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A small rural Otago community's plan to build three wind turbines has been officially rejected as a "blight on the landscape".
Members of the Redcliffs School community are celebrating news their school, which was closed after the Canterbury earthquakes, will remain open. Video
The family of a war veteran is making a final effort to win compensation for cancer they say was caused by asbestos exposure in Vietnam. Audio
Cab drivers in Christchurch say their incomes have plummeted 30 to 50 percent since the arrival of the alternative taxi service, Uber.
North Canterbury farmers could be forced to walk off their land if the country's longest ever drought persists, the district's mayor says. Audio
There are predictions some of the shiny new offices being built in Christchurch could struggle to find tenants.
Residents at Governors Bay near Christchurch say they feel like they are being held hostage in their own homes by boy racers. Audio
A group of high profile Christchurch property developers are being accused of undermining confidence in the city's rebuild.
Unseasonably mild conditions have forced South Island skifields to delay opening dates and change event plans.
Christchurch City councillors are debating a five percent rates hike as the city struggles to meet the cost of the rebuild.
Authorities setting irrigation limits have been drastically underestimating how much water trout and salmon need, new study finds.
Christchurch City Council is to spend $4.5 million on electronic tags to stop rubbish bins being stolen, destroyed or lost. Video
New research shows there is a considerable gap between men and women when it comes to being promoted to the top jobs in the country's universities. Audio
The Earthquake Commission could have a big job on its hands fixing quake damaged Christchurch homes for a second time.
A Housing New Zealand office in Christchurch was in lockdown this afternoon after a man allegedly made a threat against its staff.
The merging of two Christchurch schools has been the 'challenge of his career', the principal of Waitākiri School says.
A Christchuch couple want to make their city the country's capital of circus arts again by opening a new school. Video
The number of tuis on Banks Peninsula is estimated to have trebled in the past seven years. Video
Freedom campers heading to Christchurch or Banks Peninsula next summer might have to think again, with a temporary ban extended to May next year.
Some of Christchurch's red-zoned land could be transformed into a lake for international water sports, as the huge job of managing the quake-hit city's rebuild changes hands.
Corrections is working on non-removable monitoring bracelets after figures revealed up to 47 offenders were missing at any one time.
ANALYSIS: Christchurch ratepayers will soon find out how much their rates will rise and if more of the city's assets will be sold.
Just three months after opening the door to freedom campers, Christchurch City Council has decided to shut it again.
An explosion of freedom campers this summer has left small town New Zealand struggling to cope.
A woman who was on a bus when the 22 February 2011 quake hit describes surviving being crushed and explains why she's angry at the Christchurch City Council. Video