There was a big decrease in the number of houses sold across New Zealand over March - but the Canterbury market has not grounded to a halt.
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A flock of New Zealand's rarest forest birds has been released into the Canterbury high country as part of a recovery programme for the species.
Residents and staff at a Christchurch rest home have got into the Anzac spirit, in spite of being stuck in lockdown.
Celebrations have been a little unusual during the lockdown - and it's no different for Christchurch's Aldy Butcher as she counts down to her 100th birthday.
A retirement village in Christchurch has taken part in a charitable campaign to honour murdered British backpacker Grace Millane.
Turley Farms Chertsey, in the heart of Canterbury, is among a growing number of farms turning to sunflowers as a rotation crop to use between plantings.
Among the first regulations National would scrap, if elected, would be Labour's proposed rental regulations and the newly introduced heating standards, leader Simon Bridges says.
A small brigade of protesters have reached Parliament's grounds with a key message to politicians over tiny houses.
Climate change is throwing beech forests out of synch, a new study co-authored by a Canterbury University scientist has found.
Countdown is trialling the sale of produce wrapped in paper rather than plastic as part of a 10-week programme to test the viability of reducing plastic.
Health officials have launched a campaign aimed at gardeners after two suspected legionnaire’s disease deaths in the South Island recently.
Parts of Banks Peninsula are now so dry that level four water restrictions have been introduced in a bid to take pressure off the dwindling supply.
A passionate Canterbury rugby fan is behind a bid to raise $150,000 to bring a Chinese artist's metal sculpture of Richie McCaw to Christchurch.
Police have warned the public to be wary of scammers offering maintenance work - often roofing - who are overcharging for incomplete or poor work.
A photograph of a strange-looking bird in a Dunedin backyard is causing a flutter in birding circles.