurch's special needs library has installed security gates after being used as a dumping ground.
A crash between a car and a truck in southern Christchurch has caused delays but no injuries.
Fire service responds to 30 litre sulphuric acid spill at a commercial property on Foremans Rd.
Attackers "yahooed" and said victim "got what he deserved" as they fled the scene of a stabbing.
A resident heard a man shout 'I'm Satan' moments before a stabbing in Spreydon last night.
Thieves stole a digger and tools from a Christchurch construction yard in a likely "stealing-to-order" heist.
Police hunt for "sweet-toothed burglars" who stole bags of party mix lollies from a warehouse.
Pleas to end stalemate over Colombo St future
Failed plans, proposed height restrictions and small land titles continue to hold up the redevelopment of Sydenham's main street despite pleas for action.
Police have released images of a man who allegedly stole a security camera from a Christchurch business.
Armed police have raided a Woolston home after a man allegedly assaulted his girlfriend then claimed he had a gun.
A Christchurch woman has been arrested after approaching two young children on scooters.
A woman charged with getting overly amorous in a Hornby park has been fined $750.
Calder Stewart Industries is selling three buildings in its Hazeldean Business Park in Addington.
Three Christchurch high schools are welcoming intermediate-aged pupils to their roll for the first time.
Is a $500,000 house an affordable home?
Proposals are being sought for the development of about 275 'affordable' homes on an 11.5-hectare site in Hornby.
Police made multiple arrests at three out-of-control parties this weekend. + Horsey business in rental market
3000 odour complaints tested by nose
ECan tests for offensive smells, not by machine, but by noses calibrated for sensitivity.
Two new shopping complexes are planned for Ferrymead in Christchurch as the neighbourhood gets back on its feet.
'Amateurish' thieves who broke into golf clubs in North Canterbury appear to be heading south.
ECan resource consents manager: 'In hindsight, yes, they stunk 10 years ago and they stink now'
Ruth Dyson says residents shouldn't have to endure three more years of smell from gelatine factory.
Residents plagued by smells from a Woolston gelatine factory face three more years of odours.
Lisa Olivier had just sat down to breast-feed her son when she heard a ruckus outside.
Police are seeking information on a 14-year-old Sydenham boy who has not contacted family for two weeks.
A man accidentally punched his infant son in the head while assaulting his partner.
Police say they are "quite restricted" in shutting down out-of-control house parties.
Teen host of a party that descended into "large-scale disorder" won't apologise to neighbours.
Need storage in Christchurch? Ask the Government.
Police pelted with glass as revellers trash house
LATEST: Police in full riot gear shut down a Christchurch party involving up to 200 people.
Two students trying to break an altitude record appear to have misplaced their rocket.
A duo selling Santa hats and claiming to be hospital staff have sparked fears of a Christmas scam.
An empty lot marks the spot where a Heathcote Valley cottage sat since the 1860s - like a memorial to a Christchurch couple's insurance woes.
Senior Christchurch police are threatening to sue Police Commissioner Peter Marshall for defamation.
A jetty in the Heathcote River at Woolston would be 'a lovely route' for people to visit The Tannery.
Sydenham shops and cafes say plumes of dust and noises are threatening their business.
What is happening with the master plans for Lyttelton, Edgeware, Linwood, Sydenham and others?
The decision to demolish earthquake-damaged toy library has been revoked.
In the next few days, six of Christchurch's schools will shut up shop for the last time.
Christmas is a year-long project for Linda Hills and her brother Edward Warrington.