Man killed by falling fence at Christchurch workplace named as Shane Cook video

Shane Cook, 53, from Selwyn district died after a fence fell on him at a workplace in Phillipstown.

9:51 AM  The 53-year-old, from Selwyn, died after a fence fell on him at a Phillipstown workplace on June 4.

Russell Howard delivers the laughs while touring NZ in new TVNZ series video

Russell Howard enjoys a glass and a laugh with New Zealand “village elder” Sam Neill.

REVIEW: Entertaining show sees UK star taken by Pineapple Lumps, The Mad Butcher and Sam Neill's pigs, but not so keen on a Christchurch attraction.

Miles Toyota boss will apologise to schoolgirl rugby players sidelined in speech video

Mia Cochrane, the captain of Christchurch Girls’ High School rugby team, is among the young women who Mark Mills failed ...

Mark Mills says his faux pas at a sponsor launch event “shone a light on the fact that women’s and girls' rugby often does not get the recognition that it deserves”.

Man arrested after father and daughter allegedly attacked during break-in

The home invasion occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning in Fifield Tce in Opawa.

A teen returning from a night out was allegedly attacked by a burglar who had switched off the power to her family's home and sneaked inside while her parents were asleep.

Police responding to sudden death in Christchurch suburb

A person’s death in Spreydon, Christchurch, on Wednesday is currently being treated as “unexplained”. (File photo)

Police were called to a sudden death in Spreydon, Christchurch, which is being treated as “unexplained”.

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Flood-weary farmers brace for more heavy rain in Canterbury this weekend video

Chris Allen points out the damage caused by recent flooding to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. This weekend’s predicted ...

Anxious farmers in recovery mode after widespread flooding two weeks ago are keeping an eye on the skies as Canterbury braces for more heavy rain.

'I brought my baby home in a body bag': Grieving mum speaks of moments after crash video

James Patterson Gardner and his mother Louisa "Choppy" Patterson. James was 18 when he was killed in a helicopter crash ...

Helicopter pilot Louisa “Choppy” Patterson had a “mother's feeling” that something was wrong with her 18-year-old son while he was out on a flying lesson.

Anger at social media giants highlighted at Christchurch counter-terrorism hui video

Foundation against Islamophobia and Racism’s Valerie Morse demands action from social media companies in the battle ...

It appears a neo-Nazi Twitter account has been removed from the social media platform after a complaint made at the hui.

Māori arts and applied mathematics among possible new NCEA subjects video

Dr Maureen Lander's new artwork, in collaboration with Wellington harakeke weaving group Te Rōpū Raranga o Manaia, was ...

Thirteen new NCEA topics are being considered for Kiwi schools, including a range of traditional Māori subjects.

Restaurant owner banned and fined after badly treating and underpaying staff video

The Employment Court has banned and fined Amar Deep Singh, pictured second from right (wearing waistcoat) with staff in ...

Staff at the popular Indian eateries worked long hours — many unpaid — and were kept out of sight. Then some began recording evidence.

Christchurch Imam does not support film video

Linwood Islamic Centre Imam Abdul Alabi Lateef told producers he was not in support of the film and would not participate.

Linwood Islamic Centre Imam Abdul Alabi Lateef said any suggestion he had collaborated on They Are Us was incorrect, while the film's producer has been blocking detractors on Twitter.

Helicopter suffered 'total power loss' prior to crash video

Four people from a wedding were injured in a helicopter crash near Windwhistle, in the Canterbury high country.

A helicopter that crashed at a wedding, injuring the bride, groom and their photographer, suffered a "total power loss" shortly after take off.

Christchurch aerospace company to launch space planes from Colorado space port video

Dawn Aerospace co-founders Stefan and James Powell with their Mk-II Aurora space plane.

Plans have been unveiled for Christchurch-based Dawn Aerospace to launch its reusable space planes in the United States.

Four West Coast men accused of sexual offending against children

The man have been accused of sexual offending against children. (File photo)

Four men have appeared in the Greymouth District Court on multiple charges of sexual offending against children.

Woman arrested after Immigration and police raid flat in Dunedin's student area

Immigration New Zealand’s decision to prioritise the residency application of cricketer Devon Conway’s partner isn’t ...

Police and Immigration New Zealand officials raided a Dunedin flat and arrested a woman for allegedly being in New Zealand unlawfully.

160th Anniversary

2006: Boy racers' reign of terror video

Residents assess the debris left behind by boy racers on Hasketts Road.

Residents were fed up and the police were busy.

2005: Who had the power? video

Former Christchurch Mayor Garry Moore in 2005.

The Press assessed the way power worked in Christchurch.

2004: Love and death at the races video

Former Prime Minister Helen Clark congratulates Just an Excuse driver Todd Mitchell as co-owner Ollie Haines looks on.

Some were there for horses, and some had other motives.

2003: The rise of Scribe video

Scribe in 2003 when his album The Crusader was released.

Christchurch's Scribe was the biggest name in New Zealand hip-hop.

2002: A visit to Gloriavale video

Gloriavale Christian Community in 2020.

The secretive community was covered in 2002.

Opinion

Team NZ searching for the host with the most

Peter Burling and Team New Zealand soak up their America's Cup victory in Auckland.

OPINION: You win some, you lose some, and you lose some that you won . . .

In Christchurch, we see the importance of being heard video

Head of the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service, Rebecca Kitteridge, takes part in a panel discussion on the ...

OPINION: The Christchurch anti-terror hui, and plans for a film about the March attacks, show what "consulation" is not.

Clean Car Discount important to reaping benefits of faster EV uptake video

“EVs are reaching the point where their higher purchase costs are more than outweighed by their much lower fuel and ...

OPINION: The value of the scheme to New Zealand as a whole – from lower transport costs and lower carbon emissions – means any delay is costly.

Tough choices for Labour if cost of living bites

Get ready for price rises.

OPINION: Living cost rises are in the wind, and they could hurt the Government

The case for a non-commercial public broadcaster

The case for a free-to-air, non-commercial public broadcaster and online media outlet “needs to be renewed in the light ...

OPINION: "it is a long time since I have seen a broadcaster help New Zealand to tell its own stories in a compelling way..."

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Restaurant owner banned and fined after badly treating and underpaying staff video

The Employment Court has banned and fined Amar Deep Singh, pictured second from right (wearing waistcoat) with staff in ...

Staff at the popular Indian eateries worked long hours — many unpaid — and were kept out of sight. Then some began recording evidence.

Christchurch aerospace company to launch space planes from Colorado space port video

Dawn Aerospace co-founders Stefan and James Powell with their Mk-II Aurora space plane.

Plans have been unveiled for Christchurch-based Dawn Aerospace to launch its reusable space planes in the United States.

Offshore investor snaps up heritage jewel for $6.9m

The former Midlands Club heritage building at 176 Oxford Tce, Christchurch, was bought by an overseas investor.

Sale of Midlands Club allows Box 122 to focus on new projects

Clamour crashes site as would-be buyers snap up 100-plus sections in minutes video

Existing homes in the Faringdon subdivision in Rolleston near Christchurch.

Would-be buyers trying to reserve sections in a proposed Canterbury subdivision are angry they missed out when the website crashed.

Canterbury business awards back on the calendar after 2020 Covid lull

Leeann Watson, Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce, says this year’s awards will focus on the success of the region.

Canterbury’s annual business award ceremony will be revived in full this year after running online in 2020 because of Covid-19.

sport

Miles Toyota boss will apologise to schoolgirl rugby players sidelined in speech video

Mia Cochrane, the captain of Christchurch Girls’ High School rugby team, is among the young women who Mark Mills failed ...

Mark Mills says his faux pas at a sponsor launch event “shone a light on the fact that women’s and girls' rugby often does not get the recognition that it deserves”.

Grieving family forever grateful for Crusaders trio video

Charlotte McLeod and Crusader Richie Mo’unga during a hospital visit.

Hayley McLeod and her family will forever appreciate the joy a few Crusaders helped provide daughter Charlotte during her final couple of months.

NBL talking points: Race for top four ramps up

Canterbury's EJ Singler shot a perfect 16 from 16 from the floor for 41 points in Sunday’s away win over Taranaki.

OPINION: NBL's top three teams appear on track for the finals, but who nabs the fourth spot is far from certain with five rounds left.

'Insulting and diminishing': Female rugby players ignored at sponsor event video

Cochrane says she will not wear the Miles Toyota Cup pin that players were given during the sponsorship launch.

“We train just as hard as the boys,” says a teen rugby captain after female players were ignored by the host of a sponsorship event in Christchurch.

Cooper's super ride nets bronze at World Cup MTB meet video

New Zealand's Anton Cooper hurtles through the woods at the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup at Leogang, Austria.

Kiwi rider rapt with 'mentally strong' race in Austrian alpine resort.

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Jeweller finds inspiration in rebuilt Christchurch

Gabe Elliott has found renewed inspiration in Christchurch after creativity “fell flat” during lockdown.

Gabe Elliott was originally "super anti" a move to Christchurch, but has found it full of creativity.

Warm up at Christchurch's mulled beverage destinations

The number of Christchurch’s mulled beverage destinations is steadily growing.

When it's miserable outside, nothing will warm you up faster than a steaming glass of mulled wine.

Culinary pair bringing Finnish cuisine to Christchurch

Annika Kiviniemi, left, and Eeva Torvinen both grew up in Finland and until recently were chefs at The Monday Room in ...

Chefs Eeva Torvinen and Annika Kiviniemi have rocked Kiwis’ palates by bringing a Finnish touch to their dishes.

Award-winning 'Lyttelton Landing' home listed video

Lyttelton Landing is a compact, steel-framed house designed by Pippin Wright-Stow of F3 Design. It appears suspended ...

Compact, award-winning house suspended high above Lyttelton Port is best suited to "pre-kids, post-kids and professional" buyers.

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