Pilot still in hospital after crash

A helicopter arrives at Southland Hospital in Invercargill on Tuesday afternoon with the three men who survived a ...

12 min ago  Pilot remains in hospital while the two crewmen have been discharged after helicopter plunged into Southern Ocean.

Crash survival 'absolutely incredible': pilot

Otago rescue helicopters landing at Southland Hospital with the rescued Southern Lakes Helicopters team that crashed ...

14 min ago  Helicopter company boss Sir Richard 'Hannibal' Hayes feared the worst as he flew to crash scene.

Survivors swam to safety in darkness

Three men rescued from crashed helicopter walk into Invercargill airport

7:53 AM  'Complete blackness': Trio in chopper crash swam to safety through freezing water and in total darkness to survive.

Nori Table joins The Tannery

The brightly-lit minimalist space at Nori Table is the perfect spot to while away your afternoon.

Teriyaki kumara and teriyaki pumpkin just some of the many seasonal options available at Nori in Christchurch.

Restored High St buildings open

The Duncan's buildings are on lower High Street, between Tuam and St Asaph streets.

Trading has resumed in a row of century-old Christchurch buildings quake-damaged, but now faithfully restored.

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OPINION: So what are we to think of the extinction people, the ones who've clogged London to warn us all of climate change (as if we'd not been warned already)?

Sri Lanka was 'retaliation for Chch' video

Investigators at the scene of a suicide bombing at St. Sebastian Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka.

But PM's office says NZ has "not yet seen any intelligence" linking Sri Lanka bombings and Christchurch shootings - as Islamic State claims responsibility.

Easter fire destroys family home

Michael Ross managed to save the family cat from the smoke before his home burst into flames.

A fallen candle has destroyed a recently married couple's home, and a precious wedding dress.

Attack survivors offered permanent residency

The Masjid Al Noor opposite Hagley Park in Christchurch. Al Noor, in Arabic, means "the light".

Mosque shooting survivors and family members are being offered permanent residency in NZ.

Armed intruders rob man

Police are investigating an alleged home invasion in Dunedin on Monday night.

Two intruders brandishing a shotgun and a machete allegedly robbed a man at a Dunedin house.

Crash survivors at hospital

Otago Rescue helicopters landing at Southland Hospital with the rescued Southern Lakes Helicopters team that crashed ...

This is the moment the three men who were found alive on a beach arrived at Southland Hospital after their ordeal.

Four capybara join the family

Diego is the most affectionate of the four brothers.

Christchurch's Willowbank Wildlife Reserve has welcomed four bachelor capybara brothers from Auckland Zoo.

Highway blocked in Canty crash

A police roadblock on State Highway 1 through Winchester.

A person had to be cut from their vehicle after collision between a truck and ute near in rural Canterbury.

House fire near Kaikōura

A house near Oaro, south of Kaikōura, has been destroyed in a fire on Tuesday afternoon.

Firefighters are battling a house fire just north of Oaro, near Kaikōura.

Crash survival no miracle

It is understood pilot Andrew Hefford, pictured on the frozen Ross Sea in Antarctica in 2017, was in a helicopter that ...

Chopper crash survivor's father says "miracles don't happen" – the group's skills saved them.

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When a boatshed is out of reach video

This Charteris Bay boat ramp (foreground) can be yours for $7500.

6 min ago  Can't afford a boatshed? You can buy this ramp (foreground) for $7500, but that's all you get.

Exploring a world once hidden video

Kaikōura students are getting to know a marine world which used to be hidden beneath the waves.

Art shames racists video

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The Rebuild

Restored High St buildings open

The Duncan's buildings are on lower High Street, between Tuam and St Asaph streets.

Trading has resumed in a row of century-old Christchurch buildings quake-damaged, but now faithfully restored.

Homeowner suing broker, insurer

The Christchurch home was insured for a maximum of $223,143, but suffered $350,000 worth of damage in the 2010 and 2011 ...

Owner says she didn't know her quake-hit home was under-insured and it wasn't her fault.

Rebuild workers village for sale

The Workotel workers' village on Main South Rd, Christchurch, is up for sale.

Opened to house construction workers after the Canterbury earthquakes, the owners want their money out of Workatel.

Christchurch's EQ: Going halves

Going public: Deputy Mayor Andrew Turner (r) and CCC's   Brendan Anstiss (standing) prepare to brief the Tuesday Club. ...

Could council refuse to take the new convention centre off the government's hands? Depends on the final, global settlement.

EQC probe seeks public input

The public can have their say on EQC for an inquiry into the agency's response to the Canterbury quakes.

Public input is "critical" to a high-level review of EQC's Canterbury quake response.

Opinion

Racism stats are discomforting

The Masjid Al Noor opposite Hagley Park in Christchurch. Al Noor, in Arabic, means "the light".

OPINION: Intolerance exists, and we have to be honest if we want to be better.

Our social media dilemma

A Sri Lankan couple mourns as they leave from a mortuary after identifying the body of their relative killed in a blast, ...

OPINION: Sri Lanka is banning social media access in the aftermath of deadly bombings. It's a dangerous path.

No 'policy space' for big debate video

The possibility of a capital gains tax drew plenty of attention after it was proposed by the Government's Tax Working ...

OPINION: For those with a belief in the public interest of evidence-based policy, the shelving of a CGT is a setback.

The environmental power of youth

The Marlborough Girls' College Marine Team met Environment Minister David Parker late last year to discuss greater ...

OPINION: When Greta Thunberg undertook her solo vigil outside the Swedish Parliament, she highlighted the failure of my generation. 

They're better people than I am

Extinction rebellion protesters gather on Waterloo Bridge this week. The environmental campaign group blocked a number ...

OPINION: So what are we to think of the extinction people, the ones who've clogged London to warn us all of climate change (as if we'd not been warned already)?

business

Restored High St buildings open

The Duncan's buildings are on lower High Street, between Tuam and St Asaph streets.

Trading has resumed in a row of century-old Christchurch buildings quake-damaged, but now faithfully restored.

Menumate in liquidation

Cafe Valentino's owner Michael Turner says there could be major disruption for restaurants and cafes from the collapse ...

The fate of liquidated Menumate may test patience of restaurants and fast food customers.

Homeowner suing broker, insurer

The Christchurch home was insured for a maximum of $223,143, but suffered $350,000 worth of damage in the 2010 and 2011 ...

Owner says she didn't know her quake-hit home was under-insured and it wasn't her fault.

Ebert subbies battle on video

Daniel Pepperell's family company lost $120,000 in Ebert's collapse.

Some lost employees, some lost a year's worth of pay. Some are increasing fees and vowing it won't be them - again.

Not all bad in construction

Limited construction capacity in New Zealand is preventing an oversupply of buildings and a property market crash, ...

Limited construction resources have an upside.

sport

Crusaders rest ABs

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - APRIL 12: Scott Barrett of the Crusaders charges forward during the round 9 Super Rugby ...

Two key Crusaders forwards join the injured Owen Franks in sitting out rematch of 2017-18 finals.

Kiwis want to keep Crusaders tag video

Crusaders fans make their feelings known at a recent home game.

A new poll suggests the majority of Kiwis want Crusaders name to stay.

Teen has sights on world champs

Rangiora High School student Jacob Turner has won the Oceania Mountainbiking Champs in Australia.

A North Canterbury teen has just won the under-17 category of the Oceania Mountainbiking Champs and now has his sights set on the world junior champs.

Hectic start for Huskies

Craig Moller, right, pictured playing for Melbourne United in the Australian NBL, will be a key figure for Tasmanian ...

New Tasmanian NBL team's finals chances could rest on how they go on Kiwi soil.

Magic overcome Tactix

Magic centre Sam Sinclair searches for a team-mate to pass to against the Tactix on Monday.

Magic gain important win over Tactix to stay in premiership finals contention.

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Nori Table joins The Tannery

The brightly-lit minimalist space at Nori Table is the perfect spot to while away your afternoon.

Teriyaki kumara and teriyaki pumpkin just some of the many seasonal options available at Nori in Christchurch.

Best burgers in town

More than just bacon, Bacon Bros does a mean burger.

Christchurch's burger joints stack the fillings high for you to enjoy.

Black Betty delivers once again

Served with chocolate and berries, and topped with espresso mascarpone, Black Betty's tiramisu french toast crumpets are ...

REVIEW: Friendly, accommodating and efficient. Food and coffee always comes out quick and hot at this fantastic favourite.

Chch to inspire Bic Runga

Bic Runga will complete a two-part residency in a freshly restored building in the Arts Centre and will be in residence ...

A Kiwi musician is returning to her roots with a residency at Christchurch's historic Arts Centre.

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