Chch smoke from caravan fire

Two fire crews are extinguishing a caravan fire in Hoon Hay, Christchurch. (File photo)

A caravan and nearby fence and hedge are burning in Hoon Hay.

One seriously injured in crash on Lewis Pass

The Christchurch Westpac Rescue Helicopter. (File photo)

A person has been flown to hospital in a serious condition after crashing a ute on the Lewis Pass.

Christchurch mayor's late husband farewelled video

Davidson’s coffin, adorned in flowers at St Michael and all Angels Anglican Church, on Oxford Tce in Christchurch on ...

Rob Davidson was remembered for his unwavering dedication to the community and his lifelong fight for justice in a heartfelt service in Christchurch on Saturday.

West Coast chairman rebuked for calling Covid-19 'Chinese virus' video

West Coast Regional Council chairman Allan Birchfield.

The chairman says anyone who believes his comments were racist needs to stop “being so bloody precious”.

Coronavirus: Previous clusters show how difficult it can be to find Covid source

Auckland’s Eden Park car park has been turned into a Covid-19 testing station.

Just how important is it to find how Covid got in?

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Christchurch retail matriarch remembered for 'heart of gold' video

June Cox at her Tot’s Toggery store on Opawa Rd in 2015.

Armed with a sewing machine, fabric offcuts and a phenomenal work ethic, June Cox forged an 80-year career in Christchurch’s retail industry.

Train like a Crusader video

Simon Thomas: Training for metabolic health and basic mobility is one good general aim we could all have.

What the Super Rugby elite can teach the rest of us about reaching that goal of ultimate fitness.

Love under the cherry tree: Covid forces wedding wait for rest home sweethearts video

Under the cherry trees at Russley Village rest home where they discussed getting married, Merv Dickinson, 85, and Gayle ...

Covid-19 has left his upcoming wedding plans ''up in the air'' but 85-year-old Dr Merv Dickinson is still grateful for every moment.

Coronavirus: Auckland's lockdown wipes $14m from Canterbury economy video

The return of community transmission in Auckland has seen people taking greater precautions while out and about in ...

"Cautious relief" among business leaders as South Island dodges stricter restrictions.

Coronavirus: Cantabrians react to staying under alert level 2 video

Cantabrians say they are happy with the decision announced by PM Jacinda Ardern on Friday. (File photo).

Cantabrians have shown their support for the Government’s plan to keep the region in alert level 2 for another 12 days.

Blues take big financial hit as Crusaders match is called off video

The Blues are scheduled to host the Crusaders on Sunday.

As the Prime Minister announces Auckland will remain in Level 3 lockdown, Super Rugby Aotearoa is forced to abandon its big finale.

Sue Nightingale the fifth executive manager to quit Canterbury's health board video

Canterbury District Health Board chief medical officer Dr Sue Nightingale has resigned. Hers is the latest in a string ...

Canterbury’s health board has lost a fifth senior executive within weeks, while two acting CEOs have been announced.

Coronavirus: Auckland, NZ alert levels unchanged video

A Covid-19 testing station has been set up on Friday morning at Te Rapa Racecourse in Hamilton.

Government chooses not to change alert level response, instead extending current restrictions until August 26.

An extraordinary year needs memorable words video

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has seen Covid-19 cases, and deaths, spike alarmingly in his state, which is now in ...

OPINION: There’s no smugness now, in the populous south-eastern states, but perhaps we’ve been guilty of reflecting a little of that back.

Coronavirus: Elderly community ready for any future Covid-19 lockdown video

Yvonne Baylis has talked to her twin brother, Ian, who is in a rest home, through video chats after rest homes were ...

For 73-year-old Yvonne Baylis, the prospect of getting Covid-19 is terrifying. "We are very, very vulnerable," she says.

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Code of silence: Who shot underworld figure Rota Beattie? video

Rota Beattie pictured during a court appearance in 2004.

The senior Mongrel Mob member died with bullet fragments in his head, but refused to tell police who shot him.

Christchurch retail matriarch remembered for 'heart of gold' video

Armed with a sewing machine, fabric offcuts and a phenomenal work ethic, June Cox forged an 80-year career in Christchurch’s retail industry.

Train like a Crusader video

Love under the cherry tree: Covid forces wedding wait for rest home sweethearts video

The Rebuild

Homes near Christchurch stadium site could be too noisy, council says video

Bedford Terraces resident Nev Youngman loves living in the central city and “can’t wait” for the nearby stadium to go up.

The city council wants to limit Christchurch stadium noise, and look again at neighbours' soundproofing.

Christchurch landlord censured over 'ongoing disregard' for residential rules

Krishna Rani Saha failed to maintain a rental property and did not provide insulation reports to tenants. (File photo)

Rotten bathroom floors, broken windows, black mould and rodents weren't handled by landlord Krishna Rani Saha for four years.

Christchurch’s red zone – where to from here? video

Christchurch’s ‘green’ red-zone, pictured in December, 2019.

Progress is frustratingly slow in Christchurch’s red zone. Is anything going to happen?

New and improved town hall offering tours video

Volunteer guide Lance Johnston says he’s thrilled to be a part of the reopening of a “magic building.”

The revamped Christchurch town hall will open to the general public from Tuesday.

Border closure tricky for progress at new convention centre Te Pae video

Te Pae under construction as seen in July.

Oveseas specialists cannot get to the convention centre site to complete work.

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'There's something happening here'

“There’s something happening here, but what it is ain’t exactly clear ...”

OPINION/SATIRE: They’re saying her speeches are full of stuff written by other people. Scientists and experts!

Coronavirus: Truth is the first casualty of the second wave video

A Covid-19 testing station in Lower Hutt.

Issues at the border help Covid-19 conspiracies to thrive.

An extraordinary year needs memorable words video

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has seen Covid-19 cases, and deaths, spike alarmingly in his state, which is now in ...

OPINION: There’s no smugness now, in the populous south-eastern states, but perhaps we’ve been guilty of reflecting a little of that back.

Collins might regret delayed election video

14–08-20 Stuff images by David White. 
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OPINION: The national mood about Covid-19 restrictions is changing. Is this a lifeline for the Nats?

We've done the training, now let's win this thing video

Lead the way, Richie: New Zealand gets teamwork in a way that many other countries don’t, says Verity Johnson.

OPINION: Why does NZ do lockdown well? Because we're used to following the captain's team talk.

business

Luxury golf resort for auction after owner's Covid death

Terrace Downs near Mt Hutt and the Rakaia River in Mid-Canterbury is for sale.

A resort with an 18-hole golf course overlooking the Southern Alps, and a clubhouse with a restaurant and day spa, is on the market.

Coronavirus: Auckland's lockdown wipes $14m from Canterbury economy video

The return of community transmission in Auckland has seen people taking greater precautions while out and about in ...

"Cautious relief" among business leaders as South Island dodges stricter restrictions.

Central Otago residents tell Dunedin to pick up the bill for power line work video

Cromwell resident Stephen Carrath says it’s an outrage Central Otago residents have to bear the “lion’s share” of the ...

Locals are "outraged" by plans to charge the “poor suckers of Central Otago” more to fix the region's failing lines network.

West Coast farm to stay intact for future generations after family squabble

A dispute over the Minehan family farm near Ross has been heard in the High Court at Greymouth.

A family’s battle over a West Coast farm had become “extremely acrimonious”, the High Court was told.

Bid for audit of liquidation fails

Christchurch property developer Dave Henderson. (file photo)

Dave Henderson-linked companies want the liquidation of his mothership audited.

sport

ANZ Premiership final to go ahead next weekend without fans present

The Central Pulse and Mainland Tactix will play the ANZ Premiership final behind closed doors in Invercargill next weekend.

The Central Pulse will meet the Mainland Tactix in the grand final behind closed doors next weekend.

Blues and Crusaders humdinger won't be rescheduled video

The Blues and Crusaders were both awarded two points for a draw after their match in Auckland on Sunday was declared a ...

Blues and Crusaders bosses discussed rescheduling the Eden Park match but had to pull the pin on the idea.

Blues take big financial hit as Crusaders match is called off video

The Blues are scheduled to host the Crusaders on Sunday.

As the Prime Minister announces Auckland will remain in Level 3 lockdown, Super Rugby Aotearoa is forced to abandon its big finale.

Community sport could go ahead, despite Covid-19 outbreak

Community sport could be held this weekend if regions remain in level 2 and strict guidelines are met.

Parts of New Zealand remain in level 2 this weekend, so community sport is possible - provided strict guidelines are met.

Queenstown, Dunedin could host proposed Parker-Fa blockbuster

Joseph Parker could be back in the ring against fellow Kiwi Junior Fa later this year.

All-Kiwi boxing blockbuster is firming for later this year and Queenstown and Dunedin are in the running to host, if fight gets go ahead.

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Christchurch retail matriarch remembered for 'heart of gold' video

June Cox at her Tot’s Toggery store on Opawa Rd in 2015.

Armed with a sewing machine, fabric offcuts and a phenomenal work ethic, June Cox forged an 80-year career in Christchurch’s retail industry.

Love under the cherry tree: Covid forces wedding wait for rest home sweethearts video

Under the cherry trees at Russley Village rest home where they discussed getting married, Merv Dickinson, 85, and Gayle ...

Covid-19 has left his upcoming wedding plans ''up in the air'' but 85-year-old Dr Merv Dickinson is still grateful for every moment.

What's on in Ōtautahi Christchurch

Ewan McDougall, Love in the Time of Covid is part of The Junction exhibition.

A few highlights of events in Ōtautahi Christchurch this weekend and beyond.

Public asked not to attend funeral of Christchurch mayor's husband video

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Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel, right, outside council with her husband ...

The family of Rob Davidson say his funeral is by invitation only to ensure no more than 100 people attend, but people can still watch it online.

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