The harvest of Perigord black truffles has started in Canterbury and a "price war" continues as values remain a third of historical prices.
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A proposed draft landscape master plan has been developed for a tapu Banks Peninsula reserve that was the scene of a massacre in 1830.
Christchurch couple Gen and Malcolm Long have dug deep to rescue the city's reserve and riverside tracks from weeds.
A landlord living in a sleepout behind her main rented house has been told to remove her garden furniture as she has no right to share the garden, laundry or mailbox with her tenants.
A high-tech factory in Rolleston that makes panels and modular parts for houses is shaking up the construction industry - but is battling to get buy-in to its non-traditional methods.
Pottery is seeing a resurgence in popularity, with sell-out classes at the Sumner Hub in Christchurch. Samantha Mythen finds out why it has become an epicentre of the community.
Cantabrians will have the chance to win a $22,000 Nissan Leaf 30G at the Home and Leisure Show from July 2-4 at Christchurch Arena.
A Selwyn township's residential area could grow by more than 80 per cent if plan change applications before the district council are all approved.
The Star Media Home and Leisure Show is known for attracting big crowds to Christchurch Arena over three days.
A Christchurch charitable trust that provides thousands of trees a year to community planting projects across the city is expanding its native nursery.
The latest OneRoof housing figures show that while some markets experienced a post-Covid buying frenzy that pushed prices to record highs, others don’t seem as hot.
Residents may still have time to convince Christchurch City Council to retain a piece of land for a community space in Halswell instead of selling it.
Many gardeners were horrified last week when an 80-year-old tenant at a Christchurch social housing property had her garden ripped up by authorities without warning.
Officials are taking action after myrtle rust was found on a mature hedge in residential Christchurch, marking a new southern point for the likely establishment of the disease.
Margaret Mahy's old book collection may go back to the community if a bid to purchase her former home and turn it into a space for locals and aspiring writers is successful.
Christchurch's plan to have 20,000 people living in the city centre within the next few years looks increasingly set to fail.