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Twenty-nine schools which were offered the government's funded lunch in schools programme turned down the free food.
A Ngāi Tahu organisation is hiring 10 young people to train up as future leaders and problem solvers.
Three RNZ reporters working in Christchurch on 22 February 2011 tell of their experiences on the day the earthquake hit, in part one Rachel Graham explains how she was mid-interview when the studio…
Palmerston North is the only city having a free public fireworks display on Guy Fawkes night, 5 November, this year, with many other locations dropping them all together, or holding paid events on…
Domestic cats in Kaikōura are laying waste to the eggs of a rare shore bird, the banded dotterel.
A former Canterbury DHB member, who went on to set up Canterbury's Charity Hospital, says the injection of $180 million to wipe the board's deficit will not solve the board's deeper problems.
Some of Christchurch's earthquake damaged red-zone land is another step closer to having some long-term decisions made about its future.
The Director General of Health was greeted by hundreds of protesters this morning when he arrived at a meeting with the beleaguered Canterbury District Health Board.
The niece of a man killed in the Christchurch mosque attacks says attending the sentencing of the killer will be an important part of the grieving process.
Police officers have been instructed not to leave keys in unoccupied cars after an incident in Southland in which a patrol car and two Glock pistols were stolen.
A Christchurch residents' group is calling on the council to dump the regeneration group currently tasked with the job of revamping their local shopping area.
The murder of pregnant 21-year-old mother Angela Blackmoore in Christchurch in 1995 has been described as a cold-blooded execution.
Eight more New Zealanders stranded in South America will return home today, while the first charter flight to repatriate German tourists stuck here has departed.
A man who believes the wrong person was convicted of his daughter's murder is hoping the new Criminal Cases Review Commission will provide a last chance for justice for his daughter.
The thousands of flowers and tributes to the victims of the mosque shootings that run along 150m of the outside of the Botanic Gardens are being removed.
A police prosecutor in Christchurch has been diagnosed with measles, and the Law Society is warning its likely they have come into contact with many people.
It can now be revealed that the man who murdered Nicole Tuxford in 2018 was found guilty of another murder decades earlier.
The country's spy agency was not involved in a police investigation into incidents involving a prominent critic of the Chinese government, the Minister of Police says.
Engineering New Zealand says it will reopen an investigation into the complaints made against Alan Reay, following a High Court ruling.
A Christchurch supermarket is using an ancient art to tackle a modern problem.
A mother whose disabled son was turned away from his local school because it said it couldn't cope with his disability hopes the introduction of new support roles will stop this from happening to…
Over the last two years Kris Herbert has been gathering audio of local children and interviewing long-standing Lyttelton residents on their experiences growing up in the town.
Students from one of Christchurch's most economically deprived suburbs will get free internet access at home under a trial scheme launched today.
The bird may be a common sight in other parts of New Zealand, but they have largely disappeared from lowland areas of Canterbury.
The final cost of rescuing an Australian soldier from Mount Aspiring is still unknown, but the Federated Mountain Clubs says a price should never be put on people's lives in deciding a rescue…