Derelict properties in Christchurch's east are piled high with rubbish, infested with vermin, and sometimes covered with faeces - both humans and animals – and residents have had enough.
Home and Gardening
A South Island pig farmer has found a unique way to warn people wanting to buy a house in his rural neighbourhood that they may come across "outdoor sex" and "bad smells".
Tree stumps pre-dating human arrival in New Zealand have been unearthed in Halswell, providing new insights on the area’s history.
The pukeko, or swamp hen, are a well-known heavyweight native resident – with male birds weighing up to 1.1kg, writes Tanya Jenkins.
Confidence in the housing market has reached an eight-year high and is strongest in Canterbury, according to ASB's latest survey.
The Port Hills are still scarred after devastating fires burned across 2000 hectares of bush and farmland in 2017.
A 20-year-old South Island bird photographer has just landed his first international publishing deal with a London publisher.
In a world struggling to cope with Covid-19 and climate change looming over its shoulder, are Cantabrians looking for ways to become more self-sufficient?
The Star Media Home and Leisure Show, recently rescheduled for September 4 to 6, has been cancelled.
Canterbury’s largest Home and Leisure expo is still going ahead, having secured new dates – September 4, 5 and 6 – at Horncastle Arena.
There was a significant increase in the number of lifestyle properties sold in Canterbury last month.
A woman has died after she mixed two common household cleaning products together and inhaled the fumes while cleaning the bathroom.
Who would have thought there is a resident population of owls around the Avon-Heathcote Estuary, writes Tanya Jenkins.
Farmers and landowners in the Canterbury high-country are being reminded to talk to Fire and Emergency NZ about their upcoming burn-off plans.
Learn more about the in and outs of growing your own garden at a free series of expert talks in Christchurch.
Planting out a Christchurch park with native trees makes former Forest Service worker Owen Wright 'feel more alive' and forget his troubles.