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"It was just another earthquake I could do nothing about." The latest quake has left Christchurch man Michael wondering what the future holds for the city.
Today's magnitude 5.7 earthquake is a huge setback for the confidence of the city but it has been lucky to escape with no major damage, Mayor Lianne Dalziel says.
A "severe" magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck Christchurch at 1.13pm today. Find out the latest updates on roads, infrastructure, schools and hospitals here.
Lydia Ko has successfully defended her New Zealand Open title at the Clearwater Golf Club in Christchurch.
Fire services are trying to bring a scrub fire in Upper Hutt under control with 17 appliances working to contain it.
There was an immediate flow of comments and reaction following this afternoon's quake east of Christchurch. See how it unfolded here:
International divisions over Syria have resurfaced at the Munich conference where Russia has rejected charges by France and the US it's bombing civilians.
A big blow for New Zealand in the last over of the day with McCullum falling to Marsh on day three of the first cricket Test between New Zealand and Australia. See how it all unfolded here:
A description of the man who pulled a five-year-old girl into his car on Friday morning has been released by police, who are still searching for the car.
Health officials tried unsuccessfully to get what they needed to approve Helen Kelly's medicinal cannabis, according to Peter Dunne.
The government has given in to business interests and broken its promise to workers to outlaw zero-hour contracts, the Public Service Association says.
Fiji's Southern Lau group is expected to experience its second category three cyclone of the year within the next few days.
United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia - one of most conservative members of the country's highest court - has died, aged 79.
New Zealand finished day three of the opening cricket Test against Australia in the poorest possible fashion with the loss of captain Brendon McCullum in the final act of the day.
- US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died (21 minutes ago)
- Indian PM wishes Afghan president happy birthday 3 months early (23 minutes ago)
- Chch mayor pays tribute to Bishop Barry Jones
Providing forty thousand purple hydrangea heads for a Saudi Arabian wedding has been one of the more memorable orders for this flower exporter.
In need of a pocket councilor? Ellen Falconer and Mava Moayyed take a look at the burgeoning industry for mental health apps.
New Zealand musicians speak to The Wireless about their favourite love songs of all time.
Power Play - The wheels of Parliament have creaked back into life, with MPs back in their seats chucking newly orchestrated insults at each other with glee. (COMMENTS)
Our tech correspondent Peter Griffin weighs in on driverless cars and the trouble brewing in Twitter-land.
Alzheimers Disease and other forms of dementia may not be an inevitable part of ageing but preventable with some simple lifestyle changes, according to Professor David Smith. (AUDIO)
What’s it like when you lose your grip on reality? Charlotte-Rose Ruddell writes about her journey into psychosis, and coming back out the other side.
Two Christchurch school boys have become the youngest competitors to finish the Coast to Coast adventure race. (VIDEO)
Media were biased towards Prime Minister John Key during the last election according to new research on images in the media.
New Zealand's prime minister says he is not concerned about Fiji's military receiving shipments of weapons donated by Russia.
Pakistanis have been urged by their president not to observe Valentine's Day, the romantic holiday that hardline Muslim clerics want banned.
New Zealand sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke remain well out in front heading into the last day of the 49er World Championships in Clearwater, Florida.
A massive police hunt continues today in Palmerston North for the man who snatched a five-year-old girl off the street yesterday morning as she walked to school. (VIDEO)
A Wellington-based iwi trust has not received the votes it needed to go ahead with plans to sell waterfront land at Shelly Bay. (AUDIO)
Power Play - MPs are back in their seats chucking new insults at each other with glee, writes Chris Bramwell. (COMMENTS)
Only half the required workforce is available for installing ultra fast broadband, a telecommunications forum has been told. (AUDIO)
From our mountain parrot, the kea, to the bush-dwelling pipipi, to the urban house sparrow, a collection of bird stories and songs.
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