Medical Council investigates 13 doctors over Covid-19 misinformation video

The complaints follow an open letter by a group of doctors, health professionals and scientists who oppose the Covid-19 ...

5:00 AM  Medical experts warn doctors could lose their jobs if they're found to be spreading misinformation.

Milking the system: Boutique dairy operators struggling to survive video

Canterbury dairy farmer Mark Williams says his raw milk business helps balance the risks.

On paper, selling ethically conscious food products should be a winning business model, but the reality is proving anything but for niche milk suppliers.

Obsessive compulsive disorder convinced woman she was a 'dangerous' murderer video

Tse’s OCD brings relentless and frightening intrusive thoughts on a daily basis.

It all started with a thought. What if she killed her husband? That thought took Yvonne Tse down a spiral of obsession and crippling anxiety.

Brewery bar, live venue and Irish pub take over Christchurch heritage buildings video

The two heritage buildings sit next door to each other on the corner of Worcester and Manchester streets.

A well-known publican will open two bars in central city buildings more than 145 years old, including one that may be among the world's small Irish pubs.

Budget for Brougham St lane soars to $90m video

An average of 45,000 vehicles, including 4500 freight vehicles and trucks, use Brougham St each day.

The cost of a $40m upgrade to one of Christchurch's busiest roads has blown out while expert warns climate change means era of "big road building" is over.

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People in distress being turned away from specialist mental health video

Jennifer Eve has been battling debilitating OCD for seven years, but can't access publicly-funded treatment because her ...

An “incredibly effective” treatment for a health condition suffered by more than one in 100 New Zealanders is very difficult to access leaving thousands struggling and some suicidal.

The America's Cup continues its natural evolution video

In the next America’s Cup, teams will go head to head in a bitcoin-mining contest.

OPINION/SATIRE: "So we thought let's go the whole hog and make it literally all about money.”

New Zealand vs India: A David vs Goliath contest video

New Zealand's Devon Conway, centre, celebrates scoring 200 runs during the second day of the Test match between England ...

OPINION: This could be the greatest moment in New Zealand cricket. No pressure.

Health boss confident uptake of Covid-19 vaccine will become a 'social norm' video

180621 NEWS PHOTO: TROELS SOMMERVILLE/STUFF. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern receives her first Covid-19 vaccine at ...

The number of people who say they don’t want the Covid-19 vaccine will drop by about half over time, director-general of health Ashley Bloomfield says.

Person flown to hospital with serious injuries after North Canterbury crash

Two people have been seriously injured in a two-car crash in North Canterbury on Friday morning. (File photo).

One person needed to be cut free from the wreckage of a car before being flown to hospital by rescue helicopter, while another was taken by ambulance.

Race to get SailGP fanzone shipshape could go right to the finish line video

New Zealand's Live Ocean entry is playing its part in SailGP's environmental vision.

Christchurch is facing a tight finish to get the venue for the globally televised SailGP yacht race shipshape by summer.

Kaikōura family selling prize bull to pay back rescuers who saved them - twice video

Sam Wilding with son Archer after his wife Aly was flown to Christchurch Hospital. The Westpac Rescue Helicopter service ...

Sam Wilding nearly died when he was run over by a tractor at the age of 4. His saviours came to the rescue again when his son's birth hit complications.

Te Pae looking for 100 new staff before October opening video

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An artist's impression of Christchurch convention centre Te Pae - banquet hall

From baristas to technicians, New Zealand's newest convention centre is looking for 100 new staff.

Heavy rain forecast easing for Canterbury video

Cars make their way through a flooded Brougham St in Christchurch on May 31. Rain forecast this weekend is not expected ...

Dire weather predictions for North Canterbury this weekend look to be easing as a low pressure front is now forecast to dump most of its rain in the North Island.

Motorists face months of delays as pipes replaced on major Christchurch road video

Eighteen projects are taking place on Riccarton Rd in the next nine months, the council has announced.

Twelve months ago, motorists on Riccarton Rd breathed a sigh of relief after years of roadworks ended. But that reprieve will be short-lived.

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Murderer threatened council staff with knife months before killing neighbour video

Tristan Ross Locke has been charged with the murder of Mark Cowling during a stabbing incident at a property in ...

Three months before Tristan Locke murdered his neighbour over a noise dispute, he walked into the Christchurch City Council with a knife in his pocket.

Linwood mosque trust in disarray over claims terror attack cash was misused video

Trustees are split over the use of a $100,000 government grant, with allegations by some that others in the group have misused it.

'Miracle' recovery after fall from five-storey hotel video

People in distress being turned away from specialist mental health video

160th Anniversary

2006: Boy racers' reign of terror video

Residents assess the debris left behind by boy racers on Hasketts Road.

Residents were fed up and the police were busy.

2005: Who had the power? video

Former Christchurch Mayor Garry Moore in 2005.

The Press assessed the way power worked in Christchurch.

2004: Love and death at the races video

Former Prime Minister Helen Clark congratulates Just an Excuse driver Todd Mitchell as co-owner Ollie Haines looks on.

Some were there for horses, and some had other motives.

2003: The rise of Scribe video

Scribe in 2003 when his album The Crusader was released.

Christchurch's Scribe was the biggest name in New Zealand hip-hop.

2002: A visit to Gloriavale video

Gloriavale Christian Community in 2020.

The secretive community was covered in 2002.

Opinion

No country for old men (or women) video

The Retirement Villages Association has said that residents will be given a stronger voice, with a strengthened ...

OPINION: Shame on the Government dragging its heels on giving retirement village residents a fairer go.

A toff's guide to grass and sausages

The right time of day to eat sausages was a topic of great concern to aristocratic letter-writer Edward Cadogan.

OPINION: A book so fusty and English, it's like stumbling into the attic of a top hat shop.

The America's Cup continues its natural evolution video

In the next America’s Cup, teams will go head to head in a bitcoin-mining contest.

OPINION/SATIRE: "So we thought let's go the whole hog and make it literally all about money.”

New Zealand vs India: A David vs Goliath contest video

New Zealand's Devon Conway, centre, celebrates scoring 200 runs during the second day of the Test match between England ...

OPINION: This could be the greatest moment in New Zealand cricket. No pressure.

Vaccine roll-out is the Government's next Covid test video

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield describe the vaccine roll-out.

OPINION: Can we meet the ambitious vaccination targets?

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Te Pae looking for 100 new staff before October opening video

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An artist's impression of Christchurch convention centre Te Pae - banquet hall

From baristas to technicians, New Zealand's newest convention centre is looking for 100 new staff.

Sports turf pioneer Steve Mexted lived for a challenge

Steve Mexted built a successful sports turf business from scratch despite suffering from diabetes, which eventually ...

Steve Mexted overcame diabetes to build a successful sports turf company.

Eagle Brewing rebrands after ex-owner's offensive Facebook post

Eagle Brewing has rebranded to Five Peaks after its founder’s racist rant on social media. (File photo)

The North Canterbury brewery and pub has been rebranded as Five Peaks Brew Co, hoping it will give the beleaguered business a fresh start.

Restaurant owner banned and fined after badly treating and underpaying staff video

The Employment Court has banned and fined Amar Deep Singh, pictured second from right (wearing waistcoat) with staff in ...

Staff at the popular Indian eateries worked long hours — many unpaid — and were kept out of sight. Then some began recording evidence.

Christchurch aerospace company to launch space planes from Colorado space port video

Dawn Aerospace co-founders Stefan and James Powell with their Mk-II Aurora space plane.

Plans have been unveiled for Christchurch-based Dawn Aerospace to launch its reusable space planes in the United States.

sport

The phone call that changed Kimiora Poi's netball career

Kimiora Poi’s netball career has taken off after moving to the Mainland Tactix in 2018.

Kimiora Poi planned to play for Central's second-tier team in 2018 until a move to the Tactix eventuated. Her netball career has since taken off.

Season review: Crusaders won the trophy they wanted most video

Crusaders captain Scott Barrett with the Super Rugby Aotearoa trophy after beating the Chiefs in Christchurch last month.

OPINION: The Crusaders didn't reach their lofty goal of winning two competitions, but they won the one that really matters.

Netball talking points: Time ticking for the Tactix

Tactix goal attack Te Paea Selby-Rickit is defended by Steel goal keep Taneisha Fifita in Nelson.

OPINION: The Tactix' fourth quarter struggles are becoming an issue. They must get back on track against the last placed Magic.

The finer details holding up Razor's new deal video

Crusaders head coach Scott Robertson intends to remain in New Zealand.

Scott Robertson is on the cusp of re-signing with New Zealand Rugby, but not before some finer details are sorted.

$10.8m centre for sporting excellence opens at Lincoln University video

Lincoln University's recently redeveloped Whare Hākinakina LU Gym was officially opened by the Minister for Sport, Hon ...

Lincoln University has produced some of the country’s most well-known athletes. Now it has new state-of-the-art facilities to help train tomorrow’s sports stars.

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Brewery bar, live venue and Irish pub take over Christchurch heritage buildings video

The two heritage buildings sit next door to each other on the corner of Worcester and Manchester streets.

A well-known publican will open two bars in central city buildings more than 145 years old, including one that may be among the world's small Irish pubs.

Oscar-nominated Pinocchio among eight great Cinema Italiano movies video

Pavarotti, Pinocchio and Marriage Italian Style are among the great films available to watch at this year’s Cinema Italiano.

Twenty classic and contemporary features and documentaries will screen across the country as part of NZ's annual celebration of Italian film-making.

Friends roll out red carpet for actor who can't make New York film premiere video

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Actor Amber Ranson, who has Downs Syndrome, couldn't get to the New York premiere of the ...

When Kiwi actor Amber Ranson couldn't get to New York for the premiere of her short movie at the prestigious Tribeca FIlm Festival, her friends put on a red carpet event for her.

What's on: Event highlights in Ōtautahi Christchurch

Health Franklin brings his Chopper: The Silencer tour to Christchurch this weekend. Then he’s back again in July.

It's a kinda magic – comedy, live music, polar plunges, winter solstice and paying tribute to Queen in Christchurch this weekend.

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