Amateur stargazers in Christchurch will soon get the chance to observe the solar system through the restored 158-year-old telescope on top of the Arts Centre.
'Heartbreaking, awful and horrible' is how 88-year-old John Butcher’s family have described his death from Covid-19. His daughter Rowena Higginson shared their story.
Christchurch author Gavin Bishop has taken out the Margaret Mahy Book of the Year award for the fifth time.
SPCA inspectors seized about 20 spoodles at a Christchurch property this week - and an investigation has now been launched into the activities there.
A woman planning to fly from Christchurch to Auckland and on to Singapore is crossing her fingers she won't be among the thousands of Air NZ passengers getting their flights cut.
A Christchurch polytechnic is about to launch what it has called a first-of-its-kind trades course in te reo Māori.
A Canterbury motorist was on his way to work when he felt a sense of dread as he ran to a car that had just crashed into a ditch.
Frustration is growing among residents as derelict buildings continue to sit vacant in New Brighton.
Talented young Medbury School kart racer Zach Tucker has passed another career goal - winning overseas on his first attempt.
Five contenders have so far confirmed they will run to become mayor of Christchurch with nominations due to close at noon on Friday.
The development of West Melton may be restricted as Christchurch Airport proposes moving its air noise contour to the township.
The victim's family have repeatedly opposed the killer's release, particularly to Christchurch, Otago or Southland.
An infamous prison escapee and murderer was in the High Court at Christchurch this morning taking legal action against Corrections for refusing to allow him to wear a necklace in prison.
When Christchurch radio host James Daniels and his wife decided to hitch a ride in the Cook Islands, they didn't expect their driver to introduce himself as one of Rarotonga’s most notorious criminals.
Plane spotters and space enthusiasts wanting a final look at NASA's flying telescope, SOFIA, should get their chance at Christchurch Airport on Thursday.
Sam MacDonald has placed his Parliamentary ambitions on hold to ideally broaden his local government experience following October’s Christchurch City Council elections.