The skier who witnessed his fellow adventurer, compatriot,
and "great friend" plunge 600m to his death near the summit
of Aoraki-Mt Cook has given a first, harrowing account of
The family of an outdoor adventurer who fell 300m down a
South Island glacier are worried as she has yet to recover
consciousness after Sunday's accident.
A Canterbury school mourning the loss of a "devoted and
passionate" teacher who was accidentally run over and killed
by her husband last night.
Work to recover the 29 miners whose bodies are entombed in
the Pike River coalmine begins this weekend.
The family of murdered Ashburton mum Sina Nerisa Solomona is
glad her teenage killer has pleaded guilty today and saved
them from enduring a distressing murder trial.
New Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel has wasted no time in
calling for an independent audit of the crippled city's
Dedicated dad Craig Brook suffered 7,000 screaming, swooning
One Direction fans last night as the noise in the CBS
Canterbury Arena approached jet-plane engine levels.
A tiny Christchurch school that
today won a David vs Goliath legal battle against a
government-forced closure is hosting a victory party
The family of schoolgirl Jade Bayliss, murdered by double
child killer Jeremy McLaughlin in 2011, have welcomed his
lengthy sentence - but he has vowed to appeal.
The instructor in yesterday's
helicopter training crash has been praised for his quick
actions in averting a double fatality.
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