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Theives have cleaned out a small Canterbury church taking its brass alter pieces and other precious religious items that are likely to be melted down. Audio
Canterbury mayors are backing the call for a $10.8 billion investment in local transport infrastructure, but the government will need to help.
A former Christchurch City Council senior manager is returning to help the organisation, which has lost a number of senior staff in the last year.
An investigation is underway into the death of an inmate at Christchurch Men's Prison.
More people are using public transport in Canterbury, but there are not enough buses to keep up with growing demand.
A farming family in Banks Peninsula is playing its part in protecting the largest little penguin colony on mainland New Zealand.
Christchurch City Council has released an action plan to address the shortcomings found in an independent report into its Three Waters department.
Sheep farming and wool innovation took centre stage at the New Zealand Agricultural Show. The new Wool Zone section showcased the versatility of sheep and educated visitors on the myriad uses for… Audio
Consents been made to develop a $200m equine stud and equestrian centre next to Lake Hood in Ashburton.
A South Canterbury property found to contain asbestos is being treated and tested to manage the risk of it spreading before it is demolished.
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.
Vijay Singh unlawfully deducted money from his restaurant manager's wages, underpaid him, failed to pay him for holidays and leave, and under-recorded the hours he worked.
Council officials have closed part of a main street in the South Island town of Fairlie because of what they say is a severe risk of asbestos contamination from a burnt out building.
Vandals have smashed windows at the Beth-El synagogue, leaving Jewish community members scared for their safety.
A new Canterbury regional tourism plan has been endorsed by the local councils but there's no money to implement it.
Firefighters at the scene of Monday's Port Hills fire are stressing "vigilance" ahead of what is shaping up as an unpredictable summer.
Two companies had previously been allowed to extract billions of litres of water each year from Christchurch's aquifers using a decades-old consent granted for industrial use.
Three shops are gutted and a person is in hospital after an early morning fire in the south Canterbury town of Fairlie.
A vegetation fire burning on Christchurch's Port Hills has now been contained.
Dawn Baxendale is leaving for personal reasons, the council says.