Sirens from the horror film could be heard in St Albans, Riccarton and Hoon Hay.
Firefighters spent the early hours of Friday morning battling a suspicious blaze in a derelict building behind Christchurch’s historic McLean’s Mansion.
Christchurch’s Muslim community is relieved the man who killed 51 people and injured 40 others has pleaded guilty to all charges.
Confusion over whether you can go to the beach to ride the waves during the lockdown has been cleared up by police after clusters of surfers were spotted in Christchurch today.
People are being told not to break the rules of lockdown to engage in "casual or anonymous sex".
A man has died after being crushed by a boiler at his Christchurch workplace.
Canterbury University students are slamming the tertiary institution's response to Covid-19.
A Canterbury University student is in a critical condition after falling from a balcony at a UC hall of residence early today.
A van crashed into the side of a Christchurch bakery on Friday morning, causing extensive damage to the shop.
A person has been taken into custody after a police pursuit that began when a motorist crashed into several parked cars in Christchurch this morning.
A permanent alcohol ban for rugby league playing fields has been backed by Christchurch City Council.
Louis Day was part of The Star Christchurch reporting team that covered the mosque attacks almost a year ago. He catches up with some of the people at the heart of tragedy.
Christchurch and Milford Sound are more than 750km apart - but anyone leaving LAX could be forgiven for thinking they are the same place.
Holes have been cut into the sides of cows as part of an experiment at a Lincoln University research facility.
Noise complaints over the police Eagle helicopter are continuing to climb.
Canterbury police are appealing for information about a petrol station robbery in Timaru.
The National Remembrance Service on March 15 will now be held at Horncastle Arena in Christchurch, instead of Hagley Park as initially planned.
Christchurch police want to speak to anyone who may have witnessed a man being seriously injured in the central city on February 29.
Two people who fled police on foot after the vehicle they were in was seen driving dangerously in central Christchurch last night have been hunted down by the Eagle helicopter.
One person has been seriously injured in a crash on State Highway 79 in Canterbury.