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Horse riders want motorists to slow down 2 hours ago

A thousand of them are taking part in Sunday's National Ride for Road Safety.

Paula Bennie-Steel is one of 70 people who discovered unreported  damage in properties bought since the quakes.

EQC, insurance won't cover earthquake damage it failed to detect

Seventy Canterbury homeowners have found unreported damage.

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Canterbury A&P Show set to draw thousands

It's the show's 155th year running, and could draw in 100,000 people.

Police have credited a crackdown on pre-loaded punters for the good behaviour.

Christchurch Cup Day crowd 'an improvement'

Police have credited a crackdown on pre-loaded punters for the good behaviour.

One year on, they are still alive and have even had calves.

World famous quake cows 'fit and well' - farmer

One year on, they are still alive and have even had calves.

One Canterbury farmer is getting herself ready to take on a challenge of a new kind.

From the farm to the fashion field

One Canterbury farmer is getting herself ready to take on a challenge of a new kind.

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Thousands flock to Banks Peninsula for sculpture competition

But this year organisers faced a tough time getting ready for the sculptures.

Police say despite the obvious safety issues, they can't police it.

Dunedin drivers hitting the curb to get past traffic

Police say despite the obvious safety issues, they can't police it.

Waimakariri River's water flow rose more than 679 cubic metres in two hours.

Swollen river rescue 'pretty scary'

Waimakariri River's water flow rose more than 679 cubic metres in two hours.

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Two cars stuck in Waimakariri River, eight rescued from rooftops

One person has been taken to Christchurch Hospital with moderate injuries.

This comes after "suspicious" test results for the bacterial cattle disease.

Two more farms put on notice against Mycoplasma bovis in Waimate

This comes after "suspicious" test results for the bacterial cattle disease.

Whitebait fishing.

Whitebaiters use detergent, cooking oil to clean water

An environmental group says fishers seemed unaware it would harm marine life.

Views towards the city from the lookout at the Centennial Memorial on Signal Hill Dunedin Otago South Island New Zealand

Halloween heat wave for South Island

Otago and Canterbury are expected to bake in the sunshine.

Richie Mo'unga's 25 point haul was a record in a provincial final

Mo'unga inspires Canterbury to premiership glory

The young playmaker scored a record 25-points in the 35-13 win over Tasman.

He's hitting the slopes on Mt Hutt before taking on the world in France.

Kiwi aiming to become fastest skier in the world

He's hitting the slopes on Mt Hutt before taking on the world in France.

The tracks will open for the first time in nearly a year.

Christchurch Adventure Park to reopen after Port Hills fire

The tracks will open for the first time in nearly a year.

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Christchurch population finally above pre-quake levels

It's taken seven years, but people are finally returning to the city.

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Vandals spill milk, slash tyres on Canterbury farms

A spate of vandalism across Canterbury has the rural community concerned.

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Kaikōura whale watching back in business

The harbour was closed following the devastating quake.

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Richie McCaw steps in to help orange-fronted parakeets

His helicopter skills are being put to use helping the birds.

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