Christchurch & Canterbury

Person in critical condition after being hit by bus in Christchurch

The accident took place on Main North Road in Redwood around 8am.

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Six injured, four seriously, as car and campervan collide on SH1 north of Timaru

Emergency services were called to the scene at Orari at 3.40pm.

Research presented at a sleep conference includes results from an Australian survey

Ridesharing service Ola to begin operating in New Zealand early next month

Ola is looking for drivers from Tuesday, and hope to begin taking on customers next month.

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One man has been arrested following one fatal stabbing in Christchurch.

Man charged with murder after woman fatally stabbed in Christchurch - 'the tone of this neighbourhood has changed'

A 31-year-old man is also in a serious but stable condition after being stabbed before 8pm last night.

Gabriele Chiaro, a senior engineering lecturer at Canterbury University, said 3.5 million used tyres were sent to landfills or dumped each year in New Zealand.

Canterbury engineer hopes to quake-proof buildings with old tyres

The system would not only absorb the shock, but also prevent damage.

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Detective Inspector Scott Anderson spoke about the incident on Ilam Road.

Man charged with murder after fatal stabbing of woman, 28, in Christchurch

Another man, a 31-year-old, remains in Christchurch Hospital in a serious condition after the incident.

Police were called to a stabbing on Ilam Rd in Christchurch. One woman was killed and another man is in critical condition.

Woman dead, two other people critically injured in Christchurch stabbing

Police were called to Ilam Road about 7.50pm on Saturday.

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A uni student is claiming the university’s has collected over $1 million in parking fees.

Canterbury University threatened with legal action by one of its students over car parking fees - 'you are going into debt over this'

Law student Kelly Phillips has accused the university of cashing in on staff and students' parking fees.

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The festival decided to ban moko after complaints about incorrect use, but it has left some in the school community upset.

Furore erupts after young kids wearing temporary moko told they couldn't perform at Christchurch Cultural Festival

The festival decided to ban moko after complaints about incorrect use, but it has left some in the school community upset.

Historic sex abuse victim calls for sacking at prestigous St Bede's college in Christchurch

He accused the rector of not removing a teacher who sexually assaulted him years ago.

Terminally ill patients at Timaru hospice unable to sleep because of local racers

One man says he's constantly being disturbed by burnouts as drivers use "stretch of road as a race track".

University of Otago announces new $150 million building in Christchurch

The University aims to complete the new building by 2022, in time for the 50th anniversary of the campus.

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The key message is a new sports arena should not only have a roof, but also a retractable playing field.

Christchurch City Council gives $220 million covered multi-use arena the green light

The Crusaders Super Rugby team are among those who will benefit.

Auckland, New Zealand - January 11, 2014: New Homes on January 11, 2014. House prices are booming around New Zealand - with the average price of an Auckland city home rocketing to $735,692.

Auckland’s median house price increases for the first time in six months

Excluding Auckland, the media house price went up 6.2 per cent annually with three regions breaking records.

The National MP for Ilam strongly denies what he calls “outrageous accusations”, saying he was just doing his job.

Gerry Brownlee defends phone call to law firm in which he's accused of bullying junior solicitor

The National Party MP rejects many of the claims the firm has made and told RNZ's Morning Report he was not angry or ranting during the call.

BERLIN, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 10: British dance act Rudimental perform at Lollapalooza Berlin on September 10, 2017 in Berlin, Germany.(Photo by Ant Palmer/Getty Images)

British dance group Rudimental coming to New Zealand to headline festival

The chart-toppers will perform at Christchurch's Electric Avenue music festival in February.

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The Government has launched a plan to tackle child poverty but firms and charities are helping pick up the slack.

School lunch scheme for hungry Christchurch kids is revived

The lunchbox scheme was financially stretched but has been taken up by another enterprise.

Christchurch car meetup organiser says police 'baited' them into attacking a cop car

The organiser of the event on Saturday has asked people attending in future not to touch police vehicles, and says issues around rubbish will also be addressed.

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Three people were injured in the incident on Gloucester Street at around 8.55am.

One person critically injured after car being hit by car in Christchurch

The incident occurred on Gloucester Street at around 8.55am.

Cop car's bonnet stomped during out-of-control car scene event in Christchurch

Footage posted online from the event show crowds of people numbering in the hundreds, with many drivers taking turns to do burnouts and skids.

Mum's desperate solution to escape mouldy, rotting Dunedin home

Rose said she was forced to seek emergency housing to escape a damp home which made her family sick.

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The decision to fire John Roper follows a security review that found substandard management practices.

Christchurch Men's Prison boss sacked over illegal spying on inmates

John Roper was sacked after a security review found substandard management practices.

Do you know this knife-wielding man who robbed Thai restaurant in Christchurch of a significant amount of cash

Canterbury Police released two images of man in the restaurant at the intersection of Shirley and Hills Roads.

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A year ago Sumner residents decided to do something about the vermin infestation, trapping hundreds in a bid to save wildlife, and their homes.

Residents fighting back after rats run rampant in Christchurch’s Port Hills - 'filthy little fellows'

A year ago Sumner residents decided to do something about the vermin infestation.

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If your home is damp and poorly ventilated, you are probably sharing it with mould.

Mould brings heartache for Christchurch woman still waiting for quake repairs

Fair Go reports there's a big question around mould which someone ought to be trying to answer.

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