Puppy recovering after amputation

Champ after getting his leg amputated.

8:15 AM  The 3-month-old puppy arrived at the SPCA with one of the "most severe injuries" staff had ever seen.

One killed in house fire

The fire happened at a home on Gosport St in Aranui, Christchurch, early Friday.

7:33 AM  One person has been killed and two taken to hospital with minor injuries after a house in Aranui, Christchurch, went up in flames overnight.

'War zone' as fires spread

Southern district deputy principal rural fire officer Hamish Angus and southern district principal rural fire officer ...

7:22 AM  Heartbreak as Kiwi firefighters are unable to save dozens of homes destroyed in Australian wildfires.

What's on in Christchurch

The Chase's ''Dark Destroyer'', Shaun Wallace, is in Christchurch for a celebrity charity quiz.

7:00 AM  A long weekend is a good weekend. We offer a few highlights of events in Christchurch this long weekend and beyond.

The rise of syphilis in NZ video

Under the microscope: This 1972 photomicrograph depicts a Treponema pallidum bacterium, a spirochete 5-15µm in length, ...

It used to be rare but now more and more Kiwis are catching sexually-transmitted disease syphilis.

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Scheme 'supports the community'

Linwood College Principal Richard Edmundson says the point of the scheme is to "give assistance to communities and ...

It would be "morally unthinkable" to not join the Government's school donation scheme, a Christchurch principal says.

Gloriavale leavers share stories video

24072019 News/ JOHN BISSET/STUFF.  Gloriavale Leavers' Support Trust general manager and support worker Liz Gregory.

Joy Courage left the religious community of Gloriavale because her husband was a rebel.

In NZ, after six years on Manus video

Iranian-Kurdish author Behrouz Boochani is visiting Christchurch to speak at Word Festival. (File photo)

Award-winning journalist who was held on Manus Island has touched down in Auckland.

Driver flees from crash

Police are looking for a driver who fled from a crash in central Christchurch. (File photo)

One person was seriously injured in the Christchurch collision.

Council bosses 'hid bad news' video

Former Christchurch City Council chief executive Karleen Edwards has been heavily criticised in a new report by Chief ...

Christchurch City Council staff 'hid' bad news from councillors and the public. Former chief executive knew and did nothing.

Patients sent to rest homes 'to die'

Hospitals and hospices are sending terminally ill patients to rest homes for palliative care - but the facilities are ...

Off-loading dying patients to rest homes can't go on, a study says.

Fit pig a hit with the ladies video

Annabel Askin with her team's winning pig, Stephen Porking.

While other pigs were rolling in mud, this boar was training for his competition debut. And his hard work paid off.

Gas leak in North Canterbury

Residents are back in their homes after firefighters dealt with a gas leak in Pegasus, North Canterbury. (file photo).

Emergency services were forced to respond after a fencing contractor crashed a vehicle into a gas meter.

Developer seeks flyer creator

The front of the fake flyers impersonating Williams Corporation.

A $2000 reward is being offered to anyone who can identify the "mentally unstable terrorist" impersonating his company in flyers.

Boulder kills driver

Police at the scene where one man was killed after a falling boulder went through his windscreen on State Highway 6.

A 59-year-old Canterbury man died instantly when a rock smashed through his windscreen near Murchison, closing the highway overnight.

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Scheme 'supports the community'

Linwood College Principal Richard Edmundson says the point of the scheme is to "give assistance to communities and ...

It would be "morally unthinkable" to not join the Government's school donation scheme, a Christchurch principal says.

Gloriavale leavers share stories video

Joy Courage left the religious community of Gloriavale because her husband was a rebel.

In NZ, after six years on Manus video

Driver flees from crash

The Rebuild

EQC makes quake claims apology

EQC simply was not ready to deal with the sheer scale of the damage seen in greater Christchurch in 2010 and then 2011, ...

EQC admits systemic failures in post-quake functions "we had absolutely no experience in".

Homes not agent's to sell

Sonia Tafilipepe with Arnold Schwarzenegger at a real estate industry conference.

Real estate agent suspended and fined after she tried to sell properties without homeowners' permission.

River upgrade wins award

A section of the Avon River promenade, which has won a top award.

Christchurch's Avon River precinct has been honoured at NZ's top landscape architecture awards.

Developers' new plans for south frame land video

An artist's impression of the Laneway Apartments advertised for sale on Tuam St.

A hotel, apartment building and childcare centre are among projects planned for a central Christchurch block.

Mill to come alive to the sound of music

Vee returned to Christchurch about three years ago after international success.

Christchurch's Woods Mill heritage building will become home to a music academy as its $9 million restoration continues.

Opinion

We created these Millennial monsters

Green MP Chloe Swarbrick: Her "OK Boomer" phrase is as patronising as it's insulting, but so woke, writes Rosemary McLeod.

OPINION: Boomer parents gave them their sense of entitlement. Now we marvel as they mock us.

Council secrecy outrageous

Former council chief executive Karleen Edwards "failed to take appropropriate and adequate action".

OPINION: To hear senior council staff might be manipulating information to ensure the public never sees it, is outrageous.

Politicians called out for bullying

Meng Foon says using racial, ethnic, religious or minority groups to make a political point is a cheap shot.

OPINION: Leaders who scaremonger and vilify minority groups are regressing race relations.

Old lessons for new media model

Outside RNZ House in Wellington.

OPINION: Latest plans for RNZ and TVNZ are good news, if the Government gets the details right.

Better to be kind than successful

Coming of age in the last decade, it certainly feels we've been taught to value being successful over being kind, writes ...

OPINION: Young people are obsessing over being seen as successful, and it's making us miserable.

business

Tradies bear brunt of break ins

The theft of tools and materials from building sites and vehicles is common, according to industry insurers and tradies.

Even with good insurance, one Christchurch builder is almost $14,000 in the hole after thieves stole his tools.

Developer seeks flyer creator

The front of the fake flyers impersonating Williams Corporation.

A $2000 reward is being offered to anyone who can identify the "mentally unstable terrorist" impersonating his company in flyers.

Industrial landlord's profits soar

Auckland is the country's best performing industrial property market, Goodman chairman Keith Smith says.

Rising industrial property values super-charge Goodman Property Trust's profits.

Shoppers 'disappointed' by market delay

Bush Inn's new food market is now set to open in December when it was first supposed to be opened eight months prior.

Shoppers at Christchurch's Bush Inn mall say it's "bloody annoying" a food market meant to open in April is still not ready.

The fastest-growing Kiwi business

Smart Membrane Solutions had 1295 per cent revenue growth over the past three years.

Making membrane solutions for the dairy industry has proved lucrative for this company, rewarded with the Deloitte Fast 50 top slot.

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Razor's cricket struggle video

Crusaders coach Scott Robertson keeps his eye on the ball during a backyard cricket match to mark the naming of the Kiwi ...

He makes winning Super Rugby titles look easy, but Crusaders coach not flash with bat.

Former Blues flanker joins Crusaders

Sione Havili was

Sione Havili joins Crusaders as reigning champions search for Matt Todd's replacement.

Barrett to captain Crusaders

Scott Barrett will captain the Crusaders in 2020.

Scott Barrett to lead new-look Crusaders' quest for unprecedented Super Rugby four-peat.

NZ Cup goes to Cruz Bromac

Blair Orange drives Cruz Bromac to win the New Zealand Trotting Cup at Addington on Tuesday.

Ecstatic winning New Zealand Trotting Cup owner lifts up his trainer and gives him a spin.

Recap: NZ Trotting Cup

Orange drives Cruz Bromac to victory in the New Zealand Trotting Cup.

Cruz Bromac has won the 2019 New Zealand Trotting Cup, giving trainers Natalie Rasmussen and Mark Purdon their their fourth consecutive Cup win.

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What's on in Christchurch

The Chase's ''Dark Destroyer'', Shaun Wallace, is in Christchurch for a celebrity charity quiz.

A long weekend is a good weekend. We offer a few highlights of events in Christchurch this long weekend and beyond.

Fast food revamped at vegan market

Ratma Christina and her husband Muhammed Aji will join more than a dozen other eateries at the second Vegan Night Mākete ...

Plant-based sausage rolls and pasties, dumplings and European desserts will be served alongside authentic Indonesian food at a humming all-vegan night market in Christchurch.

Unrivaled luxury in overlooked bay video

The property comes with two mountain bikes for exploring the farm, and is packed with magazines and games.

Steaming hot water running into an outdoor bath. Uninterrupted views of the Pacific Ocean. Total privacy and only a few thousand sheep for company. This is Pigeon Bay.

Shoppers 'disappointed' by market delay

Bush Inn's new food market is now set to open in December when it was first supposed to be opened eight months prior.

Shoppers at Christchurch's Bush Inn mall say it's "bloody annoying" a food market meant to open in April is still not ready.

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