The government will pump $40m into improving quake-wrecked roads in Canterbury. Just how bad are those roads?
It won't be selling assets, is staunchly against chlorine, wants to decrease rate rises, and supports the multi-use arena.
Drug researchers, university students, almost 50 percent of politicians, even parts of his own party back drug testing. Why won't Winston?
It's been one year since the council launched its framework for achieving 20,000 central city residents. Now, staff say it "needs support".
With the digital age, law experts are pondering if a global agreement is needed for domestic suppression laws to be respected worldwide.
New Zealand rally drivers are welcoming news that a World Rally Championship event might return to the North Island next year.
Vaping could soon be more popular as the Ministry of Health launches another campaign to get people to quit smoking.
Christchurch's Town Hall complex has taken another step forward in its restoration with the James Hay Theatre now open for business.
After a recent spate of violence on the Israel-Gaza border, groups in NZ have asked for different stances from our government.
Akaroa lost its hospital to the Christchurch earthquakes and now, nearly eight years on, a proper health centre is nearing completion.
The heritage-listed Duncan's Building on High Street should open as a "thriving little hub" in a month, the project's developer says.
Vicki Buck said after a presentation from climate activists that the council is exploring the idea of lowering the 2050 carbon-zero target.
A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum non-parole period of 13 years and six months for murdering a teenager in 2018
A local Christchurch group have called on the Christchurch City Council and Environment Canterbury to declare climate emergencies.
New Australian social media laws aren't the solution to problems highlighted by March's terror attack in Christchurch, NZ experts say.
A pedestrian has been hit by a car on the corner of Marshlands Road and Shirley Road this morning.
The Wood Brothers Mill has been closed since the 2010 quakes, but a structural engineer owner has given it a new lease on life.
A recent survey of over 5000 gun owners revealed that 90% of them felt the Government was treating them unfairly with gun law reforms.
Problems with the new streaming platform left motorsport fans unable to watch a replay of Formula 1 qualifying, but Spark
A 21-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to grabbing a large kitchen knife and stabbing a woman at a party in 2017.
Imam Gamal Fouda survived the shooting and says "the world can see in us an example of love and unity."
The company is facing pressure from the advertising industry and the Privacy Commissioner about moderating its live-streaming service.
The inquiry would look at the intelligence service, communications security bureau, as well as police, customs and immigration agencies
‘He wasn’t so lucky’ – friends recount death of sportsman in Christchurch mosque shootings.
The club's owner - who donates angel coffins to grieving families - just feels sadness after nearly $3000 of tools were taken by burglars.
Extinction Rebellion's methods of protesting are directly inspired by the successful movements of Martin Luther King and Gandhi.
In her view hospitality is a low-paying industry rampant with illegal exploitation and unreported sexual harassment, and she has decided to
A sex abuse survivors advocate wants the school to be "honest, open, and transparent" about any historic cases of sexual abuse.
The popular childrens play-centre will re-open in the Turanga centre on October 12.
Suicide survivor wants to use World Suicide Prevention Day as a starting point for conversation.
A police car took the brunt of the damage after police disrupted a meetup.
Richie Mo'unga will start No. 10 against Argentina, and his former high school coach is feeling confident.
A re-homing programme involving private landlords has housed 20 homeless people since May.
"Decision is, at best, a missed opportunity, and at worst, straight negligence," says city councillor.
A man accused of shooting his ex-partner told police he didn’t know the gun was loaded a court has heard.
Mackenzie District Council has asked the Government for $801,548 from the Provincial Growth Fund in order to conduct a feasibility study.
Christchurch's new bishop hopes the cathedral will create a "fabulous inner city with a mix of old and new".
An Auckland professor is warning against a developing healthcare 'catastrophe.'
E tū is calling for Government action to ensure that immigrant workers are supported in New Zealand.
Suicide prevention worker Jason Tata urges people to talk as Canterbury suicide rate rises.
A transport planner has a straightforward idea on how to stop congestion on the new bus-filled Manchester Street.
St Andrews College are the favourites in Friday night's Secondary Schools premier hockey final against defending champions Christ's College.
18-year-old Marcus Armstrong will contest the seventh round of the Formula 3 Championship in Italy
Kathmandu's flagship store has been targeted in what appears to be a robbery.
Rugby star is putting his long-term health at risk by continuing to play rugby, says medical rehabilitation expert.
Burwood resident driven to move from area over inaction on New Brighton Rd flooding.
A scientific insight into unexplored aspects of healthcare may help New Zealander's with chronic fatigue syndrome, according to one doctor.
Woman allegedly used a pair of garden secateurs to assault an elderly Papanui couple in their home on Monday.
City councillors unanimously oppose proposal for Government-appointed water authority.
Metroinfo is planning to re-route the 44 Shirley bus, but Mairehau residents are "almost unanimous" in opposition.