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The husband of a woman severely injured in the Christchurch mosque shootings says he's worried about the couple's financial future.
Emails obtained by RNZ show the head of a health board media team trying to minimise an incident at its troubled mental health unit.
Among the survivors of the Christchurch mosque shootings still coming to terms with what he has experienced is Shoaib Gani. Video
It appears the shootings in Christchurch yesterday were the actions of a lone gunman, police now say.
A major shake-up of the fishing sector is still in the consultation phase but already fishers are being accused of trying to rig the system in their favour.
Parents at a north Canterbury school have ignored a warning to keep their unvaccinated children at home. Video
A plea has gone out to the Christchurch City Council to change planning rules that allow high density housing in inappropriate areas.
Its budget may have blown out by almost a third more than the original figure, but this weekend the doors to the Christchurch Town Hall will re-open for the first time since the 2011 earthquakes. Video
Documents from 2012 released by the Pike River families show the handling of exhibits from the mine was mismanaged, with the inquiry head at the time describing the chain of evidence as "diabolical".
Federated Farmers is expressing fears that its members with long-term leases on Crown land may be prevented from developing their properties. Audio
Life can slowly start returning to normal for the 2500 residents of Wakefield after their town was declared safe for now from nearby forest fires.
A letter has emerged from heavy hitters in the fishing industry to fisheries minister Stuart Nash outlining opposition to putting cameras on board boats. Video
The amount of fish being discarded by commercial fishers could be dramatically reduced under proposed new rules. Audio
Those backing a new skate park in the Christchurch suburb of Sumner are confident noise will not be an issue.
The Canterbury District Health Board has completed its investigation into how a mental health patient at the troubled Hillmorton Hospital came to be locked in a maintenance shed overnight.
The role of New Zealand government officials in lobbying to have a fishing vessel taken off an international black list is being questioned.
As the country continues to bake in the blistering heat, spare a thought for those whose jobs are made just that much harder by the hotter than average temperatures.
There's no relief in sight for parts of the country that sweltered in temperatures of over 30C yesterday.
The Hillmorton Hospital mental health patient, reported missing just before Christmas, was found two days later in a maintenance shed.
Canterbury Regional Council staff have walked off the job this lunch time in support of pay claims.
A more targeted approach to cleaning up plastic in the ocean could help to reduce seabird deaths, a researcher says. Audio
While plans are being made for the future of Christchurch's red zone, one researcher is keen to ensure the area's past is not forgotten. Video
Westland's mayor is confident an upgrade of Franz Josef's sewage ponds will be done in time to meet a deadline imposed by the Environment Court.
The anniversary today of the Pike River Mine disaster has brought to the surface some raw emotions for families.
Those in charge of making sure today's New Zealand Trotting Cup goes off without a hitch at Addington Raceway in Christchurch are confident recent race-fixing allegations will not affect numbers…