Early morning colour on the beach at New Brighton.

Tide turning for New Brighton? video

6:00 AM  Chch dilemmas: The latest plan to revitalise the seaside suburb includes hot pools - can the planners pull it off?

FB is watching, crims

Social media can be used to solve crime but also to facilitate it. In 2015, Tom Filmer's bike was stolen outside the ...

6:43 AM  It took 20 minutes to report the car theft on the phone, and 90 minutes to solve it using Facebook.

Free swimming lessons 'unlawful'

Council wants to provide free swimming lessons for the poor, but swim schools say that's not fair.

Family's 54 days of bed bug bites

Campervan renters thought the bites were from sandflies. Then they found the real culprits.

Ashburton attack was 'planned'

Arran Gairns was threatened with a machete and chased into the water where he eventually drowned, the Crown says.

'SH1' bridge to reopen by week's end

Alternate highway bridge to have deck strengthened so cars can cross "at a low speed".

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Time for decisive action

The Christ Church Cathedral has become a symbol of acrimony and inaction.

17 min ago  OPINION: There is surely no greater symbol of despair than the crestfallen ruin of a cathedral in what was once the heart of our city.

ACC rejects 'legitimate' claims

ACC's "incredibly complex and difficult" complaints process is causing "unacceptable harm" to many legitimate claimants, new research finds.

Trust behind restoration campaign

Calls grow for government intervention

The Rebuild

Time for decisive action

The Christ Church Cathedral has become a symbol of acrimony and inaction.

OPINION: There is surely no greater symbol of despair than the crestfallen ruin of a cathedral in what was once the heart of our city.

Tide about to turn for New Brighton? video

Early morning colour on the beach at New Brighton.

The latest plan to revitalise the seaside suburb includes hot pools - can the planners pull it off?

Trust behind restoration campaign

13072016 News Photo: Iain McGregor/FairfaxNZ
Decay on Christ Church Cathedral.

A trust lobbying for the restoration of the Christ Church Cathedral is bankrolling a pricey advertising campaign.

Calls grow for government intervention

The Christ Church Cathedral has been sitting derelict for more than six years and many local landowners believe it is ...

Neglected Christ Church Cathedral one of 30 sites targeted by council for holding up the city's regeneration.

EQC 'cocked up', lawyer says

Rodgers and Scott after their house fire last year.

EQC and insurer IAG are both in the wrong over a Christchurch home wrecked by fire and quake damage, an insurance lawyer says.

Opinion

Time for decisive action

The Christ Church Cathedral has become a symbol of acrimony and inaction.

OPINION: There is surely no greater symbol of despair than the crestfallen ruin of a cathedral in what was once the heart of our city.

How FB solves our crimes

Social media can be used to solve crime but also to facilitate it. In 2015, Tom Filmer's bike was stolen outside the ...

OPINION: It took 20 minutes for the police to take the call. Facebook users solved it in 90.

The risk of National backing the 'cargo-cult' TPPA

New Zealand's Trade Minister Todd McClay is mobbed by reporters at the end of the meeting TPP11 (gathering all ...

OPINION: An alliance against the TPPA would warn the political class that its participation in such absurd cargo cult rituals must end.

Tongan PM targets journalists

Tongan Prime Minister Samuela 'Akilisi Pohiva speaks to media at Government House on July 28, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand.

OPINION: Tongan PM's attack on public broadcaster is a troubling development.

Govt's data collection push will erode trust

One official falling on his sword is not enough to restore confidence in the Government's personal data collection push, ...

EDITORIAL: One official falling on his sword is not enough to restore confidence in the Government's personal data collection push.

business

Time for decisive action

The Christ Church Cathedral has become a symbol of acrimony and inaction.

OPINION: There is surely no greater symbol of despair than the crestfallen ruin of a cathedral in what was once the heart of our city.

Tide about to turn for New Brighton? video

Early morning colour on the beach at New Brighton.

The latest plan to revitalise the seaside suburb includes hot pools - can the planners pull it off?

Trust behind restoration campaign

13072016 News Photo: Iain McGregor/FairfaxNZ
Decay on Christ Church Cathedral.

A trust lobbying for the restoration of the Christ Church Cathedral is bankrolling a pricey advertising campaign.

Calls grow for government intervention

The Christ Church Cathedral has been sitting derelict for more than six years and many local landowners believe it is ...

Neglected Christ Church Cathedral one of 30 sites targeted by council for holding up the city's regeneration.

EQC 'cocked up', lawyer says

Rodgers and Scott after their house fire last year.

EQC and insurer IAG are both in the wrong over a Christchurch home wrecked by fire and quake damage, an insurance lawyer says.

sport

Black Sticks name experienced squad

Kirsten Pearce, right, and Stacey Michelsen will be key contributors for the Black Sticks in Belgium.

Black Sticks women name strongest squad possible for World League semi-final tournament.

Crusaders: no playoffs talk

Israel Dagg, who played 40 minutes for his University club on May 13, has to convince the All Blacks selectors he ...

All Blacks Ryan Crotty and Matt Todd will have their concussions monitored as the Crusaders welcome back Israel Dagg.

Johnson eyes premiership title

Jockey Chris Johnson is making a big move on the jockeys' premiership table.

Johnson prepared to go extra mile in quest for national jockeys' premiership.

Stampede aim to ace 2017 season

Queenstown-based Sky City Stampede will play Canterbury's Red Devils on Friday and Saturday.

The Queenstown-based Stampede has new imported players who are ready to start the season on Friday.

Day enjoys test debut despite defeat

Kate Day in her touch debut for NZ against Australia.

Kate Day enjoyed her debut Trans-Tasman series for the NZ women's touch team, despite losing to the powerful Australians.

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The state of the arts in Christchurch

While graffiti and street art has thrived in post-earthquake Christchurch, many of those working in the arts sector ...

Why Christchurch's approach needs to be more than just "arts in the service of commerce".

Students to perform winning tragedy

Wakatipu High School drama students from the team that won the Sheilah Winn Shakespeare regional final for Southland: ...

Modern day Othello tragedy set in high school propels drama students to national final.

A musical smorgasbord

Cellist Torlief Thedeen tackled Dmitri Shostakovich's formidable Cello Concerto No.1  with a potent blend of power and ...

REVIEW: A triumphant performance of a daunting, but profoundly rewarding work.

From truant teen to role model

Mary Molyneux has got her life back on track with her work at the 180 Degrees School, Sea Cadets and Outward Bound.

Mary Molyneux has travelled a long way – including a 243km mountain trek – from truant teen to someone her peers can look up to.

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