2 min ago A state of emergency has been declared in Timaru, Oamaru and surrounds and the entire Otago region as river levels continue to rise "significantly".
10:05 PM Fletcher Building has given assurances Christchurch's East Frame anchor project won't be affected by another profit downgrade.
9:33 PM A heavily pregnant Canterbury woman's unborn child has died after a head-on car crash.
Canterbury and Otago have been pounded by one of the heaviest downpours on record.
Opposition MPs call for urgent action to fix the "disgusting" mental health facilities stranded at Princess Margaret Hospital.
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.
Sir Ron Scott remembered fondly by Steve Hansen.
The ever growing Mandeville area will soon have another development to benefit the community.
Proposed expansion of after hours services health services in the Waimakariri District delayed.
Owners of the Waiau Lodge Hotel are stuck in a rut, waiting for an engineers report on the hotel while bills mount around them.
Bronwyn Dibb is New Zealand's first female trampoline representative to attend the World Games.
Eight months on from the quakes, affected Waiau residents have access to warm dry homes.
Part of the Ashburton Club and MSA is set to be demolished and rebuilt in a multi-million dollar redevelopment.
This week marks our first Red vs Red challenge between the regions – North Canterbury, and Selwyn and Ashburton. This time, we've sharpened the tools of the trade for our reporters.
Rolleston man John Winchester's passion for cars and a swell of community support have combined to bring about the inaugural Selwyn Motor Fest this November.
Despite concerns of setting precedent and budget constraints, the Selwyn District Council voted in favour of increased funding for the Lakeside Soldiers Memorial Hall rebuild.
A man who was seen taking a gun into the Ashburton public toilets has had all charges against him dismissed.
85-year-old man spent night injured at foot of tree before being choppered out of remote spot on West Coast in face of atrocious conditions.
South Island's West Coast shaken by a magnitude-4.3 earthquake early on Friday morning.
Vivek Goel, who commissioned a cake decorator's firm to build a $7m sewage plant, was on paid leave for four months before resigning.
A $3.6 million clean-up of two of the most contaminated mine site in New Zealand is complete.
Construction of New Zealand's newest Great Walk, in memory of the men killed in the Pike River mine disaster, will begin soon.