Health professionals may start prescribing painting and sculpture to tackle mental health issues.
An electrothermal control tool, which kills weeds by sending 5000 volts down root systems, has arrived in Christchurch for a 12-month trial.
Simon Bridges is calling for ACC to be more up front about their policies after ACC declined to provide a shooting victim counselling.
Hundreds of dogs plunged into Waltham pool on Saturday as it opened its gates for the first time, to dogs and their owners.
An Environment Canterbury councillor said he is disappointed but not shocked the Ngāi Tahu representation bill was voted down.
A Christchurch art gallery has gifted its walls to Cantabrians to write messages of love in response to last month's mosque shootings.
A man who lost his father and saw others dead in March 15th’s Mosque terror attacks says ACC has refused to provide him counselling support.
Hundreds of people have sought free counselling following the Christchurch terror attacks.
Canterbury’s largest cherry orchard has scraped pick-your-own days after copping a sixteen thousand dollar loss in just one day.
Local artists are challenging perceptions of ‘madness’ and mental health by showcasing the power of pastel.
A second stage of riverbank restoration will take place along one of the city's most polluted rivers.
University students and a tenancy agency are calling for education and law changes after reports of violence and bullying in their flats.
A man who shot his ex-partner says he didn't mean to shoot his ex-partner.
A volunteer group says the Port Hills fires affected water quality in streams, causing aquatic life to die.
Developers of a new city centre orchard believe up to forty percent of Cantabrians are food insecure.
"There was yelling, and it was too scary, and I was yelling as well, I was trying to encourage myself and scare them."
Retirement village residents want "ugly" and "dangerous" trees gone.
The Suburbs rugby club has started a mentoring group as part of an initiative to reduce domestic violence and binge drinking.
Woman stabbed ex-partner, narrowly missing his heart, after becoming jealous of new relationship.
Mum won't let her children walk alone because of dangerous driving on her suburban street.
Organist Richard Hore plays outside his supermarket every weekend to fund his daughter's dream.
Researchers reveal removing willow trees is a possible solution for saving the endangered Kōwaro (Mudfish).
Environment Canterbury has announced it will install 124 solar panels at its Christchurch headquarters in Tuam St.
Former Human Rights Commission advisor blasts Housing New Zealand over needless evictions for meth contamination.
Up to 104 passengers are travelling to Kaikoura, Blenheim and Picton, on InterCity's new double-decker buses.
The Genesis Youth Trust has been selected to pilot a groundbreaking social investment bond.
The sacrifices of yesterday, commemorated today. Young and old remember the fallen at Upper Hutt's ANZAC service.