Critical injuries in crash

Multiple people have critical injuries after a Dunedin crash.

13 min ago  A two-car crash in Dunedin has left a number of people seriously injured.

Murdered mob member 'wittingly hilarious' video

British photographer George Goss spent time documenting the Mongrel Mob when he was in New Zealand. He spent time with ...

6:03 PM  A photographer who spent a week living with murdered Christchurch man Ngaoa Kokaua says he was "wittingly hilarious and totally real".

Ozone hole shrinks

Nacreous ("mother of pearl") clouds high in the stratosphere above Scott Base in the Antarctic play a role in the ...

5:32 PM  Scientists believe the ozone hole over the Antarctic this spring may be one of the smallest since the mid-1980s.

Port boss' $829k pay package

Lyttelton Port's new chief Roger Gray is a top executive at Air New Zealand.

5:28 PM  The incoming CEO will receive up to $30,000 to relocate from Auckland to Christchurch.

Building up the buttercups

A close-up view of the Castle Hill buttercup. There are now only 68 plants in a 6.4ha fence reserve.

5:20 PM  A rare South Island buttercup's population has fluctuated wildly over the past century but there are now less than 70 plants left.

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Stokes' siblings murdered by father

The half siblings of Kiwi-born cricketer Ben Stokes were killed in Christchurch by his mother's ex-partner three years ...

Two siblings of World Cup winning cricketer Ben Stokes were shot dead by his mother's ex-partner before he was born.

Memorial league match 'awesome'

North Canterbury man Jason Moore and his family, Adie Moore, Flynn, 14, Logan, 24, and Maia, 10, at the memorial rugby ...

It was cold and wet, but a rugby league game honouring two quake victims warmed hearts.

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Fiji deaths baby 'recovering well'

Devi says she misses her family - her parents Nirmal Kumar and Usha Devi, her sister Nileshni Kajal and her nieces Sana ...

The one-year-old was sunburned and dehydrated when she was found with five dead family members.

Teens challenge anti-vax parents video

Vito Strati says he grew up in a community that distrusted traditional medicine, including vaccinations.

Vito grew up in a tight-knit community of families who distrusted vaccinations. He decided they were wrong.

Candidates need to be clearer

It's time Christchurch's mayoral candidates put "real meat on the bones" of their policy platforms with voting papers ...

OPINION: We're at the pointy end of election season and it's game on.

Pākehā in power video

Human rights activist Anjum Rahman says diversity is more than just about shared workplace lunches.

The entire senior management team at 28 government ministries and agencies are Pākehā.

Fear kids would be 'illiterate'

Kura kaupapa is key to Māori success, Anton Matthews, right, says. Pictured with his wife, Jess, and children Mana ...

Mainstream high school was a ''culture shock'' for Anton Matthews, after learning all about his Māori heritage at kura and kōhanga reo.

NZ's first 'opt out' class action lawsuit

An "opt out" group lawsuit, the first of its kind in New Zealand, has been allowed against Southern Response. (file photo)

A landmark ruling making it easier to join a group lawsuit could cost the Government hundreds of millions of dollars.

Dunedin fire contained

Fire crews and helicopters battle a large scrub fire near the Pineapple - Flagstaff walking track in Dunedin.

Several properties were evacuated after a large scrub fire near a popular Dunedin walking track.

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Council needs to free up $500m

The Hawke's Bay Regional Council's listing of the Port of Napier on the sharemarket to fund its expansion has netted it ...

OPINION: Following the sign-off of last year's Long Term Plan (LTP), Mayor Lianne Dalziel signalled fresh resolve to thrust partial asset sales back onto the agenda.

New ECan council must avoid conflicts

Sir Kerry Burke after his selection as ECan chairman.

OPINION: A recent ruling by the Auditor-General is a first step towards the restoration of accountable regional governance.

Rates a central election issue

Mayor Lianne Dalziel, seen here welcoming new citizens in July, is energised for another tilt at the mayoralty, but has ...

OPINION: Christchurch's mayor's perspective on rates rises seems unlikely to impress voters.

Christchurch council achievements

Christchurch city mayor Lianne Dalziel and councillors the day after they were elected in 2016.

OPINION: After watching the councillors for three years, senior journalist Tina Law gives her view.

Gender pay victory or financial madness?

Dunedin mayor Dave Cull and council chief executive Sue Bidrose at a press conference in 2018.

A big pay rise for the Dunedin City Council's chief executive has been called a victory for gender equality, but opponents say it is "financial madness".

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Consent to discharge substance

Protesters gather outside at the Distinction Dunedin Hotel during an Environmental Protection Authority hearing was held ...

4:51 PM  An oil giant is allowed to discharge a harmful substance off the Otago coast, with any adverse effects deemed 'negligible'.

Queenstown's chief exec gets raise

4:43 PM  Mayor Jim Boult said the figure reflected the challenges the council faces as a key visitor destination.

Fire guts rooms at school

Dunedin scrub fire contained

The Rebuild

Port boss' $829k pay package

Lyttelton Port's new chief Roger Gray is a top executive at Air New Zealand.

The incoming CEO will receive up to $30,000 to relocate from Auckland to Christchurch.

NZ's first 'opt out' class action lawsuit

An "opt out" group lawsuit, the first of its kind in New Zealand, has been allowed against Southern Response. (file photo)

A landmark ruling making it easier to join a group lawsuit could cost the Government hundreds of millions of dollars.

Mansion 'back to bare bones'

McLean's Mansion on Manchester St Christchurch was built between April 1899 and September 1900.

Key heritage features and 45,000 bricks have been rescued from the historic Christchurch mansion.

Southern Response appeals

Karl and Alison Dodds were misled by Southern Response over a quote for rebuilding their Christchurch home, the High ...

State-owned quake claims firm will appeal a court ruling that found it misled customers Karl and Alison Dodds .

Hotel won't top tall predecessor

The old hotel was demolished storey by storey.

A hotel replacing what was once Christchurch's tallest building won't reach those heights.

Opinion

Candidates need to be clearer

It's time Christchurch's mayoral candidates put "real meat on the bones" of their policy platforms with voting papers ...

OPINION: We're at the pointy end of election season and it's game on.

A gesture for the disempowered

Always look on the bright side of life . . .

OPINION: Their guys hand you redundancy papers. Your guy hands them balloon animals.

Caught in a perfect storm

Jane Bowron: "Christ could be depicted riding the bus, happily shooting the breeze with commuters and giving up his seat ...

OPINION: The word "perfect" has become ubiquitous. It's the new "awesome".

The past is a colourful country

I've been able to uncover a Netflix costume drama's worth of family history, writes Phil Quin. (File photo)

OPINION: With a few simple search terms, I've uncovered a Netflix costume drama's worth of family history.

The exploitation gig

Tracking down and charging Lime e-scooters is another gig anyone can pick up.

OPINION: The gig economy is often presented as the path to freedom from the 9 to 5 drudgery most of us call a work day. But that's a lie.

business

Port boss' $829k pay package

Lyttelton Port's new chief Roger Gray is a top executive at Air New Zealand.

The incoming CEO will receive up to $30,000 to relocate from Auckland to Christchurch.

NZ's first 'opt out' class action lawsuit

An "opt out" group lawsuit, the first of its kind in New Zealand, has been allowed against Southern Response. (file photo)

A landmark ruling making it easier to join a group lawsuit could cost the Government hundreds of millions of dollars.

Worker's PTSD payment cancelled

Pegasus Engineering is one of New Zealand's leading steel fabricators. (file photo)

A court has cancelled a $45,000 emotional harm award for a worker who rushed to help a workmate crushed by a steel beam.

Mansion 'back to bare bones'

McLean's Mansion on Manchester St Christchurch was built between April 1899 and September 1900.

Key heritage features and 45,000 bricks have been rescued from the historic Christchurch mansion.

Kiwi named in $768m fraud trial

Prosecutors in Cologne brought charges against British bankers  Martin Shields and Nicholas Diable but they are not the ...

Christchurch businessman Paul Robert Mora "in the very centre" of German cum-ex fraud trial, says researcher.

sport

Young prospect stars in Bulls win

Young Canterbury Bulls forward Caius Fa'atili (L) made a big impression in the 28-18 win over the Akarana Falcons.

Young Bulls to the fore as Canterbury conquer rugby league's three-time titleholders.

Franks returns in Canty win

Owen Franks carries the ball forward strongly during his return to rugby for Canterbury against Northland.

Not wanted for World Cup, veteran All Blacks enjoys win for provincial side.

Live: Northland v Canterbury

Northland's Kane Jacobson, left, takes a breather after scoring a try during last week's loss to Manawatū.

Northland host Canterbury in a Mitre10 Cup clash at Whangarei's Semenoff Stadium.

Tahuhu's freak injury

Lea Tahuhu has been an integral figure with the new ball for the White Ferns in one-day and T20 cricket.

White Fern knows she'll always be butt of jokes after dislocating shoulder while celebrating win.

Franks to boost Canterbury

Owen Franks will on Friday play for Canterbury for the first time since 2010.

Canterbury coach Joe Maddock has not had to pick up Owen Franks' lip after his World Cup omission.

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Abstract art on display for Scape

The Pool artwork by Natalie Guy, one of 14 temporary artworks from a range of local, national and international artists ...

A diving board with no pool and a glowing rectangular cube will be displayed in Christchurch next month. 

Urban food forest at risk

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Otakaro Orchard Working Bee on Cambridge Terrace.
International students plant ...

A planned urban orchard will be axed unless it can urgently raise $1m while a controversial $3m bridge goes ahead nearby.

Cutlery creation to help save kea

Wanaka-based artist Luke Wilson, 31, will exhibit his giant scrap metal sculpture of a Haast eagle and moa at a St ...

A Kiwi artist has resurrected two extinct native birds using cutlery, hot water cylinders and horse shoes.

Christchurch - six months on

Signs of support from Caroline Syddall, Fraser Mackie, and Jocelyn Papprill at Christchurch's Linwood Islamic Centre on ...

In the wake of the Christchurch terror attack, there are signs of healing, support and, of course, ongoing struggle.

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