Person has died in 'serious' Canterbury crash

One person was seriously injured, while two others had moderate injuries, a St John spokeswoman said. (File photo)

8:04 PM  Three others are in hospital, one in a serious condition, following Saturday crash.

Men receive award for pulling man from burning car after Canterbury crash video

Joe Bradley, left, and Kelly Phillips were one of the first on the scene and pulled Niklas Gebhardt from the burning car.

Joe Bradley and Kelly Phillips were first on the scene to the "horrendous" fatal crash, but were able to rescue the driver from the flaming wreckage.

Two people hospitalised after separate assaults in Christchurch

The two assaults happened in Addington and Aranui in Christchurch. (File photo)

The assaults occurred within four hours of each other in two Christchurch suburbs on Friday night.

30-year suppression slapped on evidence to March 15 terror attack inquiry video

A montage of faces of the 51 people killed in the mosque terror attack in Christchurch on March 15, 2019.

Concerns that accountability will be dodged with the evidence of senior public servants and politicians sealed for three decades.

Exploitation common in NZ hospitality, lawyers and unions claim

For the Labour Inspectorate to investigate claims there must be “credible witnesses or complainants willing to state ...

The alleged bullying at Christchurch's C1 Espresso is widespread in the industry, employment lawyers and unions say.

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Payout to March 15 terror attack victims the 'right thing to do' video

The Masjid Al Noor Mosque on Deans Ave, where the Christchurch shoot carried out his attack. (File photo)

A victims' advocate is calling for a $35m compensation package for those affected by the Christchurch shooting, saying terrorism is a national security failure.

$67m in tourism grants saves 3000 jobs video

AJ Hackett Bungy jumped the queue and got confirmation of a $5.1m grant before formal applications for strategic assets ...

Tourism's controversial cash grants are finalised, but not everyone is happy

Marked Absent: the attendance freefall in our schools video

Greenmeadows Intermediate School principal Cathy Chalmers says the attendance service pilot seems to be working.

Year after year, more and more students from every background - rich and poor - are wagging school. No-one seems to know why.

Rising harness racing trainer quits as concerns sent to police video

Mitchell Kerr with Bettor Pay Me at Makarewa in 2014.

Mitchell Kerr's racing industry career has come to a sudden halt amid allegations of serious misconduct.

New Christchurch Hospital building gets additional $154m cash injection video

Medical specialists say Government must commit to the full development of Christchurch Hospital’s new Waipapa building, left.

Extra wards and urgent upgrades approved have been described as just a first step to improve “squalid” facilities.

Seaside apartment saga not over yet despite buyer dropping damage claim video

PHOTO:  JOHN KIRK-ANDERSON/STUFF

Cave Rock apartments.

A 10-year battle between owners, insurers and developers for a prime waterfront property damaged in the Christchurch earthquakes rumbles on.

The long road to Christchurch's newest motorway video

Christchurch has been waiting for a motorway to run from the north into the heart of the city for almost 60 years.

Sixty years in the making, Christchurch's northern motorway is almost complete after a long journey for residents and those who built it.

Oranga Tamariki in the stocks

Oranga Tamariki chief executive Grainne Moss must have one of the toughest jobs in the country.

OPINION: Oranga Tamariki can't seem to get a thing right. Is this fair?

Concept plans revealed for new Court Theatre in Christchurch

The Court Theatre designs looking northeast at the corner of Colombo and Gloucester streets in central Christchurch.

The new multimillion-dollar theatre is expected to open in September 2023.

Teacher censured for grabbing running student by the hand video

100617. News. School kids children generic stock.

A Canterbury teacher grabbed a 6-year-old student's hand as he ran past her, causing him to fall, after he ignored her requests to stop.

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Payout to March 15 terror attack victims the 'right thing to do' video

The Masjid Al Noor Mosque on Deans Ave, where the Christchurch shoot carried out his attack. (File photo)

A victims' advocate is calling for a $35m compensation package for those affected by the Christchurch shooting, saying terrorism is a national security failure.

Rising harness racing trainer quits as concerns sent to police video

Mitchell Kerr's racing industry career has come to a sudden halt amid allegations of serious misconduct.

New Christchurch Hospital building gets additional $154m cash injection video

The long road to Christchurch's newest motorway video

The Rebuild

Seaside apartment saga not over yet despite buyer dropping damage claim video

PHOTO:  JOHN KIRK-ANDERSON/STUFF

Cave Rock apartments.

A 10-year battle between owners, insurers and developers for a prime waterfront property damaged in the Christchurch earthquakes rumbles on.

Cash for 'third world' hospital ward upgrade used to settle contractor dispute video

Patients have to share toilets with six others at Parkside.

The Ministry of Health reached the $13.8 million settlement in February last year.

Christchurch convention centre events pushed back to second half of 2021 video

Te Pae convention centre under construction in Christchurch.

Te Pae was on track for completion in October, but delays mean the $475 million project will now not be finished in mid-2021.

EQC settles multimillion-dollar repair costs deal with Tower and IAG video

Private insurers and the EQC have settled on who should bear what costs from repairs already done to homes in ...

EQC will pay Tower $42 million under the Christchurch earthquake settlement.

Performing arts car parking building will be privately owned and run video

The parking building will go to the west of the Isaac Theatre Royal in Gloucester St. (File photo)

Christchurch has had no parking building in the blocks north of Cathedral Square since the quakes, but 400 new spaces should be available by November 2022.

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Isolation breaches just not cricket video

The Pakistan cricket team are on their final warning after breaking rules while in managed isolation.

OPINION: Wayward touring cricketers breaking isolation rules need to get a grip, or take an early flight home.

Insurance Council defends disaster model

A public protest in Christchurch in 2018 as more than 5000 householders still struggled with damaged homes. Insurance ...

OPINION: Public inquiry involved extensive community engagement and new model addresses resulting calls for customer-centricity, ICNZ says.

Why it really all went wrong

Tackling like a tyrant, or a televangelist. Pumas skipper Pablo Matera collars Beauden Barrett in Sydney a fortnight ago.

OPINION/SATIRE: You cop a single arrow and you’re forever the Eleventh Century’s Mr Bean

A trip down the rabbit hole of New Zealand settler history

The book that started Khylee Quince's historical journey.

OPINION: An old book in a secondhand store encapsulates the past 180 years.

Oranga Tamariki in the stocks

Oranga Tamariki chief executive Grainne Moss must have one of the toughest jobs in the country.

OPINION: Oranga Tamariki can't seem to get a thing right. Is this fair?

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Seaside apartment saga not over yet despite buyer dropping damage claim video

PHOTO:  JOHN KIRK-ANDERSON/STUFF

Cave Rock apartments.

A 10-year battle between owners, insurers and developers for a prime waterfront property damaged in the Christchurch earthquakes rumbles on.

2000 Pacific RSE workers to be granted border exemptions video

The Government is letting 2000 RSE workers from the Pacific enter New Zealand next year to help with harvest.

In the biggest border loosening since the Covid-19 pandemic began, thousands of workers will be allowed into NZ.

Cash for 'third world' hospital ward upgrade used to settle contractor dispute video

Patients have to share toilets with six others at Parkside.

The Ministry of Health reached the $13.8 million settlement in February last year.

Recidivist tyre stockpiler ordered to pay $30,000 after employment dispute

Serial tyre stockpiler Michael Benny Le Roy has been ordered by the Employment Relations Authority to pay compensation ...

The man behind an illegal North Canterbury tyre stockpile has now been ordered to pay more than $30,000 over an employment dispute.

Christchurch convention centre events pushed back to second half of 2021 video

Te Pae convention centre under construction in Christchurch.

Te Pae was on track for completion in October, but delays mean the $475 million project will now not be finished in mid-2021.

sport

Timaru club cricket to the bright lights of the MCG for Kim Cotton

Umpire Kim Cotton signals a boundary during the women's Super Smash T20 match between Wellington and Auckland last summer.

Eleven years ago, Kim Cotton was umpiring Timaru club cricket. Last summer, she stood in front of the largest crowd in women's cricket history.

'We don't match, we dominate,' growls 50-test prop Joe Moody video

Joe Moody will win his 50th cap for the All Blacks on Saturday night in Newcastle against Argentina.

All Blacks strongman makes his intentions clear ahead of the 2020 test finale in Newcastle.

'Unacceptable': Rule-breaking cricketers mingled, shared food while in isolation video

Director-general of health Dr Ashley Bloomfield says the rule-breaking actions of the visiting Pakistan cricket team are ...

Members of the Pakistan cricket team have “significantly improved” their compliance with New Zealand's managed isolation rules after being given a “final warning”.

Pakistan cricket squad on 'final warning' after breaking managed isolation rules video

Six members of the Pakistan cricket squad have tested positive for Covid-19 while staying in managed isolation at the ...

Cricketers who are in New Zealand to play the Black Caps receive a stern warning as six test positive for Covid-19 and members of the tour party are caught on CCTV flouting isolation hotel rules.

Calls for greyhound racing ban after five deaths in five weeks

Wanganui Greyhound Racing Club’s meeting was abandoned on Wednesday.

Racing industry has made several changes to ensure dogs' safety – but they don't go far enough, animal welfare groups say.

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Three of the best hot air ballooning spots video

Ballooning Canterbury will whisk you up and away over the flat Canterbury Plains.

The best places in New Zealand to go up, up and away.

Concept plans revealed for new Court Theatre in Christchurch

The Court Theatre designs looking northeast at the corner of Colombo and Gloucester streets in central Christchurch.

The new multimillion-dollar theatre is expected to open in September 2023.

Home baking saves Canterbury family $1500 a year

Sarah Smith, who started the Cheaper Ways NZ YouTube channel, says families could save about $1500 a year by baking ...

By making your own bread, crackers and other snacks, Sarah Smith says your family could save hundreds - or even thousands - each year.

How to spend a day in Dunedin on a $50 budget video

The stunning University of Otago clocktower building was built in 1879.

With students making up about a fifth of the population, Dunners caters nicely to those on a tight budget.

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