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14,164 aftershocks and counting
14,164 aftershocks and counting

Five years ago a 7.1 jolt changed Canterbury, forever.

Teen dies after crash with logging truck
Teen dies after crash with logging truck

A teenage driver has died after a crash with a logging truck in rush-hour Christchurch traffic yesterday…

Sexual assault victims want abuser named
Sexual assault victims want abuser named

A convicted sex offender has lived the last 40 years "on a false premise", a court heard today as two…

Kurt Bayer

5 years on: Canterbury's $40b recovery 5 years on: Canterbury's $40b recovery

Recovery is going "pretty well", the Prime Minister…

Lifestyles burden on midwives' workload Lifestyles burden on midwives' workload

Bulging waistlines, smoking, and the trend of modern…

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Chch church moves forward with recovery plans
Chch church moves forward with recovery plans

The Catholic church in Christchurch has welcomed permission to carefully deconstruct its earthquake-ravaged cathedral and…

Man bashed in violent robbery
Man bashed in violent robbery

Two youths aged 15 and 16 attacked a liquor store employee who was trying to stop the robbery.

Staff laid off to make way for footpath
Staff laid off to make way for footpath

A business that stayed loyal to post-quake, inner-city Christchurch laid off staff after the Government's rebuild agency…

From China to Christchurch
From China to Christchurch

China Southern is expanding into Christchurch with direct services to Guangzhou three times a week using a Dreamliner.

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Bail for man accused of murdering baby Ihaka
Bail for man accused of murdering baby Ihaka

The man accused of murdering a Christchurch toddler last month has been granted bail.

Suppression for worker accused of $100k theft

A Canterbury office worker accused of stealing more than $100,000 from a Christchurch company heavily involved in the city's…

Christchurch fire victim named

A woman who died after she was badly burned in a Christchurch house fire last week has been named.

Lawyer sacked ahead of sentencing

An eleventh hour decision by a man who bashed his elderly mother to sack his lawyer was branded "disgusting" by his mother…

Mellory murder: Police in 'legal limbo'
Mellory murder: Police in 'legal limbo'

Detectives probing the 2008 slaying of Mellory Manning have admitted being in a "legal limbo" while…

Woman dies following house fire

A woman badly burned in a Christchurch house fire last week has died.

Bystanders help track stolen cars

Brave bystanders have been praised by police after helping track the drivers of two stolen cars who rammed a police car…

More construction workers failing drug tests

Up to a quarter of construction workers on some Christchurch building sites are failing drug tests while 7.5 per cent of…

Biggest illegal shellfish haul discovered

Four Christchurch cockle rustlers were sprung with more than 10,000 of the shellfish stuffed into sacks.

'Rave' rapist is jailed
'Rave' rapist is jailed

Christchurch man involved in outdoor dance party events committed a series of sexual offences.

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