Parking roulette as Wilson cuts prices video

Wilson Parking is cutting prices by up to 60 per cent at some sites as occupancy plummets.

7:14 AM  Some spaces are 60 per cent cheaper than usual. Here's how to boost your odds of getting one.

Swimming in Lake Ellesmere? video

Lake Ellesmere from above in 2017.

The end result of a $700m waterways package could "absolutely" mean swimming in Canterbury's largest polluted lake.

Dear PM: Let us mine video

Te Kuha mountain with Westport in the distance.

A letter to Jacinda Ardern requests support for a string of long-standing projects, each with a host of environmental concerns.

Feral cat found with 17 dead lizards video

A feral cat prowling around a banded dotterel nest on Kaitorete Spit.

The Canterbury cat was found with 17 full native skinks, and the parts of several others, in its stomach.

What's open in Chch for the long weekend? video

Several Christchurch attractions plan to reopen in time for Queen's Birthday Weekend, including the city's tram.

The tram is one of several major attractions reopening in Christchurch in time for the long weekend.

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Huka Falls and Shotover jets coming back video

Shover Jet rides will drop by $40 for adults and $22 for children when they resume on July 3. 

Ticket prices will drop with Ngāi Tahu Tourism resumes jetboat trips.

Kiwi sanctuary threatened as visitors 'dry up' video

One of the kiwi at Queenstown's Kiwi Birdlife Park.

Visitors to Queenstown's Kiwi sanctuary have dried up, forcing a desperate plea from its owners for help.

Man killed after colliding with tractor named

Police were called to a serious crash on Maronan Rd, Tinwald, Ashburton on Tuesday evening. (File photo).

Geoffrey Martin Stoddart, 69, of Ashburton, died after he smashed into the back of a tractor on a dark, rural road.

Covid-19 no reason to delay divorce case

Tim Biggs and his wife Sophie Biggs have yet to legally resolve their differences.

A former Queenstown couple in a bitter dispute over millions will battle it out in a three-week High Court case next month.

Deportee jailed after crime spree

Crete Wikotu robbed the Countdown supermarket at Christchurch's Northlands Mall, along with two co-offenders, in March 2019.

A convicted robber who was sent back to NZ after being jailed in Australia has been imprisoned again on multiple charges.

Money allegedly laundered through pet shop

Five people were arrested on Wednesday as part of an investigation into the supply of cannabis and money laundering.

A multimillion-dollar drug syndicate allegedly laundered dirty money through a Christchurch pet and garden supply store.

Mosque shooter's court hearing delayed video

The Masjid Al Noor Mosque on Deans Ave, Christchurch.

A court to set a sentencing date for the terrorist who committed the 2019 Christchurch mosque attacks has been delayed due to coronavirus.

How to survive in the bush - expert video

Search and rescue teams scoured the Anatori River and its surrounds to find 23 year olds Dion Reynolds, left, and ...

Having all the gear in the world means nothing if you're not mentally prepared to accept and adapt to the situation in front of you, he said.

South Island Covid-19 free

There are no active cases of Covid-19 in the South Island as of Thursday. (File photo).

The South Island is free of coronavirus, after the two remaining cases in Canterbury recovered.

One-hour free parking for winter

The first hour will be free at the Christchurch City Council's Lichfield St and Art Gallery car parks between June 2 and ...

Parking will be free for one hour at the Christchurch City Council's two parking buildings this winter.

News

'Dunedin, a pretty good Plan D'

Dunedin's new marketing campaign describes the southern city as a 'pretty good plan D' for domestic tourists.

Dunedin's new marketing slogan has become a talking point. But was that the intention?

Kiwi sanctuary threatened as visitors 'dry up' video

7:40 AM  Visitors to Queenstown's Kiwi sanctuary have dried up, forcing a desperate plea from its owners for help.

Man killed after colliding with tractor named

Covid-19 no reason to delay divorce case

The Rebuild

New tack in insurance test case video

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Judges raise possibility of a different way of caluculating damages or loss.

Progress for Christchurch red zone video

A section of Christchurch's red zone from above.

Work on the nuts and bolts of the Government's $40m contribution to Christchurch's 'green spine' will start in July.

New $2m pathway becomes 'poop loop'

Goose droppings make walking on the new Avon Loop riverside pathway a tricky business.

The new riverside walkway in central Christchurch's Avon Loop is splattered with goose droppings, leaving walkers either put off or putting their feet in it.

'Innocent misrepresentation' insurer says

Southern Response has appealed against a judge's findings. (File photo)

Southern Response is appealing against a decision it misrepresented rebuild costs a Christchurch couple could have been entitled to under their full replacement cover policy.

EQC privacy breach of 8000 claims

EQC has admitted privacy breaches involving thousands of claims in the past.

The organisation has apologised, but cannot confirm the breach is contained.

Opinion

It took a team effort to save trampers

Rescued trampers Dion Reynolds and Jess O'Connor.

EDITORIAL: When someone makes a movie of this rescue, no embellishment of the dangers of the Kahurangi National Park will be required.

Beauty is a weight on my mind video

I genuinely believe that beauty comes in all sizes, but I have extreme difficulty applying the same logic to myself, ...

OPINION: I know skinnier doesn't mean happier. So why am I terrified of putting on weight?

Bosses should tell it like it is video

Pilots and cabin crew have been hard hit by redundancies resulting from the impact of Covid-19 on air travel and tourism.

OPINION: Firms facing straitened times need to be upfront with their staff.

The coronavirus decision conundrum

Winston Peters says New Zealand should move to Covid-19 alert level 1 immediately.

An immediate transition to level 1 could just be the best move for New Zealand right now, but it could also be the worst.

MAGA hat outrage was justified video

New National Party leader Todd Muller showed humility by back-tracking on his initial position on his MAGA hat, but the ...

OPINION: When Jacinda wore the hijab, it was a beautiful symbol of unity and love unlike the MAGA hat, which has become an emblem of exclusion and hate.

business

Parking roulette as Wilson cuts prices video

Wilson Parking is cutting prices by up to 60 per cent at some sites as occupancy plummets.

Some spaces are 60 per cent cheaper than usual. Here's how to boost your odds of getting one.

NZ First delays nitrogen regulations video

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Winston Peters is claiming a win, but Government says feedback from divided scientists saw the rules change parked.

More redundancies in Christchurch

Christchurch Town Hall, which has been shut since March 17.

Council-owned events company Vbase will make 49 staff redundant.

Cheaper fuel for the North? video

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A customer fills up fuel containers at NPD petrol station in St ...

A new player in the North Island fuel market is promising competition.

All hail Victoriana

1 Tees St, a landmark Victorian building in Oamaru, is on the market.

A stunning piece of South Island architecture is up for sale.

sport

Roofer who scammed $100k avoids jail

Macaulay Marchant, 25, was sentenced to 11 months' home detention.

While Macaulay Marchant's clients were waiting for work to be done, he was gambling, travelling and clubbing.

Winter sports season set to begin video

Club netball and other community sport around the country is set to return on Friday. (File photo). 

Canterbury's major winter sports are expected to be up and running within a month.

Scoring victories for cricketing women

Kim Cotton, right, pictured officiating during a Christchurch premier men's club match in 2017, won New Zealand ...

A leading female umpire and a top scorer have been honoured by New Zealand Cricket.

Richie's seeing the country video

Last weekend, Richie and Gemma McCaw climbed Mt Roy near Wanaka to capture a perfect sunrise.

Climbing a mountain at sunrise gives new meaning to 'date night' says Gemma McCaw.

No hard feelings for Whitelock video

Sam Whitelock missed out on the All Blacks captaincy to Sam Cane.

He was desperate to land the top job but runner-up in ABs leadership race still has major role to play.

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What's open in Chch for the long weekend? video

Several Christchurch attractions plan to reopen in time for Queen's Birthday Weekend, including the city's tram.

The tram is one of several major attractions reopening in Christchurch in time for the long weekend.

Art gallery on wheels

The pair say the truck's small size can feel intimidating, so encouraging people inside is the biggest challenge.

A Belgian couple promoting Kiwi art in their pop-up gallery are on the hunt for Christchurch creatives.

Theatre Royal plans drive-in movies

The empty site next to the Theatre Royal on Gloucester St being considered for a drive-in cinema.

The theatre is planning a drive-in cinema on an empty site next to its closed Christchurch premises.

Mum's Kombucha bar legacy for children video

Wikatene sells four flavours on tap, with lemon and ginger always the most popular.

A Christchurch mother doesn't mind working seven days a week if it means she can leave a legacy for her children.

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