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A controversial no-mow policy for some of Christchurch's riverbanks is being revised because of complaints from residents.
A move by the Lyttelton Port to stop a planned strike has failed, the Rail and Maritime Transport Union says.
Earthquake and cyclone hit business owners in Kaikōura say finding staff has been next to impossible over summer.
Some Riwaka residents are calling for better maintenance of waterways and culverts, as the area recovers from Cyclone Gita.
Golden Bay farmers have begun a massive clean-up in the wake of flooding from Cyclone Gita, which ripped apart fencing and washed away paddocks.
More than 100 Christchurch residents have signed up to an electric car sharing scheme.
The Christchurch City Council is proposing to raise rates by more than five percent, partly to help cover remaining earthquake repairs.
Families of the CTV victims have been told that work is underway to review a law that prevented anyone being prosecuted for the building's collapse.
Some Linwood business owners are sceptical as to whether police are taking a new liquor ban seriously.
Friends and family of murder victim Renee Duckmanton walked out of court today in tears, as the man who discovered her body described what he saw.
A man charged with strangling a Christchurch sex worker and then setting her alight has been described as mentally imbalanced by his legal counsel.
Fire and Emergency has closed its investigation into what caused the Port Hills fire due to a lack of evidence, but says it still believes they were deliberately lit.
Leaders of New Zealand's burgeoning space industry say the successful launch of a rocket is a giant leap forward for the sector.
Residents are concerned about sex workers in Christchurch's St Albans about three months after the council rejected a bylaw, favouring instead a community-based approach.
Motorists should let police deal with dangerous drivers, the Automobile Association says.
A committee fighting a controversial log burner ban in Timaru is urging people to stock up on firewood during the holiday season.
Road crews are putting the finishing touches on State Highway 1 north of Kaikōura ahead of its reopening this afternoon. Video, Audio
Workers rebuilding State Highway 1, north of Kaikōura, are racing to finish the job, with just one week left until the grand reopening. Video
Some Christchurch residents are dreading the summer as they expect street based sex workers to return to their neighbourhood.
Christchurch business owners say problems with beggars are escalating, after one of the city's trams was stopped and its driver abused over the weekend.
A retailer is warning of widespread disobedience as a controversial log burner ban begins in Timaru.
A rental shortage in quake-damaged Kaikōura is forcing some locals to consider shutting up shop and leaving.
After a residents association's chair said the area around University of Canterbury was becoming a slum, the group's founder - a former student - has urged productive dialogue.
Farmers on Banks Peninsula near Christchurch are concerned about the effects of a proposed bylaw that would regulate the movement of stock on some roads.
Waimate is set to receive a much needed financial boost this weekend, with several events booking out accommodation in the South Island town.