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Protesters are taking to the streets over Oranga Tamariki's practices - and are planning to do so almost daily.
A tourist who killed three people and injured four when he crashed his rental car near Tekapo has been ordered to pay $23,000 to his victims.
Just two weeks before the mosque attacks in Christchurch, the city welcomed its first contingent of refugees since the 2010 earthquake.
Two men convicted of the murder of Christchurch man Bradley Lomax in September 2017 will be in prison until at least late 2035.
First Person - The man charged with the Christchurch mosque attacks pleaded not guilty today. RNZ's Katie Todd was outside the court with victim's families and survivors. Video
A 33-year-old man has been arrested and charged with disorderly behaviour after a scuffle outside Christchurch's Justice Precinct this morning.
While Auckland City Council has become the latest to declare a climate emergency, four councils who have already made similar declarations are grappling with how to turn words into action.
Ten weeks on and with no funding coming in, a handful of volunteers still fill up to 40 rubbish sacks a day with waste, and are calling for government or an organation to help.
The 177-gram nugget Craig Douglas found could have fetched $25,000 as a display piece - but he almost ignored it.
Thousands of rogue rabbits are driving golfers hopping mad in a small, central Otago town.
One of New Zealand's largest recorded 'tree salvages' has been hailed a success in the aftermath of the Pigeon Valley fire.
A man who is one of the 'unruly' British tourists according to police has been sentenced for trying to leave the country on his brother's passport - and is promising to return to the UK.
Police are waiting for water levels to recede before they resume a search for a boatie missing in Fiordland National Park.
A man described by his grandfather as a dangerous white supremacist will remain in jail after two appearances in Christchurch District Court today.
Chinese-owned Cloud Ocean Water has been fined $750 and served two abatement notices after the Canterbury Regional Council discovered plastic beads on land surrounding its site and waste and wash…
After a roadside birth on Sunday morning near Lumsden - where maternity facilities were downsized recently - Southern District Health Board says it is "important for mothers and midwives to plan well…
Media were welcomed inside Christchurch Hospital's new $483 million Acute Services Building yesterday, for a glimpse inside the country's largest and most expensive hospital project to date.
Hundreds of people in four of the main centres are sharing stories about the damage racist views have on their lives. Video
A $100,000 reward has been announced for information about the murder of a 21-year-old woman in Christchurch in 1995 - the most the police have ever offered for such information.
Canterbury Regional Council became the first in the country to declare a climate emergency today, but neither councillors nor the activists behind the declaration can say whether it will lead to any…
Shock and anger is rippling through the rural Canterbury community after at least 40 graveyard plaques were stolen, desecrated and offered for sale as scrap metal.
Environmental lobby group Extinction Rebellion wants Christchurch councils to vote to declare a climate emergency.
Central Christchurch hospitality operators fear they could be heading into the toughest winter to date.
Timaima Tuilawa was sentenced to community work for failing to stop and check if anyone was injured, but wasn't held criminally responsible for the accident itself.
A 23-year-old man has been jailed for nine months, after his arrest during a spate of synthetic cannabis hospital admissions in Christchurch last year.