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A Syrian-born woman whose husband and son were killed in Friday's terror attacks says her family was told New Zealand was the safest country in the world.
Lyttelton will today farewell a renowned local historian, polar adventurer and recipient of the Antarctic Medal. Audio
Christchurch City Council will reduce the level of chlorine in the city's water to try and fix the smell and taste issues raised by locals.
The brother of a Christchurch man who disappeared a year ago today says it's been a year from hell.
Technical experts from around the world are meeting on the West Coast today to plan manned re-entry of the Pike River Mine.
The Grey district's long-serving mayor Tony Kokshoorn has announced he'll retire from politics next year when his current term ends.
A lawyer representing Canterbury homeowners with failed EQC work says claims by Gerry Brownlee that their repairs were not botched are outrageous.
Takaka business owners say they have empty cafes and motels and everyone is hurting after Cyclone Gita closed the main route to Golden Bay.
A Christchurch babysitter has been found guilty of the manslaughter of a one-year-old baby who was in her care. Video
Mental health advocates in Christchurch say more distressed and suicidal people are coming to them for help because they can't get into specialist hospital services.
The government is to spend more than $230 million improving State Highway 1 on either side of Kaikōura and creating a new cycleway.
One of the country's leading aviation medics says many GPs who have patients who are pilots are ignorant about what health conditions they should report to the Civil Aviation Authority.
Pay parity - and the "gross" state of some worksite portaloos - are up for discussion at a Women in Construction forum in Christchurch today.
It's Christmas time and the season of pine trees and boughs of holly. But where do New Zealand's natives fit on the Yuletide calendar?
Aranui High School will merge with three local primary schools to form a super school.
A Lake Tekapo kayak hire operator "reacted very slowly and in a confused way and that led to people dying".
Kaikōura was once a sleepy village where people stopped for "fish and chips or a pee'' on their way to somewhere else. What changed? Video
Midwives have agreed to negotiate with the government over gender pay parity, just days out from a scheduled court case.