Three motorcycles have crashed near Dunedin, leaving two people in hospital.
Farmers confident virus will not lead to shortage of chips.
Motorists watched in disbelief as a car reversed down a bank to make way for an oncoming Hilux.
Police ask truckies to secure vehicles in Mid Canterbury after five battery thefts.
A break-in at a NZ academic's home has "one likely culprit", a former CIA analyst says.
Malcolm Campbell has no children of his own but he dedicates most of his time to caring for children in need.
Frustrated Christchurch homeowners with unresolved insurance claims protest as another anniversary looms.
A powerful new earthquake memoir explores a family's grief, and its resilience.
They've left a 146-year-old site and buildings from 1927, but the "spirit of Spreydon" will live on.
Listen up, older women: Huge stress can break your heart.
A person has been flown to Christchurch Hospital with serious injuries after crashing on a rural road in North Canterbury.
This empty North Canterbury beach is calling out for a spring picnic.
A new wine research centre in Blenheim has appointed a Lincoln University professor to help shape the centre's science programme.
Life is full of potential juice and yet so few people allow themselves to give it a little squeeze.
A North Canterbury dairy has become the first in the South Island to go smokefree.
A real estate agent has been granted home detention after she admitted a $149,094 fraud charge related to Rolleston's Izone development.
When Liz Barry decided to build a portable flat for her deaf brother, 76, she was told the consent would cost $1500.
A woman has been taken to hospital with moderate injuries following an ammonia leak in Dunsandel.
North Canterbury residents looked heavenward on Monday night, jolted by a "massive kind of rumble".
Armed police helped arrest a 24-year-old wanted man in Rolleston on Monday morning.
A jury has been unable to reach a verdict in the case of a man alleged to have sexually offended against a child.
Experts considering the risks of re-entering the Pike River mine say every option for getting back inside is "technically feasible".
The man who died after crashing into a tree was likely impaired by cannabis use, a coroner has found.
Teen receives further praise for saving children from crash that killed their father.
Police staff will be trained to work underground so they can re-enter the Pike River Mine access tunnel.