6:20 PM Contractors repairing a culvert on the highway linking Canterbury and the West Coast found a “void” under the road, forcing its closure for several hours.
6:17 PM A person has been seriously injured and another has been arrested after an alleged assault in Christchurch.
6:14 PM A paragliding pilot who tried to sell an illegal flight to an undercover agent had no regard for other operators who were following the rules properly, a court has heard.
5:30 PM A 27-year-old man has admitted he threatened to carry out a terror attack involving car bombs on the anniversary of the March 15 terror attack.
5:19 PM Police testing of a piece of diving equipment has been called into question at an inquest into the death of an Australian visitor during a crayfishing dive in Fiordland.
Ticket sales are on hold under alert level 2 and the event may be held without spectators for the first time in its 117-year history.
The Christchurch City Council demands the Government pause its “undemocratic and horrific” water reforms.
Old fence posts from Christchurch’s residential red zone are being recycled into funky art pieces, compost bins and fruit tree surrounds for a local school.
West Coast health workers are about to head for the hills to offer Covid-19 vaccinations to rural people who may have missed out.
His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have donated an undisclosed amount to Westport’s flood relief fund.
Nekita Enterprises, where booze baron Harjit Singh was once director, will get a rapid hearing to try to retain off-licences for five liquor outlets.
A student who fled Auckland’s Covid-19 lockdown without an exemption told police she had looked online and thought it was OK to return to her bubble in Dunedin.
A distraught family was given 30 minutes to choose a handful of possessions from a Kāinga Ora house after a roof repair botch-up contaminated it with asbestos.
Witness says several cars were racing before a car collided with a ute, killing two men. One was among three brothers involved in the crash.
Sub-zero temperatures down south, snow predicted on North Island highway, heavy rain for Wellington and Wairarapa.
A baby born here in 2020 could live through six times as many heat waves and four times as many droughts as past generations, a new report says.
Friends are mourning Will Clark after he lost his life in a high-speed crash that also killed his friend and left four injured.
OPINION: While introverts may love that a mandatory social interaction has been avoided, many of us miss these impromptu connections.
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OPINION: Building trust is the key to overcoming the challenges of Covid-19, climate and conflict.
OPINION: An overseas holiday may be attractive but getting there and back is a problem.
OPINION: Without a clearly articulated plan of how we’re going to achieve that aim, it will remain nothing more than an elusive dream.
A Hilton hotel being used for managed isolation and quarantine is selling off some of its tree-studded grounds.
Rajesh Luthra had plans when his company failed. The next day, he registered a new one.
After witnessing some of Canterbury's most traumatic events, former policeman Kristian Danholt switched careers to become a real estate agent. He's not alone in his job swap.
Lockdown and disruptions to international supply chains are causing an increase in building consent amendments to substitute materials with what is available.
A roading engineer who says he was upset by “racist remarks” has admitted his role in a scheme that siphoned $178,365 from a council's coffers.
Cutting a new stretch of the Ōtākaro Avon River would get more people into water sports and improve the area’s ecology, those behind the plan say.
“After 57 years of pain, it’s coming home!" shouted the 208cm ruckman from atop the dais after his team dispatched the Western Bulldogs in Perth.
Canterbury win golden point nail-biter after Marty Banks misses prime chance to snap 18-year drought against red and blacks.
Silver Ferns blow a 10-goal halftime lead as England storm home in second half to capture Taini Jamison Trophy.
The Silver Ferns have been dealt a huge blow ahead of winner-takes-all third test against England with three players out through injury.
The trio's short mockumentary explores life inside a fictional Internet troll agency based in Christchurch.
The Creators' Room, a scheme to encourage young creatives, will eventually be rolled out to seven New Zealand cities.
Paella by candlelight and banquets of lamb tagine and salmon fillet on the country's oldest Great Walk.
Local group had wanted to turn the Governors Bay home into a community asset, but it will now go on sale later this year.