Car crashes over cliff

The crash happened about halfway along Port Levy-Pigeon Bay Rd, on Canterbury's Banks Peninsula, on Friday afternoon. ...

10 min ago  Five people have been hurt after the car they were in crashed off a cliff on Canterbury's Banks Peninsula.

Teen's blood found in accused's car

Dr Venod Skantha is on trial for the murder of Dunedin teenager Amber-Rose Rush at her home in February 2018.

12:57 PM  DNA recovered from Venod Skantha's shoes almost certainly came from murdered Dunedin teen Amber-Rose Rush, court hears.

We should beg Boochani to stay

Behrouz Boochani was detained on Manus Island for six years.

12:25 PM   OPINION: NZ has a lot to learn from the award-winning writer who escaped Manus Island.

How to survive a scooter crash video

Shoulder roll like a professional stunt double. Dayna Grant takes a tumble for the team and shows us how to fall off ...

12:00 PM  Top stuntwoman demonstrates how to minimise injury if you're coming off a scooter at speed.

Author not seeking NZ asylum - for now video

The Kurdish writer, film maker and refugee shared a hongi with a representative from Ngai Tahu at Christchurch airport ...

11:57 AM  An emotional Behrouz Boochani says arriving in New Zealand was the first time he realised he had survived - unlike many other refugees imprisoned beside him.

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Puppy recovering after amputation

Champ after getting his leg amputated.

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

'War zone' as fires spread

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

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.

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.

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.

Buildings which don't just save lives, but time

The restoration of Wellington's old Town Hall will use base isolators to help reduce earthquake damage.

The merits of designing buildings which are not only safer but recover quicker from quakes.

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.

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".


Cyanide bottle found on beach

Cyanide, which can be used in pest control, is highly toxic. (File photo)

Warning for beachgoers after poison found, but no one knows where it came from.

Driver flees from crash

One person was seriously injured in the Christchurch collision, while the driver of the other car fled the scene.

One killed in house fire

Puppy recovering after amputation


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.


How to survive a scooter crash video

Shoulder roll like a professional stunt double. Dayna Grant takes a tumble for the team and shows us how to fall off ...

Top stuntwoman demonstrates how to minimise injury if you're coming off a scooter at speed.

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.

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