Farmers and landowners in the Canterbury high-country are being reminded to talk to Fire and Emergency NZ about their upcoming burn-off plans.
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Planting out a Christchurch park with native trees makes former Forest Service worker Owen Wright 'feel more alive' and forget his troubles.
Christchurch City Council is seeking feedback on four options for dealing with highly treated wastewater from Akaroa.
Kiwi chicks hatching in the remote southwest of Fiordland this breeding season have been given a chance of reaching adulthood following an aerial 1080 poison bait operation last month.
Max Key is the proud new owner of a $1.4 million Mt Albert house, bought with the support of the Bank of Mum and Dad.
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A number of rare and endangered pine trees have been planted inside the Christchurch Botanic Gardens.
Christchurch student Katherine Rutter has achieved the rare feat of having her research published in a national scientific journal.
Red-billed gull/tarapunga were once common around Christchurch waterways but are now at risk and declining, writes Avon-Heathcote Estuary Ihutai Trust manager Tanya Jenkins.
A goal of becoming self-sufficient in food and natural medicines has grown into a burgeoning business for a Banks Peninsula family.
The mayor and housing minister have opened a new community housing complex in Christchurch which features energy-efficient homes.
A historic Christchurch theatre and neighbouring properties are set to go under the hammer in August.
Old "lollipop" parking meters from a South Island city have sold like hot cakes in a fundraising move sparked by a council staff member.
An increase in tui numbers has been noticed in Canterbury as people check their gardens for the Annual Garden Bird Survey.
New data has revealed the financial impact of the lockdown on the nation's housing market and identified the best and worst-performing regions.