British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (centre) arrives at Takahanga Marae in Kaikoura about 9am on Monday with Civil ...

Boris Johnson has landed

0 min ago  Flamboyant British Foreign Secretary jokes hongi "might be misinterpreted in a Glasgow pub".

Flood roads still closed

The clean up begins after two months of rain fell in two days. Pictured: Diana McKay cleans flood debris off Waimea Tce ...

9:47 AM  More than 25 Christchurch roads are still closed after two months of rain fell in 48 hours.

Floodwater breaches home video

Resident returned to find floodwater has washed through her quake-damaged home.

Dad dies on West Coast farm

Bryan Edmonds stopped for a glass of water. An hour later he was found dead.

Farms 'under for weeks'

The rain has stopped, but floodwaters are still rising on Otago farms.

Behind the Bain family murders

The Bain family home was a grim, squalid place. And then there were the bodies.

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MPs battle over billboard fence spot

A campaign poster for National MP Nuk Korako was nailed over top of one for Labour MP Ruth Dyson in St Martins, Christchurch.

3 min ago  Nuk Korako's blue sign was nailed directly over Ruth Dyson's red one, but both say they were in the right.

Swamp pa dated accurately for first time

A new technique more precisely dates Moari pa. WILL HARVIE reports. 

A homebot in every house

Facelift for historic mill video

The Rebuild

Theatre group looks for a new home

The Mill Theatre building in Addington is no longer home to Riccarton Players, which has sold the building so it can be ...

The Riccarton Players community theatre group is looking for a new home after selling its former base.

Facelift for historic mill video

Structural engineer Michael King is the new owner of Addington's historic Wood Brothers Mill, which he is redeveloping.

Offices, restaurants, apartments and a multi-purpose theatre planned for forgotten heritage gem.

The Christchurch convention centre's rocky road

Looming bulk: Placing the convention centre off Cathedral Sq meant spending a lot more just to make it look good.

After three years of delay, a deal to build Christchurch a new convention centre should be about to be signed. But why do some still think it misconceived?

Millions spent on parking misery

It's fair to say Wilson Parking's become notorious in Christchurch since the earthquakes.

It's fair to say that Wilson Parking has become notorious in Christchurch since the earthquakes.

Fletcher makes frame assurances

Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel says she gets "frustrated" by claims the east frame is on track.

Fletcher Building has given assurances Christchurch's East Frame anchor project won't be affected by another profit downgrade.

Opinion

Striving to be our eco best

After months of fundraising, meticulous planning and old fashioned hard work, the Christchurch Community Bike Share ...

OPINION: Christchurch can follow in Melbourne's environmental footsteps.

Year of the flood?

21072017 News. Photo: Mytchall Bransgrove/Timaru Herald. Wet weather rain storm cold water town wind flood. Flooding ...

OPINION: No-one can afford to be complacent, because the weather is going to get more extreme.

The political and the personal

Green co-leader Metiria Turei is the political face that launched a thousand arguments.

OPINION: Metiria Turei put the struggles of beneficiaries in the news.

Treatment of women grates

Helen Mirren always looks fabulous on the red carpet but why do women have to be reduced to their age and what they are ...

OPINION: It really grinds my gears to see a woman reduced to her age and what she was wearing.

Sir Yeah Nah cracks open a few tinnies

SATIRE: "I thought I was pretty relaxed, but I didn't know meaning of pretty relaxed 'til I took a walkabout in the great Australian countryside."

business

Angel investors lifeblood of startups

Angel investors can give startups a leg up.

Angel investors have formed a partnership with government seed funders.

Theatre group looks for a new home

The Mill Theatre building in Addington is no longer home to Riccarton Players, which has sold the building so it can be ...

The Riccarton Players community theatre group is looking for a new home after selling its former base.

Facelift for historic mill video

Structural engineer Michael King is the new owner of Addington's historic Wood Brothers Mill, which he is redeveloping.

Offices, restaurants, apartments and a multi-purpose theatre planned for forgotten heritage gem.

Nelson's Monaco lawsuit still live 10 years later

The Grand Mecure Nelson Monaco.

Investors in Nelson's Grand Mercure Monaco resort are still pursuing the developer after 10 years.

The Christchurch convention centre's rocky road

Looming bulk: Placing the convention centre off Cathedral Sq meant spending a lot more just to make it look good.

After three years of delay, a deal to build Christchurch a new convention centre should be about to be signed. But why do some still think it misconceived?

sport

Clash of the students looms

University players celebrate beating Sydenham 24-15 in their semi-final at Hospital Corner on Sunday to book a place in ...

Lincoln University to meet Canterbury University in intriguing Canterbury Metro club rugby final.

Moody's milestone muck-up

Loosehead prop Joe Moody revelled in the mud and rain as the Crusaders beat the Highlanders 17-0 in the Super Rugby ...

Joe Moody doesn't score tries. So when he finally did, he couldn't believe his water-bunged ear drums.

Tech edge closer to title

Cashmere Technical winger Lyle Matthysen, pictured in an earlier clash, struck twice in their 5-2 win over Ferrymead ...

 Cashmere Technical show their class with dominant performance in MPL top of table battle.

Tony Brown: I'll be back

Highlanders coach Tony Brown wants to return to Dunedin and coach the franchise again in the future.

Departing Highlanders coach doesn't want it to end like that, a tenure dying with a whimper in the rain.

Crusaders wary of Chiefs banana video

The Crusaders aren't far off breaking the drought, but it's too early to chest-beat, Kieran Read says.

Two Chiefs semis, two losses. Kieran Read knows he can't beat his chest just yet.

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Theatre group looks for a new home

The Mill Theatre building in Addington is no longer home to Riccarton Players, which has sold the building so it can be ...

The Riccarton Players community theatre group is looking for a new home after selling its former base.

Lucy Hone: Stress for success

Having a Personal Stress Plan may just be the difference between life and death, writes Dr Lucy Hone.

Not all stress is bad - if you can learn how to handle it.

Choosing strong over skinny - the rise of powerful women

Ro Graveston has been power lifting for less than six months but has discovered a real passion for the sport

If the turnout for the recent amateur powerlifting competition in Canterbury is anything to go by, there's a quiet but definite growth in women pumping iron.

The road to gang-life redemption

Te Kai Po Ahuriri, captain of the Stormtroopers Outlaw chapter, spars at The Fight Shop gym.

Two gang members with separate lives talk about their similar roads to recovery.

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