Lisa Davies

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People today walked, biked and ran to meet in the middle of a new 12 km trail that will link Christchurch city with the sea.

Christchurch's 'red zone' celebrates construction milestone

People today walked, biked and ran to meet in the middle of a new 12 km trail that will link Christchurch city with the sea.

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The number has risen 10 per cent in the past year, and the city mission expects the problem to get worse.

'We'd love to do ourselves out of a job' - Christchurch mission experiences spike in bed demand from homeless

People seeking beds in the city mission has risen 10 per cent in the last year.

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Six of the endangered native parrots have been killed by motorists in the past few months.

New warning signs to help motorists avoid killing kea

Six of the endangered native parrots have been killed by motorists in the past few months.

01:57
The hundred strong fleet will be shared between the Council, businesses and locals.

Watch: Huge electric car scheme about to hit Christchurch's streets

The hundred strong fleet will be shared between the Council, businesses and locals.

00:53
Emergency services were called out to St Asaph Street after probation officers experienced burning throats and vomiting.

Probation officers get burning throats, vomiting after leaving Christchurch property

Police are trying to establish what the probation officers were exposed to.

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.

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The Christ Church cathedral

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

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

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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