Staff at the Canterbury District Health Board have been told not to pirate movies using its computer system.

Really, really, ridiculously illegal

5:20 PM  A Hollywood studio has pinged the Canterbury District Health Board for an employee's pirate download of the Zoolander movie sequel.

Poaching trip death

Craig Harris at Murray Edge's memorial service in Fairlie.

6:12 PM  Two men went hunting on a South Canterbury farm. Only one came back alive.

An end to the abuse

Shane Hawkins used to walk down the street "ready to fight" but has turned his life around for his son.

Punched over spilled beer at concert

4:48 PM  Man admits punching stranger five times after arguing at Fleetwood Mac's Dunedin gig.

$2m in assets seized

Police seize five properties and cash after brothel owner breaches council bylaw.

Council settles in car fraud case

12 min ago  The Dunedin City Council has settled with the widow of the man believed to be responsible for the $1.5-million Citifleet fraud.

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Wife died from 'moment of inattention'

A man has admitted a charge of careless driving causing the death of his wife.

16 min ago  A man described as "one of the good guys" has admitted that a moment of inattention killed his wife of 45 years in a crash

'A blot on the horizon'

6:12 PM  Residents opposing a $30m rest home development in Cashmere Hills say the complex is "overly aggressive".

Gordon Proctor finds gardening bliss

Red Lion's last roar?

The Rebuild

'A blot on the horizon'

An artist's impression of the proposed Rhodes on Cashmere care home development.

Residents opposing a $30m rest home development in Cashmere Hills say the complex is "overly aggressive".

Protecting our cultural heritage

The Air Force Museum of New Zealand ranks amongst the top 10 attractions in Christchurch.

OPINION: The Air Force Museum of New Zealand has been a force in protecting Christchurch cultural collection post earthquakes.

Rebuild creates new courtyards

The 17,000-square metre Awly Building was mostly an office block, with retail and cafes on the ground level.

Christchurch's city centre will get at least 10 new courtyards as part of the quake rebuild.

12,000 claims for Valentines Day quake

Carol Crosland is fighting EQC on behalf of her 86-year-old aunt. She says the land under the New Brighton property was ...

Almost 10,000 Canterbury homes damaged in Valentines Day earthquake and some could be pushed over cap.

Committee backs waiving development fee

Earthquake-wrecked St Paul's School has merged with the former Our Lady of Fatima school on Innes Rd.

Christchurch City councillors give initial backing to waive development fee for Catholic diocese.

Opinion

Starting a church to avoid tax

Owning a British Bike, like a Triumph, qualifies you for membership in Johnny Moore's new religion: the Church of the ...

OPINION: Why does religion still expects a free run in our increasingly non-religious society?

'I just hate going in there'

Work and Income offices: Leave your dignity at the guarded door.

''Go see Work and Income,'' was John Key's advice to the homeless. So we did.

Woolston plans reflect a changing city

Christchurch needs more villages. For that reason, the plans to revitalise Woolston are well worth supporting.

We should embrace plans to revitalise Woolston and get over our obsession with on-street car parks.

Let there be lights

Festa was an extraordinary and unforgettable experience for a city in need of a pick-me-up.

OPINION: Why we should explore the possiblities of tripping the light fantastic again

Canty stronger thanks to Dame Margaret

Dame Margaret Bazley has weathered the storm at Environment Canterbury for more than six years and has been a cohesive ...

Whatever your view on ECan's governance, Dame Margaret Bazley leaves Canterbury a stronger region.

business

'A blot on the horizon'

An artist's impression of the proposed Rhodes on Cashmere care home development.

Residents opposing a $30m rest home development in Cashmere Hills say the complex is "overly aggressive".

DHB pirates Zoolander

Staff at the Canterbury District Health Board have been told not to pirate movies using its computer system.

Movie giant Paramount Pictures has pinged Canterbury District Health Board for an employee's pirate download of the Zoolander movie sequel.

Lifestyle blocks pick of the bunch

There were 46 more lifestyle block sales for the first quarter of 2016 than the same period last year.

Sales of lifestyle blocks at the start of the year were strongest in 12 years.

Visitor arrivals and spending hit new highs

Chinese tourists continue to lead the way in terms of arrivals and spending.

April was a record month for arrivals, departures and spending by international visitors.

21 cents a whiff for canned souvenir air

Breathe Ezy director Phillip Duval is confident visiting Chinese tourists will snap up canned New Zealand air.

A Christchurch company selling cans of fresh South Island air will target visiting Chinese tourists as well as exporting to China.

sport

Cameron closes gap on Allpress

Three winners at Phar Lap on Friday has Matt Cameron back in the jockeys' premiership race.

The gap has closed in the jockeys' premiership

Rocker Band benefits from dropouts

Rocker Band is now a key player in the 4-year-old Diamond at next month's Harness Jewels in Cambridge.

Smart mare Rocker Band is now right in Harness Jewels mix

Less is best for Tactix skipper

Tactix skipper Anna Thompson says New Zealand-Australian international matches will be eagerly awaited.

Silver Ferns-Australia tests will have extra spice, Anna Thompson says.

Mr Jones aims to bounce back from Tall Blacks' omission

Canterbury Ram Marcel Jones shoots over Super City's Reuben Te Rangi earlier this season.

The Tall Blacks' loss could be the Canterbury Rams' gain.

Rams take ugly win over Airs

Jackson Stubbins and Jamie Adams tried hard to get their teams going in Canterbury's NBL win over Taranaki.

Combined 42 points from Marcel Jones and McKenzie Moore lead Rams past Mountain Airs.

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Protecting our cultural heritage

The Air Force Museum of New Zealand ranks amongst the top 10 attractions in Christchurch.

OPINION: The Air Force Museum of New Zealand has been a force in protecting Christchurch cultural collection post earthquakes.

Piano playing of the highest order

Stephen Hough matched strength with agility, power with elegance, passion with repose during his performance with the ...

REVIEW: The remarkable soloist's account of a musical behemoth was truly astonishing

Henare's career highlights and high heels in Chch

George Henare and Kathleen Burns star in The Court Theatre's production of Educating Rita opening on May 28.

Celebrated actor George Henare remembers Christchurch as the place he learnt to walk in high heels.

Vertigo Sea opens at CoCA

A still from John Akomfrah's art installation Vertigo Sea, which opens at CoCA on Saturday.

An "amazing and powerful" video art installation exploring the fate of refugees at sea opens in Christchurch on Saturday.

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