Mosque shooting victim fears leaving video

Mohammad Sahadat, his wife Tarnnum Praveen and their four children.

Mohammad Sahadat is worried his wife and four children may need to leave New Zealand.

New Crusaders logo revealed

A horseman minus a sword sweeps around Orangetheory Stadium before the Crusaders' Super Rugby final in Christchurch in July.

Having stripped the knights and swords from their logo, the Crusaders are updating their apparel for the 2020 season.

Fine sparks debate

The Intersection of Dyers Pass Rd and Governors Bay Rd in Christchurch's Port Hills.

Can a driver cross yellow lines to overtake a cyclist? Yes, but the question has certainly provoked debate.

Woman stabbed in St Martins

A woman was injured in a reported stabbing on Gamblins Rd, Christchurch, on Wednesday. (File photo)

A woman has been taken to hospital after they were stabbed in a Christchurch suburb.

Restaurant reopens after terrorist attack video

Bawarchi restaurant manager Sandeep Sharma with two of his new chefs, Shaikh Fakuruddin and Imtiaj Khan.

The owner of an Indian restaurant forced to shut for six months after its two chefs were shot in the Christchurch terror attack says the closure has cost him $60,000

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The YouTube star and the Scarfie

Dunedin student Henessey Griffiths with her dissertation on YouTube and vloggers.

One of the biggest stars on YouTube slipped into the DMs of a Scarfie to ask about her research.

'We were doing our job' video

The two country cops have received bravery awards for their brave arrest of the Christchurch mosque shootings suspect.

With the alleged mosque terrorist in sight, two country cops put their "total trust" in each other as they gave chase.

Appeal heard over rape convictions

Marcus Shane Solomon was guilty on 10 charges of rape, sexual violation and kidnap at the Blenheim District Court in ...

A man who raped and sexually abused three young girls when he was aged between 14 and 22 should not have been sentenced as an adult, his lawyer says.

Prisoner jailed for stabbing guard

Zachary Dean Soper, 24, was sentenced to two years and eight months in the Christchurch District Court.

An inmate stabbed a prison guard twice in the face because he was being "disrespectful".

'Gobsmacking' fine for passing bikes

Motorists are allowed to pass cyclists on double yellow lines as long as there is good forward visibility of oncoming ...

Road safety advocate says she passed cyclists on double yellow lines with perfect safety.

Plump pigeon trumps paintings

Nine of Colin McCahon's artworks have been installed at Te Papa as part of an exhibition celebrating a centenary since ...

OPINION: No-one has ever succeeded in convincing me that Colin McCahon was an artistic wonder.

Christchurch history in a postcard

Information about historical sites in Christchurch, such as The Clock Tower, in Victoria St, in 1929, has popped up on ...

A river running through the centre of Christchurch used to be so clean people would pay to bathe in it.

Learning how to lifestyle video

Sons Cooper, 5, and Max, 2 are loving life in Loburn.

Getting to grips with a noisy water pump and the how-to's of a septic tank were amongst their first challenges.

GoodFor arrives in Christchurch

GoodFor has gained a cult following among Auckland foodies and has now opened a store in Christchurch.

The Auckland-based, package-free lifestyle grocery store can be found at Welles St's The Welder.

Recipe: Apple muffins

Powerhouse Cafe's berry-topped apple muffins

This simple, delicious mixture can also be used as a cake and served up with cream or ice-cream.

local body elections

Mayor wants help with hair salon

It is a "great privilege" to be the Grey District's first female mayor, Tania Gibson says.

Grey District mayor Tania Gibson will soon be parting ways with life as a hairdresser in Greymouth.

Chch mayor sets out priorities video

Lianne Dalziel discusses her priorities for the next three years.

Buoyed by a renewed mandate to lead Christchurch, mayor Lianne Dalziel is pushing ahead with plans to fix the east and get a stadium built.

New Chch council must juggle demands

Christchurch's new council faces a tricky task in juggling conflicting demands from different sectors in the city.

Tackling climate change, revamping the central city, cutting rates - new councillors face a tricky path in Chch.

ECan stalwarts happy

Megan Hands, one of the two new Environment Canterbury councillors for the Christchurch West/Opuna constituency.

The old hands say they are looking forward to working with the new crop of ECan councillors.

Younger faces on council

Six new councillors have been elected to the Christchurch City Council this term. From left: Phil Mauger, Catherine Chu, ...

Christchurch's council is now a lot younger and little more diverse.

News

Otago crash victim named

This transportable home was travelling on the back of a truck near Queenstown when it was clipped by a driver who then ...

A local man has been named as person killed when his van collided with a house being carried on the back of a truck near Queenstown.

CPR 'Uber' saving lives

Want to be a hero who saves someone from death? There's an app for that now.

Hospital open day delays

The YouTube star and the Scarfie

The Rebuild

Faith in building industry undermined

A new imaging technology has revealed that hundreds of buildings around the country have concrete and/or steel ...

OPINION: Canary in the coal mine is tweeting: many buildings are broken, and so is the system that supports them.

Restoration plan for Dirty 30 building

The former Ace Video building on the corner of High St and St Asaph St, with the Duncan's building pictured at left.

New owners take on last broken building on Christchurch street never fully reopened after earthquakes.

First Te Pae conference in one year

An artist's impression of the finished Christchurch convention centre.

Midwives, ecologists and classic car enthusiasts will be the first to use Christchurch's new convention centre.

The hidden horror below

Next steps: West Melton's Tracey Glass expects her broken slab will have to be dug up.

Tracey Glass just wanted a new bathroom. What was found when the carpet was lifted may condemn her entire house.

$30k on consents, for naught video

The developer intends to leave the damaged house on the site after the resource consent was declined.

He bought a dilapidated old villa, with plans to replace it with affordable units. A council panel spiked his plans.

Opinion

250 years before Cook even arrived

Dunedin's Olveston House, originally owned by a prosperous merchant, and surrounded by an acre of gardens, is evidence ...

OPINION: The arrival of Captain James Cook here 250 years ago, as part of a global circumnavigation, came 250 years after the first one.

Plump pigeon trumps paintings

Nine of Colin McCahon's artworks have been installed at Te Papa as part of an exhibition celebrating a centenary since ...

OPINION: No-one has ever succeeded in convincing me that Colin McCahon was an artistic wonder.

Faith in building industry undermined

A new imaging technology has revealed that hundreds of buildings around the country have concrete and/or steel ...

OPINION: Canary in the coal mine is tweeting: many buildings are broken, and so is the system that supports them.

New bloods are change agents

Darryll Park failed to "assiduously do the policy work" required to make a serious run at the mayoralty, Mike Yardley writes.

OPINION: Failing to assiduously do the policy work was a strategic disaster for mayoral candidate Darryll Park.

Will 'Christchurch Call' be enough?

Mourners outside the synagogue in Halle, Germany, two days after a shooting left two people dead on October 11, as a ...

OPINION: One estimate says there are at least 150 smaller 'takedown-resistant' online platforms catering to far right groups and ideologies.

business

Faith in building industry undermined

A new imaging technology has revealed that hundreds of buildings around the country have concrete and/or steel ...

OPINION: Canary in the coal mine is tweeting: many buildings are broken, and so is the system that supports them.

Restoration plan for Dirty 30 building

The former Ace Video building on the corner of High St and St Asaph St, with the Duncan's building pictured at left.

New owners take on last broken building on Christchurch street never fully reopened after earthquakes.

More Aussies in Qtown

Additional Qantas flights between Queenstown and Melbourne were behind a large jump in international visitor arrivals at ...

Extra flights between Melbourne and Queenstown are thought to be behind the increase in Australians visiting Queenstown this winter.

First Te Pae conference in one year

An artist's impression of the finished Christchurch convention centre.

Midwives, ecologists and classic car enthusiasts will be the first to use Christchurch's new convention centre.

Suburbs with stagnant property prices video

Over the past five years, the median house sale price nationwide has continued to increase while the overall ...

If you're after massive property gains, data shows Christchurch may not be the best place to be sinking your money.

sport

New Crusaders logo revealed

A horseman minus a sword sweeps around Orangetheory Stadium before the Crusaders' Super Rugby final in Christchurch in July.

Having stripped the knights and swords from their logo, the Crusaders are updating their apparel for the 2020 season.

Crunch time for Hagley Oval lights

Members of the public can now have their say on whether more lights should be added to Christchurch's Hagley Oval.

Members of the public can make their views heard before a final decision will be made on the controversial proposal.

Sporting treasure's final days video

The last of the concrete stands at Lancaster Park have finally been pulled down, all that was left of the AMI Stadium.

Christchurch's quake-damaged stadium has finally been demolished – 138 years since the day it opened.

Canterbury secure Shield for summer

Canterbury centre Braydon Ennor, centre, is congratulated after scoring his team's opening try against North Harbour on ...

Replacement Canterbury prop scores try two minutes after fulltime hooter to break North Harbour hearts.

Recap: Canterbury v North Harbour

Canterbury's Mitchell Drummond looks for a pass during their Mitre 10 Cup clash against North Harbour.

Red-and-blacks fight back to snatch a dramatic 31-25 victory and retain the Ranfurly Shield in Christchurch.

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Christchurch history in a postcard

Information about historical sites in Christchurch, such as The Clock Tower, in Victoria St, in 1929, has popped up on ...

A river running through the centre of Christchurch used to be so clean people would pay to bathe in it.

GoodFor arrives in Christchurch

GoodFor has gained a cult following among Auckland foodies and has now opened a store in Christchurch.

The Auckland-based, package-free lifestyle grocery store can be found at Welles St's The Welder.

'Rudest' cafe owners move on video

Local investors Karl Hardaker​ and Bronwyn Squires have bought the Springfield Cafe and Store which had a reputation for ...

Bosses who gave a Springfield Store & Cafe an infamous reputation to go as local investors buy building.

BYO mural animation video

The app includes animations for 17 murals and counting.

Sometimes all you need is a lick of paint, but some of Christchurch's best-known street art is getting a revamp without the artists even touching their brushes.

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