Christchurch & Canterbury

05:48
Mainland Netball in Canterbury is scrapping rep teams for year seven and eight players – Margaret Foster is outraged by the decision.

Watch: 'I was completely horrified' – Silver Ferns great bemused by decision to scrap rep teams

Mainland Netball in Canterbury is scrapping rep teams for year seven and eight players.

04:37
Bishop Victoria Matthews sits down with Seven Sharp to explain why Christchurch Cathedral's future is still uncertain after six years.

Exclusive: 'Attacks have been brutal and insensitive' - under-fire Bishop speaks about six-year delay to sort out Cathedral

Bishop Victoria Matthews sits down with Seven Sharp to explain why Christchurch Cathedral's future is still uncertain after six years.

02:02
Meanwhile, plans for what could be New Zealand's biggest water bottling plant have been revealed to 1 NEWS.

Labour says selling off water with no royalty is 'wrong'

1 News revealed plans for what could be NZ's biggest water bottling plant.

00:46
Crews were called from around Canterbury to deal with the fire near Loburn.

Video: Shed containing honey equipment goes up in flames

Crews were called from around Canterbury to deal with the fire near Loburn.

00:10
The fire is being tackled by multiple fire crews after taking hold in a shed this afternoon.

Video: Firefighters battling blaze at Canterbury honey business

The fire is being tackled by multiple fire-crews after taking hold in a shed this afternoon.

01:54
EQC refused to pay a temporary accommodation supplement to the man unless he signed a confidentiality agreement.

Christchurch senior citizen resolves stoush with EQC, but still feels bullied

Colin Feneck was on the verge of being thrown out of his temporary accommodation as EQC halted rent payments.

01:29
Matt Bush says he was just trying to get home, while Christchurch police are defending the actions of officers outside a party at the weekend.

Student knocked to ground by policeman 'caught up' in action to disperse partygoers

Matt Burns wants answers from police but they say he was caught up in officers' action to disperse the crowd.

Sarah Bassett and Owen Murray.

Missing Christchurch teens found safe and well

Police say Owen Murray, 18 and Sarah Bassett, 17 have not been located.

Breaking
Missing Ashburton girl Mary Hamilton.

Missing 11-year-old Ashburton girl found safe and well

Police have confirmed Mary Hamilton was found safe and well and thanked the public for their help to find her.

02:01
Harry Speath's ex-wife disappeared with their two children more than two years ago - and he's had no contact since.

'Forever hopeful' - Queensland dad lands in NZ in desperate hunt for children

Harry Speath's ex-wife vanished with their children over two years ago and he's had no contact since.

03:22
Director Carolyn Robinson's third music video introduces you to Neil MacLeod, a hugely talented pianist and songwriter.

Listen: Christchurch's young piano man will send shivers down your spine

Director Carolyn Robinson's third music video introduces you to Neil MacLeod, a hugely talented pianist and songwriter.

02:01
Harry Speath's ex-wife disappeared with their two children more than two years ago - and he's had no contact since.

'I'm always hopeful' - Queensland dad lands in NZ in desperate hunt for children

Harry Speath's ex-wife disappeared with their two children more than two years ago - and he's had no contact since.

Child abduction bid in Christchurch prompts police warning to stay vigilant

A man in a van tried to abduct a child walking to Queenspark School.

03:33
Monique McLennan rebuilt herself after her terrifying experience and is now winning international pin-up competitions with her old-fashioned glam style.

Near-death quake experience spurs survivor to pin-up glory

Monique McLennan has just been crowned Miss Viva Las Vegas, the pin-up equivalent of Miss Universe.

'Highly infectious' - measles warning issued in Canterbury

The warning from health officials comes after a Christchurch man contracted measles while holidaying in Bali.

02:05
The announcement ends nearly 130 years of meat processing in the small mid-Canterbury town.

'Pretty sad faces' - Silver Fern Farm employees react to potential closure of Ashburton meatworks plant

Over 360 jobs are on the cutting block at the Fairton sheep processing plant.

'Very unusual hole in the clouds' captured in Kaikoura

Kaikoura's John Vasta described the moment he saw the cloud formation as a "once in a lifetime event."

Shanghai Maling want to invest more than $250 million in the struggling company.

More than 350 Silver Fern Farms employees set to lose their jobs at Ashburton sheepmeat plant

A slump in sheep processing numbers is forcing the company to close the plant.

Tertiary institute has registration cancelled by NZQA over 'poor quality education'

Linguis International Institute has 81 students in Auckland and Christchurch.

Lyttelton, New Zealand - January 22, 2005: A Blue Star ship loads and unloads at Cashin Quay, the main container wharf at Lyttelton, which is the port for Christchurch. The port suffered considerable damage during the last Christchurch earthquake, There is a major project currently underway to restore and upgrade the port infrastructure.

Global WannaCry ransomware cyber attack spurs Lyttelton Port to plan 'urgent' outage

The outage will give the port's system the required security to respond to the threat.

'I got a new radio!' - Christchurch character 'Radio Ron' stoked with his surprise gift

'Radio Ron' is an institution in the city, walking around with a radio on his shoulder.

00:36
Wagons were pulled by a digger through the tunnel, then lifted by a crane onto the back of trucks today.

The train that's been stuck in a tunnel since the Kaikoura quake finally begins return journey

Wagons were pulled by a digger through the tunnel, then lifted by a crane onto trucks.

Public masturbator on the run after fleeing police in Christchurch car chase

Members of the public raised the alarm after spotting the man.

185 people lost their lives when the 6.3 quake hit the city in 2011.

Legionnaire's link with Christchurch quakes ruled out

Thirty silt samples were collected randomly from locations within Christchurch's metropolitan area.

Port Hills helicopter crash: Killed pilot's father says report 'doesn't change anything'

A report released today found the crash was caused by an empty monsoon bucket hitting the tail rotor.

00:30
The stand in Crusaders captain is confident his side can nullify the Hurricanes player's running and kicking game this weekend.

Watch: Did Matt Todd just give away the secret to extinguishing Beauden Barrett's brilliant Super Rugby form?

The stand in Crusaders captain is confident his side can nullify the Hurricanes player.

Teen girl approached by unknown man in Christchurch

A man in his 40s or 50s approached a 16-year-old suspiciously on Main South Road in Hornby last night.

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