Lisa Davies

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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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The families spent an emotional two-and-a-half hours with police today.

Families of CTV collapse victims emerge from 'emotional' meeting with police vowing to 'fight for justice'

"This is not how this story ends," says a man whose wife died in the collapse.

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University of Otago research surveyed more than 70,000 people.

One in five elderly Kiwis are chronically lonely, study says

Age Concern Canterbury isn't surprised by the findings, and has seen a spike in demand for their social services.

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Councils around NZ are keeping an eye on water supplies, as a long-standing record tumbles in Christchurch.

Forty-six days without rain in Christchurch sees 63-year record for consecutive dry days broken

MetService meteorologist Andy Best says the reading was taken at 9am, at Christchurch Airport, and no rain was detected at all.

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A new monitoring programme in Antarctica will help researchers learn more about the top ocean predator.

The secret life of killer whales set to be revealed

A new monitoring programme in Antarctica will help researchers learn more about the top ocean predator.

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Shayal Upashna Sami,

'The injuries were inflicted in a moment of anger, frustration': Crown opens case against babysitter accused of baby's murder

Baby Aaliyah Chand died from two skull fractures, internal bleeding and severe facial bruising in January 2015.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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