The council has voted towards spending $220m of Government funding on a new multi-use stadium, despite being confronted by protestors.
It was a big day for Christchurch nature-lovers in the CBD on Saturday.
Loburn shooting trial nears its end as defence argues ex-partner was "difficult, frazzling and uncooperative" for weeks prior to shooting.
The Government is considering a proposal to toughen up laws around home-based early childhood education.
For the first time, New Zealand will have a month dedicated to theatre, showcasing home-grown talent.
Staff were shaken after an armed robbery overnight at a Caltex petrol station on Main North Road.
Emergency services are extracting 34,000 litres of fuel from a tanker that rolled into a paddock.
A Waiau farmer has been fined $34,000 for illegally clearing riverbed land on his property.
Scammers pretend to be Spark customer service, or police, to target elderley and vulnerable.
Dementia is hitting both the DHB and families hard, as the number of patients rise.
Cashmere High is looking to win a second championship on the trot in Canterbury's school competition final.
Motorcyclist killed in fiery crash on Aldwins Rd in Phillipstown, Christchurch.
Counselors, speech language therapists and other learning support specialists are demanding better pay and working conditions.
Extra staff will make a "real difference", says Canterbury police boss.
Learning support workers will be go on strike on Tuesday following last week's primary and intermediate school teacher strike.
Two women are facing a jury trial in the Christchurch District Court for burglary of a rental property booked online.
Teachers and students gathered in Cathedral Square to march for better pay and better working conditions
Kaiapoi police are offering free coffee and a chinwag at Waikuku Beach.
Parents and teachers prepare for the primary schools teachers' strike.
City council considers rates rise for Airbnb owners after complaints about the rising number of listings in Christchurch.
Shocking footage shows a car hitting a child on a bike at the Harewood Road roundabout near Bishopdale Mall.
"UV spaghetti" and talking trees D'Light Cantabrians at Botanic Gardens show.
New book about Addington details its rich history and local legends dating back to 1863.
One of the fastest growing schools in Christchurch faces zone changes under a new Government proposal.