Police are now investigating complaints of fraud against race horse trainer Mitchell Kerr allegedly involving hundreds of thousands of dollars.
The small kiosk that maintained a police presence in Christchurch's Cathedral Square for decades is going to the wrecking ball.
Is Lyttelton truly haunted? Reporter Samantha Mythen compiles some of the scariest stories to come out of the port town.
While 13-year-old fluffy tabby Max has no injuries after being stuck high up in a tree, the same cannot be said for his human rescuers.
The Queen has sent a message to Christchurch on the 10th anniversary of the 2011 earthquake that claimed 185 lives.
A Christchurch couple have got married at the site of the bride's former family home deep in the city's red zone.
Mark Bone should be dead but instead the Christchurch man will soon be lining up for the Banana Boat New Zealand Ocean Swim Series.
The police dive squad has now joined the search for a man who failed to return from the Waimakariri River on Saturday night.
An elderly man has been rescued by a neighbour from his burning two-storey house in the Christchurch suburb of Parklands this morning.
A person had to be cut free from a vehicle after a head-on crash on State Highway 1 in South Canterbury this morning.
Father-of-two Mark Ford was getting ready to compete in an ultra-marathon when he woke up unable to speak, walk or control his emotions.
A 27-year-old man has been arrested in relation to the theft of a puppy from outside a Christchurch dairy earlier this month.
A home-made jet boat was stolen last week after the trailer it was being towed on had a puncture at a Canterbury intersection and the owner left to get it fixed.
The professional rugby opportunity of a lifetime ended up resembling a near-death experience in France for a Crusaders assistant coach.
A young Christchurch motorist caught drink driving and immediately suspended for 28 days returned later in a taxi to get his car back - and ended up crashing it.
Police had to deal with almost double the normal number of disputes between neighbours in Christchurch over the Christmas and New Year period.
Neighbours of a Christchurch retirement village may soon be free of a foul stink coming from its laundry which has been plaguing the nearby area for close to a decade.
Christchurch police are appealing to the public for help to find a 40-year-old woman who has been missing for two weeks.