6:26 AM Residents enraged as council and police back away from banning prostitutes from working outside their homes.
Christchurch council's spend on personnel has blown out by $3.4m – mainly due to hiring consultants to fill vacancies.
Robert Taylor didn't mention a sex offence arrest when he applied to be a Kiwi.
Restoring a historic Christchurch sewerage factory could be a step closer.
Christchurch School of Gymnastics hopes a new multi-million base at QEII will be confirmed this week.
Every anchor project should have been finished by March, but the Christchurch blueprint team stands by their plan.
Amy Vivian-Neal teaches in the disaster-stricken Japanese town of Namie, where she has noticed some similarities with her Christchurch home.
Kaikoura recovery team looks to community to tell them who the special people are who helped out after November quake.
Police will not lay charges over one Christchurch earthquake death and appear unlikely to in another.
It will take eight painstaking years, but Martin Holland thinks it's worth it to recreate the 1913 home.
North Canterbury claimed a maiden Canterbury Basketball Women's Championship title beating Lincoln University 80-36.
Firefighters cut free a trapped motorist after a two-car crash on a rural Waimakariri road.
Proud to be a Farmer showcases farming identities with five quick questions
The Kaiapoi Cricket Club formed in club formed in 1867 and celebrates 10 years this summer.
Look after the pennies and you'll soon have enough to build a school.
NZ's first deaf MP disappointed at missing out, saying she had so much more to achieve for people with disabilities.
Rangitata's new MP is excited about the task ahead and not disappointed by a reduced majority for the National Party.
Greendale and South Malvern Cricket Clubs are putting past rivalries aside in a player sharing deal to ensure the future of both clubs.
Poor weather might have been nerve racking to organisers, but Selwyn Sports Trust's Koru Games proved a genuine success.
Templeton man Greg Jones is passionate about his sport, so passionate he took up the challenge of going to Scotland to compete against the big boys of the highland games.
Winds topple truck, storms bring over 26,000 lightning strikes, while heavy rain hits parts of NZ.
Labour politician Damien O'Connor increases his margin in West Coast-Tasman.
Pike River familes hope manned re-entry into the West Coast mine will happen next year after the election favoured parties that support their cause.
The cause of a blaze that destroyed a helicopter hangar and a family-run fishing business shed on the West Coast is still unknown.
Crescent Creations illegally excavated 290 metres of a stream bed, blaming lack of understanding.