Two "quite abusive" men seen chopping up logs earmarked for a children's playground in a Christchurch domain.
A purple theatre shaped like a bulbous spaceship could be landing in central Christchurch.
Four people remain in serious condition after collision between bus and four-wheel-drive that killed Otago man.
Christchurch's tourism scene is about to get a major boost with the opening of the new 204-room Crowne Plaza Hotel.
Too many young people in custody have found themselves in trouble because that's how they were brought up, student involved in new report says.
A new park and ride service for Christchurch Hospital staff could help ease parking woes for some.
A man says his innocence was stolen more than 40 years ago, when he was just 8 years old, by a man his family trusted.
A boy is seriously injured after falling off a cliff near Wanaka.
A car has rolled after a collision on a busy central Christchurch road.
Police are investigating reports of illegal hunting after a pet goat was killed and property was damaged.
Despite zealous support for the anti-loitering bylaw from a community board, the Christchurch City Council has frowned on the idea.
Greenpeace launches campaign to decrease cow numbers by stopping Government funding big irrigation.
Teen ram-raided a North Canterbury petrol station, stole two cars and attempted to burgle a liquor store.
A $2 million taxpayer-funded promotion has failed to raise consumer trust in a voluntary food rating system.
A Taser-wielding dairy raider – caught when the owners fought back – can look forward to release from prison probably in 2021.
"Those boys they play with that they think are real idiots... they run companies and get better jobs than them."
A man who raped a drunk 15-year-old girl had spiralled into drug use after his father was killed in a one-punch manslaughter case.
North Canty early childhood educators say the region is swamped by centres - to the detriment of all.
Children played on the field for years. But beneath them, more than 350 people had been laid to rest.
Pioneer Pacers score last second basket to claim the Hoben Trophy while Lincoln University women edged North Canterbury for the Patron's Trophy..
North Canterbury came up short against defending champions Lincoln University the Canterbury women's premier basketball Patron's Trophy final on Saturday.
The man injured in an accident at the Cromwell Transfer Station was an employee of the company that manages the facility.
UK owners abandon North Canterbury colonial mansion after their dream falls through.
A man swung a patu at another man during a gang altercation after a car was rammed in central Dunedin.
Family violence (FV) investigations are on the rise in North Canterbury, but that could be a good thing in combating the issue.
This home in one of NZ's toughest markets cost less than the usual house deposit.
Libraries, corridors and reading resource rooms have been converted into classrooms at a Cromwell school. That is set to change.
Michelle Calderwood has less than one year left to live. Her final wish to visit Paris is in her grasp.
"I'm weird... I'd hate to be normal, it's so boring."
Generous and caring human instincts shine through.