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Christchurch moteliers are blaming competition from AirBnB and a lack of events for what's being called the worst winter since the Canterbury earthquakes. Video
An alternative mental health treatment facility that focuses on an holistic approach is being proposed in Christchurch.
Some Christchurch city councillors are worried a proposed ban on freedom camping in Akaroa won't solve the problem.
Plans by Christchurch City Council to help curb a rising homeless population has worried some of the people who live rough.
A security guard role created to help prevent staff assaults at Christchurch's Hillmorton Hospital has been labelled as "useless".
Christchurch ratepayers are forking out $1.24 million on a touch screen wall in the city's new central library.
Christchurch City Council is investigating a water bottling plant in Belfast over claims of worker safety issues.
An events shortage is forcing a restructure at the Christchurch City Council's major events company.
Nurses at Christchurch's Hillmorton Hospital say they are worried that safety problems are putting off new-entrant nurses from working at the facility.
A professional theatre company in Christchurch says a decision to show them the door is brutal and unfair.
Firewood is in short supply in Timaru as it faces its first winter with only new burners allowed in the city.
A long-time Cheviot farmer has outed himself as having the first farm in the area to test positive for Mycoplasma bovis.
Huge numbers of people wanting to use Christchurch's new QE2 sports complex have resulted in delays for some swimmers.
A security guard will be placed in the acute inpatient unit at Christchurch's Hillmorton Hospital after the latest violent assault on a staff member by a patient.
It is now or never to make Waimate an attractive tourist destination, local business owners say.
A nurse at Christchurch's Hillmorton Hospital was strangled and dragged across the floor by a patient over the weekend, her colleagues say - the latest reported assault at the facility.
The small south Canterbury town of Waimate is facing a big spend on desperately needed infrastructure.
A course that's proven life changing for a handful of young people on the dole is about to be expanded.
Acute mental health nurses at Christchurch's Hillmorton Hospital are being assaulted by patients at least twice a week, and as often as once a day.
Plans for a $11.3 million multicultural centre will provide a safe place for Canterbury's diverse population to express themselves, Hagley College's principal says.
Christchurch's lead economic agency is defending its role, after a former mayor said the organisation needed to be more ambitious.
Funding cuts are forcing Christchurch's Citizens Advice Bureau to consider scaling back its services.
A proposal that would require all Canterbury ratepayers to pick up the tab for Christchurch's new stadium has met opposition from many of the region's mayors.
Christchurch ratepayers might have to fork out tens of millions of dollars to secure the city's water supply and remove added chlorine.