Claims against teacher

The Marlborough Boys' College, in Blenheim.

6 min ago  A female teacher is accused of inappropriate relations with several school boys, it is understood.

Missing jet boater search halted

A helicopter and other vehicles at the scene of a jet boat crash near Kumara on the West Coast on Friday.

12:03 PM  Conditions have delayed the search for Daniel Skeggs, who was swept away when his boat overturned.

Queenstown fire 'ferociously quick'

A fire at a commercial building at Frankton, near Queenstown.

11:37 AM  An evacuated witness heard booms, before flames came through the roof within minutes.

Quad bike safety questioned

According to coronial statistics, 99 people have been killed in quad bike incidents since 2007, including seven in 2018.

11:24 AM  Close to 100 quad bike deaths since 2007 show improved safety measures are needed, coroner says.

'Awesome' tiny houses bargain video

Both tiny houses built by trainee tradies at Ara Institute of Canterbury were auctioned at the weekend to raise funds ...

One man liked some student builders' tiny houses so much, he bought two.

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Hole in our human rights

New Zealand's anti-discrimination laws need to be updated to address loopholes like adherents of non-Christian faiths ...

OPINION: New Zealand enjoys some of the strongest human rights protections in the world with its 13 grounds of discrimination.

Police impound car following pursuit

Police have arrested three people and impounded a vehicle following a pursuit in Christchurch. (File photo)

Three people have been arrested after a driver allegedly fled from police in Christchurch.

High St revamp will extend tram video

A render of High St looking southeast from the Tuam St intersection.

The street will lose 26 car parks in three blocks and a 10kmh speed limit will be put in place if the proposal is accepted.

Dollar, dollar fakes

Two people allegedly presented fake $50 banknotes at a store in Barrington Mall, Christchurch. (File photo)

A month on from a Reserve Bank warning about a spate of fakes, more counterfeit banknotes have allegedly been used in Canterbury.

Heroic rescue recounted

Matt Rogatski, left, and Heath Bagnell helped rescue one man from the Taramakau River following a jet boat crash on ...

Two pilots who saved the life of one man after a jet boat crash on the West Coast have spoken of the trauma of losing another.

Due date for south frame

Ōtākaro has been calling for contractors to complete the remaining construction work on the south frame anchor project.

Crown rebuild agency Ōtākaro hopes to have remaining parts of Christchurch's south frame completed by August 2020, a tender document shows.

'People hurt your feelings a lot' video

At their most recent training, a dozen keen players were joined by Canterbury Rams basketballers Isaiah Wilkins.

A Canterbury basketballer helping mentor kids in care says the key is to always listen.

22 contractors in stadium discussions

A slide showing the concept model for the multi-use Canterbury Stadium, which would have a plastic roof and seat 25,000.

The session is to try nail down costs and look at industry capability to build the long-awaited anchor project in Christchurch.

New cold case leads

Angela Blackmoore had been in a relationship with Laurie Anderson for less than a year when she was murdered. Her son, ...

Police investigating pregnant woman's murder receive "information of interest" after announcing $100,000 reward.

New heads at high schools

Christine O'Neill, the new head of Christchurch Girls' High School, says she believes education is one of the  primary ...

Two new leaders will take up their roles at Christchurch high schools next term.

News

Home badly damaged in fire

Firefighters were called to the burning house about 3.20am on Monday.

Single storey Westport home well ablaze when firefighters arrived.

Funding for recovery plan

The Ministry of Health has confirmed funding for a major mental health recovery plan responding to the March 15 terror attack.

Water pollution risking traditions

Police impound car following pursuit

The Rebuild

Insurance in NZ is changing video

Insurance premiums have jumped since the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes in Canterbury and will rise further as insurers ...

What if your home insurance premium jumped from $2000 to $17,000? No joke, it’s happening in some places.

High St revamp will extend tram video

A render of High St looking southeast from the Tuam St intersection.

The street will lose 26 car parks in three blocks and a 10kmh speed limit will be put in place if the proposal is accepted.

Due date for south frame

Ōtākaro has been calling for contractors to complete the remaining construction work on the south frame anchor project.

Crown rebuild agency Ōtākaro hopes to have remaining parts of Christchurch's south frame completed by August 2020, a tender document shows.

22 contractors in stadium discussions

A slide showing the concept model for the multi-use Canterbury Stadium, which would have a plastic roof and seat 25,000.

The session is to try nail down costs and look at industry capability to build the long-awaited anchor project in Christchurch.

Growing pride in central city

12122017 Photo: John Kirk-Anderson/STUFF

The Terrace, Oxford Terrace, with Avon River in foreground.

Central Christchurch is seen as offering more than a year ago, but anti-social behaviour concerns remain.

Opinion

Good riddance to Jeremy Kyle video

Jeremy Kyle at the British Soap Awards 2008 at BBC Television Centre, Wood Lane, London, W12.   (Photo by Ian West - PA ...

OPINION: It beggars belief that such an anachronistic show was still peddling its unsavoury wares in 2019.

Te Papa calls for action

Moa skeletons at Te Papa's new Te Taiao Nature exhibition.  It's beautifully lit and presented, with enough interactive ...

OPINION: The national museum rightly advocates for change to a carbon-zero New Zealand.

The Jane Goodall effect

Goodall at a Christchurch event in 2017.

Her agenda is not to rake over prophecies of doom, but to inspire hope and practical individual action.

Chequebook generation still around

Chequeing out?

OPINION: The chequebook's had its day. Its users haven't.

Hole in our human rights

New Zealand's anti-discrimination laws need to be updated to address loopholes like adherents of non-Christian faiths ...

OPINION: New Zealand enjoys some of the strongest human rights protections in the world with its 13 grounds of discrimination.

business

Kiwi Property well ahead

Kiwi Property chief executive Clive Mackenzie at Sylvia Park.

NZX-listed Kiwi Property has reported a stronger result thanks to higher property values

Insurance in NZ is changing video

Insurance premiums have jumped since the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes in Canterbury and will rise further as insurers ...

What if your home insurance premium jumped from $2000 to $17,000? No joke, it’s happening in some places.

High St revamp will extend tram video

A render of High St looking southeast from the Tuam St intersection.

The street will lose 26 car parks in three blocks and a 10kmh speed limit will be put in place if the proposal is accepted.

Due date for south frame

Ōtākaro has been calling for contractors to complete the remaining construction work on the south frame anchor project.

Crown rebuild agency Ōtākaro hopes to have remaining parts of Christchurch's south frame completed by August 2020, a tender document shows.

22 contractors in stadium discussions

A slide showing the concept model for the multi-use Canterbury Stadium, which would have a plastic roof and seat 25,000.

The session is to try nail down costs and look at industry capability to build the long-awaited anchor project in Christchurch.

sport

Morgan knockout wins world title video

Jack Asis hoists Bowyn Morgan up following his loss.

New champion happy to let challengers come to him after knockout win.

Saints rout Sharks

Jordan Ngatai starred for the Wellington Saints against the Southland Sharks.

Defending NBL champions embarrassed on home court by title favourites.

Aspiring Ferns quiet in loss

Tactix goal shoot Ellie Bird takes the ball in under pressure from Magic goal defence Casey Kopua.

Magic duo unable to make impact in World Cup dress rehearsal as Tactix triumph.

22 contractors in stadium discussions

A slide showing the concept model for the multi-use Canterbury Stadium, which would have a plastic roof and seat 25,000.

The session is to try nail down costs and look at industry capability to build the long-awaited anchor project in Christchurch.

ABs captain under injury cloud

Crusaders No 8 Kieran Read missed the red and blacks' draw with the Stormers with a shoulder injury.

The Crusaders could be without No 8 Kieran Read when they host the Blues on Saturday night.

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'Brilliant' gallery exhibition of lights

Two of late New Zealand light artist Bill Culbert's early sculptures will be in the show.

In order to have a light show, there must first be darkness. That's no easy task in a gallery space used to illuminating some of the best artwork in the country.

CSO's latest show world-class

Benjamin Morrison's performance of Korngold's Violin Concerto in D Major was a real triumph.

The CSO's latest outing - Triumph, with violinist Benjamin Morrison - couldn't have been better named.

Spend a night with an alpaca video

They can't resist those willow leaves.

This is the place to go if you've always wanted to snuggle an alpaca.

'Heart attack, Thingee and me'

It was the early 1990s on The Son of a Gunn Show when host Jason Gunn's puppet sidekick Thingee's eye popped out.  The ...

Sensitive 'Jase the Ace' talks about mean comments, bringing back Thingee and his new outlook on life after health scares.

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