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Secret tyre mountain

A tyre mountain on a suburban Christchurch property is being slowly dismantled after complaints and environmental concerns.

In a green pocket of Christchurch hides a tyre pile so vast it can be seen via satellite.

Fight with ex-wife continues

6:36 AM  Now deceased rich-lister Earl Hagaman used his will to devote all his resources to fight a property claim by a former wife.

Boy's battle after fatal crash

6:42 AM  About 5.30am, a father opened his door to the police. He was told his son had been driving and three friends were dead.

Scarfie pub for sale again

One of the country's most famous pubs - Dunedin's Captain Cook - could be yours.

Fill trolley, walk out

A shoplifter's brazen approach almost worked, until she tried it again.

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Kaiapoi softball hit potential home

Kaiapoi Softball Club's Les Quinn hopes to "put a stake in the ground" for their club in the Kaiapoi Regeneration Plan.

 Waimakariri District Council is set to propose a home base for softball in the Kaiapoi Regeneration Plan.

Mayor's bid for Auld Mug parade

Christchurch City Council is "in talks" to host an America's Cup victory parade in the city.

Two horse race in premier netball

Uber launches new service

The Rebuild

Foundation issue for homeowners

Foundation cracks repaired with epoxy resin can reopen during aftershocks.

Earthquake damage could be hiding under the floors of pre-1970s homes in Christchurch.

EQC cap could rise to $150k

Earthquake Commission Minister Gerry Brownlee says any changes will not affect existing claims.

Insurers may soon act as agents for all EQC claims and the body's claim cap may increase to $150,000.

Roadworks relief probe

Roadworks dogged Stuart Winter's Laneway Espresso on Durham St, pictured, for months.

Christchurch businesses hit hard by roadworks could get council help, with one councillor suggesting rates rebates.

Laneways 'open' to the public

The South Frame will eventually be an oasis, the minister says.

The first block of Christchurch's south frame laneways development is open - beside several derelict buildings.

Mystery of the moving church stone

Brendon Webber, contracts manager with Protranz Earthmoving. Protranz contractors found the dedication stone and have ...

Contractors working on the metro sports facility discovered a displaced piece of a historic church.


Party hard, and get Burling

Team New Zealand helmsman Peter Burling, left, and skipper Glenn Ashby dominated their Oracle Team USA rivals.

EDITORIAL: Peter Burling is yachting's hottest property. Team New Zealand need to sign him up, and quickly.

The joys of garlic

The postwar English housewife was as likely to cook with garlic as she was with arsenic.

OPINION: There was not a clove of garlic in sight when Joe Bennett was growing up. Then he went to Spain.

New Zealand not immune to cyberattacks

A survey last year showed the disruption of information technology systems is near the top of Kiwi company directors' ...

EDITORIAL: We cannot afford to be seen as a soft target and, like Airways, we need to take potential threats very seriously.

Rail trip offers scenery worth sleeping through

The Southerner trundles its way onto the Selwyn River Bridge in Canterbury on its way south in 2001.

Heading south, the tedium of the pancake-flat terrain and the endless reel of single pivot irrigators is all-consuming.

Winton Peters: Revolutionary rhetoric and small-bore action

NZ First leader Winston Peters displays his trademark "mischievous grin"  as tells the Government to keep their hands ...

OPINION: For Winston Peters, is the journey always more important than the destination?


Uber launches new service

Uber has launched its driver destinations service in Christchurch.

Registered Christchurch drivers will be able to make some money on their commutes to and from work.

Iconic Kiwi pub for sale again

Dunedin's Captain Cook Hotel is famous among the city's past and present student population.

One of the country's most famous pubs could be yours.

'Market cannot sort out this problem'

Bruce Plested – founder of Mainfreight – has fired a salvo about social issues facing New Zealand ahead of national ...

Mainfreight founder fires a salvo about social issues facing New Zealand ahead of national elections.

50 fences against the rules

New fences in the Shotover Country subdivision are being assessed for compliance.

Homeowners in a Queenstown subdivision could be charged $750 daily for their non-compliant fences.

Post-quake years in wilderness over

Christchurch's new Awly Building in  Durham Street will have the first proper courtyard and retail outlets at ground ...

BDO is taking up residence in central Christchurch again.


Jordan ready for shift north

Will Jordan heads for a try during New Zealand's semifinal win over France at the World Rugby Under-20 Championship.

The Tasman Makos' selectors have some intriguing options at fullback this season.

The science behind the win video

Team NZ and Team USA race on the Great Sound in Bermuda for the America's Cup.

It's basically a catamaran with an aircraft wing for a sail balancing on top of two big canoes on top of two or four surfboards. So why were we the best?

Sam Lee prepares for Winter Games

Sam Lee after winning last year's Frontier event at the Remarkables.

Wanaka freeride specialist, Sam Lee is excited to get on the slopes this winter games.

Ban bollards from tracks - Gurney

Steve Gurney recovers in Lakes District Hospital after being injured when he fell and hit a bollard while cycling.

Multisport legend Steve Gurney wants a public meeting to consider abolishing bollards on Queenstown trails.

Coast to Coast winner's big decision

Nelson teenager Cameron Jones has been selected in the New Zealand squad for the Mountain Bike World Championships.

Cameron Jones to concentrate on mountainbiking following world championship selection.

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'For the love of music and jazz'

David Salmon plays drums while tutor Annabel Harrold talks with Isaac Bennett on double bass.

From corporate types to the homeless, Hagley Jazz has been giving people a shot at music for 25 years.

Bagels done seriously well

The Smokey may look small but it's piled pretty high.

If you’re serious about bagels, this tucked-away gem is dangerously good.

Best porridge in Christchurch

Reflect on the day ahead with an early morning bowl of Soul Full porridge.

Kickstart your day with a bowl of steaming hot porridge.

Return of Fat Eddies

Fat Eddie's was in SOL Square before the earthquakes.

The Christchurch jazz bar knocked out of Sol Square by the quakes will reopen by The Terraces.

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