Architect fighting 'conservatism' in Christchurch video

O'Sullivan works between his Auckland office and the Lyttelton studio-bach (above) that he built himself. It has an ...

Michael O'Sullivan says the Garden City once paved the way for Modernism with NZ's most progressive architects. What changed?

New policy platform a point of difference

“I just threw some tarot cards in the air and let them lie where they fell.”

OPINION/SATIRE: 'Aren’t they quite the team? I call them my Vice Squad.'

Christchurch couple pull out all the stops to buy first house together at auction

Ethan Brown and Kate Lambert bought their dream first home at auction last Friday, a 1960s three-bedroom for $459,000. ...

Living at home into their late twenties made it possible for this couple to save enough for a three-bedroom to call their own.

'All society' approach needed to address threat of white supremacy video

Race Relations Commissioner Meng Foon visited Invercargill as part of Islamic Awareness Week in October.

OPINION: The Muslim community will know if their calls have been heard once the Royal Commission's report on the Christchurch terror attack is released.

Yes, the apology was necessary video

Mark Stevens, Stuff’s Editorial Director, speaks on camera about Stuff’s apology.

OPINION: An apology is not an end so much as it is a beginning. It’s a commitment to being better ...

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'Competition' played role in Christchurch man buying house for $300,000 over RV video

A hom on Crosdale Pl in Burnside, Christchurch, sold for more than $300,000 above its RV at auction this week.

The medical courier says a similar bidding war broke out when his family sold their house recently, so he had leniency with his top price.

Mother was 'petrified' her son would be sent home and die in her care video

The mother of a 10-year-old boy with anorexia and severe anxiety sys she was petrified when there was no bed for him at ...

A mother of a 10-year-old boy with anorexia was "petrified" her son would die in her care after facing a six-month wait for specialist treatment.

Self-proclaimed 'green fairy' offering cannabis oil from portacom in Lyttelton video

Green Crown Therapeutics is being run out of a portacom in Lyttelton.

A man is offering medicinal cannabis to people without prescriptions from a portacom in the port-side Christchurch suburb of Lyttelton.

Brews with views in time for Christmas

Virginia Lynskey, left, and Sinead Meehan at Mr Brightside rooftop bar in central Christchurch’s Oxford Tce.

Popular overseas, the rooftop bar experience has arrived in Christchurch.

Social media post prompts 'horrific' assault on West Coast high school student video

Greymouth High and John Paul II students usually get on well, Greymouth High’s principal says.

Five Greymouth High School students have been disciplined after storming into another school and assaulting a girl in the middle of a class.

'Crate Day' increases family violence callouts by nearly 30 per cent video

Crate Day has since embraced by the liquor industry, with many suppliers creating crates of ready-to-drink premixed ...

A publicity stunt encouraging people to mark the first Saturday of summer by buying crates of beer has a darker side.

Managed isolation facility delays Cathedral Square upgrade to late 2021 video

The Christchurch City Council’s plans for improvements in this corner of Cathedral Square have been put on hold while ...

The outdoor area for the Distinction Hotel has halted planned upgrades to parts of Cathedral Square by an entire year.

Replica of Shackleton's boat donated to Akaroa

British explorer Tim Jarvis and five others successfully recreated Shackleton's epic journey in 2013.

The boat used to recreate Ernest Shackleton's epic Antarctic voyage has new Canterbury home.

Self-improvement through DIY

Feeling sad and anxious? Try DIY.

OPINION: A whole generation is missing on the joys of DIY.

Man murdered Christchurch woman during psychotic episode video

Kaine Van Hemert appears in the High Court in Christchurch to be sentenced for the murder of Bella Te Pania.

A man who murdered a Christchurch woman while he was in the midst of a psychotic episode should have been admitted to a mental health facility immediately, a judge says.

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Counting the costs of flooding video

Concerns that a further flood in the Rangitata River could lead to damage to the leaching at the Peel Forest former ...

It all started with a lot of rain. And the Rangitata River flooding is still costing money 12 months later.

$70 million and how to share it: Behind the scenes at Creative New Zealand video

Cath Cardiff has heard it all. It’s not enough, why did that get funding but not this, this project is undeserving, what a waste.

Dads forced to adopt their own children in US to bring them home to New Zealand video

Summer festival season launches with wine, food and song video

The Rebuild

Developer wants to partner with council to restore heritage-listed municipal chambers video

Large braces have secured the old municipal chambers since the Christchurch earthquakes.

Progress is finally on the horizon for a Christchurch heritage building that has been fenced off for a decade.

Brews with views in time for Christmas

Virginia Lynskey, left, and Sinead Meehan at Mr Brightside rooftop bar in central Christchurch’s Oxford Tce.

Popular overseas, the rooftop bar experience has arrived in Christchurch.

Managed isolation facility delays Cathedral Square upgrade to late 2021 video

The Christchurch City Council’s plans for improvements in this corner of Cathedral Square have been put on hold while ...

The outdoor area for the Distinction Hotel has halted planned upgrades to parts of Cathedral Square by an entire year.

Approval needed to get workers into NZ for metro sports centre build video

Ōtākaro Ltd chief executive John Bridgman says the agency is working with immigration to get approval for four to five ...

Christchurch's rebuild agency is trying to ensure specialist contractors from overseas will be able to install a competition pool in the city’s much-anticipated sports centre.

Group pulls out of Crown village plan video

An artist's image of Ōtautahi Urban Guild development project chosen for Madras st demonstration village project in ...

Despite being helped out with a council loan, the housing plan for central Christchurch will not go ahead as planned.

Opinion

New policy platform a point of difference

“I just threw some tarot cards in the air and let them lie where they fell.”

OPINION/SATIRE: 'Aren’t they quite the team? I call them my Vice Squad.'

Yes, the apology was necessary video

Mark Stevens, Stuff’s Editorial Director, speaks on camera about Stuff’s apology.

OPINION: An apology is not an end so much as it is a beginning. It’s a commitment to being better ...

My guide to a supportive Christmas

Some of us react to this awful year by going fishing. Others can fish around online for Christmas presents that will ...

OPINION: Many people have had a tough time of it this year. Here are a few ways you can help.

History is still present for the Māori Party video

Maori Party co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer spoke of how history affects the present.

OPINION: The Māori Party's two new MPs brought a strong historical consciousness to Parliament.

Self-improvement through DIY

Feeling sad and anxious? Try DIY.

OPINION: A whole generation is missing on the joys of DIY.

business

High hopes for hemp-wool combination

Law changes in late 2018 have enabled hemp seed to be treated as just another edible seed and boosted the industrial ...

A new Kiwi company has formed to blend hemp and wool for clothing, floor coverings and packaging.

Architect fighting 'conservatism' in Christchurch video

O'Sullivan works between his Auckland office and the Lyttelton studio-bach (above) that he built himself. It has an ...

Michael O'Sullivan says the Garden City once paved the way for Modernism with NZ's most progressive architects. What changed?

Developer wants to partner with council to restore heritage-listed municipal chambers video

Large braces have secured the old municipal chambers since the Christchurch earthquakes.

Progress is finally on the horizon for a Christchurch heritage building that has been fenced off for a decade.

FOMO drives prices up in Christchurch housing market video

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Hundreds of people passed through the Harcourts Gold Papanui auction house on Thursday as the city's ...

Homebuyers are being warned against panic buying because of fear of missing out in a heated Christchurch real estate market.

'Competition' played role in Christchurch man buying house for $300,000 over RV video

A hom on Crosdale Pl in Burnside, Christchurch, sold for more than $300,000 above its RV at auction this week.

The medical courier says a similar bidding war broke out when his family sold their house recently, so he had leniency with his top price.

sport

Christchurch man's gruelling 15-hour Mt Everest challenge raises $70,000

Steve Moffatt, 70, has raised about $70,000 for

Covid-19 wrecked his world championship plans, so Steve Moffatt decided to ride the the equivalent height of Mt Everest.

Canterbury golfers win NZ title in Timaru

Golf New Zealand Women’s Summer Foursomes winners Jenny Stephens, centre left, and Carol Bates, of Christchurch’s Tai ...

The winners of a national women’s golf tournament will hold the title for just four months because of Covid-19.

USA Cricket eyeing former Black Cap Corey Anderson video

Corey Anderson last played for the Black Caps in a T20 against Pakistan in 2018.

Hard-hitting former Black Caps allrounder could return to international cricket in the future, but with the United States.

Live WNBL: Otago Gold Rush v Canterbury Wildcats

Aleisha Ruske in action for the Otago Gold Rush during last month’s Schick 3X3 Cup tournament in Invercargill.

Two of New Zealand's top women's basketball teams collide at the Pulman Arena in Auckland.

Crusaders lose Braydon Ennor for 2021 Super Rugby Aotearoa video

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - AUGUST 09: Braydon Ennor of the Crusaders warms up prior to the round 9 Super Rugby Aotearoa ...

Early opportunities loom for a couple of the Crusaders' four new signings due to lengthy injuries to Braydon Ennor, George Bridge and Manasa Mataele.

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Summer festival season launches with wine, food and song video

Tami Neilson, front left, says she never thought she'd be pleased to be in the back of a tour van again, but Covid-19 ...

Tami Neilson's appearance at the South Island Wine and Food Festival is one of many Kiwi musicians are grateful they can play at this summer.

Brews with views in time for Christmas

Virginia Lynskey, left, and Sinead Meehan at Mr Brightside rooftop bar in central Christchurch’s Oxford Tce.

Popular overseas, the rooftop bar experience has arrived in Christchurch.

Sounds of Urban Jungle to be heard in Nelson

Following its success in Christchurch, the Urban Jungle festival is coming to Nelson's Founders Heritage Park on March ...

A new music festival has been announced for Nelson in 2021 - a beats-heavy occasion wedged between Bay Dreams and Marchfest.

What's on: Event highlights in Ōtautahi Christchurch

Tami Neilson will be performing at the Opera House in Wellington on November 13.

There's plenty to do in Christchurch this weekend and beyond - from the South Island Wine and Food Festival to Christmas "light-seeing'' and cultural events.

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