Victims of a massive house explosion in Christchurch caused by a gas leak might have survived because they were close to the source of the blast.
An 89-year-old Highlanders fan is an angry Scotsman after a cyclist swiped his 50-year-old tartan hat from his head while he was riding his mobility scooter in Christchurch.
An Indian restaurant has been labelled insensitive for organising a "suicide curry" competition where diners who eat the hottest curry win.
A Christchurch tenant who made off with a stained glass window and smoked methamphetamine in her flat has been ordered to pay almost $12,000 to her landlord.
A man who bludgeoned a woman to death with an axe threatened to kill a prison officer while being served dinner, a court has heard.
Protecting endangered species from predators on a massive scale is the goal of the new Te Manahuna Aoraki project based in the central South Island, announced by Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage...
The Christchurch company proposing to fly unmanned aircraft over restricted airspace in Central Otago is considering going elsewhere.
Central Christchurch still bears the scars of the devastating 2011 earthquake but there are many buildings rising from the rubble.
An Environment Canterbury analysis of rabbit virus effectiveness shows the kill rate has met council expectations.
A man has died after a ride-on lawnmower rolled over on top of him near Akaroa. Police have confirmed that the man, aged in his sixties, died when the lawnmower rolled on his property on Jubilee Rd,...
Heavy snow is expected across parts of Otago this afternoon, but the MetService is no longer expecting snow to 200m or significant snow on Dunedin's Northern Motorway.
Environment Canterbury has announced its nutrient management and Waitaki plan change is a step closer.
Honing their skills on several different types of weapon at an annual training exercise weekend was a great opportunity for the region’s territorial army, the company commander says.
Mackenzie, Waimate and Waitaki district councils have joined together to say one councillor is not enough for South Canterbury, as Environment Canterbury (ECan) returns to a fully democratically...