A Kaiapoi motorcyclist who died on a Pike River mine disaster memorial ride at the weekend has been remembered as an exceptional man with a heart of gold.
Low hanging cloud has disrupted at least 24 flights so far in Wellington today, including several to and from Canterbury.
A 16-year-old girl was allegedly stabbed after getting off a bus in Christchurch yesterday afternoon.
Firefighters remain at the scene of a scrub fire on the Port Hills and have helicopters on standby as a precaution after a flare-up overnight.
Christchurch City Council chief executive Dawn Baxendale has resigned from her $548,548 a year job, several months before her five-year contract runs out.
A cone-shaped home in Ilam has sold for the second time in just over a year - but for slightly less this time.
Four fire crews and three helicopters have managed to bring a large blaze on Christchurch's Port Hills under control.
A Canterbury grandmother has been fined $3700 for a chicken sandwich she bought at Christchurch Airport and forgot was in her backpack when she arrived in Australia.
A father and son motocross duo are showing off their aerial stunt-riding skills at the The New Zealand Agricultural Show this week.
With just over five weeks until Christmas, NZ Post is already ramping up its operations for what is expected to be a busy parcel delivery season.
The man who admitted killing Angela Blackmoore has repeatedly been accused of lying about the night he murdered the pregnant mother in her home.
The community can now give their feedback on a raft of proposed changes to several key intersections around Church Corner in Christchurch.
People enjoying Canterbury's open water this weekend are being urged to check before they dive, as many beaches and rivers remain unsuitable for swimming.
Criminal charges have been brought against a further six US police officers for failure to intervene in the fatal shooting of Christchurch-born Christian Glass.
An ambitious project to plant 10,000 native trees on Banks Peninsula is nearly halfway to its 2025 goal.
A former police officer in the United States has pleaded guilty to his part in the fatal shooting of a Christchurch-born man in Colorado.
A businessman with more than 100 convictions for dishonesty offending, including duping an elderly widow of $20,000 and ripping off a church, has had his jail term reduced.