Sam Clarke

01:51
Three decades since 1987's Black Monday, lessons from one of the world's darkest economic days being used to teach trainee traders.

Simulation trading floor unveiled at Christchurch uni, 30 years after 1987 crash

University of Canterbury students will be learning from the mistakes of the past.

01:44
A new first aid course is aiming to put mental health responders in every New Zealand workplace.

'Every business should be doing this' – Mental illness first aid course trialled NZ workplaces

A new first aid course is aiming to put mental health responders in every NZ workplace.

01:47
The world's only alpine parrot is a focus of a new study which suggests their mischief helps them learn about the world.

'They are very similar to people' – study finds curious kea learn and solves problems

Their mischief helps them learn about the world, it's been found.

02:34
There will be plenty of glasses raised with the reopening of The Terraces.

Seven years on, new nightlife strip opens in central Christchurch

There will be plenty of glasses raised with the reopening of The Terraces.

01:46
Wine buffs have gathered to take a shot at representing New Zealand at the World Blind Tasting Challenge.

The hunt is on to find New Zealand's best wine tasters

Wine buffs have gathered to take a shot at representing New Zealand at the World Blind Tasting Challenge.

01:37
The Christchurch electoral office of National MP Gerry Brownlee has been occupied by animal rights activists today.

Animal rights activists occupy National MP's electorate office to protest factory farming in NZ

National MP Gerry Brownlee's Christchurch office was occupied by activists today.

01:53
That's the question University of Canterbury scientists are trying to answer.

Watch: How safe is your house if a volcano erupts nearby?

That's the question University of Canterbury scientists are trying to answer.

01:42
The buildings, imported from Australia, will house hundreds of people who'll hopefully have cleared the State Highway by Christmas.

Kaikoura's new workers' village opens to the public

The buildings, imported from Australia, will house hundreds of people who'll hopefully have cleared the State Highway by Christmas.

01:55
The 300 metres of brand-new highway will open in time for the long weekend.

Take a trip down a new piece of road linking Kaikoura with the south

The 300 metres of brand-new highway will open in time for the long weekend.

00:46
Crews were called from around Canterbury to deal with the fire near Loburn.

Video: Shed containing honey equipment goes up in flames

Crews were called from around Canterbury to deal with the fire near Loburn.

00:10
The fire is being tackled by multiple fire crews after taking hold in a shed this afternoon.

Video: Firefighters battling blaze at Canterbury honey business

The fire is being tackled by multiple fire-crews after taking hold in a shed this afternoon.

02:01
Harry Speath's ex-wife disappeared with their two children more than two years ago - and he's had no contact since.

'I'm always hopeful' - Queensland dad lands in NZ in desperate hunt for children

Harry Speath's ex-wife disappeared with their two children more than two years ago - and he's had no contact since.

01:48
The fourth annual Kiwi Boogie is a chance for elite thrill seekers to hone their craft.

Top skydivers from around the world gather in Ashburton for adrenaline fuelled festival

The fourth annual Kiwi Boogie is a chance for elite thrill seekers to hone their craft.

01:58
Dion Taka and his wife Francis are grateful for the impact Delta is making on their lives.

'Life changing' - canine helper Delta makes big difference for wounded Kiwi war hero

Dion was shot in Afghanistan and lost two mates. Delta is getting him back on track.

02:01
A mother has called for greater security following the South Island incident.

Mother wants security in schools after violent video emerges

The attack comes as the Government looks to put new laws in place limiting the physical restraint teachers can use at school.

01:41
Having conquered the road and the track, Roulston will take part in the Motatapu Cycle race.

'I can adjust' - Double Olympic medallist Hayden Roulston set for switch to mountain biking

Having conquered the road and the track, Roulston will take part in the Motatapu Cycle race.

02:03
The New Zealand craft beer industry is showing little sign of slowing down, despite beer consumption just a third of what it was 50 years ago.

'It's all about passion' - Kiwi craft beer lovers on a high

The New Zealand craft beer industry is showing little sign of slowing down, despite beer consumption just a third of what it was 50 years ago.

02:28
A fire broke out last night near Rat Point on the Queenstown to Glenorchy Rd.

Eight helicopters with monsoon buckets help battle blaze above one of NZ's most scenic roads

A fire broke out last night near Rat Point on the Queenstown to Glenorchy Rd.

01:48
The group set off from Christchurch this morning to take part in an event for the 60th anniversary of Scott Base.

What a guest list: Astronaut, musician, TV host and many other bright sparks head to Antarctica

The group set off from Christchurch this morning to take part in an event for the 60th anniversary of Scott Base.

01:43
A colony of black billed gulls has left their usual nesting ground in favour of a paddock.

Colony of world's most endangered gulls decide to nest on dairy farm

The birds are only found in New Zealand, and about 800 or so have taken up the unusual spot.

01:54
No one suffered major injuries but the incident comes with a warning from firefighters.

Kiwis warned to be aware of BBQ fire risk after blaze strikes Canterbury campground

Summer is the busiest period of the year for the Fire Service.

02:11
Scientists say the rises, some up to six metres, will affect more than just crayfish and paua.

Acres of fragile sea life, overpowering smell, still exposed in Kaikoura

Scientists say the rises, some up to six metres, will affect more than just crayfish and paua.

01:48
The tourist town up the road from Kaikoura suffered little damage in the quake, but its tourist numbers have been hit hard.

'Please come back' - plea for tourists to return in force to Hanmer Springs

The tourist town up the road from Kaikoura suffered little damage in the quake, but its tourist numbers have been hit hard.

01:44
After three weeks dumping precious milk, farmers in the quake-hit region finally had something to celebrate.

'It's just a huge weight off' - Kaikoura dairy farmers back in the game as milk trucks roll out

Over the last three weeks millions of dollars of milk has been dumped onto pasture.

01:04

Kaikoura iwi welcome law changes to fast-track repairs

Bills will also allow council to require safety checks from landlords.

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