Christchurch & Canterbury

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Although the repair project still has another year to go.

High school rock band plays Christchurch Town Hall for first time since earthquakes

Repairs to the damaged building have cost more than $130 million, and will be finished in 2018.

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The construction is expected to be finished mid-next year but that doesn't mean there can't be a few sound tests already.

Watch: Guitars, vocals and hard hats! High school band rock out in unfinished Christchurch Town Hall

The building was badly damaged by a quake in 2011 but is on track to open next year.

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A group of secondary school students who wrote a report about this issue are finding support in high places.

High school students' report exposes 'crisis' number of youth offenders kept in adult police cells

Youth offenders are often kept in police cells for over 24-hours, under poor sanitation and sometimes with the light constantly on.

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The statue was rocked from its plinth during the 22 February, 2011, earthquake.

Repair work begins on quake-damaged Christchruch statue of Antarctic explorer Robert Falcon Scott

The statue commemorates Scott and the men who perished with him on the icy continent.

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The film starring several well-known Kiwis including Lucy Lawless follows a teen’s journey to ‘change over’ to a witch to save her brother.

First look at new supernatural Kiwi film The Changeover, adapted from iconic Margret Mahy novel

Starring well-known Kiwis including Lucy Lawless the film follows a teen's journey to 'change over' to a witch to save her brother.

Kiwi documentary sees hundreds flock to national poultry show in Christchurch

The club hosting the event has gained extra notoriety after starring in the film Pecking Order.

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Known as SOFIA, the observatory is a Boeing 747SP aircraft that’s been modified to hold a 2.5m telescope.

NASA sends world's largest flying observatory back to Christchurch

Known as SOFIA, the observatory is a Boeing 747SP aircraft that's been modified to hold a huge telescope.

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Kaikoura is cut off because to the large slip on State Highway 1.

Post-earthquake Kaikoura slip clearance reaches mid-point

Five of the 10 large landslides that buried parts of State Highway 1 have be removed.

'A real community project' - design for new $8 million Christchurch playground revealed

The adventure land will include three distinctive play zones.

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The Ombudsman released a scathing report into the process.

'Unprecedented challenges' - Canterbury post-quake schools shake-up flawed

The Chief Ombudsman has released a scathing report on the school mergers and closures.

Fog causes flight cancellations and delays at Christchurch Airport

The misty conditions are proving a headache for travellers.

Permanent site sought for 185 Chairs quake memorial art work in Christchurch

The art installation was first erected five years ago, and each chair represents one of the 185 victims of the February 22nd, 2011 earthquake.

Police have concerns over the well-being of missing man Richard Taliu

Missing Christchurch man Richard Taliu has been found safe and well

He had been reported missing after not being seen since playing a game of rugby on June 10.

Police have concerns over the well-being of missing man Richard Taliu

Concerns for missing Christchurch man last seen at local rugby club

Richard Taliu has not been seen since playing a game of rugby on June 10.

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Boys from Shirley boys High School do a huge Haka on the beach before going for a cold swim to raise money for Air rescue

Watch: More than 1000 bare chested students belt out haka on chilly Christchurch beach before taking a dip

The Shirley Boys High School students performance was in aid of a good cause.

Girl, 15, followed by man at Rolleston asks for help from member of public

Police are seeking witnesses and calling for reports of any similar behaviour in the area recently.

Ambitious young couple crowd fund for Christchurch's first cat cafe

If successful, Catnap Cafe will be the first feline cafe to open in the South Island.

Massive 10m waves recorded off Banks Peninsula coast

The wild weather is forecast to make its way north over the next few days.

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Emergency services were called about 7am to the City Central Motel Apartments on Barbadoes Street in the CBD.

One person rescued from burning apartment in Christchurch

The person was taken to hospital after the fire broke out at the City Central Motel Apartments building.

Southern Steel netball captain recovering after surgery following 'nightmare' bus accident

Wendy Frew has undergone surgery on her elbow and leg in Christchurch Hospital.

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The Anglican Church commissioned the survey, which overwhelmingly showed people want action.

Cantabrians split on whether quake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral should be restored

The Anglican Church commissioned the survey, which overwhelmingly showed people want action.

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Rugby-mad teen Lucy Cahill was told she’s too young for seniors rugby and too old to play against the boys at club level.

Rugby mad teenage girls have nowhere to play until Canterbury Rugby fronts up with new initiative

Lucy was told she is too young for seniors rugby and too old to play against boys.

Police (file picture).

Woman dies in workplace accident near Christchurch

The name of the workplace has not yet been revealed.

Police (file picture).

Man stabbed outside Christchurch bus station

The person responsible for the stabbing has not been found.

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