A Christchurch man who flouted Covid-19 lockdown rules has had his conviction quashed after a fundamental error was made by a duty solicitor and judge.
Two more men have been arrested in relation to three serious assaults outside a Christchurch bar in March.
There are calls to scrap a policy allowing prisoners to be handcuffed before and after giving birth following an incident in Christchurch - but the prison officers' union says it is needed to protect staff.
It’s customary to get straight back in the saddle after a setback - but 70-year-old Canterbury harness driver-trainer Kevin Townley is not sure if he will ever climb into a sulky again after his latest accident.
Winter is well and truly on the way with temperatures set to drop in Christchurch and weather warnings issued across the South Island.
When 'Rubberband Boy' Shay Horay's dog got glass in his paw during a walk at Godley Head, the Lyttelton comedian put out a call for help to clean the area up.
Ellie Haines, a 29-year-old Instagram influencer from Canterbury, is pulling the plug on online body shaming.
The holy month of Ramadan is coming to a close - and it has been an especially significant one for Muslims directly affected by the Christchurch mosque terror attacks.
A post match event for the defeated Chiefs ended with alleged nudity, vomiting and a trail of noisy carnage in a Christchurch hotel.
The first flight from Sydney to NZ since the travel bubble was temporarily paused last week landed in Christchurch this afternoon.
James Daniels will leave his role as a Christchurch city councillor, triggering a potentially costly by-election, to co-host Newstalk ZB Afternoons with Simon Barnett from mid-July.
The Eating Disorder Association is furious over a Canterbury DHB mental health specialist's "dangerous" comments that patients sometimes adapt to their disorder over time.
A $3.3 million complex with six new rental apartments, office space and a health clinic will open on Wednesday at the old Māori trades training hostel site in Christchurch.
Heavy rain is forecast to hit Canterbury from Monday night, causing streams and rivers to rise rapidly and possible surface flooding and slips, the MetService says.
The United States has joined the Christchurch Call to Action to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online.
Former Christchurch Star photographer John McCombe died at his home last week, aged 75. Former colleague Dave Cannan, assisted by several past workmates, compiled this tribute to their old friend.
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and French president Emmanuel Macron will co-chair a Christchurch Call leaders' summit next week.