Two people have been critically injured in a motorbike crash in Christchurch.
A young Christchurch man in the throes of dying from a drug overdose thrashed about in distress while the person who gave him the drug filmed his demise and sent it to friends.
Canterbury organisations committed to protecting vulnerable native birds nesting at the Ashley Rakahuri River have grave fears for their survival with Crate Day looming.
An intellectually disabled man on intensive supervision with a history of violent and sexual offending now has temporary accommodation.
Canterbury mayors are backing the call for a $10.8 billion investment in local transport infrastructure.
Christchurch city councillors may hit pause on an upcoming independent hearings panel process on housing intensification.
St John did not have a plan to deal with a terror attack and there was a clear breakdown in communication between police and paramedics in Christchurch on March 15, an inquest has heard.
The couple behind a popular Canterbury Christmas light display, billed as the biggest of its kind in Australasia, are getting ready to switch it on this weekend.
Thieves have cleaned out a small Christchurch church where Tammy Wells - known by most Kiwis for her Briscoes ads - has been playing the organ since she was 13.
A spoof western movie, made by a group of Canterbury high school students in the 1980s and screened in 18 countries, is getting a relaunch.
All front-line police should be trained to enter a scene with an active armed offender, a US expert in counter-terrorism has told an inquest into the deadly attacks at two Christchurch mosques.
A plan to install traffic lights, turning bays, pedestrian crossings and cycle lanes at a busy Christchurch intersection will be discussed at a joint community board meeting on Monday.
An elderly woman who was unable to get out of a pool at the retirement home she’d recently moved into was found floating face down several hours after going for a swim.
Fans of legendary Irish musician Shane MacGowan may remember The Pogues wild 1988 Christchurch concert and the heated dressing room showdown that followed.
Road spikes were used to stop a vehicle involved in a high-speed police pursuit through Christchurch.
Crusaders legend Richie McCaw’s Instagram bio reads: “Husband, Father, Adventure Racer” and it appears the final title has got him into strife, landing him with a potential broken rib.
Sentencing of the South African doctor found guilty of murdering her three young daughters in Timaru has been delayed until early next year.
The St John staffer responsible for dispatching ambulances on the day of the Christchurch terror attack has apologised for mistakenly alerting police to an active shooter at the hospital's ED.