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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.

Mosque widow recovers from heart attacks

After learning of her husband's death at the Al Noor mosque, Manal Dokhan had two heart attacks.

Manal Dokhan remembers little of March 15 - her mind's way of protecting itself when she suffered two heart attacks soon after learning her husband was dead.

'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.

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.

'The public are over it' video

CDHB member Aaron Keown has proposed a new working group on parking. He has approached new health board members ...

Canterbury DHB member proposes new parking working group, criticises "lack of will" in developing new parking building.

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.

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.

Breast cancer patient's surprise bill video

Breast cancer sufferer Shona has to pay for a dressing to protect herself from skin damage during radiation therapy. The ...

Christchurch pensioner overwhelmed by offers of help to buy protective dressing for radiation therapy.

News

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

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

Landslide victories in North Canterbury

Mosque widow recovers from heart attacks

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

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.

West Coast storms home

Siu Kakala runs down the wing against West Coast.

Poor second half costs South Canterbury dearly against West Coast in Heartland Championship clash in Timaru.

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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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