Lisa Davies

02:15
The inmate, who spent some of his childhood sleeping rough, is knitting sleeping mats using supermarket bags.

Invercargill prisoner works to help the homeless from inside

The inmate, who spent some of his childhood sleeping rough, is knitting sleeping mats using supermarket bags.

01:47
The partnership between Otago Correctional Facility and Conservation Department is proving mutually beneficial.

Otago prisoners help DOC save native birds

The partnership between Otago Correctional Facility and Conservation Department is proving mutually beneficial.

01:45
A group has set up the protest to encourage people to pledge tree to a global forest.

Christchurch protest against Trump's Paris withdrawal takes on green shade

A group has set up the project to encourage people to pledge trees to a global forest.

02:03
Thousands lined the central city streets as the Auld Mug did the rounds.

'17 years! Yes!' – frozen Christchurch welcomes Team New Zealand's cup heroes

Thousands lined the central city streets as the Auld Mug did the rounds.

01:09
Thousands are expected to welcome Team New Zealand in the Garden City.

What does the bad weather mean for Christchurch's America's Cup parade?

Thousands are expected to welcome Team New Zealand in the Garden City.

02:06
A new study is prompting those who work in the field to call for more understanding of the causes of the brain disorder.

Parkinsons sufferers to double over the next 20 years

A new study is prompting those who work in the field to call for more understanding of the causes of the brain disorder.

00:49
It's up to the Synod now to choose whether they'll accept the money to restore the cathedral.

Government offers $10 million cash injection for reinstatement of Christ Church Cathedral

The Council is also pledging $10m, subject to public consultation.

01:30
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.

00:59
Paul Stokes told the High Court in Christchurch how he created a stone carving with a rainbow in remembrance of Ihaka Stokes.

Man who murdered Christchurch toddler Ihaka Stokes jailed for minimum of 17 years

Troy Kevin Taylor, 24, was sentenced to at least 17 years in prison today over Ihaka Stokes murder.

01:49
Over 200 entries and judges from around the world made the event quite irresistible for cat lovers.

NZ's top cats vie for 'best in show' title in Christchurch

Over 200 entries and judges from around the world made the event quite irresistible for cat lovers.

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

Watch: Consent allowing for 20 billion litres of water to be extracted bought by Chinese investors

The water consent was purchased along with the dilapidated Kaputone Wool Scour just north of Christchurch for $9 million

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.

02:13
With the help of his probation officer and St Marks rehabilitation centre, Blenheim man Jason Ross wrote a children's book.

'It's monumental to me' - former inmate and addict writes successful children's book with help of probation officer

Blenheim man, Jason Ross' book, the Fairies of Woodlock Forest has already sold out twice.

01:48
Kiwi kids from Wanaka to Auckland audition for one of 12 spots in the New Zealand production of The Sound of Music.

The Port Hills are alive with the sound of music as hopeful Von Trapp children audition for popular musical

Kiwi kids audition for a spot in the New Zealand production of The Sound of Music.

02:05
Along with travel frustrations an Autumn snow dump brought delight in the South Island today.

Early autumn snowfall, frustrations and all, couldn't have been more welcome in the South Island

Along with travel frustrations an autumn snow dump brought delight in the South Island today.

02:04
Some are doing it tough with SH1 north of Kaikoura closed but others on the new inland route are reaping the benefits.

Kaikoura quake brings unexpected boom for some Marlborough businesses

Some are doing it tough with SH1 north of Kaikoura closed but others on the new inland route are reaping the benefits.

01:59
Police released 13 hours of robot footage today that was partially leaked at the start of the week.

Police release second batch of robot footage taken inside the mine to the Pike Families

The footage was hand delivered this morning to Sonya Rockhouse, who lost her son, Ben.

01:59
Police released 13 hours of robot footage today that was partially leaked at the start of the week.

Pike River families disappointed over failure to release all footage from inside the mine

Police released 13 hours of robot footage yesterday that was partially leaked.

01:53
The post-quake rebirth of the Christchurch CBD took another step forward today, with the container mall changing hands.

Christchurch's Restart container mall moves from non-profit trust to private sector

The post-quake rebirth of the Christchurch CBD took another step forward.

00:34
Darren Jolly removed his electronic bracelet and absconded from the Nelson area on Boxing Day 2016.

Video: High risk sex offender tries to hide his face as he appears in court

Darren Jolly removed his electronic bracelet and absconded from the Nelson area on Boxing Day 2016.

01:58
After moving around for the last few years, Anzac Day poppy production is now firmly back in Christchurch.

Poppy production helped along by prison's oldest inmates

After moving around for the last few years, Anzac Day poppy production is now firmly back in Christchurch.

01:34
Max Harris claims political education has worked in other countries, and online voting could help re-engage young voters.

Civics education the key to engaging youth in politics, says Rhodes Scholar

Max Harris thinks online voting could help re-engage young voters.

01:57
Eric Watson left the old record, held in the UK, for dust.

Ashburton farmer takes out world record for wheat growing

Eric Watson left the old record, held in the UK, for dust.

01:34
Troy Taylor says he lied to police to protect Ihaka’s mother Mikala Stokes.

Ihaka Stokes murder trial: Jury retires to begin deliberations

The 15-month-old died due to head injuries including brain swelling, bleeding and hemorrhaging behind his eyes.

01:34
Troy Taylor says he lied to police to protect Ihaka’s mother Mikala Stokes.

Watch: 'I failed him' tearful testimony from man accused of murdering baby Ihaka Stokes

But Troy Taylor denies assaulting and murdering the child in July 2015.

00:18
Taylor is charged with assaulting and killing the 15-month-old while living with Mikala Stokes.

Each of baby Ihaka Stokes' 59 injuries detailed in court, including brain swelling and bleeding behind eyes

Troy Taylor denies murdering and assaulting his partner Mikala Stokes' young child.

02:10
The jury was told the accused Troy Taylor inflicted 59 injuries on the 15-month-oled leading to his death in July 2015.

'I don't hurt my children' - mother of toddler who died with 59 injuries denies hitting son

The mother of 15-month-old Ihaka Stokes has been asked by her ex-partner's lawyer if she killed her own son. Troy Kevin Taylor is accused of murdering Ihaka in July 2015 in Christchurch.

Ihaka Stokes

Tears in court as murder trial is told a Christchurch toddler suffered 59 injuries before his death

Troy Kevin Taylor is accused of murdering 15-month-old Ihaka Stokes in 2015.

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