The man who died after being hit by a car while cleaning guttering in a Christchurch shopping centre carpark has been named.
A Christchurch-based economist charged with one of NZ's biggest investment fund frauds - allegedly involving several rich listers - has admitted his offending.
Canterbury's schoolgirl rugby players and coaches were left feeling ignored at a recent event when the boss of a new sponsor company mentioned only male players in his opening speech.
A principal has been forced to take drastic measures to stop vaping at her school - with a photo shared on social media of her apparently peering under a toilet cubicle.
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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she is pleased with progress of the country's Covid-19 immunisation programme and received her first does of the vaccine today.
Former Christchurch mayoral candidate Stephen McPaike walked for 24-hours and clocked up 108km to prevent violence against men.
A planned standalone cycle and walkway bridge next to the Auckland Harbour Bridge has come under fire for its cost, and a newly released figure shows the cost of it could far outweigh the benefits.
New Zealand's travel bubble with New South Wales will remain open - despite three new community cases being reported in the Australian state in the past 24 hours.
A 22-year-old man is devastated at losing his $50,000 contract job after his MIQ stay was extended twice for reasons, he says, were out of his control.
Today, one man will get to hold his 18-month-old son, whom he hasn't seen since he was a baby. But his family's friends are having to explain to their six-year-old girl why waiting on a visa decision means she can't yet be reunited with her dad.
A Christchurch woman has celebrated becoming the city’s newest Lotto millionaire in true Kiwi style - a bottle of champagne and fish and chips for dinner.
The quarantine-free travel pause with the Australian state of Victoria has been extended for another five days.
Police have arrested a man after an aggravated robbery that saw a teenage girl and her father allegedly assaulted in their Christchurch home on Sunday.
Police have named a man who died after being hit by a falling object at a Christchurch business earlier this month.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has revealed details on how Kiwis will be able to book their Covid-19 vaccinations through a national system ahead of the general public rollout.
A child on Stewart Island has returned a weak positive Covid-19 test result and as a precaution an early childhood centre has been closed for the rest of the week.