The de facto stepfather of Christchurch infant Ihaka Stokes told police just minutes after his death how he heard a "loud bang" and thought the toddler had fallen in his cot and hit his head.
Ohinetahi Reserve has been given the funding to help with the years worth of damage done by the Port Hills fires.
A troublesome alleyway between Aurora St and Buchanans Rd is to remain open to the public.
Akaroa residents have been instrumental in raising $800,000 for the health hub, making the $2.5m needed an achievable goal.
Police recovered a large amount of stolen items from a property on Tancreds Rd recently. Now they are seeking the owners of the stolen goods.
Rolleston audiologist Brenna Sincock recently returned from five days volunteering in the Cook Islands where she helped people, often with severe hearing problems.
Governors Bay School pupils spent last week getting seeds ready to be planted in the fire damaged Ohinetahi Reserve.
A student from Rangi Ruru Girls School has become a student ambassador with the NZ Opera.
Sumner surfers will hope to steal the show at the New Brighton Duke Festival of Surfing this weekend.
Burnside High School have continued its charge towards another national volleyball crown with its fifth consecutive title at the Canterbury championships on Sunday.
Movie-inspired travel remains a booming travel trend
A flick of a switch and go topless
By any measure, it’s a colossus and it’s coming to a port near you. After all, this is a ship that cracks 19,900 eggs a day in its main kitchen.
Columnist Ross Kiddie found the Lexus power and economy is quite satisfying, although the concierge at a hotel struggled to figure out how to start it.