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A study is being undertaken to see if a covered stadium in the middle of Christchurch stacks up financially.
A group of Christchurch residents are worried about potentially toxic dust coming from demolition waste produced by the earthquakes.
A funeral operator's plan to run services from a home in a Christchurch suburb has upset residents, and the council is considering legal action. Audio
The controversial 'spray and pray' farming method, being blamed for contaminating waterways in Rangitikei, is being used in Southland.
Swarms of midges are making residents near the city's sewage ponds feel like prisoners in their own homes. Video
Green groups are outraged at a plan to spend ratepayer money on a fence that would allow iconic high country land to be more intensively farmed.
A bitter dispute over new rules for how to manage water has seen old divisions re-emerging at Canterbury Regional Council, according to one councillor.
At least 12 truck drivers have quit because they are concerned about the safety of a new alternative highway between Picton and Christchurch, their union says.
Families living next to a gravel quarry on the outskirts of Christchurch have to wear masks when they go outside because of toxic dust coming from it. Video
A family with water coming through the walls of their house is among Kaikōura residents who worry insurers will leave them short-changed.
Fifteen-month-old Ihaka Stokes screamed for his mother when Troy Taylor picked him up, two days before the boy died, a court has been told. Video
A Napier fisherman has been nominated for a major international award for a cage that allows under-sized fish to swim free.
Canterbury anglers say the chance of catching a salmon is about the same as winning Lotto because of dwindling stocks.
Recovery authorities promise all but one of Christchurch's anchor projects will be under construction this year, as the city's rebuild hits its stride.
A man felt "overwhelmed at being a father" when he shook his toddler son, causing him fatal head injuries.
After six years sitting in a derelict state, the future of Christchurch's Cathedral Square may be about to turn a corner.
Questions are being asked about spending by a Christchurch City Council-owned events company on overseas travel and its use of a five-star hotel. Audio
The Christchurch City Council paid $28m towards a $50m carpark building after Carter Group threatened it would drop plans to build a glossy new CBD shopping precinct. Audio
The Christchurch City Council has contributed $28 million towards a carpark owned by a major property developer.
Work has started today in Christchurch on building a new swimming pool to replace the old QEII complex.
Residents of a Christchurch suburb are threatening court action over the local tennis club's decision to install floodlights.
Today's convoy from Mount Lyford to Kaikōura has been cancelled after the road was closed this morning due to rain and low cloud.
The tourist town escaped relatively unscathed from the 14 November quake but holidaymakers have still been staying away.
The first convoy of civilian vehicles has re-entered Kaikōura via the quake-damaged inland route, but the return trip had to be cancelled. Video
The head of Civil Defence has rebuked West Coast Regional Council over a media release that warned of an imminent earthquake threat along the Alpine Fault. Video