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Pasifika leaders in New Zealand are calling for people to post one-star reviews for a Florida bar that has trademarked the word 'bula'.
Banded Dotterel breeding season is about to get under way and conservationists are deploying new tactics to protect the threatened species. Video
Dementia support workers say a shortage of dementia beds in Canterbury is only expected to get worse.
Some Hanmer Springs businesses are hoping that an eleventh-hour effort will save their town from being inundated with freedom campers.
The Christchurch City Council is promising to stop putting chlorine in tapwater by January, though staff say that deadline is tight.
One of the world's best drummers will be heading for Christchurch as part of the city's big band festival.
Christchurch City Council staff are rushing to find another way to get chlorine out of the city's water within its 12-month deadline.
A piece of Fiordland history has been found nestled on pebbly Docherty Beach.
A bizarre economic climate is being blamed as the reason why some central Christchurch businesses are having to close their doors. Video
Businesses in the Christchurch suburb of New Brighton say something needs to be done to pull the area out of an economic slump.
The race is on to raise enough money to fix Kaikōura's old drill hall.
Asking permission to enter Hunter Valley Station is nigh on impossible, a South Island mountaineer says.
A world-first digitisation project has made what's been dubbed as 500-year-old fake news available to the masses.
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.