A shopping spree isn’t very common on a school day - but it was all part of a mall mission with meaning for a group of Christchurch students.
Christchurch-based anaesthetist John Hyndman calls his ventilator a "Toyota Corolla", compared to the "Rolls Royce" machines in NZ operating rooms and ICUs.
A goal of becoming self-sufficient in food and natural medicines has grown into a burgeoning business for a Banks Peninsula family.
A tourism company facing a downturn in cruise ship passengers has shifted its focus to heritage rail journeys on a 1915 steam train built in Christchurch.
The mayor and housing minister have opened a new community housing complex in Christchurch which features energy-efficient homes.
NZ was treated to a jaw-dropping sight yesterday as strange-looking UFO-like clouds hovered over the country.
By day Joanna Prendergast works as a psychiatrist, helping people in Canterbury struggling with mental health.
Indie band The Beths have announced a nationwide tour today and will perform in Christchurch in September.
NZ Defence Force soldiers have been training in choppers above Burnham Military Camp. NZ Herald senior journalist Kurt Bayer went along for the ride.
A group of Christchurch neighbours are at their wits' end over the late-night chanting, singing, drumming and preaching into a microphone coming from the church next door.
A Christchurch-based group's battle to stop fluoride being added to the water supply of two North Island townships cost the local council and government nearly $400,000.
In spite of the cold and dreary week, temperatures are expected to pick up again in Christchurch over the weekend.
Perpetually burning bushes, invisible kayaks and gramophones the size of houses are some of the weirdest New Zealand attractions that have to be seen to be believed.
The only one more excited about New Zealand's beloved soap returning to five nights a week than Shortland Street fans, is the show's star, Michael Galvin.
The prime minister says it's a "no brainer" for New Zealand families to have as much time with their young children as possible, as she marks today's extension to paid parental leave.
Banks Peninsula resident Leanne Fergusson has received an outpouring of support since being diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year.