There are 12 new confirmed cases of Covid in the community and one probable case, director general of Health Ashley Bloomfield says.
- The Super Rugby Aotearoa match between the Blues and Crusaders has been cancelled, but tomorrow's Highlanders-Hurricanes match in Dunedin will go ahead.
- A seafarers' charity in Lyttelton could fold unless the Government paves the way for consistent funding as the sector struggles through the global pandemic.
- Jacqui Turnbull was waiting in the line to watch the Crusaders play the Blues with her family last month when she collapsed.
A fish and chip shop owner heralded as an icon among Canterbury University students is retiring after 28 years.
- A new book about legendary Canterbury soldier Charles Upham argues he could've been awarded the prestigious Victoria Cross a staggering eight times during World War 2.
- Another Covid-19 testing centre opened in Christchurch yesterday to meet the huge demand after community transmission was confirmed in Auckland.
- Christchurch police need the public's help to find a missing 27-year-old man.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced Auckland will stay in level 3 for another 12 days and the rest of New Zealand will remain at level 2 for the same period.
- The man accused of murdering Constable Matthew Hunt in Auckland can now be named after a bid for continued name suppression was abandoned today.
- Long-serving National board member Roger Bridge has resigned from the party after it was discovered he used the alias 'Merv' to call talkback radio and complain about his party's candidate...
- A Covid-19 case linked to a Wellington noodle restaurant is linked to a Japanese traveller who is one of two people to recently test positive after leaving New Zealand.
An executive sous-chef and apprentice will be sharing their love of American-style smokehouse barbecues with Cantabrians at an upcoming summer school class.
- Police are targeting young Canterbury drivers who flout their licence conditions from this week.
- Financial hardship brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic is a key reason why residents of a Canterbury district owe more than $3.4 million in unpaid rates.
- A Canterbury pig vet says New Zealand pig farmers rate well when it comes to animal welfare.
The Super Rugby Aotearoa match between the Blues and Crusaders has been cancelled, but tomorrow's Highlanders-Hurricanes match in Dunedin will go ahead.
- A family member of the creator of the Super Rugby trophy damaged by the Crusaders during celebrations at the weekend has launched a stinging attack against the team.
- The next time the Silver Ferns play a test, it could be controlled by non-neutral umpires for the first time in several years.
- A decision has been made to cancel the final preliminary round of the ANZ Premiership regular season - but don't worry, the Mainland Tactix have already booked their place in the grand final.
- Hayley Holt has signed off from TVNZ's Breakfast, making an emotional dedication to the unborn baby she tragically lost this year and leaving her colleagues in tears.
- A fish and chip shop owner heralded as an icon among Canterbury University students is retiring after 28 years.
- The median property sale price increased in Canterbury last month compared to July last year.
A US police officer's heroic actions have gone viral after video emerged showing the moment she dragged in a man in wheelchair from the path of a speeding train, saving his life.
- Two cities in China have found traces of Covid-19 in cargoes of imported frozen food, local authorities say, although the WHO downplayed the risk of the virus entering the food chain.
- Pressure is mounting on the New South Wales government to release a report on the Covid-affected Ruby Princess cruise ship which stopped in Akaroa in March.
- Three people have died in a train derailment in eastern Scotland that left carriages overturned and piled on top of each other on a steep wooded slope.