Man and dog rescued from cave

A man and dog are stuck down a cave in Marsden, near Greymouth.

16 min ago  The man tried to rescue his 35kg bull mastiff dog after it fell down a cave but ended up being stuck for more than three hours.

'Unrepentant, hardcore white supremacist'

Philip Neville Arps, described as "an unrepentant, hardcore white supremacist", was jailed in the Christchurch District ...

7:59 PM  A man jailed after sharing the video of the mosque attacks was a "key part" of Christchurch's white supremacist scene.

Student's remarkable journey

Abbas Nazari, from Tampa boat refugee to Fulbright Graduate Award.

7:33 PM  The remarkable life of Abbas Nazari, who fled Afghanistan as a boy and was one of hundreds of refugees at the centre of the "Tampa Crisis".

Airport Novotel taking bookings

An artist's impression of the new hotel.

6:58 PM  Christchurch's airport hotel looks set to open its doors in November, two years late.

Drop in foreign driver 'hysteria' video

Direction arrows were painted on the road on SH1 near Moeraki by NZTA after the death of Ruby Marris.

New Zealanders are "maturing" in their response to foreign drivers involved in crashes, an NZTA official says.

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New powers for emergency welcomed

The Government has introduced sweeping powers allowing councils the ability to demolish or carry out work to any ...

New rules granting sweeping powers to councils to demolish buildings in the event of a natural disaster are being welcomed as providing greater clarity.

Injured woman left for hours

Emergency services at the scene of the car crash in Queenstown.

A man has been charged after a critically injured woman was abandoned in a crashed car in Queenstown.

Sex offender continues denials

James Grainger has been jailed for nine years and six months for sexual offending against a boy.

A 68-year-old man convicted of repeated sexual abuse of a teenage boy has gone to prison still denying that anything happened.

'Video celebration of extreme violence'

A man reacts in horror outside the Masjid Al Noor in Christchurch on March 15.

The need for the mosque shooting video to be rated objectionable was clear and justifiable, an appeal board says.

Safari park poaching 'brazen'

Tamati Nelson and McKenzie Priest shot a red stag and entered private property through a hole in a 2m fence to take the ...

Poachers killed a red stag and goat on private land, and took the heads as trophies.

White powder found on ATM

Emergency services responded to an incident on Main North Rd, in Christchurch, on Tuesday.

Two people have been checked by paramedics after an unknown white powder was found on a Christchurch ATM.

Wastewater into pristine lakes video

A fly fisherman on the southern shores of Lake Wakatipu in Queenstown.

Raw wastewater, including faeces and heavy metals, could flow into lakes Wakatipu and Wanaka for decades.

Jail for distributing attack video

Philip Neville Arps has been jailed for 21 months for distributing objectionable footage of the Christchurch mosque murders

He likened himself to Nazi deputy leader Rudolf Hess, who was imprisoned for decades after WWII. Now he's in jail.

Officer used 'excessive' force

A Christchurch police officer was given a disciplinary sanction  after becoming involved in a physical confrontation ...

A Christchurch police officer grabbed a woman by the hair and pushed her to the ground after she was involved in a dispute with her former partner.

Kermadecs need close watching

Could you handle the remoteness? Dave Whitelaw on North Meyer Island with Raoul Island in the background.

A tsunami from a major quake at the southern end of the Pacific island chain could reach New Zealand in 45 minutes.

News

Workplaces welcome te reo

Christchurch businesses are packing out free beginner te reo classes.

More businesses are encouraging staff to take free beginner te reo classes in an effort to bring the language to the workplace.

Police hunt for fake courier

A woman posing as a courier driver allegedly stole a large sum of cash from a Tekapo business.

Kaikōura's character 'under threat'

Injured woman left for hours

The Rebuild

Damaged mansion needs cash

The mansion as it sits today, after being damaged in the Christchurch earthquakes.

A "forensic analysis" – and a lot of cash – is needed to repair New Zealand's largest wooden home.

Built to last? Apparently not

Wellington's Statistics House was one of many modern buildings badly damaged during the 2016 Kaikōura quake. It was ...

Quakes have shaken our confidence in modern construction. Are we building the wrong buildings?

Who will save Linwood Village?

An artist's impression of Linwood Village, published in the Christchurch City Council 2012 Linwood Village Master Plan.

Linwood Village is bustling, with pavements lined with shoppers and a modern tram network. Well, that was the plan.

Housing planned for old school site

Development Christchurch has bought the former Central New Brighton School site, with plans to turn it into a ...

Plans are under way to turn a former eastern Christchurch school into housing.

Regenerate Chch funding slashed

The proposed square redesign, released to the public last week, is intended to be carried out in stages.

The rebuild agency has been told to start handing work over to the city council so it can wind up early.

Opinion

A cartoon history of intolerance

There was widespread settler concern and distrust of missionaries who involved themselves in politics and supported ...

OPINION: "This is not us," we said after March 15. But for too long it was, as a new book highlights.

Seymour's lofty vision for ACT

ACT Party leader David Seymour wants to introduce a flat income tax of 17.5 per cent (file photo).

OPINION: ACT's David Seymour has a knack of grabbing headlines. But can he turn that skill into election success?

Recruitment raises stakes for confrontation

Mike Yardley says the Christchurch City Council's finalising of a replacement for Karleen Edwards as chief executive, so ...

OPINION: Some council actions elicit easily digestible, visceral reactions.

Vaccine research on Kiwi kids

Remaining stocks of the flu vaccine have, quite rightly, been reserved for kids, the elderly and people with underlying ...

One flu jab could work for years.

Feedback? Don't be so needy

Give us a five-star rating and go in the draw to win a cash prize. Yeah right.

OPINION: Companies forever seeking feedback are like neurotic lovers fishing for compliments.

business

Biggest co-working business up for grabs

IWG is looking to sell its New Zealand business and the master franchise for New Zealand. Pictured is one of its BizDojo ...

International Workplace Group, (IWG), is selling its co-working business with master franchise rights.

Damaged mansion needs cash

The mansion as it sits today, after being damaged in the Christchurch earthquakes.

A "forensic analysis" – and a lot of cash – is needed to repair New Zealand's largest wooden home.

Built to last? Apparently not

Wellington's Statistics House was one of many modern buildings badly damaged during the 2016 Kaikōura quake. It was ...

Quakes have shaken our confidence in modern construction. Are we building the wrong buildings?

Who will save Linwood Village?

An artist's impression of Linwood Village, published in the Christchurch City Council 2012 Linwood Village Master Plan.

Linwood Village is bustling, with pavements lined with shoppers and a modern tram network. Well, that was the plan.

Housing planned for old school site

Development Christchurch has bought the former Central New Brighton School site, with plans to turn it into a ...

Plans are under way to turn a former eastern Christchurch school into housing.

sport

Crusaders fully fit

Crusaders prop Owen Franks is expected to return from injury against the Highlanders in Christchurch on Friday night.

The Crusaders are prepared to inject prop Owen Franks straight into their starting side after more than two months on the sideline.

Black Sticks' Merry time in Belgium

Black Sticks hat-trick hero Olivia Merry (R) is congratulated by teammate Holly Pearson after netting against Belgium.

New Zealand sharpshooter takes her goals tally to 14 with three second-half strikes.

Price keeps trophy in family

Tim Price rides Ascona M during the show jumping on his way to a title at the Luhmuhlen Horse Trials in Germany.

Canterbury rider celebrates his world number one status with an impressive win.

NBL clash of titans looms

Wellington Saint Tom Abercrombie works his way to the hoop during their win over the Manawatu Jets on Sunday.

NBL title contenders collide in Napier next weekend in game of season.

Clapham keen on comeback after facial fractures video

Ex-All White Aaron Clapham says he "still looks the same'' despite surgery to repair multiple facial fractures.

Football midfielder keen to pull on the boots, but "not going to take any risk with my brain''.

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Christchurch promo goes retro

Shay Hooray, left, and David Correos feature in ChristchurchNZ's new Baby Come Vack campaign for the central city.

A new 70s-themed campaign aims to draw punters back into central Christchurch.

Damaged mansion needs cash

The mansion as it sits today, after being damaged in the Christchurch earthquakes.

A "forensic analysis" – and a lot of cash – is needed to repair New Zealand's largest wooden home.

Life meets art for young filmmaker

Christchurch movie maker Michael Woods will present at the Europe Autism Congress in Nice.

Acting about overcoming reclusive behaviour, Michael Woods crouched behind the same church he once used to hide from bullies.

Boost recognises stopping violence workers

Poto Williams says effective services are often those that have developed models that are fit for purpose locally.

Labour MP says $320m Budget package recognises passion and commitment of people working to stop family and sexual violence.

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