The irate driver had a rather unusual excuse when he was pulled over.
Scientists say a magnitude 8 earthquake rupturing the fault line is overdue.
It's the first time the city has hosted a test.
"Police have and will continue to take a firm line on gang violence."
A 26-year-old male appeared in the Christchurch District Court on Wednesday.
Police warn they'll hold those responsible to account.
The affected farm has been quarantined for the foreseeable future.
He will spend two months in a drug rehab centre in Christchurch.
Albany on the North Shore received a record 36.6mm rainfall in one hour.
The 'Willy Wonka of nuts' joined us to answer the important questions.
"The last few days of June and early July are going to be well and truly winter."