Joy Reid

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Huge murals have appeared in the post-quake central business district.

Christchurch launches major street art exhibition

Huge murals have appeared in the post-quake central business district.

01:57
Police are now finding and seizing more illegally owned firearms than ever before.

Significant spike in illegally owned firearms

Police are now finding and seizing more illegally owned firearms than ever before.

01:48
This comes just days after 39 year-old Craig Chambers died when a foreign driver crossed double yellow lines.

Harrowing vision shows suspected tourist driver on wrong side of scenic road

39 year-old Craig Chambers died when a foreign driver crossed double yellow lines.

The Isaac Royal Theatre paid tribute to Nick Alexander and all others affected by the Paris attacks with lights depicting the French flag.

Christchurch lighting director mourns for friend killed in Paris attacks

Mike McDonald had worked with Briton Nick Alexander on numerous tours.

02:00
The airport has been voted the fifth worst in the world for taking a nap while waiting for a flight.

Get up! Christchurch airport the fifth worst in the world to get sleep

Passengers say airport authorities advised overnight, in-transit travellers to stay upright and awake.

Key opens children's home rebuilt after earthquakes

Cholmondeley children's home in Governors Bay has been rebuilt at a cost of $6 million.

Joy Reid

Joy Reid is a 1 NEWS reporter based in Christchurch.

Destroyed Casey Hut

Famed Arthur's Pass back country hut destroyed by fire

Casey Hut was popular with weekend trampers and those setting out on longer expeditions.

One dead in head-on collision

A young man died in the crash on SH1 south of Christchurch.

01:41
After two days of the World Cup only one NZ punter can still snare $1m by picking the result of each match.

Could NZ have it's very own Notradamus?

An unassuming Christchurch security guard has so far predicted the correct results for every tournament game so far.

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Dunedin opera singer Sophie Morris serenaded guests on a Mlford Sound cruise in aid of the Queenstown Lakes Family Centre.

Milford Sound echoes with opera for family centre charity

Dunedin singer Sophie Morris serenaded guests on a Mlford Sound cruise in aid of the Queenstown Lakes Family Centre.

01:51
Farmers who have signed up to the central plains water scheme won’t face drought this summer

New irrigation scheme set to save Canterbury farmers from drought

17km of canals and 130km of pipework will connect Canterbury farmers to much needed water.

One hospitalised after chemical spill near University of Canterbury

Two other people needed medical attention but were able to return to work.

01:49
Canterbury University engineers are hoping to make the tertiary institution the world leader in earthquake research.

Canterbury engineers undertake biggest bridge building test in Southern Hemisphere

Canterbury University engineers are hoping to make the tertiary institution the world leader in earthquake research.

01:55

Homeless hit hard by cold snap

The sudden chill was also a painful reminder for some Christchurch residents of the post-quake road to recovery.

01:58

New Zealanders embrace Irish celebrations

Green and orange replaced black and white as Irish expats and Kiwis alike celebrated St Patrick’s Day.

02:06

Scrub fire threatens South Canterbury homes

A wary eye is being kept on the scene of a bush fire in Twizel.

01:56

Rest home residents bridging the gap for young readers

A Christchurch Primary school struggling to find volunteers for its reading programme has tapped into a unique work force.

01:57

Christchurch school wins unique tech grant

Merrin School has won one of only 12 grants worldwide for a classroom full of Google Chrome books.

01:50

Kiwi web addresses given shake up

As of Tuesday, New Zealand websites will have more options available for their domain names.

01:49

Reality of shooting sets in for Ashburton

Joy Reid reports from Ashburton with more witness accounts of the horrific shooting.

01:59

Shooting puts Ashburton into lockdown

The town was rocked by a shooting at the local Winz office which left two dead.

01:51

Japanese PM pays tribute in Christchurch

Japanese PM pays his respects to the Japanese killed in Christchurch earthquake.

01:50

Bug kills five residents at Christchurch rest home

Five elderly women have died after an outbreak of strep A in a Christchurch rest home.

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