It was the early hours of New Year's Day in 1997 when it happened.
Thrill-seekers will get a chance to head off-road on Sunday in the inaugural Ashburton Can-Am river run to raise money for St John ambulance.
Germany has agreed to return priceless stolen artefacts to Africa and Canterbury Museum is now facing pressure to do the same.
Newshub host Mike McRoberts became visibly emotional when his colleagues surprised him with a tribute to his journalistic career last night.
Hororata Domain is ready to glow on Saturday with a crowd of 10,000 expected at the Hororata Glow Festival.
A call has gone out asking people to come up with a name for a giant skateboard that will visit Canterbury in late May and June to promote the Tokyo Olympic Games.
People in Amberley could be enjoying their revamped public swimming pool by the end of the year after it was announced work will soon start on the $2 million refurbishment.
Christchurch's Antarctic Heritage Trust is on the hunt for five young people to take part in the first official expedition to cross a new 50km ski-touring route.
The hero of popular new Netflix miniseries, The Serpent, who is now living out his retirement in NZ says he found the show "absolutely gripping" - and "formidable" in its dedication to accuracy.
Christchurch will be lit up like the Pleiades during the inaugural Tīrama Mai event to celebrate Matariki this winter.
Frances McDormand has won her third Oscar, cementing her reputation as one of the best actresses of her generation, while Antony Hopkins picked up his second Academy Award and became the oldest recipient.
Six60 have made their history at Eden Park - and they've done it with a smile and before a crowd with an "electric" atmosphere despite intermittent showers.
Christchurch’s MulletMan and his partner, Mim, entertained a large crowd at the official opening of the Arrowtown Autumn Festival on Thursday.
The Court Theatre's 50th birthday celebrations kick off today with the launch of a new book that reveals there has been almost as much drama behind the scenes as on-stage at the Christchurch theatre.
Film star Joseph Gordon-Levitt has opened up about life in New Zealand and what it has been like experiencing the country's effective Covid-19 response.
'Considering Matthew Shepard', a poignant oratorio written by noted US choir director Craig Hella Johnson, will open in Christchurch on April 24.