Thirty minutes after a Christchurch 16-year-old’s car was set alight in the early hours of the morning, he received a sinister Facebook message asking if it was “still for sale."
The return of their experienced front-rowers should help Canterbury attempt to keep their fading Mitre 10 Cup semi-final hopes alive against Otago in Christchurch tonight.
Lyttelton has been spelt incorrectly on a road sign once again.
A Christchurch man who docked the tails of six Jack Russell-cross puppies has been fined $900.
Rumours are rife in Hanmer Springs over the future of the town's Heritage Hotel - and whether it has a new owner.
A mysterious big black cat reportedly spotted at the Halswell Quarry last month may now be on the prowl in Heathcote Valley.
This is what the new Christ Church Cathedral, devastated in the February 22, 2011, earthquake, will look like when it is restored.
A teenager who was found unresponsive in a vehicle in Rolleston, in Canterbury, early on Sunday has died.
Reporter Louis Day canvassed Christchurch’s pubs to get a feel for the outcome of the general election on Saturday. But he got more than he bargained for . . .
Zane Thompson has turned our national sport into a card and dice based board game with all the intricacies of rugby built in.
Police have officially suspended the search for missing South Island woman Melissa Ewings.
Expensive Lego sets have become hot property for shoplifters in Christchurch.
A Christchurch woman looking for a flatmate online received a barrage of backlash after saying applicants had to be of “straight gender.”
The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found the actions of police were "appropriate" in relation to an incident which led to the death of a Christchurch pedestrian.
A Christchurch woman has been fined after Biosecurity New Zealand border staff discovered hundreds of seeds concealed in the lining of her suitcase.
Hours of practice has paid off for young Christchurch butcher Blair Wright.
After the death of her son in a car crash, Debbie McCormick struggled to leave the house or stop crying - but now her pet chihuahua is helping her to heal.
A cyclist who died last week after being hit by a van on a busy Christchurch road was just “metres away” from his home.
Members of the New Zealand Defence Force and police were called out after a historical weapon that fires explosive projectiles was found in Christchurch.
Plans for a new Kmart, along with a large retail, food and beverage complex, have been revealed for a Canterbury town.