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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
The government is set to sell thousands of state homes in Christchurch, and John Key's childhood home could be among them. Video
His house is smashed, there is no electricity and his dog has run away - but Kaikoura man Gary Melville would not be anywhere else. Video
Dairy farmers in the Kaikoura district are faced with having to dump milk until road access is reopened. Video
Residents in the badly quake-damaged North Canterbury town of Waiau are sleeping at the local school and cooking meals for each other. Audio
The country comes to town over the next three days for the Canterbury A&P Show in Christchurch.
A Christchurch group wanting to make growing your own food fashionable has revealed plans for an edible garden and cafe in the middle of the city.
The Christchurch City Council has voted in favour of making a submission opposing the opening up of large parts of the ocean off the Canterbury coast to deep sea oil drilling.
The battle lines are drawn around the table at the newly elected Canterbury Regional Council (ECan).
One of re-elected Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel's first pledges is to increase efforts to get 20,000 people to live in the CBD.
Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel has been returned for a second term in a landslide victory.
Analysis - A lack of high-profile challengers for the Christchurch mayoralty and four councillors standing uncontested has made for a lacklustre election campaign.
Council housing tenants in Christchurch are unhappy their new landlord has not arranged face-to-face meetings with them to answer their questions.