The family has been overwhelmed with support from all round New Zealand since they voiced their emotional concerns about the "barbaric" process last night.
Gary and Lynda Burgess say killing the heifers on the same day a decision might be made on how to manage the cow disease is barbaric.
Kristine Ordnung had the honour of making desserts for Kate and William’s wedding and she thinks she knows what Harry and Meghan might go for.
Researchers found irrefutable evidence that passive smoking had a huge impact on some of the 500, 15-month-old children in the study group.
Sainey Marong was found guilty at the Christchurch High Court in February of Renee Duckmanton's murder. He was sentenced to life imprisonment today.
NZ Aged Care released findings it says show over half of DHBs are delaying rest home access to people deemed high risk.
Christchurch Boys High School student Brigham Riwai-Couch is on his way to South Africa, 69 years after his great granddad Ben Couch was denied entry to the country.
Escorted convoys finally gave access to the Tasman town after large slips cut off the only way in last week.
Madeline Graham has headed to the ice, after a final rehearsal in Christchurch in the midst of the heatwave.
MetService meteorologist Andy Best says the reading was taken at 9am, at Christchurch Airport, and no rain was detected at all.