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A woman who fled the gunman at the Al Noor mosque is looking for the stranger who helped her and her five-month old baby escape.
Yesterday's gathering in Hagley Park has reassured and uplifted their shocked community, a Muslim leader in Christchurch says.
Just four days after the mosque attacks that claimed 50 lives, a public forum last night discussed ideas for making the city a better place.
Homeless man Shay Kenny and his cardboard sign have become an unusual symbol for Christchurch's healing, after Friday's attack.
There is a huge sense of sorrow in India after it was confirmed five Indian nationals died in Friday's mosque attacks in Christchurch, the high commissioner says.
The measles outbreak in Canterbury has now infected 22 people, as the region races to get vulnerable people vaccinated.
Vaccine mistrust is only "one piece of the puzzle", say Canterbury health officials, as the region deals with an outbreak of measles.
Michael Jackson's music will be playing less frequently on New Zealand airwaves in the wake of new child sex abuse allegations.
A service to mark Purple Poppy Day and honour First World War soldier Thomas Hartnell-Stone will take place in Canterbury this afternoon.
It has been one of the busiest summers ever for animal welfare officers, and they are struggling to keep up with demand, the SPCA says.
The New Zealand Motor Caravan Association chief executive is accusing campground owners of "crying wolf" over the negative impact of freedom campers.
A new pool complex in Methven will receive $7.5 million from the government's Provincial Growth Fund.
A Marlborough Sounds conservation group and fishing company have put aside their differences to open a native wildlife facility.
From tomorrow Hanmer Springs will be asking people to ditch the durries as public property in the town centre goes smoke and vape free.
Lime scooters are set to stay part of the Christchurch city-scape, if Christchurch City Council accepts a staff recommendation.
Westland District Council will today hear from struggling campground owners, who have experienced a "painfully quiet" summer after the introduction of designated freedom camping areas.
As Christchurch prepares to welcome its first refugees since the 2010 earthquake, a contingent of Red Cross volunteers are getting ready to go the extra mile to help.
Despite a petition of 2800 signatures, Kiwibank will not be keeping one of its Christchurch branches open.
More than 1500 people have signed up to a new environmental activism group, pledging to take extreme, disruptive action to make the government do more about climate change.
Staff and students at one of the country's largest agricultural training facilities remain uncertain if they can teach or attend courses this year.
A Christchurch City Councillor's idea to sell local water overseas has been criticised by some who say that there is simply no water to spare.
A warning to avoid Lake Wakatipu's waters due to high levels of E coli over the weekend has prompted calls for more research into the bacteria.
Fire and Emergency is warning hot, dry weather sweeping up New Zealand could bring an elevated fire risk.
Pilots and lobbyists want tighter rules for drone use, but those flying them say that first, the rules that already exist need to be imposed.
The Department of Conservation says kākāpō could breed in record numbers this year, with mating season off to an early start.