The iconic Kiwi performer had been living at a Christchurch retirement home.
Long-serving director has full support of the museum board.
Concern grows with no rain on the horizon.
A man at the centre of an armed police call out in Christchurch has appeared in court
Joe McGirr was jailed for perverting the course of justice.
Two Christchurch-based climbers died in Tuesday's double tragedy.
More than a dozen 111 calls have been made to Fire and Emergency New Zealand.
A woman has appeared in court facing serious charges after a weekend incident in Methven.
Eddie Quirke says he grew up idolising criminal father.
Kiwi comedy pioneer David McPhail reflects from his rest home bedroom.
Historian argues Gallipoli wasn't the birth of close Australia-NZ soldier relations.
Teenage sisters Tayla and Sunmara Alexander died in the November 2019 crash.
Feathers ruffled after neighbours cry foul.
"At first I thought it was spam".
Staff sergeant guilty of indecent assault at Army function.
The man had been found unfit to stand trial following care home scuffle.
The Coroner also cites the danger of turning vehicles in his comments on the tragic crash.
DoC accepts it could improve information around hazards and risks.
"This is my last chance to get you wasted," senior soldier allegedly said to subordinate.
Hannah Pierson abused airline staff after being refused a wine.
'I think every plane will be full from Australia to Queenstown.'
Kaikōura tour operators worried as winter looms.
Eddie Quirke grew up 'in awe' of his father and his shady associates.
Coal miner John Pattinson died reading his Bible.
Man denies making online threats ahead of mosque attacks anniversary.
Aid agencies call on Government to step up its assistance.
Officer allegedly attacked through police car window.