Funding for recovery plan

The Ministry of Health has confirmed funding for a mental health recovery plan following the March 15 terror attack, ...

10 min ago  The Ministry of Health has confirmed funding for a major mental health recovery plan responding to the March 15 terror attack.

'Brilliant' gallery exhibition of lights

Two of late New Zealand light artist Bill Culbert's early sculptures will be in the show.

11 min ago  In order to have a light show, there must first be darkness. That's no easy task in a gallery space used to illuminating some of the best artwork in the country.

Hole in our human rights

New Zealand's anti-discrimination laws need to be updated to address loopholes like adherents of non-Christian faiths ...

4:00 AM  OPINION: New Zealand enjoys some of the strongest human rights protections in the world with its 13 grounds of discrimination.

Police impound car following pursuit

Police have arrested three people and impounded a vehicle following a pursuit in Christchurch. (File photo)

Three people have been arrested after a driver allegedly fled from police in Christchurch.

High St revamp will extend tram video

A render of High St looking southeast from the Tuam St intersection.

The street will lose 26 car parks in three blocks and a 10kmh speed limit will be put in place if the proposal is accepted.

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22 contractors in stadium discussions

A slide showing the concept model for the multi-use Canterbury Stadium, which would have a plastic roof and seat 25,000.

The session is to try nail down costs and look at industry capability to build the long-awaited anchor project in Christchurch.

New cold case leads

Angela Blackmoore had been in a relationship with Laurie Anderson for less than a year when she was murdered. Her son, ...

Police investigating pregnant woman's murder receive "information of interest" after announcing $100,000 reward.

New heads at high schools

Christine O'Neill, the new head of Christchurch Girls' High School, says she believes education is one of the  primary ...

Two new leaders will take up their roles at Christchurch high schools next term.

Crews suppress house fire

A person reportedly suffered smoke inhalation but no-one needed to go to hospital.

Firefighters have "suppressed" a house fire in Christchurch, but are still on the scene dampening down hot spots.

Wastewater woes still unsolved

The Christchurch City Council is expected to consult with the public again later this year over how to dispose of ...

A new method to dispose of Akaroa's wastewater is being investigated as the Christchurch City Council searches for a solution palatable to both iwi and residents.

Agreements to prevent OIA meddling missing video

The Official Information Act matters. But right now it's not working.

In 2017 the Ombudsman recommended ministers sign agreements to outlaw politicised interference with OIA responses. None have.

CSO's latest show world-class

Benjamin Morrison's performance of Korngold's Violin Concerto in D Major was a real triumph.

The CSO's latest outing - Triumph, with violinist Benjamin Morrison - couldn't have been better named.

Spend a night with an alpaca video

They can't resist those willow leaves.

This is the place to go if you've always wanted to snuggle an alpaca.

Luxury cars and missing millions

Michael Swann at sentencing in Dunedin in March, 2009.

A fortune and a rare Mercedes Roadster remain unaccounted for years after a fraudster was released from prison.

Nothing found in search for jet boater

A helicopter and other vehicles at the scene of a jet boat crash near Kumara in the West Coast.

Four jet boats and four ground crews searched for the missing man on Saturday.

News

Water pollution risking traditions

Kaiapoi business owner John Cooke has recently joined the Waimakariri Zone Committee as a Ngāi Tūāhuriri representative.

4:45 AM  New limits for the level of nitrates allowed in North Canterbury waterways need to be brought in faster, a community advocate says.

Heroic rescue recounted

Two pilots who saved the life of one man after a jet boat crash on the West Coast have spoken of the trauma of losing another.

Due date for south frame

'People hurt your feelings a lot' video

The Rebuild

High St revamp will extend tram video

A render of High St looking southeast from the Tuam St intersection.

The street will lose 26 car parks in three blocks and a 10kmh speed limit will be put in place if the proposal is accepted.

Due date for south frame

Ōtākaro has been calling for contractors to complete the remaining construction work on the south frame anchor project.

Crown rebuild agency Ōtākaro hopes to have remaining parts of Christchurch's south frame completed by August 2020, a tender document shows.

22 contractors in stadium discussions

A slide showing the concept model for the multi-use Canterbury Stadium, which would have a plastic roof and seat 25,000.

The session is to try nail down costs and look at industry capability to build the long-awaited anchor project in Christchurch.

Growing pride in central city

12122017 Photo: John Kirk-Anderson/STUFF

The Terrace, Oxford Terrace, with Avon River in foreground.

Central Christchurch is seen as offering more than a year ago, but anti-social behaviour concerns remain.

EQC sent four letter threats

EQC has received four anonymous threatening letters that are possibly linked since January 2017.

A letter referencing the mosque shootings follows a bullet sent in the mail and a bomb threat.

Opinion

Good riddance to Jeremy Kyle

Jeremy Kyle at the British Soap Awards 2008 at BBC Television Centre, Wood Lane, London, W12.   (Photo by Ian West - PA ...

OPINION: It beggars belief that such an anachronistic show was still peddling its unsavoury wares in 2019.

Te Papa calls for action

Moa skeletons at Te Papa's new Te Taiao Nature exhibition.  It's beautifully lit and presented, with enough interactive ...

OPINION: The national museum rightly advocates for change to a carbon-zero New Zealand.

The Jane Goodall effect

Goodall at a Christchurch event in 2017.

Her agenda is not to rake over prophecies of doom, but to inspire hope and practical individual action.

Chequebook generation still around

Chequeing out?

OPINION: The chequebook's had its day. Its users haven't.

Hole in our human rights

New Zealand's anti-discrimination laws need to be updated to address loopholes like adherents of non-Christian faiths ...

OPINION: New Zealand enjoys some of the strongest human rights protections in the world with its 13 grounds of discrimination.

business

High St revamp will extend tram video

A render of High St looking southeast from the Tuam St intersection.

The street will lose 26 car parks in three blocks and a 10kmh speed limit will be put in place if the proposal is accepted.

Due date for south frame

Ōtākaro has been calling for contractors to complete the remaining construction work on the south frame anchor project.

Crown rebuild agency Ōtākaro hopes to have remaining parts of Christchurch's south frame completed by August 2020, a tender document shows.

22 contractors in stadium discussions

A slide showing the concept model for the multi-use Canterbury Stadium, which would have a plastic roof and seat 25,000.

The session is to try nail down costs and look at industry capability to build the long-awaited anchor project in Christchurch.

Top commercial buildings awarded gallery video

Wellington's PwC Centre won the Supreme Commercial Project of the Year in the New Zealand Commercial Project Awards 2019.

The embattled construction sector showcases its winning building projects

Growing pride in central city

12122017 Photo: John Kirk-Anderson/STUFF

The Terrace, Oxford Terrace, with Avon River in foreground.

Central Christchurch is seen as offering more than a year ago, but anti-social behaviour concerns remain.

sport

Morgan knockout wins world title video

Jack Asis hoists Bowyn Morgan up following his loss.

New champion happy to let challengers come to him after knockout win.

Saints rout Sharks

Jordan Ngatai starred for the Wellington Saints against the Southland Sharks.

Defending NBL champions embarrassed on home court by title favourites.

Aspiring Ferns quiet in loss

Tactix goal shoot Ellie Bird takes the ball in under pressure from Magic goal defence Casey Kopua.

Magic duo unable to make impact in World Cup dress rehearsal as Tactix triumph.

22 contractors in stadium discussions

A slide showing the concept model for the multi-use Canterbury Stadium, which would have a plastic roof and seat 25,000.

The session is to try nail down costs and look at industry capability to build the long-awaited anchor project in Christchurch.

ABs captain under injury cloud

Crusaders No 8 Kieran Read missed the red and blacks' draw with the Stormers with a shoulder injury.

The Crusaders could be without No 8 Kieran Read when they host the Blues on Saturday night.

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'Brilliant' gallery exhibition of lights

Two of late New Zealand light artist Bill Culbert's early sculptures will be in the show.

In order to have a light show, there must first be darkness. That's no easy task in a gallery space used to illuminating some of the best artwork in the country.

CSO's latest show world-class

Benjamin Morrison's performance of Korngold's Violin Concerto in D Major was a real triumph.

The CSO's latest outing - Triumph, with violinist Benjamin Morrison - couldn't have been better named.

Spend a night with an alpaca video

They can't resist those willow leaves.

This is the place to go if you've always wanted to snuggle an alpaca.

'Heart attack, Thingee and me'

It was the early 1990s on The Son of a Gunn Show when host Jason Gunn's puppet sidekick Thingee's eye popped out.  The ...

Sensitive 'Jase the Ace' talks about mean comments, bringing back Thingee and his new outlook on life after health scares.

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