Another weather blast in Christchurch on Wednesday afternoon saw lightning strikes around the airport which led to aircraft being held on the tarmac.
A fleeing driver accused of trying to shoot dead police officers today claimed he was goading police into shooting him dead in a desperate suicide attempt.
Police have released the name of the Canterbury man who died after his vehicle was struck by a falling boulder near Murchison.
The proposal to build six permanent lights at Christchurch's Hagley Oval has received a record-breaking number of submissions.
Riccarton Rd retailers will get a break over Christmas from the road works which have been taking place since the start of the year.
More wild weather is set to hit Christchurch on Wednesday as parts of the city continue to recover from the tornado and hailstorm which struck two days ago.
A 32-year-old Christchurch man has been jailed for threatening to kill his ex-partner while he squeezed her neck in a headlock.
Members of the public only have a few days left to provide feedback on the planned repairs to the Beach Rd sea wall in Akaroa.
Some South Island women working in transport industries are dehydrating themselves because they can't access a toilet at work, says a union.
Ministry of Social Development offices across Canterbury were in lockdown after an "alleged threat" was made to staff.
A man who used an axe to break into a computer store in Rangiora on the day of the owner's wife's funeral has been arrested.
A troubled youngster who's been closely watched by authorities ever since he was caught plotting a 2017 terror attack in Christchurch is back behind bars.
A low decile early childhood centre in Christchurch is set to stop providing lunches to its children due to what it says is insufficient Government funding.
The bid to stop a liquor store from opening in Christchurch may get a boost from the local community board.
Contractors are continuing to clean up asbestos debris covering Brisbane St near central Christchurch after a tornado ripped through the area on Monday.