A principal has dismissed controversial comments by a district councillor who suggested the area's young people had become “entitled”.
The immunosuppressive drug is being labelled a "game changer" for at-risk populations, but supplies won’t arrive until January.
There'll soon be up to 800 new e-scooters and 200 new e-bikes in Christchurch when Singapore-based Neuron takes over Kiwi company Flamingo's spot in the city.
Lua’ai Lavea, 68, is accused of stabbing a woman in their home, leaving her fighting for her life in hospital.
Hair salons and barber shops are calling for tighter rules and greater clarity on whether their clients should be wearing masks.
Two years after a student lay dead for up to four weeks in his room, the accommodation provider is pulling out of Christchurch.
The children are used to a culture of fear, not freedom, so struggle to put their hand up in class, and are used to harsh discipline, the Gloriavale Leavers' Support Trust manager says.
The pilot who died in a helicopter crash in a remote part of Otago had been flying helicopters for 15 years.
Disagreement over the felling of hundreds of trees at an exclusive golf club has led to the resignation of all but one of its course committee members.
Police have made 865 arrests, and seized $5m in cash and 987 firearms, since Operation Tauwhiro began in February. But criminals are just getting craftier.
Prominent Christchurch public relations consultant David Lynch has avoided losing his licence for drink-driving, after claiming he had not been served zero alcohol beer as ordered.
Increased Mid-Canterbury traffic numbers and congestion issues could hold some clout regarding plans for a second bridge in Ashburton and who funds it.
OPINION: It's long past time for the impression of automatic anonymity of the accused if they’re well known or well-connected.
OPINION: Who among us has not wanted name suppression to prevent our mother discovering what we did in the weekend?
The Wānaka story has put the spotlight on whether name suppression is fair.
OPINION: We contracted women for dangerous work but that was good. If we abandon them to an endangered future, that would be bad.
OPINION: The arc of her journey at the helm of the National Party has become apparent, and the final destination has been arrived at.
It is only the third time on record that a New Zealander has captured the rare red lightning bolts that can occur 100km above the Earth's surface.
Level 2 has not come a moment too soon for restaurants at Riverside Market, though the restrictions are challenging.
Loved ones are trying to find a storage lock-up where inventive artist Eion Stevens may have kept thousands of paintings.
Witty banter, friendly competition and tasty food are just some of the items on the menu at an upcoming charity event.