A youth councillor who attempted to take her own life has spoken out about the mental health system, saying it is desperately outdated and shows no signs of improving.
Niraj Nilesh Prasad will serve more than 18 years in prison for a rage-fuelled hammer attack on his ex-wife's new partner at his Christchurch home last year.
Canterbury Rowing Club members will finally be able to celebrate the club's 160th anniversary this weekend.
When Niraj Nilesh Prasad bludgeoned Faiz Ali to death with a hammer in Christchurch, he was on bail, subject to a protection order and a trespass notice.
Yabba dabba doo will echo through the Southern Alps on Saturday as a Canterbury teacher aide rides her modified 50cc Yamaha in the Scooter Safari.
A trial date was set in the High Court at Christchurch today for a group accused of being involved in a South American drug smuggling ring that allegedly brought 50kg of cocaine into NZ.
About 260,000 people around the world log in every day to play a new online video game developed by Christchurch studio Digital Confectioners.
Vote for the young artist whom you think should create a mural on the youth outpatient building at The Princess Margaret Hospital.
There are 1165 new cases of Covid-19 in Canterbury today and another two virus-related deaths have been reported in the region.
Business is booming at Christchurch trading card shops thanks to a popular NZ fantasy game. Sam Smith, who runs Sydenham's FAB Armory, explains how he recently sold two cards for $35k each.
Severe weather and freezing conditions are on the way with the overnight temperature set to drop to 0 deg C in Christchurch and -4 at Aoraki/Mt Cook.
Two commemorative plaques at Halswell Quarry appear to have been stolen, leaving the community that looks after the area frustrated and confused.
The birds have winged it, humans want to leave and even the midges appear to have flown away from the foul-smelling wastewater plant in east Christchurch.
Concerns are growing for the well-being of a 14-year-old Christchurch girl who has now been missing for a week.
A vehicle crashed into a barrier on the Christchurch Northern Motorway this morning, causing delays for southbound commuters.
A Christchurch social worker on the front line of tackling poverty and health issues in Pacific communities has a strong message for the government.