Christchurch Adventure Park trees burnt in the Port Hills fires in February being logged.

Adventure park to reopen

9:13 PM  Fire-damaged Christchurch Adventure Park should reopen by summer, its managers say.

Lawyer, killer to marry

Liam Reid was convicted of the murder and rape of deaf Christchurch woman Emma Agnew.

A notorious murderer and rapist is reportedly set to marry his disgraced lawyer.

David Bain camp to get killer rifle

The gun used to kill Dunedin's Bain family will be returned to David Bain supporter Joe Karam.

A 'multi-billion dollar problem'

9:38 PM  Quake damage could be hiding under the floors of pre-1970s homes in Christchurch.

Nine microlight deaths since 2012

A man who died in an Otago crash is the fourth microlight fatality so far this year.

Machete-wielder threatens cyclist

A man wielding a Game of Throne's style machete threatened a cyclist with a hammer in a mid-morning fight in Christchurch.

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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.

Four star hotel proposed in Queenstown

The proposed hotel development will be above the Hilton Queenstown Resort and Spa.

Air quality targets exceeded

Laneways open to the public

The Rebuild

A 'multi-billion dollar problem'

Earthquake lawyer Peter Woods held a meeting seeking interest in legal action against insurers regarding rubble foundations.

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

A poem stencilled into a piece of pavement in Matai Common only shows up when it gets wet.

The first block of Christchurch's south frame development is now open to the public.

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.

Opinion

Barriers to rail service

Labour has pledged a commuter-rail service between Rolleston to Addington, should it win September's election.

OPINION: Coaxing people out of their cars and onto the tracks would be changing the habits of a lifetime.

Time for a rethink from Ministry of Education

Then Education Minister Hekia Parata at Shirley Intermediate in October 2012 for a community meeting to discuss the ...

OPINION: The Ministry of Education was "utterly ruthless and it failed in its duty of care toward Christchurch schools".

Beware the Straw Man virus that infects columnists

OPINION: This rampant virus fatally cripples an argument by inserting a series of non-sequiturs.

Overdue apology for 'wrecking ball' school closures

Students leave Avonside Girls at the end of a school day in September 2012 after learning their school was slated for ...

OPINION: Today, the rarest of birds has popped up to see daylight. A government apology.

The tape worm turns and other news

Photo opportunities, such as this appearance in Queenstown in February with Prime Minister Bill English, left, will soon ...

OPINION: All of the week's best news came from the South.

business

A 'multi-billion dollar problem'

Earthquake lawyer Peter Woods held a meeting seeking interest in legal action against insurers regarding rubble foundations.

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.

Four star hotel proposed in Queenstown

A 260-room hotel a had been proposed for Kawarau Village.

The proposed hotel development will be above the Hilton Queenstown Resort and Spa.

Laneways open to the public

A poem stencilled into a piece of pavement in Matai Common only shows up when it gets wet.

The first block of Christchurch's south frame development is now open to the public.

sport

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.

Christchurch designer behind Team NZ wheel video

Milton Bloomfield of Dynamic Composites, a Christchurch based company, made the steering wheel for the Team New Zealand ...

Asked to build the steering Wheel to help with Team New Zealand's campaign, Christchurch's Milton Bloomfield didn't hesitate to say yes.

Concussion worry for Ben Smith

All Blacks vice captain Ben Smith leaves Eden Park for a concussion test during the first half of Saturday's test match ...

Frequency of All Black star's head knocks "concerning" and retirement might be best, expert says.

Butt brothers upset

Anthony Butt delivered an inch-perfect drive to get Field Marshal home in the Group I Len Smith Mile.

Kiwi horse upsets the Australian big guns for biggest win of his career so far.

A win and a loss at home for Red Devils

Anton Purver, left, of the Red Devils fights for the puck with the Thunder's Kevin Jaqau.

The Dunedin Thunder outclassed the Canterbury Red Devils in a physical encounter on Saturday night, but the Devils got their own back on Sunday.

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Who is helping children in East Chch? video

Suicide prevention officer Zion Tauamiti: "There's so much talent in Christchurch it's crazy."

Zion Tauamiti tells them they're beautiful, clever and smart - all the things they might never have heard.

A muddy good time

A competitor dressed as Hunter S Thompson makes his way through the course.

Waist-deep mud added to the challenge at a Christchurch obstacle event.

Lucy Hone: Play to your strengths

We all have personal strengths. The trick is to design a life where they're put to good use.

The more we use our strengths, the happier we are.

Movie creates new Pecking Order video

Brian Glassey, Pecking Order star and national show competitor, with one of the roosters he's entering in the National ...

Visitors to NZ's premiere poultry show in Chch more interested in club members than feathered competitors.

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