The condition of the car park has been heavily criticised, but Edge claims to have gone to considerable expense to ...

Potholed, puddled car park axed

The operator of a much-slated car park for Christchurch Hospital staff, patients and visitors has lost the gig. He blames "bad press".

Poisoning mystery

Medical researcher Dr Shelagh Dawson, of Christchurch, died about six weeks ago while being investigated by police and ACC.

Her partner collapsed with similar symptoms her husband died from years ago.

E coli concern for Avon video

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria has been found in Christchurch's Avon River, leading scientists to push for tighter water quality standards.

City's new $30m (car)park

The public is enjoying a new inner city park - as a source of free car parking.

City's cruise berth design pricier

Redesign of the Lyttelton cruise berth means it will cost more and open a year later than planned.

Home a 'cannabis warehouse' video

A three-bedroom home in a middle-class Christchurch suburb was really a pot warehouse.

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Second-strike for kidnapping

Michael Mamea, 31, has been jailed for three years and two months for kidnapping, unlawfully taking a car, failing to ...

A 31-year-old offender, who was arrested by Canterbury's top cop, must serve all of the three-year two-month jail term imposed for a daytime carjacking.

Crash victim's seatbelt snapped

A car that crashed in Canterbury, killing a passenger who was thrown out as it barrel-rolled, was being driven about 200kmh, police say.

Nelson secures big mountainbike race

Teens as drunk 'as newts' video

The Rebuild

City's new $30m (car)park

Rauora Park has become just another place for car parking in central Christchurch.

The public is enjoying a new inner city park - as a source of free car parking.

Laws could tie up square for 15 years

The cathedral is deteriorating after being severely damaged in the 2011 earthquakes.

Cathedral Square businesses and property owners fear the drawn-out cathedral rebuild saga will make a mess of all other plans for the area.

Symposium could cost $250k

Greater Christchurch Regeneration Minister Megan Woods says the planned earthquake symposium is expected to cost the ...

Costs for the revived Christchurch earthquake symposium are expected to be up to $250,000, to be split between the taxpayer and ratepayer. 

Further arts precinct delays

An artist's impression of how a new Court Theatre, one of the projects vying to be the first built in Christchurch's ...

A decision on the future of Christchurch's performing arts precinct has been delayed yet again.

A street in limbo

Property investor Glen Stapley, who is part of a group buying the old Spagalimi's site on Victoria St, is calling on the ...

Roadworks were due to start last July. Nearly a year later, Christchurch businesses are still in the dark over what will happen to their street.

Opinion

Labour’s sympathetic ear

Health Minister David Clark has warned there is no more money available to offer to nurses who have threatened to ...

OPINION: Why are the unions threatening strikes under worker-friendly Labour? Because it works.

Dispute resolution without strikes possible

NZNO Industrial Services Manager Cee Payne announces nurses' and midwives' decision to reject DHBs' latest pay and ...

OPINION: Pay negotiations involving the New Zealand Nurses' Organisation (NZNO) and the country's 20 district health boards are at a delicate stage.

Myanmar's other disaster

Young Kachins eat in a compound of Trinity Baptist Church  refugee camp in Myitkyina, in northern Myanmar. Myanmar’s ...

OPINION: As we mark World Refugee Day on June 20, a second ethnic minority in Myanmar faces massive displacement in civil-war-hit Myanmar.

Signs of the apocalypse

Travel is rich in signs and notices because in unfamiliar surroundings you're always looking for information.

OPINION:  Authorities fend us off with signs and notices that smack of the polished jackboot.

Euthanasia bill fatally flawed

End of Life Choice Bill sponsor David Seymour helping to launch the Euthanasia public campaign on Parliament steps last ...

OPINION: David Seymour is open to amending his bill but even the safest version of this bill would be dangerous.

business

City's new $30m (car)park

Rauora Park has become just another place for car parking in central Christchurch.

The public is enjoying a new inner city park - as a source of free car parking.

Fine for exploiting freebie labour

A run down Tai Tapu property that accommodated thousands of young travellers has to pay a record fine for illegal use of ...

A Christchurch farm that exploited volunteer workers has been slapped with a $45,900 penalty by the Employment Relations Authority.

Clearwater Mussels ordered out of Port Gore

Clearwater Mussels owners Lyn Godsiff, left, and John Young were judged South Island Farmer of the Year 2015.

Arguments over the endangered king shag have won out over Clearwater Mussels' resource consent application to continue farming there.

Man admits $402k tax offences

A Christchurch man has admitted $402,000 worth of tax offending. (File photo)

A Christchurch professional has 10 days to tell his clients about his tax offences totalling $402,000 before his name suppression lapses.

Laws could tie up square for 15 years

The cathedral is deteriorating after being severely damaged in the 2011 earthquakes.

Cathedral Square businesses and property owners fear the drawn-out cathedral rebuild saga will make a mess of all other plans for the area.

sport

Chch to host world's best bikers

New venues, including the Christchurch Adventure Park, have been announced for the Asia-Pacific Enduro Series.

Hundreds of the world's most hardcore mountain bikers will descend on the Christchurch Adventure Park at a world class event next year.

Stars finally get a win

Brooke Leaver of the Tactix competes against Fa'amu Ioane of the Stars.

It was more nerve-wracking than they would have liked, but the Northern Stars finally have an ANZ Premiership win.

Teen mixes with Tall Blacks heroes video

Max Darling warms up prior to the Canterbury Rams' match against Wellington Saints.

A breakout season with the Rams has earned 17-year-old Max Darling a spot in the wider Tall Blacks squad.

Sports clubs out of space

Eastern Community Sport and Recreation Incorporated wants to lease a section of Rāwhiti Domain in New Brighton to build ...

Christchurch sports administrators are urging the city council to allow a $1.2m all-weather outdoor sports facility to be built at Rāwhiti Domain.

Contract snub miffs top bowler

Canterbury offspinner Tim Johnston is prepared to leave Christchurch for opportunities elsewhere after missing out on a ...

Canterbury bowler of the year Tim Johnston hits out after being left off association's contract list.

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Home-grown hazelnuts prove fresh is best

Jenny Harris swapped nursing for hazelnut growing four years ago.

Nut trees give a family the chance to work from home.

Crooked Lidz causing a scene

The 21-year-old Murray has gained international attention through his other group, 2XM, formed with friend Ben Murray.

Christchurch musician Liam Murray has found his place as an electronic DJ and producer.

Rice is nice, specially when it's rolled

There are plenty of sushi options at Mugen.

Whether it's the traditional sushi roll or something more exotic, these sushi outlets have it covered.

Review: Cafe Berlin

My pretzel – with salty, seasoned and smokey Black Forest ham, creamy light cheese, and perfectly sea-salty and chewy ...

Since my visit, I've been thinking way too much about the perfect ham and cheese-filled pretzel I ate. I must return.

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