Lisa Davies

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A year ago Sumner residents decided to do something about the vermin infestation, trapping hundreds in a bid to save wildlife, and their homes.

Residents fighting back after rats run rampant in Christchurch’s Port Hills - 'filthy little fellows'

A year ago Sumner residents decided to do something about the vermin infestation.

Helicopter on rescue mission after avalanche in Ben Lomond area.

Man in serious condition after avalanche near Queenstown pushes him 200m down cliff

Victim was splitboarding with a friend when the avalanche occurred.

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The trend is so concerning that, in a rare move, the chief coroner is speaking out, with a plea to parents.

Chief coroner speaks out as cot deaths rise: 'Every sleep should be a safe sleep'

Figures show a gradual increase in the number of sudden unexplained deaths in infants in the past six years.

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The discovery of a toxic bug that causes the killer cancer, could lead to a lifesaving vaccine.

Exclusive: Christchurch researchers make major breakthrough in bowel cancer prevention

The discovery of a toxic bug that causes the killer cancer, could lead to a lifesaving vaccine.

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Ninety heifers owned by Gary Burgess have a one-day reprieve, having been destined for the works on the same day MPI announced a decision on an M bovis plan.

Canterbury farmer's 90 pregnant cows spared from being slaughtered until Tuesday, day after Government decides on M bovis plan

The family has been overwhelmed with support from all round New Zealand since they voiced their emotional concerns about the "barbaric" process last night.

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Most read story: Heartbroken Canterbury farmers desperate to stop 'horrendous' killing of 90 pregnant cows, on same day Govt decides on M bovis plan

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.

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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.

Video: Former Royal pastry chef now living in NZ gives insight into what sweet treats to expect at Royal Wedding

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.

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The study found youngsters whose parents smoke can have nicotine levels so high they may as well be smokers.

Shocking impact of passive smoking on young children highlighted in New Zealand study

Researchers found irrefutable evidence that passive smoking had a huge impact on some of the 500, 15-month-old children in the study group.

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Sainey Marong strangled 22-year-old Duckmanton before burning her body, and today was put in prison for a minimum of 18 years.

'Rot in there you maggot': Anger in court as butcher who murdered Christchurch sex worker, jailed for at least 18 years

Sainey Marong was found guilty at the Christchurch High Court in February of Renee Duckmanton's murder. He was sentenced to life imprisonment today.

Hawke's Bay DHB refute claims vulnerable elderly forced to wait for bed at rest homes

NZ Aged Care released findings it says show over half of DHBs are delaying rest home access to people deemed high risk.

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Christchurch infrastructure company Fulton Hogan came up with the innovative concept four years ago.

Old oil containers turned into new asphalt-like product Plastiphalt in Christchurch

The plastic used was previously considered to be un-recyclable.

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One of the biggest sporting events to ever hit Christchurch begins today, and will continue for the next four weeks.

Christchurch's Golden Oldies Games amasses over 5000 mature athletes

One of the biggest sporting events to ever hit Christchurch begins today.

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Christchurch infrastructure company Fulton Hogan came up with the innovative concept four years ago.

Mountain of un-recyclable plastic turned into roading product 'Plastiphalt'

Christchurch infrastructure company Fulton Hogan came up with the innovative concept four years ago.

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The pilot walked away uninjured.

Drama at Warbirds Over Wanaka as WWII plane crashes during display

A Yak 3, a WW2 Soviet fighter aircraft, has crashed while taxiing along the runway.

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Christchurch Boys’ High School student Brigham Rewai-Couch, 17, is on his way to South Africa, where his great grandfather was denied entry because of the apartheid in 1949.

First XV star righting wrongs at world champs in honour of Maori great granddad who was denied All Blacks tour due to apartheid

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.

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Workers numbering 200 brought the country's third largest port to a standstill yesterday.

Striking Lyttelton port workers set to get back around negotiating table

Workers numbering 200 brought the country's third largest port to a standstill yesterday.

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A planned 13-day strike is expected to have a huge impact.

Lyttelton Port workers strike after failed pay and safety talks

Rail and Maritime Transport Union members could stay out for another 13 days.

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Escorted convoys finally gave access to the Tasman town after large slips cut off the only way in last week.

Desperate Takaka locals finally return home after land slips from Cyclone Gita blocked them out

Escorted convoys finally gave access to the Tasman town after large slips cut off the only way in last week.

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Large slips and rockfalls are blocking State Highway 1 near Kaikoura, while the West Coast was also hit.

'I was really freaked out' – Gita leaves big mess in South Island

Large slips and rockfalls are blocking State Highway 1 near Kaikoura, while the West Coast was also hit.

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Just weeks after one major storm, West Coast residents are anxiously awaiting another.

Cyclone Gita: 'Started crying, started yelling, started screaming'

Just weeks after one major storm, West Coast residents are anxiously awaiting another.

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1 NEWS’ Lisa Davies caught up with Madeline Graham as she rehearsed in Christchurch.

Top Royal NZ Ballet dancer performing in Antarctica to help raise awareness around climate change

Madeline Graham has headed to the ice, after a final rehearsal in Christchurch in the midst of the heatwave.

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Fire damage to the factory means more than 30 tonnes of beef skin must be removed before it rots.

Noses out of joint as fire-damaged gelatin factory tries getting rid of semi-processed beef

Fire damage to the factory means more than 30 tonnes of beef skin must be removed before it rots.

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Four teams from around the world competed in the Hagley Park Polo Tournament.

For the first time in 30 years polo makes a return to Christchurch's Hagley Park

Four teams from around the world competed in the Hagley Park Polo Tournament.

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The blaze took hold behind the Central Otago resort town at the start of this month.

Exclusive: Cause of massive Wanaka scrub fire that consumed 200 hectares of hill country finally revealed

It comes after a two week long investigation by Fire and Emergency New Zealand.

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