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Prolific conman Wayne Eaglesome has left New Zealand, police confirm video

Alex Bergen, also known as Wayne Eaglesome, has failed to appear at Auckland District Court twice on his recent charges.

5:00 AM  Police inquiries have confirmed a prolific conman has fled the country, skipping a court appearance for breaching his release conditions.

Protest against live cattle exports in central Christchurch video

Abe O'Donnell speaks to a group of about 40 people at the protest in Christchurch on Saturday.

Protesters gathered as part of a national day of action against the two-year phase-out of live export by sea.

Wellbeing expert diagnosed with burnout: 'No-one is immune'

Corporate wellbeing expert Sarah McGuinness has learnt the hard way that no-one is immune to burnout.

Sarah McGuinness knew the email giving her feedback on her business was fine and rational. It didn’t stop her from collapsing on her couch sobbing.

Mosque attack survivors appointed to board set up after March 15 investigation video

The Royal Commission of Inquiry into the mosque attacks in late 2020 called police national security intelligence ...

Survivors and relatives of those killed in the March 15 mosque shootings have been appointed to a new board set up to ensure those affected have a clear voice.

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Trevor Mallard in the dock video

The Speaker of the House, Trevor Mallard, has fallen short of expected standards.

OPINION: Duck shooting season opened last week and Speaker Trevor Mallard was in the gun.

Lands of loneliness: The unbearable pressures of farm life video

Fatigue, low self-esteem and relationship issues led to a deterioration in Mark’s health.

A young farm worker, who later survived a suicide attempt, says his worst day was being ordered to kill 30 bobby calves with a steel pipe.

Who'll pay me big bucks for a subpar slogan?

East Street in Ashburton, the town’s main shopping thoroughfare. Andrew Gunn has offered some suggestions for a new ...

OPINION: Oftentimes this kind of thing is the brainchild of a crack team from a marketing agency that charges like a snowplough clearing a runway.

Data reveals clusters of social housing in Christchurch video

Zhane Neho says life is good in Aranui if you know people, but it can be quite harsh sometimes.

While some Christchurch suburbs have no social housing, Aranui has 469 alone. How do authorities decide where to build social housing?

Arthur's Pass residents fight to save heart of national park video

Former senior DOC ranger Chris Stewart, left, and local resident and motelier Peter Neale want the centre saved.

Locals want to save their visitor centre, as well as important archives stored inside, which they say have been all but abandoned by DOC.

1996: Stolen hoardings and humour video

Gerry Brownlee in 2002 with a billboard defaced during an earlier campaign.

The first MMP election produced an epidemic of vandalism.

1997: A wrong is put right video

Doug Graham, left, signs the Ngāi Tahu deed of settlement at Takahanga Marae in Kaikōura while Jim Bolger and Sir Tipene ...

The Ngāi Tahu settlement was a major historical event.

Life story: Mike Dormer, the 'the Napoleon of North Canterbury'

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Janice Fredric and Mike Dormer

OBITUARY: With foresight and vision, Mike Dormer turned a piece of farmland in North Canterbury into the Willows cricket club, fostering the game among secondary schools.

1999: Bic goes back to school video

Cashmere High School students applaud when Bic Runga visits her former school.

Pop star Bic Runga made a nostalgic trip back to her former high school.

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Auckland mum hasn't seen twins for a year video

Angelica Badua on the day she moved to New Zealand – the day she last held her twins.

5:00 AM  Tight border rules mean some mums are spending a second Mother's Day separated from their children: “Sometimes I just sit in my car and cry.”

Is the West Coast ready for the Alpine Fault quake? video

An Alpine Fault earthquake will cut the West Coast off from the rest of the world, not just for weeks but possibly months. Are the locals ready?

Covid-19 vaccine should be mandatory for health workers, expert says video

Six-year-old runner who beats most adults was born with critical heart condition video

The Rebuild

Developer to build 65 new homes on old Central New Brighton school site video

The former site of Central New Brighton School is only half a kilometre from the beach.

Redevelopment of the New Brighton site is intended to boost the seaside suburb.

Judge reserves decision on case to stall forced taking of NG building video

The fate of the NG building on Madras St is parlous due to plans for the new Christchurch stadium. (File photo)

The owners of a century-old building on land earmarked for Christchurch's stadium refused to negotiate so shouldn't complain about a lack of consultation, court told.

More new apartments plus shops for central Christchurch's east frame

An artist’s impression of east frame homes planned by Fletcher Living for the corner of Manchester and Cashel streets.

At up to five storeys high, the blocks will be the tallest yet in the east frame housing development in Christchurch.

Call for contractors brings new Court Theatre building closer to reality video

A new image of how the planned Court Theatre in Christchurch might look.

The $36 million Christchurch anchor project could be open by September 2023.

New Catholic complex in central Christchurch will cost $100 million video

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A Kiwi firm and an American practice that specialises in traditional Catholic buildings have been appointed to design new cathedral.

Opinion

Trevor Mallard in the dock video

The Speaker of the House, Trevor Mallard, has fallen short of expected standards.

OPINION: Duck shooting season opened last week and Speaker Trevor Mallard was in the gun.

Let sunlight in to the race debate video

National leader Judith Collins is warning about separatism.

OPINION: We need to learn more about He Puapua and the Government's plans for Māori.

Who'll pay me big bucks for a subpar slogan?

East Street in Ashburton, the town’s main shopping thoroughfare. Andrew Gunn has offered some suggestions for a new ...

OPINION: Oftentimes this kind of thing is the brainchild of a crack team from a marketing agency that charges like a snowplough clearing a runway.

From Neanderthals to beetles, lifeforms leave fascinating traces of their DNA in dirt

Neanderthal Homo adult male, based on remains found at Spy in Belgium. National history museum

OPINION: Environmental DNA is revealing the presence of animals from dragonflies to whales, without the need to see them.

Labour still haunted by economic ‘loser’ tag video

For Finance Minister Grant Robertson ‘’being able to shout ‘surpluses, surpluses, surpluses’ defused an array of ...

OPINION: Labour's shown it can be trusted on the economy. But that trust is fragile.

business

Smiths City still owes thousands for unpaid meetings

Smiths City still owes thousands to former employees for unpaid meetings.

Creditor compromise showed the company still owes more than 100 staff $60k for unpaid meetings after a 2018 Employment Court decision.

Developer to build 65 new homes on old Central New Brighton school site video

The former site of Central New Brighton School is only half a kilometre from the beach.

Redevelopment of the New Brighton site is intended to boost the seaside suburb.

Judge reserves decision on case to stall forced taking of NG building video

The fate of the NG building on Madras St is parlous due to plans for the new Christchurch stadium. (File photo)

The owners of a century-old building on land earmarked for Christchurch's stadium refused to negotiate so shouldn't complain about a lack of consultation, court told.

More new apartments plus shops for central Christchurch's east frame

An artist’s impression of east frame homes planned by Fletcher Living for the corner of Manchester and Cashel streets.

At up to five storeys high, the blocks will be the tallest yet in the east frame housing development in Christchurch.

Call for contractors brings new Court Theatre building closer to reality video

A new image of how the planned Court Theatre in Christchurch might look.

The $36 million Christchurch anchor project could be open by September 2023.

sport

'I know we're disliked immensely': Crusaders coach Scott Robertson video

Crusaders captain Scott Barrett and coach Scott Robertson celebrate their fifth straight title.

Razor has no issue with people dislking the Crusaders, but hopes they're respected after winning a fifth straight title.

Super Rugby: Crusaders topple the Chiefs to bag fifth straight crown video

The Crusaders celebrate their Super Rugby Aotearoa triumph in Christchurch on the final whistle on Saturday night.

Crusaders overcome two yellow cards to remain the undisputed top dogs of Super Rugby.

Life story: Mike Dormer, the 'the Napoleon of North Canterbury'

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Janice Fredric and Mike Dormer

OBITUARY: With foresight and vision, Mike Dormer turned a piece of farmland in North Canterbury into the Willows cricket club, fostering the game among secondary schools.

1998: The Crusaders' conquest video

Crusader Norm Berryman greets the adoring public in 1998.

A parade inched its way through Christchurch.

Crusaders home in on breakdown ahead of decider against Chiefs video

Scott Robertson is on the cusp of guiding the Crusaders to a fifth straight title.

Ensuring ball hungry Chiefs loose forwards Pita Gus Sowakula, Lachlan Boshier and Luke Jacobson don't feast at the breakdown is a priority for the Crusaders.

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Hopes and regrets in the post-quake city video

You can’t go past Tūranga as a post-quake success story.

A new festival shows Cantabrians the past and future of local architecture.

1996: Stolen hoardings and humour video

Gerry Brownlee in 2002 with a billboard defaced during an earlier campaign.

The first MMP election produced an epidemic of vandalism.

1997: A wrong is put right video

Doug Graham, left, signs the Ngāi Tahu deed of settlement at Takahanga Marae in Kaikōura while Jim Bolger and Sir Tipene ...

The Ngāi Tahu settlement was a major historical event.

1999: Bic goes back to school video

Cashmere High School students applaud when Bic Runga visits her former school.

Pop star Bic Runga made a nostalgic trip back to her former high school.

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