2002: A visit to Gloriavale video

Gloriavale Christian Community in 2020.

5:00 AM  The secretive community was covered in 2002.

Plunge in counter transactions doesn't surprise me

Westpac is proposing to close its Kaiapoi branch.

5:00 AM  OPINION: It’s debatable whether retail banks have struck the right balance between expediting the digital drive, and sustaining solid service.

What do residents want for Christchurch?

Grant Shimmin went kayaking on the Avon River in Christchurch on the first day of level 3 lockdown during the first ...

5:00 AM  One top concern emerged when almost 4000 residents were surveyed about their city's future.

Supermarket stabbing heroes fought knife-wielding attacker with chair and bottles video

A number of people were taken away by ambulance.

5:00 AM  'I thought I might be next', said witness to Dunedin Countdown attack, as three people remain in hospital fighting for their lives.

Mike Pero trumped by tough deputy in TVNZ's Sugar-coated Apprentice video

Mike Pero might be The Apprentice Aotearoa’s CEO, but it’s Cassie Roma who steals the show.

REVIEW: Cassie Roma is the one who really should be ruling the boardroom, in this reboot that's more about the meltdowns than the management lessons.

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Christchurch councillor James Daniels resigning to pursue radio job video

Christchurch city councillor James Daniels thinks the letters to the editor of The Press will be interesting if the city ...

The first-term city councillor will leave his role in June, triggering a $65,000 by-election. He hopes constituents understand his decision.

Disabled woman suffered burns after continence pad left unchanged for 12 hours

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St John of God Hauora Trust main office, 189 Peterborough Street in ...

A care facility didn't have continence products in the right size, so left a disabled woman unchanged for half a day.

Helicopter company charged over triple fatality video

Wānaka pilot Nick Wallis died alongside two Department of Conservation workers when his helicopter crashed in October ...

The Alpine Group is awaiting a three-week trial on health and safety charges related to the 2018 crash.

Evidence in trial against gang president ‘like an episode of CSI’

Elder Browne, the president of the Tribesmen gang, on trial in the Christchurch District Court.

Tribesmen boss Elder Browne was secretly watched by police and had tracking device planted in his car, before being arrested on drugs and forgery charges.

Nitrates in Canterbury river up 50 per cent in 22 months, fishing group says video

The Selwyn River, pictured in 2019, was once a top trout fishing destination.

Canterbury's regional council is being accused of creating a monster that it can no longer control when it comes to degraded water quality.

Chiefs say they're not responsible for alleged unruly behaviour at hotel video

The Chiefs contested the Super Rugby Aotearoa final in Christchurch on Saturday night.

Chiefs boss says they're confident none of their people were involved in the alleged unruly behaviour after their Super Rugby Aotearoa final defeat in Christchurch.

Motorcyclist lay seriously injured for a day after crash

Robert Maddison was found more than 24 hours after crashing his motorbike. (File photo)

Robert Maddison waited more than 24 hours to be rescued after coming off his motorbike on a back country road. He's now in hospital with a broken back.

Cracked skull after fight over scooter in Dunedin

The man drifted in an out of consciousness for three hours before he was taken to hospital. (File photo)

A man suffered a serious head injury after an assault in central Dunedin sparked by an altercation involving a Lime electric scooter.

Otago students hit back at uni's rubbish plan targeting them

University of Otago wants the ability to fine students who have let the rubbish at their flats get out of control, but ...

University of Otago wants the ability to fine students who have let the rubbish at their flats get out of control, but the students' association is pushing back.

Boiling water thrown in face of police officer in Dunedin

Police were called to the family harm incident in Dunedin about 5.50pm on Sunday. (File photo)

An officer attending a family harm incident was taken to hospital with facial injuries after boiling water was thrown at her.

News

Sign-wielding supporters tell councillors: 'Save Wharenui Pool' video

Wharenui Pool supporters in the public gallery during the council's long term plan hearings.

Chanting supporters from Wharenui Swim Club took their mission to save their pool to the heart of Christhchurch's council, pleading for plans to close it to be reconsidered.

All Black Shannon Frizell in alleged assault on woman at Dunedin bar video

The All Blacks and Highlanders loose forward is alleged to have been involved in an assault at a popular Dunedin pub early on Sunday morning.

Christchurch councillor James Daniels resigning to pursue radio job video

Disabled woman suffered burns after continence pad left unchanged for 12 hours

The Rebuild

Developer to build 65 new homes on old Central New Brighton school site video

The former site of Central New Brighton School is only half a kilometre from the beach.

Redevelopment of the New Brighton site is intended to boost the seaside suburb.

Judge reserves decision on case to stall forced taking of NG building video

The fate of the NG building on Madras St is parlous due to plans for the new Christchurch stadium. (File photo)

The owners of a century-old building on land earmarked for Christchurch's stadium refused to negotiate so shouldn't complain about a lack of consultation, court told.

More new apartments plus shops for central Christchurch's east frame

An artist’s impression of east frame homes planned by Fletcher Living for the corner of Manchester and Cashel streets.

At up to five storeys high, the blocks will be the tallest yet in the east frame housing development in Christchurch.

Call for contractors brings new Court Theatre building closer to reality video

A new image of how the planned Court Theatre in Christchurch might look.

The $36 million Christchurch anchor project could be open by September 2023.

New Catholic complex in central Christchurch will cost $100 million video

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Christchurch.  Catholic Cathedral, The nibbler has taken out the back bit, no-one has ...

A Kiwi firm and an American practice that specialises in traditional Catholic buildings have been appointed to design new cathedral.

Opinion

Let's extend MMP into local elections

Barely four out of 10 eligible voters cast ballots in the 2019 local body elections, Peter Neilson writes, about half ...

OPINION: In Auckland the council can only borrow three times its income yet its voters are borrowing seven times their average income to buy a house.

Plunge in counter transactions doesn't surprise me

Westpac is proposing to close its Kaiapoi branch.

OPINION: It’s debatable whether retail banks have struck the right balance between expediting the digital drive, and sustaining solid service.

The China Challenge: US-China strategic competition and the test for NZ

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the fourth day of the Democratic ...

OPINION: Managing the contest between the US and China presents the ultimate test of New Zealand diplomacy in the coming decades.

Kill off the younger replacement model of dating

The usual office response to news of a celebrity split “played out like clockwork when Bill and Melinda Gates’ divorce ...

OPINION: And above all, we need to stop playing young women and old women off against each other.

Motherhood in manacles? Oh hell no.

Women are being forced to give birth and feed their newborn babies in handcuffs

OPINION: Appalling accounts of women handcuffed for childbirth demand independent inquiry.

business

Smiths City still owes thousands for unpaid meetings

Smiths City still owes thousands to former employees for unpaid meetings.

Creditor compromise showed the company still owes more than 100 staff $60k for unpaid meetings after a 2018 Employment Court decision.

Developer to build 65 new homes on old Central New Brighton school site video

The former site of Central New Brighton School is only half a kilometre from the beach.

Redevelopment of the New Brighton site is intended to boost the seaside suburb.

Judge reserves decision on case to stall forced taking of NG building video

The fate of the NG building on Madras St is parlous due to plans for the new Christchurch stadium. (File photo)

The owners of a century-old building on land earmarked for Christchurch's stadium refused to negotiate so shouldn't complain about a lack of consultation, court told.

More new apartments plus shops for central Christchurch's east frame

An artist’s impression of east frame homes planned by Fletcher Living for the corner of Manchester and Cashel streets.

At up to five storeys high, the blocks will be the tallest yet in the east frame housing development in Christchurch.

Call for contractors brings new Court Theatre building closer to reality video

A new image of how the planned Court Theatre in Christchurch might look.

The $36 million Christchurch anchor project could be open by September 2023.

sport

Chiefs say they're not responsible for alleged unruly behaviour at hotel video

The Chiefs contested the Super Rugby Aotearoa final in Christchurch on Saturday night.

Chiefs boss says they're confident none of their people were involved in the alleged unruly behaviour after their Super Rugby Aotearoa final defeat in Christchurch.

Hotel nightmare as Chiefs drown sorrows after Super Rugby Aotearoa final defeat video

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 08: Damian McKenzie of the Chiefs (L) celebrates his try during the Super Rugby Aotearoa ...

Hotel guests and staff claim Chiefs' function at Christchurch hotel ended with nakedness, vomiting, broken bottles and people kept awake.

Super Rugby: Crusaders coach Scott Robertson braces for new challenge video

Crusaders head coach Scott Robertson, with wife Jane and their two sons, holds the Super Rugby Aotearoa trophy in ...

There is little time to soak up the feverish high of defending their Super Rugby Aotearoa crown, not when there’s a trans-Tasman competition kicking off later this week.

Tactix pip Magic for first win of season

Magic shooter Caitlin Bassett and Tactix defender Jane Watson jostle for possession in Christchurch on Sunday.

Mainland Tactix make it a weekend to savour for Canterbury sports fans, earning their first victory of ANZ Premiership season.

Saints, Hawks set early tone in NBL video

Taane Samuel top scored for the Saints with 26 points in their win over the Sharks on Friday.

NBL's 2019 finalists, the Saints and Hawks, look the early teams to beat after both maintaining their unbeaten records.

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2002: A visit to Gloriavale video

Gloriavale Christian Community in 2020.

The secretive community was covered in 2002.

A tale of two book lovers: Second-hand bookshops open next door to each other

Paul Edwards, left, of Book Barn and Heath Ling of Steadfast Books have opened stores next door to each other in ...

Paul Edwards and Heath Ling hope to build a new 'book destination' in Christchurch and offer bibliophiles a new chapter after so many bookshops were lost in the quakes.

2001: The 'elegant' or 'ugly' Chalice video

People gather around the Chalice where flowers were laid after the September 11 terorist attacks.

The Chalice divided opinion until it became a site for remembering.

A prescription of paintings: new 'Art Chemist' heals and entertains via art

Performer Georgie Sivier, left, and Audrey Baldwin in the new Art Chemist in central Christchurch.

A unique chemist in Christchurch dispenses therapeutic and helpful art tips to suit every mood.

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