Person hospitalised after reported dog attack in Christchurch

Police received a report of a person sustaining “minor dog bites” at a property in New Brighton on Sunday. (File photo)

8:26 PM  A person sustained “minor dog bites” at a property in New Brighton on Sunday afternoon.

Youngster turns birthday party into fundraiser for local zoo video

Young animal and nature lover Willem Freed feeds a giraffe at Orana Wildlife Park on Saturday.

8:23 PM  When seven-year-old Willem Freed heard Christchurch's Orana Wildlife Park was short on funding, he made the ultimate sacrifice: birthday presents.

Police still probing unexplained death of Christchurch woman video

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Police at 55 Port Hills Road.

Heather Foote died after being injured at her home last week. Police have finished a scene examination and are piecing together her last movements.

80,000 new homes in 30 years? Not enough, experts warn video

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Partially built home on Conailus Rd, Halswell.

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A new report says Christchurch needs 77,000 more houses by 2051 to account for growth. Construction experts are warning the estimates are too low.

Red-zoned Christchurch house becomes hub for environmental groups video

Max Keen works in the garden on Saturday with the other volunteers.

It had a date with the wrecker's ball, but after a two-year campaign, an earthquake-stricken Christchurch house has a second life as a community hub.

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More transgender New Zealanders are seeking privately funded gender-affirming surgeries due to long waits in the public health system.

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Ballon D'Essai, This is the Level Crossing, 1982 EP cover. Designed by Matthew Campbell Downes and Stuart Page, ...

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OPINION: "The only semi-hard data we have is that a larger stadium will be packed out for an All Black test once or possibly twice a year."

Talks between nurses and DHBs break down over commitment to safe staffing levels video

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Health boards are trying to dodge accountability for under-staffed hospital wards by refusing to offer penalty payments to nurses, the nurses union says.

Councillors push for new vote on how big Christchurch's new stadium should be video

An artist’s impression of inside the new Christchurch stadium.

Five Christchurch City councillors are calling on the council to reverse its their decision made last week to reduce the capacity of the city’s new multi-use arena.

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Two flown to hospital following crash

Fire and Emergency New Zealand responded to a crash on the Tekapo-Twizel Rd.

Two people, both in a serious condition, have been flown to Christchurch Hospital, following a crash on State Highway 8.

Ashburton Lotto player wins $5.3 million with Powerball

The winning ticket was sold online on MyLotto, and is made up of $5 million from Powerball First Division and $333,333 from Lotto First Division.

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2006: Boy racers' reign of terror video

Residents assess the debris left behind by boy racers on Hasketts Road.

Residents were fed up and the police were busy.

2005: Who had the power? video

Former Christchurch Mayor Garry Moore in 2005.

The Press assessed the way power worked in Christchurch.

2004: Love and death at the races video

Former Prime Minister Helen Clark congratulates Just an Excuse driver Todd Mitchell as co-owner Ollie Haines looks on.

Some were there for horses, and some had other motives.

2003: The rise of Scribe video

Scribe in 2003 when his album The Crusader was released.

Christchurch's Scribe was the biggest name in New Zealand hip-hop.

2002: A visit to Gloriavale video

Gloriavale Christian Community in 2020.

The secretive community was covered in 2002.

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We Boomers have adopted a pretty hypocritical stance on cannabis video

Then National Party deputy leader Paula Bennett holds up 14 grams of oregano in the House last year.

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OPINION: In a pandemic-riddled world, the only way Labour can stuff up supermarket reform is by not doing enough.

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The Remarkables in winter 2021. This isn’t a bad place to be when the world ends.

OPINION: This is the best place to be when everything comes to an end.

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Battle of the convention centres: Does NZ need three new venues worth $1.4b? video

Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre is due to open for business in late October.

New Zealand will go from having no purpose-built convention facilities, to three landmark assets by the end of 2024.

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An artist’s impression of inside the new Christchurch stadium.

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Ashburton district would 'duly consider' part funding new Christchurch stadium video

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But the Mid-Canterbury council has not been asked to provide any funding towards Christchurch's new stadium yet, its chief executive says.

Dealership ordered to pay woman $12k after selling her a car falsely listed as a hybrid video

Wholesale Motors Christchurch Ltd car yard on Moorhouse Ave.

Tina Lockyer found out the 2006 Toyota Harrier she bought was not a hybrid after she drove it home. But the car dealer refused to take it back.

New Zealand's biggest timber house needs more money to help with restoration video

The historic McLean's Mansion is expected to be ready for tenants by the end of 2022.

Another $2.5 million is needed so New Zealand's biggest timber mansion can be restored and reopened.

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Tactix into ANZ Premiership grand final after edging Steel

Tactix goal shoot Ellie Bird, left, and Steel goal keep Taneisha Fifita tussle for the ball in the elimination final.

Tactix end Steel's season after triumphing in South Island elimination final showdown in Invercargill.

My heart stopped for 26 minutes: Cricketer's remarkable survival tale video

Wakefield is in his final semester at University of Canterbury.

When cricketer David Wakefield took a knee during training his team-mates thought he was trying to get out of running. They didn't realise his heart had stopped beating.

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When Canterbury beat the mighty 1921 Springboks

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The Canterbury rugby team weren't fancied to beat the Boks in 1921, but nobody told them that.

Canterbury yachtie Graham Mander's death 'end of a sailing era'

Graham Mander (left) and crew member Andy Holland.

Revered yachtie Graham Mander lived and breathed sailing. An Olympian and national champion, he made massive contributions to the sport he dedicated his life to.

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Youngster turns birthday party into fundraiser for local zoo video

Young animal and nature lover Willem Freed feeds a giraffe at Orana Wildlife Park on Saturday.

When seven-year-old Willem Freed heard Christchurch's Orana Wildlife Park was short on funding, he made the ultimate sacrifice: birthday presents.

Ashburton Lotto player wins $5.3 million with Powerball

Lotto generic image.

The winning ticket was sold online on MyLotto, and is made up of $5 million from Powerball First Division and $333,333 from Lotto First Division.

Canterbury yachtie Graham Mander's death 'end of a sailing era'

Graham Mander (left) and crew member Andy Holland.

Revered yachtie Graham Mander lived and breathed sailing. An Olympian and national champion, he made massive contributions to the sport he dedicated his life to.

Move over Wellywood, it's time for ... Christywood? video

Liu Yifei as Mulan in the major Disney production that was filmed in the South Island, but not based in Christchurch.

Christchurch is primed to become a production base for major blockbusters shot in New Zealand. It just requires one large and risky investment.

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