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A Christchurch city councillor says it's time to rethink how sporting events are funded in New Zealand, ahead of an extraordinary meeting in the city today.
Water levels have fallen in Marlborough, revealing the extent of the damage caused by heavy rain over the weekend. Audio
An insurance lawyer is rubbishing the Earthquake Commission's new disaster response model, saying it reinforces a power imbalance.
A woman who regularly visited an Oranga Tamariki facility that is being shut down says she feared her own young relative was being abused by staff. Audio
A long-running stoush over the last piece of land needed for the covered stadium is over, with agreement to move the NG building.
A prominent medical officer of health in Canterbury has resigned months after taking legal action for being dismissed by the region's district health board.
Canterbury's long-standing medical officer of health says battle lines have been drawn after he was not allowed to return to work.
People deported from Australia under its controversial 501 policy have officially launched their class action lawsuit against the Australian government.
Academics and activists say construction of a new airport and rebuilding a city in concrete and steel simply don't square with ambitions to become carbon neutral.
Dairy company Synlait has launched an investigation into one of its employees after allegations of white supremacist statements.
There was confusion at the Canterbury Regional Council meeting this morning, as it met to deliberate on its long-term plan.
Christchurch's plan to have 20,000 people living in the city centre within the next few years looks increasingly set to fail.
Transitional housing will be a key focus at Christchurch's redeveloped City Mission.
Nathan Smith was inside Masjid An-Nur when the shooting started on 15 March 2019. He sat down with RNZ reporter Anan Zaki to discuss his experience - and his call for more mental health support.
A man accused of threatening to attack two Christchurch mosques on the second anniversary of the city's terror attack is battling to keep his name secret.
Nearly two years on from the massacre at two Christchurch mosques, a sharp focus remains on Islamophobia in New Zealand.
The importer of a compostable coffee cup says it has spent two years trying to get Christchurch City Council approval.
It is among two options in Environment Canterbury's 2021-2031 draft long-term plan consultation document released this week.
The devastating 22 February 2011 earthquake forced 70 percent of the Christchurch CBD to be demolished and today locals are still faced with broken buildings and empty spaces.
Christchurch residents will again be asked to consider paying for their excess water use.
The Dunedin City Council has resorted to putting a helicopter in the sky as it scrambles to discover the source of lead poisoning to an east Otago water supply.
People in two coastal Otago towns are shocked at the length of time it took authorities to warn them about toxic levels of lead in their water. Audio
Precious wetlands in Kaikōura that have been drained and degraded for generations, are now being lovingly restored and protected. Video
The Department of Conservation says it is making good progress investigating a report of vehicles driving through a black-billed gull nesting colony in North Canterbury.
New Zealand athletes are pressing on with their preparation for the Tokyo Summer Olympics, despite ongoing doubts over the event due to Covid-19.