Rockhouse says Thursday's decision was a "moral victory".

Pike mum hails 'moral victory' video

Mother of killed miner hopes Supreme Court ruling will be the end of "chequebook justice".

Allegations laid bare

Chawdhry is charged with indecently assaulting and sexually violating 14 men.

Fourteen men allege a Christchurch doctor indecently assaulted or sexually violated them during consultations.

'Concertina' crash near Leeston

Nine hospitalised, including two airlifted, after large bicycle crash south of Christchurch.

CBD street 'stuffed'

After months of public debate, the city council will make minor changes to St Asaph St.

Car crashed, man missing

Police have found the crashed car of a Marlborough man missing almost a week.

Family rise up for street name

Descendants of cooking icon Thomas Edmonds are rising up to make sure his legacy is properly marked in Christchurch.

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Top river prize awarded video

The Pahau River, in North Canterbury, has won the 2017 River Award.

The Pahau River, surrounded by irrigated fields, has won the most improved river award.

Stabbing in Takaka

A man has been arrested after allegedly stabbing another man in the leg in central Takaka.

Scramble for scrabble supremacy video

One less plastic bag in Lyttelton video

The Rebuild

Anxious wait for Sport Canterbury

Sport Canterbury chief executive Julyan Falloon is concerned over further delays to Christchurch's metro sports facility.

Sport Canterbury could miss out on "hundreds of thousands of dollars" due to the latest delay in the construction of Christchurch's metro sports facility.

What if metro sport facility and arena combine?

Site of the proposed metro sports facility sits empty.

OPINION: The silver lining of the metro sports facility contract falling over is a chance to reconsider what would be best for Christchurch.

Should stadium, pool be combined? video

The latest artist's impressions of Christchurch's planned metro sports facility.

Should Christchurch's city pool, indoor courts and stadium be combined into one giant anchor project?

Science Alive scaled back

Ambitious plans unveiled in 2016 for a $25m Science Alive complex in central Christchurch have been scaled back.

The budget for Science Alive's new Christchurch home has been slashed from $25m to about $5m and the floor space cut by two thirds.

Hospital to strike peak roadworks

The public, ambulances and taxis will be affected by the road works and constructions projects.

Access and parking at Christchurch Hospital are about to get even worse.

Opinion

What if metro sport facility and arena combine?

Site of the proposed metro sports facility sits empty.

OPINION: The silver lining of the metro sports facility contract falling over is a chance to reconsider what would be best for Christchurch.

Principles without the provocation

Australian special force soldiers (foreground) ride their inflatable boat past the Norwegian freighter Tampa off the ...

OPINION: They may be racist and unable to exercise tolerance, but that doesn't mean we should bully our Aussie neighbours over their refugee issue.

Long wait for much hoped-for venue video

A concept drawing of the planned Christchurch metro sports facility.

ANALYSIS: A decade is a long time for a city to wait for sporting facilities.

Joe's Canterbury tale

Every trip to the shopping mall should go via the dump. It is the flipside of consumption.

OPINION: Some books are just too precious to send to the diesel dinosaur.

Cutting the road toll

Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter deserves praise for calling a crisis meeting on the county's rising road toll.

OPINION: Julie Anne Genter is right to call a crisis meeting over the rising road toll. But fixing it won't be easy.

business

Top river prize awarded video

The Pahau River, in North Canterbury, has won the 2017 River Award.

The Pahau River, surrounded by irrigated fields, has won the most improved river award.

Ryman still on a roll

Ryman's 400-home development site on Ngataringa Rd Devonport in Auckland where work has started with an archaeological ...

Sales and profits continue to rise for Christchurch-based retirement village operator Ryman founded 33 years ago.

Higher by name and nature

22112017 Photo: Dasha Kuprienko/ Stuff. Queensown bike hire shop Cycle Higher owner Paul Earnshaw??? had a tall bike ...

"People beep, and they wave, and they look at you, take pictures - you are just like a circus freak," the owner of an unusual bike says.

KJet oppose bylaw, wants ferry

KJet want to operate a ferry service on the prohibited part of Kawarau River.

A Queenstown jet boat company wants to operate a water taxi service from Queenstown to the bungy bridge on the Kawarau River.

Three more Westpac branches go

New Brighton's rejuvenation is under way as Westpac decides to close its shop there.

 Westpac says it will try to redeploy staff at three Christchurch outlets it plans to close.

sport

Callups wreak havoc on Plunket Shield

Wellington Firebirds paceman Hamish Bennett will be away with New Zealand A.

Undefeated - and depleted - Wellington and Central Districts sides are putting it all on the line this Friday.

Stead not panicking

Canterbury coach Gary Stead is refusing to panic despite his team's shaky start to their Plunket Shield title defence.

Three losses from their first four Plunket Shield games doesn't make for pretty reading, but Canterbury coach Gary Stead isn't panicking.

Magicians coach oozing confidence

Maria Lankeshwar (nee Fahey) was named as Canterbury Magicians coach earlier this year after coaching in India for the ...

They fell agonisingly short of doing the double last season, but the Canterbury Magicians are primed to go one better this time round.

Anxious wait for Sport Canterbury

Sport Canterbury chief executive Julyan Falloon is concerned over further delays to Christchurch's metro sports facility.

Sport Canterbury could miss out on "hundreds of thousands of dollars" due to the latest delay in the construction of Christchurch's metro sports facility.

'Beware of the dog' - Windies coach

West Indies coach Stuart Law says their tour of England in August-September has prepared them well for New Zealand ...

West Indies take confidence from away test victory over England in August as they prepare to tackle NZ.

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One less plastic bag in Lyttelton video

22112017 Photo: John Kirk-Anderson/STUFF

Plastic Shopping Bag Free Lyttelton

A troupe of Lyttelton locals are producing hundreds of reusable bags to combat global plastic bag use.

Cafe takes on famous sandwich

North Canterbury people are loving the Reuben sandwiches at Kingsford Kitchen.

A sandwich made famous by delis in New York City has popped up on the menu at Kingsford Kitchen in Rangiora. 

Greening our playgrounds

Christchurch woman Emma Woods' new start-up social enterprise Woodland Escape aims to bring the heart of nature into ...

Children's playgrounds need to become more connected to nature, stepping away from the sterile modern playground, a Christchurch landscaper says.

What's on in Christchurch this Week

Nomi Cohen plays Roxie Hart in The Court Theatre's production of Chicago.

Sports events and eclectic sounds dominate the week's highlights around the city.

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