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Man who fled scene of crash still on the run
Man who fled scene of crash still on the run

A man who fled the scene of a crash on foot is still on the run from police despite extensive searches of the Christchurch…

Eight people caught with over 10,000 cockles
Eight people caught with over 10,000 cockles

Two vehicles have been seized by authorities after eight people were caught with more than 10,000 cockles…

Manhunt underway after Christchurch hit-and-run
Manhunt underway after Christchurch hit-and-run

A manhunt is underway in a Christchurch suburb after an alleged hit-and-run driver fled from police…

Peter Ellis to consider Privy Council appeal
Peter Ellis to consider Privy Council appeal

Convicted sex offender Peter Ellis will consider an appeal to the Privy Council to clear his name after a request for a…

Chch streets safer for sex workers
Chch streets safer for sex workers

New research finds that Auckland's streets were the most notorious, but indoor sex workers were subject to more violence…

Marathon back for first time since quake
Marathon back for first time since quake

So much was lost when the February 2011 earthquake hit Christchurch - lives, heritage, important buildings, and a large…

NZ split into 'two nations'
NZ split into 'two nations'

New welfare benefit figures confirm that New Zealand is splitting into two: Auckland and Christchurch, and everywhere else…

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Woman sexually assaulted
Woman sexually assaulted

A woman was sexually assaulted in a car after being offered a ride to a bus stop last week. Canterbury…

Elderly man admits historical sex crimes

An 88-year-old man has pleaded guilty to historical sex crimes dating as far back as the 1980s. Ronald Growcott, who now…

Seven new schools to be built

Prime Minister John Key has announced a suite of new schools which will be funded in next month's budget, catering for 4000…

Christchurch being rebuilt in 3D

Some of the biggest buildings of the new-look Christchurch are being put together virtual piece by virtual piece, thanks…

Chch prostitutes' battle for toilets
Chch prostitutes' battle for toilets

Christchurch sex workers are continuing in their battle to get toilets installed on their red light…

Homeless horseman represents himself

Christchurch's well-known homeless horseman is sticking to his guns in front of a packed courthouse in the Christchurch…

Road rage attack: Puppy killer named

The identity of a Canterbury businessman who is alleged to have put a man in hospital and killed a puppy in a case of extreme…

Live grenade found at recycle centre

The Defence Force bomb disposal squad was called out yesterday after a live grenade was found at a recycle centre in Richmond…

Police seeking info on masked robber

Canterbury police are seeking information that could identify a masked person who robbed a dairy on Union St.

Air NZ? No, Air Auckland
Air NZ? No, Air Auckland

Air New Zealand is facing a backlash in Christchurch after announcing it was canning summer flights…

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