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Police making 'slow progress' in getting staff vaccinated video

As of Thursday, 83 per cent of the total workforce have received at least one dose of the vaccine, and 70 per cent were ...

Almost 20 per cent of all police staff are yet to receive their first Covid-19 vaccination.

Overseas teaching apps cause accent confusion for Kiwi kids video

Soryl spent eight years working on the app before it went on the market.

Don’t want your child to be confused by English or Australian accents? There’s an app for that.

New Court Theatre season designed to 'celebrate life' in tough times

Christchurch performer Penny Ashton has written a new adaptation of the Jane Austen novel Sense and Sensibility.

A Pulitzer Prize-winning rock musical, a new Jane Austen adaptation and a best-selling crime thriller feature in the theatre's new season.

Person critically injured in crash between car and motorcycle

A crash between a motorcycle and car left one person in a critical condition on Saturday. (File photo)

Emergency services were called to the crash on Wilsons Rd in St Martins, Christchurch on Saturday afternoon.

Campsite fire puts three people in hospital

The incident took place near Lake Benmore in the South Island.

Three people have been taken to hospital and a helicopter dispatched after an incident involving a fire at a South Island campsite, near Lake Benmore.

Two people seriously injured in overnight crash in central Christchurch

A two-car crash left two people with serious injuries in central Christchurch. (File photo)

Two people have been taken to Christchurch Hospital after being seriously injured in a crash in central Christchurch.

Hotel sales set to surpass $300m this year video

New Zealand’s first modular hotel on the corner of Colombo and Salisbury streets in Christchurch was constructed with ...

Old hands and newbies to the industry are among those investing in New Zealand hotels, despite the border closure keeping out tourists.

Mongols bikie gang associate dies in crash near Christchurch

Members of the Mongols gang. (File photo)

Steve Smith was killed when his motorcycle collided with a car, not far from the gang's South Island headquarters, on Friday night.

Blenheim Covid case gives south 'the wake-up call it needed' video

Emergency Response Marlborough at Blenheim Testing Centre on Saturday before the first case was announced.

It's hoped unvaccinated people go get a jab after news of the first South Island community case in nearly a year.

Two dead after crash on State Highway 1, near Dunedin

Police said early indications suggest there were serious injuries in the Otago crash on Saturday morning.

Police have closed the highway just south of Waihola after the fatal two car collision at 9.15am.

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Newborn baby found dead in backyard of suburban Christchurch home video

Police expect the scene examination at the property will continue on Monday.

The discovery of the child's body on Saturday night has sparked a significant police investigation, which is being overseen by a senior detective.

Canterbury councils collaborating to find answers to consent delays video

Councils across Canterbury have agreed to fund a study looking at the feasibility of establishing a joint unit to help with consenting processes.

Drag racing enthusiast killed as car hits wall in high-speed crash at Christchurch raceway

Police making 'slow progress' in getting staff vaccinated video

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Language Matters: Māori English, eh?

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Jane du Feu and Shep- Craig Shepard at the Wharenui at Whakatu ...

OPINION: Both ME and Pākehā English should be considered legitimate varieties of New Zealand English

Is it time for an 'Auckland Basic Income'?

Shoppers queue at an Auckland supermarket in August. Retail staff, like those at supermarkets, and other essential ...

OPINION: If the Government is willing to make direct payments to business owners, why t not straight to workers and their families?

Covid-19: Vaccines protect the ones we love

Stuff science columnist Dr Siouxsie Wiles.

Especially those with compromised immune systems, including cancer patients.

The new traffic lights look good, but 90 per cent will be hard to hit video

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L-R:  
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Grant Robertson, Chris Hipkins, and Peeni ...

OPINION: The post alert-level world looks to make sense, but it will be tough going if you aren't vaccinated.

Covid-19: The game of our lives video

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern explains the new traffic light system.

The traffic light system makes the Covid plan very clear and puts the onus on all of us.

business

Building up, not out: New laws promise a tighter city with wider housing choice video

Critics of the new laws fear they will threaten Christchurch’s Garden City reputation.

Christchurch housing has sprawled across the Canterbury plains for decades, but that's about to change.

The relentless battle between Robert Walker and Dave Henderson takes its toll video

Christchurch property developer Dave Henderson says he has long been frustrated with the way the state treats him.

He was once the hunted debtor. Now Dave Henderson is a creditor and he wants blood.

Jetpack destined for the bloke's shed after company's liquidation video

Manned flight using the Martin Jetpack.

A revolutionary aircraft designed in Christchurch could be yours as the liquidators of Martin Jetpack Aircraft sell off the company's assets.

New Christchurch stadium completion date pushed back to mid-2025 video

The new Christchurch stadium will be built across three central city blocks bordered by Madras, Hereford, Barbadoes, and ...

Six months has been added to the project's construction phase, but the public should still get their first glimpse at the preliminary design by the end of the year.

Trade deal will cut the price of Kiwi wine in UK supermarkets video

The team harvested their first batch using the world-first method at Greystone Winery in North Canterbury on Saturday.

NZ's free trade deal with the UK has been broadly welcomed by a local wine exporter after Covid-19 caused freight costs to increase four-fold.

sport

Amelia Garvey on track to advance to stage three of LPGA qualifying school

Kiwi golfer Amelia Garvey is 2-under the card after three rounds in the latest LPGA qualifying tournament.

One stroke above the qualifying cut with a round to play, Christchurch pro Amelia Garvey is on the cusp of moving a step closer to LPGA Tour status.

NPC: Josh Ioane inspires Otago to comeback win against Canterbury video

Otago No 10 Josh Ioane tries to break through the Canterbury defence on Friday.

Otago fought back from a horror start as they trailed 17-0 to secure a late victory against Canterbury, with the Chiefs-bound No 10 the star.

Live NPC: Otago v Canterbury

Otago playmaker Josh Ioane has rediscovered some form with Otago after a difficult year on and off the field.

The blue and golds chase back-to-back victories as they take on the Premiership strugglers in Dunedin.

New Christchurch stadium completion date pushed back to mid-2025 video

The new Christchurch stadium will be built across three central city blocks bordered by Madras, Hereford, Barbadoes, and ...

Six months has been added to the project's construction phase, but the public should still get their first glimpse at the preliminary design by the end of the year.

Big chances for Mo'unga, Papalii as All Blacks prepare to put the hurt on USA video

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 29: Richie Mo'unga of the All Blacks passes during a New Zealand All Blacks training ...

Ian Foster has mixed the returnees with the seldom-used in a lineup offering an opening for a few contenders to face Wales.

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Five of the craziest films screening at this year's NZ Film Festival video

Mandibles, Night Raiders and Cryptozoo are among the craziest movies set for the Christchurch leg of this year’s Whānau ...

A cadre of mythical creatures, a giant fly and an insurrection on a wedding day are just some of the wild conceits on offer during the Garden City leg.

Christchurch could host small-scale urban art festival video

If it goes ahead, the Little Street Art Festival would celebrate the smaller works of art decorating Christchurch.

The city is globally renowned for its massive murals, but a new festival could celebrate street art on a much smaller scale

New Court Theatre season designed to 'celebrate life' in tough times

Christchurch performer Penny Ashton has written a new adaptation of the Jane Austen novel Sense and Sensibility.

A Pulitzer Prize-winning rock musical, a new Jane Austen adaptation and a best-selling crime thriller feature in the theatre's new season.

'Absolutely overjoyed': Christchurch restaurateur Alex Davies thrilled about new traffic light system

Owner and chef of Gatherings Restaurant in Christchurch, Alex Davies, is thrilled about the just-announced Covid-19 ...

The owner and head chef of Christchurch's Gatherings restaurant will be embracing the use of vaccine certificates and believes the new system offers the best way forward to getting diners in to help his business.

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