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|EMPIRE: Electric, sassy circus antics are spliced with moments of mesmerising beauty and physically impossible acts.|
LAURA KENNEDY: "I like colour! My pick for Cup Day is the dress by Mr K. Sonia from Park Avenue has lent me the shoes as they pick up the shades in my fascinator - it's by Cupid, an Australian label you see on Melbourne Cup day. My bag is by Morgan Taylor. Everything is from Park Avenue, except my Nixon watch, which I bought on Amazon.
EYE-CATCHING: A Linwood Ave mural is a bold celebration of community.
CROWD PLEASER: Body art captures the crowd's attention at No Filter Needed.
TRAGEDY: The bicycle lies crushed under the wheels of a truck.
The Guantanamobile team lines up at the 2007 Undie 500.
Participants in the RoUndie 500, organised by the Engineering Society (Ensoc), display their 'Tali-band' theme.
Three-month-old chihuahua Mitzy Sue Fifi keeps a close eye on updates.
RISING: The moon rising at 6.40pm as seen from Colombo St, looking down Hereford St.
Russell John Tully, 48, is accused of murdering two Ashburton women in the town's Work and Income office, and attempting to kill a third.
ADDING UP: Dealing with the pressure of the Cantamath competition at Horncastle Arena are, from left, Asher Lambert, 12, Ittai Perchig, 11, Finn Sharp, 12, from Greymain School in Greymouth.
Living Dolls beauty contest held at The Bedford bar. The judges enjoyed the show.
SNOW SELFIE: Kate and Jack Carran enjoying the flurries at Sign of The Kiwi.
SUNRISE: A hardy jogger braves a frosty winter's morning in Hagley Park.
IT'S A WIN: German fans celebrate at the Pegasus Arms.
Provincial Government Buildings, Durham and Gloucester streets corner including the Victoria St Clock Tower. The heart and soul of the settlement's government and an emblem of Canterbury identity. Essential heritage.
Cactus - Combined Adolescent Challenge Traning Unit and Support - is a course being run at Kaiapoi High School where students spend a term learning life skills.
Snow lies on the ground in Oxford, North Canterbury.
DETERMINATION: Set in the aftermath of the quakes, Hope and Wire tells a universal story of hope and triumph against the odds.
CLOSED: Flooding has closed SH1 between Waikuku and Amberley.
Sir Graham Henry watches the annual Christ's College 1st XV v Christchurch Boys' High School 1st XV match.
ROADS CLOSED: Carrick Street closure, one of the worst hit in Flockton Basin.
Brothers Merv and Trevor Humn inspect the models on display.
Firefighters and civilians competed in the inaugural stair climbing competition by racing from floors two to 20 of the Rendezvous Hotel in Christchurch.
BNZ: Its fate remains a mystery.
KEEPING IT IN THE FAMILY: Chris Irvine chose to visit his mum, Jeanette Taylor at the Parkwood Resthome instead of perform as St Patrick's Day leprechaun.
Jimmy Manson, of Oxford, centre, was one of several guys celebrating their stag parties at the Wildfoods Festival.
Andy Murphy as Freddy Krueger from Nightmare on Elm Street.
KELLY RUSH: "I woke up at 2am to water going through our sleep-out."
ROAD BECOMES RIVER: The intersection of New Brighton Road and Locksley Ave under water.
Lucy-Jane Walsh outside the second of two caves she slept in on her two-day tramping ordeal with her father, Jeremy Walsh.
MAD RUSH: Residents shovel swiftly to save this Exeter St, Lyttelton, home from water damage.
Krystal Merrick and Dan Evans from the NZRT-12 Emergency Response/Rescue Team travel up the Heathcote River flooding waters along Riverlaw Terrace in their new rescue boat, donated from the lotteries ministry travel with a Red Cross member from RC23 team.
Fisherman Fatilua Matini talks to Constable Matthew Wheble, after being rescued off the Kapiti Coast.
Tornado as seen from Waipara
Public Memorial Service held in the Botanic Gardens on the third anniversary of the Christchurch Earthquake. Families place flowers on the memorial after the service.
The crowd at the New Zealand Sandcastle Competition.
Volunteers repainting the quake memorial chairs in Madras St.
CHAMPION: Mi Hyang Lee from South Korea celebrates with Kyu-Jung Baek, left and Seonwoo Bae from Korea.
A security guard is attacked by a 30-metre stingray kite during the kite festival at New Brighton. The guard was uninjured and the kite successfully flown.