Gillian Vine looks at some of spring’s less flamboyant beauties.
Home and Gardening
Christchurch mayoral hopeful Phil Mauger has raised questions about a city council survey to get ratepayers’ views on the planned water reforms.
A 4.125 hectare property on the outskirts of Ashburton that has been home to thousands of men and women over the years is going under the hammer.
A bidder from Christchurch was among those who vied for a small, three-bedroom Wanaka house that sold online last week for more than $2.1 million.
Hornby currently has an average 13.4 households per hectare, but Marc Duff says upcoming changes could see that density increase.
House price growth has slowed in NZ over the past three months, but Christchurch still recorded one of the strongest gains over winter.
New Brighton artist Nathan Ingram - also known as Dr Suits - is behind a vibrant new mural brightening up the east Christchurch red zone.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern opened six new one-bedroom state homes in Spreydon on Thursday afternoon.
A central city housing co-op, a Merivale home with a reflective pond, and an Opawa swamp house were among the winners on Friday night.
Residents are worried water from a rehabilitated Christchurch quarry could be leaching into the city's water supplies.
A sprawling property on the banks of the Avon River in one of Christchurch’s top suburbs has sold for well over $7 million - but the house will be bowled.
A NZ property listing originally advertised on Trade Me was looking for renters prepared to pay $400 per week for a room they could only use outside of the hours between 9am and 3pm.
A mass planting event to create a native forest corridor along Christchurch's Avon River will be held on Saturday.
A "vulnerable" elderly woman living in a retirement village is being targeted by other residents who have sent her an anonymous note attacking her gardening ability.