Police have named the man who died in a boarding house fire in Christchurch on Monday.
Reality has hit Jason Alexander. He can't stop crying. He has barely slept. He can't "unsee" the images of his dead daughters.
A team will begin spot checking the contents of yellow wheelie bins in Christchurch next week in a bid to improve people’s understanding of what can be put out for recycling.
A young Christchurch man whose goals morphed from racking up centuries in cricket to scoring big in the property market says his story shows it's still possible to live the dream of home ownership.
A major police initiative has put a big dent into the number of burglaries committed in Canterbury over the holiday period.
Police have identified two alleged offenders they believe threw rocks through the windows of multiple homes in Christchurch late last year.
The fireworks display in Hagley Park will remain free of alcohol restrictions - only a month after a booze-fuelled Christmas in the Park led to several assaults.
The owner of a Christchurch pawn shop hit in an aggravated robbery is offering a $10,000 reward for the recovery of stolen jewellery.
A 50cm pounamu sculpture stolen from the Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa will go back on display - but with more security.