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The daughter of a woman killed in the Canterbury Television building collapse says 13 years on families are still waiting for justice.
Canterbury Regional Council is investigating reports of a hideous smell plaguing Timaru.
A Christchurch resident says her bags are sitting packed by the door in case her family gets evacuated from the Port Hills wildfire again.
It has been another sleepless night for some evacuated Port Hills residents, some who have had close calls in the past.
Parts of history found buried under a cathedral in coffee jars will see the light of day again in a Christchurch exhibition this week.
Its chief social worker says vast advances have been made, while the minister responsible is not promising any more funding.
Fundamental requirements for children in Oranga Tamariki's care aren't being met, a new report says.
The company behind the plant in Christchurch is assuring residents it will be designed to manage any unpleasant smells.
A Christchurch residents' association says it wants to see for itself whether the council's new organics processing plant will emit a smell.
The Christchurch City Council has voted to consider a bid for a future Commonwealth Games.
Staff and patients at Christchurch Hospital are avoiding a brand new public car park because they cannot afford the fees or find it inaccessible.
Philip Arps, who has previously served time for sharing footage of the Christchurch terror attacks, was given 20 months for contravening a protection order and a threat.
Despite the axing of Auckland's plans, Greater Christchurch councils are hoping to keep their proposal going,
The New Zealand Cruise Association wants the government to help build safe cleaning facilities to reduce the number of cruise ships barred from entering the country's waters.
A Canterbury town is abuzz about a stranger jumping in to pay for items and then vanishing.
Hundreds of Cantabrians struggling to make ends meet will have a Christmas to celebrate, thanks to the kindness of strangers.
An Auckland man has resorted to treatment for an aggressive bone marrow cancer in Germany after local treatment options were unavailable or rejected by Pharmac.
Christchurch City Council has released an action plan to address the shortcomings found in an independent report into its Three Waters department.
Leah Scales, who also held the position of general manager of resources, had requested not to work her notice period and would not return to work following the end of her sick leave.
A woman who accused a man of raping her at Gloriavale was told there was no way she would ever marry. Audio
Jonathan Benjamin is charged with various sexual offences against children and young women.
A motel owner says a frightened staff member came to the aid of a critically injured person covered in blood who turned up at reception after being attacked in the street.
Pharmac's chief executive has apologised for making unprofessional comments about a journalist and stories of cancer patients struggling to self-fund essential medication.
Instead of spending time with her daughter, cancer patient Vickie Hudson-Craig is fighting Pharmac for drug funding to prolong her life.
Locals who live next to Christchurch's fire-damaged Bromley wastewater treatment plant say they are not surprised by a damning report into the council's management of the foul stench it gave off.