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War medals stolen for drug money
War medals stolen for drug money

A Christchurch woman has today admitted stealing her grandfather's war medals and pawning them off to fund her drug habit…

Watson fights ban on journo meet
Watson fights ban on journo meet

Scott Watson will return to court this month to fight a move by Corrections to block a behind-bars meeting…

Christchurch flights resume
Christchurch flights resume

Thick fog that cancelled and delayed flights in and out of Christchurch this morning has now lifted.

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Men sentenced over Ryder assault Men sentenced over Ryder assault

Two men have been sentenced for assaulting cricketer…

War veterans awarded highest honour War veterans awarded highest honour

Two New Zealand World War II veterans are set to be…

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WINZ shooting trial delayed
WINZ shooting trial delayed

A man accused of killing two women at Ashburton’s Work and Income office last year has had his trial delayed.

Christchurch to hold Nepal vigil Friday
Christchurch to hold Nepal vigil Friday

A candle-lit vigil will be held in Christchurch Friday, to show support for the Nepalese community following last week’s…

Brian Rudman: Minister latest to stonewall Ellis and justice system
Brian Rudman: Minister latest to stonewall Ellis and justice system

Lost in the furore surrounding ponytail-gate was Justice Minister Amy Adams' rejection of Peter Ellis' request for a Commission…

25kg cannabis stash found on Marlborough Sounds yacht
25kg cannabis stash found on Marlborough Sounds yacht

Three boats were seized and three men arrested after police found a 25kg cannabis stash on a yacht in Waikawa Bay in the…

Christchurch

Woman struck by train in Tauranga, critical
Woman struck by train in Tauranga, critical

UPDATED 8.30am: The woman struck by a train in Tauranga last night is in a critical but stable condition…

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

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

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 this morning.

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…

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

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

NZ split into 'two nations'

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

Woman sexually assaulted

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

Elderly man admits historical sex crimes
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…

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