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Environment Canterbury staff to strike over pay 'slippage'

They'll walk out the door at midday on Monday.


Widow channels her grief into farm safety

She is releasing books aimed at educating children.

Scribe outside the Christchurch courthouse on Thursday.

Scribe to join war on meth in new documentary

The Kiwi rapper is facing meth charges himself, but wants to take on the Class A drug.

Franchesca Borell at her sentencing on Wednesday.

Christmas Day murder: Woman gets life in prison

Hardeep Singh died after Franchesca Borell stabbed him.


Two killed in crash near Rolleston, Canterbury

A third person has been taken to hospital in a moderate condition.

Watch: The heartbreaking reality of strawberry needle crisis captured on camera.

Needle found in strawberry in Timaru supermarket

The strawberries were New Zealand grown, MPI says.

St Maragret's College 2018 head girl Jem Vaughan.

Christchurch head girl makes stunning mental illness admission in speech

"I was tired all the time, I lost my appetite, I was crying a lot... why was I unhappy?"

Dennis Tunnicliffe and Renee Percy.

Two killed in fatal police pursuit crash named

A woman who's believed to have been pregnant was one of the victims.


Christchurch dog that suffered horrific abuse adopted from SPCA

"It seems the perfect home was worth the wait."

Jo Morgan shares story of surviving deadly avalanche on Mt Hicks.

Mt Cook avalanche victim off-duty Australian police officer Nathan Deutschbein

Two hikers were caught in the avalanche when it struck the Eugenie Glacier on Thursday.


Lime scooters found 300km away from Christchurch

Limes currently only operate in Christchurch and Auckland.


Renee Duckmanton's murderer has appeal denied

Sainey Marong argued he was insane when he took her life.


Company admits stream contamination that killed 2000 eels

Polarcold Stores Ltd discharged ammonia without consent.

Rafting with Rangiata Rafts.

The NZ region named one of the world's best adventure hotspots

It appeared in National Geographic's annual 'Best Trips' list.


Canterbury police's hilarious response to outrageous fashion crime

"By Odin's raven, there's been a crime committed here."


'Abandoned and afraid': Academics urge Ardern to stand against China

A Kiwi professor wants police protection after her home was burgled and car tampered with.


Heavy rain battering New Zealand again this week

Dunedin had its wettest November on record.


Darfield High School mourns second tragedy in a weekend after fatal shooting

The gunman in last night's AOS incident had kids at the school.


Meet New Zealand's first quadruplets since 1993

"It's a family of seven, that is pretty amazing, it's one big house of love."


'Extremely traumatic': Man dead, officer run over in AOS incident in Darfield

It comes after reports a man had threatened a family member with a firearm.

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