Election 2020: Banks Peninsula candidates for local MP video

The candidates in the running for the Banks Peninsula electorate have been finalised.

2 min ago  Here’s what you need to know about the candidates in the running to be Banks Peninsula's MP.

Proposed new liquor store near Christchurch uni halls stirs up residents video

Alcohol prohibited signs on pavement outside the The Strip.
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10:30 AM  A booze outlet trying to set up in an alcohol-free zone in Christchurch's student quarter has sparked fears from neighbours about drunkenness and crime.

Man with sexual assault conviction renting room to unsuspecting tenants video

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Shane Duffy, at his Barbadoes Street property, where complaints have been made about his ...

Shane Duffy spent five years in prison for sexual assault, but women who have rented a room in his home are alarmed the information is being withheld.

Aspiring MP Catherine Chu defends city council briefing attendance record video

Christchurch City councillor Catherine Chu, the National Party candidate for Banks Peninsula, missed 17 out of 33 ...

The National Party candidate has failed to show up to half the number of briefings attended by her Christchurch City Council colleagues.

Slumbering towards election Saturday

Jacinda Ardern and Judith Collins have faced off in Parliament. Now they will do so in a pre-election leaders’ debate.

OPINION: Alongside electing our next government, the novelty of having two referendums also on the ballot should be stimulating high voter engagement.

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Talented teenage motocross rider dies in Dunedin fatal crash

A red Mitsubishi vehicle dropped on to a railway line about 15 metres below the road.

Grason Veitch was killed when the vehicle he was travelling in went off the road and crashed on to a railway line about 15 metres below.

Rainbow's End scores $500k grant video

Rainbows End chief executive Karen Crabb says maintenance on rides was top priority, and a $500,000 Government grant ...

Rollercoasters and a curling rink are among the latest "tourism assets" to get grants.

Aplastic anaemia survivor's skydive for children with cancer video

Loe and tandem master and Skydiving Kiwi's owner Lee Barraclough after landing on Sumner Beach.

Ange Loe was 2 years old when she was diagnosed with a rare blood disease and told she had a 5 per cent chance of survival.

Ram-raiders steal $4k of cigarettes from Christchurch dairy

The dairy on Kendal Ave in Christchurch was ram-raided early on Sunday morning.

Two people wearing face masks rammed the Burnside dairy with a car before stealing the cigarettes and driving away.

Soldier sentenced over assaults still in army, despite saying he would leave

A soldier sentenced to military detention for multiple assault charges is still serving in the New Zealand Army, despite ...

Private Manu Taufa was sentenced to 28 days military detention at Burnham in October last year, after pleading guilty to four charges of assault.

Lincoln PhD student gets Kate Sheppard Memorial Trust Award

Laura Keenan, 28, has won the Kate Sheppard Memorial Trust Award for her work in protecting crops from drought.

Laura Keenan, 28, received the prestigious award for her work in protecting crops from drought.

Three charged with attempted murder after alleged shooting video

The man was taken to hospital where he's reported to be in a critical condition.

Three men will remain behind bars after they were arrested following an alleged drive-by shooting in Christchurch.

Serious injuries after motorcycle crash in Dunedin

A motorcyclist was injured in a crash on Serpentine Ave, Dunedin

A motorcyclist, understood to be a man, has been taken to Dunedin Hospital after the crash on Monday morning.

Land Homes saga: Christchurch's 'worst builder' won't let go video

Builder Sam Rogers has disappointed a raft of Canterbury clients.

Sam Rogers left a trail of creditors and devastated customers. He doesn't want his firm to go into liquidation.

Kindy staff forced to choose which kids get shoes video

Children turn up without shoes, and they don't have enough funding to help all of them.

Nine out of 10 families live in poverty. But there isn't the funding to help them all.

The Rebuild

An architect's house, rebuilt by the next generation

Bridget and Duval O'Neill at home in Mt Pleasant.

Don Cowie built the house that was destroyed by earthquakes. Duval O'Neill rebuilt it.

Almost $500,000 from Christchurch Cave Rock apartments sale sitting in limbo video

An example of damage from unknown vandals in one of the Cave Rock apartments in Sumner.

The long-running saga of the quake-damaged and much-disputed Sumner complex has a new chapter.

Demolition approved for Christchurch's Catholic cathedral

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Demolition of the Catholic cathedral has started with the removal of two stone Angels. The 1905 ...

Demolition of Christchurch's earthquake-damaged Catholic cathedral will begin in about two weeks.

Work on planned Lyttelton development Collett's Corner gearing up again

An artist's impression of the Collett's Corner development in Lyttelton, which is about to start a second round of ...

The "pioneering" Lyttelton project is back from a coronavirus-enforced hiatus.

Century-old trees around Christchurch's Anglican cathedral get more protection video

Two London Plane trees at the eastern end of the Christ Church Cathedral.

Three historic trees have been given more protection under special new planning laws passed to ensure restoration of the Christ Church Cathedral is not held up.

Opinion

Easier does it — a welcome step down the alert levels

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield gave praise where it was due.

EDITORIAL: A word of thanks to whoever-that-was who helped us along the way.

Slumbering towards election Saturday

Jacinda Ardern and Judith Collins have faced off in Parliament. Now they will do so in a pre-election leaders’ debate.

OPINION: Alongside electing our next government, the novelty of having two referendums also on the ballot should be stimulating high voter engagement.

Putting hot dinners on the table for shovel ready men?

Underlying numbers tell the real story of the country's unemployment situation: 11,000 people laid off, of which 10,000 ...

OPINION: Sisters, it's time to set up a party of ‘’women wanting work’’, to draw attention to our vulnerable status.

Why ticking the diversity boxes keeps missing the mark

Ziena Jalil: “Many businesses claim they seek to maximise diversity, but their systems promote similarity”.

Diversity without inclusion is meaningless.

Preparing NZ for space weather that would disable the grid and internet

Stuff science columnist Peter Griffin.

Could plunge us into darkness and create an information blackout.

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Made to measure home breaks the mould video

“Everything is accessible – it’s a very easy house to live in,” says Bruce, seen here relaxing on one of the ...

Out went the multiple bedrooms and in came a home specially designed for this hardworking couple.

Vote for your favourite penguin design video

One of the penguin sculptures was delivered to South New Brighton School in August. It will be designed by students and ...

A public penguin exhibition is coming to Christchurch and you can help decide which design will be commissioned.

A reno that went from simple to sophisticated

The Walklins like their accessories big and bold – the clock has been a feature since they moved in, and the street-name ...

The plan was for a modest refresh but this couple got much more than that - a colourful and quirky home that's perfect for family life.

An architect's house, rebuilt by the next generation

Bridget and Duval O'Neill at home in Mt Pleasant.

Don Cowie built the house that was destroyed by earthquakes. Duval O'Neill rebuilt it.

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