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Stella Carroll, 12, left her home in Dallington, Christchurch at 10:50pm on Tuesday.

Police concerned for missing Christchurch girl 7 minutes ago

Stella Carroll, 12, left her Dallington home on Tuesday night.

The first NZ farm to report mycoplasma bovis regrets telling the Government.

'It's like theft': First NZ farm to report M bovis regrets telling MPI

MPI has now been barred from the property, and is allegedly threatening jail in response.

weather bad

Winds and rain lash the South Island

It could be a rough day on the weather front for many down south, but the north won't go unscathed.

NZ police

Missing Fernside woman found

A woman reported missing on Saturday by police has been found safe and well.

Rachel Larson.

Fernside woman missing since Tuesday

Anyone who's seen Rachel Larson or knows where she might be is urged to call 111.

The staff appealed to the Timaru community to help them win.

South Canterbury Museum staff triumph in global dance-off

The staff appealed to the Timaru community to help them win.

Plant experts say  many of the plants at Rauora Park are dying.

Plants installed by Govt in Christchurch park dying

"Some of it has been unbelievably stupid."

$300 million has been allocated by the Government to accelerate the Canterbury earthquake recovery.

$300m for Canterbury quake recovery in Budget

An insurance claims tribunal and EQC inquiry were also established.

Lisa Lewis says it is quite common for strip clubs to have a fine policy.

Fines for strippers only way to keep them in line - former dancer

"Otherwise all the girls would sit in the changing room."

Former Calendar Girls stripper Jessica Clifford has revealed some of the demands on workers.

Strict list of demands for Calendar Girls strippers revealed

The strippers face $100 fines for wearing G-strings instead of going nude.

The Alpine Fault ruptures roughly every 300 years.

Simulation shows widespread damage if Alpine Fault ruptures

The fault line is expected to rupture within our lifetime.


Jobs brazenly advertised for less than minimum wage

"I am willing to take bullet after bullet until this changes," an activist says.

The group of claimants accused the company of engaging in a strategy of delaying and misleading conduct.

Southern Response claimants drop class action case

They accused the company of delaying and misleading conduct.

Gene Shaw was at the Christchurch Airport to protest against Israel Folau following his anti-gay comments.

'To Hell with your small mind, Folau'

The anti-gay rugby star faced a lone protester in Christchurch.


NZ mothers react to call for parents to ask for baby's consent to change nappies

"I mean they can't talk, how can you get their consent?"

Arena Capital Limited director Jimmie Kevin McNicholl called the company BlackfortFX.

Man scams $8.3 million out of 900 in Ponzi trading scheme

He pleaded guilty in Christchurch District Court on Thursday.

Great Willowherb has been discovered in New Zealand.

Warning issued as new invasive weed crops up in Canterbury

It's the first time the weed has ever been seen in NZ.

We Strait Aych are believed to be responsible for a number of robberies.

Youth gang members boast about crime spree online

They are believed to be responsible for a number of aggravated robberies.

It is the first time the disease has been found in north Canterbury.

Cattle disease mycoplasma bovis confirmed on north Canterbury farm

It is the first time the disease has been confirmed in the region.

The police serious crash unit is investigating.

One dead after ute rolls in south Canterbury

Police responded to the crash on Hakataramea Valley Rd at around 12:35pm.

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