Driver suffers head injuries after losing control of car and slamming through fence in Aranui.
Detectives investigate man's "unexplained, unusual" death at Christchurch residential home.
Schoolboy hit by car ''shot out'' from behind parked truck without looking, says shocked driver.
The city council says it cannot afford to build a hot saltwater pool for New Brighton.
Rare daytime fire likely to be arson
A red-zone house has been consumed by fire and the Fire Service is already treating it as suspicious.
Police investigating after firefighters tackle red-zoned home and car blazes overnight.
Two men are behind bars after a shotgun was fired repeatedly in a public park.
Nearly 200 people have given feedback on the $35k consultation scheme for east Christchurch.
Man critical after Aranui crash on Saturday
Driver's friends scream at him for 'stuffing' his car after he wrapped it around a lamp post.
Nova Montessori calls itself Nova's Ark - "Our school is on an island, literally, when it floods."
Community scheme for the eastern suburbs identifies 27 key projects to rejuvenate the area.
OPINION: As the pulse rate of the central city rebuild starts to beat with purpose and vigour, expect the political spotlight to head east.
New Brighton youth admits in court an attempt to rob dairy while armed with .22 pistol.
Salt-water pool complex emerges as preferred option for New Brighton's legacy project.
The Palms and Westfield malls have closed the controversial beauty kiosks due to "negative feedback".
A pensioner who withdrew $800 from an ATM machine was followed and robbed at a bus stop.
Motorists who pulled the fingers at police stopped, only to be arrested when officers find drugs and knife.
Orion has restored the power to 1000 homes in the eastern suburbs after an 8am outtage.
Teenager charged with trying to rob a dairy with a gun before fleeing in a taxi empty-handed.
A community centre in east Christchurch was damaged in a fire last night.
A car driver suffered minor injuries after crashing with a bus in Christchurch this afternoon.
Brazen thief snatches about $2k of donations and a model whale from Christchurch supermarket.
Businessman reaches out for help after his commercial laundry burnt down on its first day at site.
Christchurch laundry company collapses in blaze just one day after opening on the site.
A person has suffered minor injuries after a bus collided with a truck in Christchurch this morning.
A city council-led taskforce knows of only one Sumner home that has flooded more than twice.
Up to 30 officers swarmed an Aranui house hunting for two men wanted on drugs warrants.
Shop worker calls bluff on would-be robber who threatened to shoot him for cash and cigarettes.
The Woolston gelatine factory slapped with $2000 in fines for odour breaches this year.
Young and old lined up on New Brighton beach to back the campaign for a clean energy future.
New Brighton's first significant commercial-residential development in decades has been announced.
A fundraising campaign will be launched this week to kick-start the revitalisation of New Brighton.
Christchurch surf life saving club auctions off the advertising space on their bums.
A man was injured trying to put out a house fire in Christchurch with a pot of water and a blanket.
North Beach Surf Lifesaving New Zealand (SLSNZ) boaties are auctioning off their rear ends on Trade Me.
A Christchurch man arrested after allegedly forcing his partner into a car and stabbing her.
A New Brighton group wants 'give power back to the people' in revitalising the seaside suburb.
Russian couple saved from sleeping in the park are 'very touched' by offers of help from readers of the Press.
Nikolai and Irina Zvyagin spent their last night huddled together on a single camp stretcher in a garage.
Young people are learning all it takes is a little elbow grease, the right tools and a bit of patience to transform an old dunger into a RAD Bike.
Christchurch's tsunami warning siren system will be tested at 11am.
Council may use $30.5m to build three new pools in eastern suburbs but none as big as the QEII.
The city council is edging closer to backing three aquatic facilities in the city's east.
New company set up to take over New Brighton rebuild in response to city's lack of plan.
The corn grows as high as an elephant's eye at the New Brighton community garden.
A 20-year-old charged with manslaughter after an incident outside a New Brighton party has been remanded on bail.
Nissan stolen while owner pays for petrol
A man took just 20 seconds to steal a car from a Christchurch service station yesterday while its owner was paying for petrol.
Councillors are struggling to decide where to site a $30m pool for eastern suburbs.
Scientists predict the cost of this month's flooding for Mairehau alone will be more than $2 million.
QEII is one of seven possible sites being considered for a $30.5 million pool for the eastern suburbs.
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