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The government is increasing its pressure on the Anglican Church to agree to rebuild the ChristChurch cathedral and has sent it a cross-party letter.
Organisers of Christchurch's America's Cup parade are scrambling to find a plan B, with snow forecast during the event.
The 17-story Crowne Plaza already has almost 11,000 bookings, during what's being described as the worst winter for tourism since 2011.
Music has rocked Christchurch's town hall for the first time since the devastating February 2011 quake.
The Children's Commissioner is calling for children to be more involved in Christchurch's rebuild, and says the government needs to do more to include them.
A community fridge has been started in the suburb of New Brighton, which is still dealing with high poverty and broken roads following the Christchurch earthquake.
Designers of Christchurch's new $300 million justice precinct have had to redesign some of its doors, after it was found police vans did not have space to turn around.
A 118-year-old painting signed by one of Captain Scott's companions and left with junk in Antarctica has been unveiled at Canterbury Museum today. Video
The National Cat Show returns to Christchurch this week for the first time since the earthquakes, and its organiser is hopeful breeders will come back too. Video, Audio
Last night's Aurora Australis was the most amazing display an astrophotographer has ever seen, he says.
A Christchurch city councillor admits some buildings have been mistakenly added to a hit list of derelict central city properties and they need to be taken off. Video
Sex workers and Christchurch residents are both angry that the city's council has not been able to decide how to deal with street prostitution.
About 200 schools were under capacity last year and nearly 500 others were in danger of overcrowding, official documents show. Audio
The Christchurch City Council could face legal action if it goes ahead with a bylaw designed to move sex workers out of residential areas. Audio
Emotions are running high in a South Island town as police hunt for the driver responsible for ripping up a community sports field.
A satellite is now being used to count the endangered northern royal albatross, which breeds on the Chatham Islands.
After a turbulent year of complaints about players' conduct the Canterbury Rugby Union has launched a new campaign aimed at stopping racism on the rugby pitch.
A distressed Lyttelton Port worker who took a year's sick leave after his friend died on the job has won his fight to get his job back.
Gerry Brownlee's six-year reign as the minister in charge of the $15.4 billion Christchurch rebuild is coming to an end, following today's Cabinet reshuffle.
Central Christchurch residents say they are under siege from sex workers, and one is threatening legal action if the city council does nothing.
A report into how authorities handled the tsunami alert after the Kaikōura quake reveals communication issues between the council and Civil Defence.
The council believes the 125 hectares of low-lying land is suitable for homes, but critics say enough land is already available for housing in the city.
A small oven fire and a lack of experience did not deter staff from the fire-stricken Christchurch Adventure Park, as they volunteered at Ronald McDonald House.
Today is Otago anniversary day, but after years of discussion Queenstown residents still don't know whether to observe the holiday or not.
Residents from West Coast rest home Kowhai Manor had gone hungry and lacked hot water, an audit has found.