An investigation into a con man who falsely said gangs would hurt victims' families if they did not pay up has come to a "screaming halt".
Local councils will lobby for annual testing of water cooling towers to prevent the spread of legionnaires' disease.
A community board has made a rare move in a bid to keep a controversial liquor store from opening in Philipstown.
All you need to know about senior club sport this weekend.
The East Lake Trust isn't taking rejection from Regenerate Christchurch lying down.
The identity of a teenager charged with murdering a 20-year-old man, whose body was found on a Canterbury lifestyle block after a two-day police hunt, will remain a secret for at least two more months.
It has been a lengthy process to get a building consent granted by the city council for a small extension.
A tribute has been posted online by the St Andrew’s College music department to 20-year-old murder victim Oliver Johnston.
The Northwood Residents' Association has indicated the intersections of Main North Rd, Northwood Blvd and Radcliffe Rd is not safe enough for pedestrians.
It is unknown where parishioners from four of the city’s churches will be based when they cut ties with the Anglican Diocese of Christchurch over its stance on same sex marriage.
Gang-raped in a work van and abused. Report finds "much worse violence in Christchurch against sex workers than the rest of the country.”
Long-time Press reporter reminisces on the "happy memories of an era when there was fierce rivalry between daily morning and afternoon newspapers in Christchurch."
VIDEO: Geoff Sloan Bit by bit Lancaster Park Stadium is coming down. The Tui stand has been demolished and now contractors are ready to tackle the...
Don't expect the Linwood Norton's under-11 rugby team to take a backwards step.
The coach of the NZ wheelchair rugby team popped into Ilam School to teach kids how to play the sport.
A Christchurch student has taken her musical success international, travelling to Asia with the New Zealand Secondary Students’ Choir.
A vehicle was tagged with the phrase, 'drugs?' while another had 'pedo van free candy?'
Christchurch's third Ice Cream Charlie has passed away aged 94.
An ambitious plan has been developed to enhance a woodland area in a domain.
Putting on a lick of paint on the road has failed to stop vehicles speeding.