Emergency services were called to the semi-rural suburb of Yaldhurst around 11.20am on Thursday.
Hamish Mee had begun digging mass graves for pigs he couldn't sell.
Temel Atacocugu said the news about the shooting in Buffalo, New York, and its connections to the Christchurch massacre was scary, triggering flashbacks for him.
Pig farmers say the industry is in crisis, with some fearing they'll have to kill and dump animals as it falls apart.
Martin Berry's sister said the Christchurch man was a "kind, gentle" man who was at peace in his garden.
Philip Watson started playing for Shirley by pure accident but in doing so has become one of the club's greats.
The city council's wastewater plant has been giving off a rancid smell since it was damaged by fire six months ago.
Multiple people are being sought over an Auckland liquor store burglary.
When the air reeks of the stench of the burnt-out wastewater treatment plant in Bromley, Christchurch, Ally Enright hides in her bedroom.
NSW brothers Joshua and Benjamin Lucas are charged with preparing or planning for a terrorist act, with Joshua Lucas also charged with intentionally advocating for others to do a terrorist act.
A 31-year-old man has been arrested in Christchurch on Wednesday night.
Road blocks are in place around the Elginshire Street area.
About 80 years ago, soldier Ted d'Auvergne told a Waimate publican that he would be back to finish off his second drink. He never returned.
The National Party leader was quizzed on the use of te reo by members of the public who attended his meeting.
Don Grant died in an accident at the port on Anzac Day.
Elliot Ajay Prakash is accused of murdering Val Heaney, 64, who was found dead in her Bromley home last month while isolating with Covid-19.
Coroner Brigitte Windley has released the scope of what will, and won't, be covered in the upcoming coronial inquest into the March 15, 2019 terrorist attack.
The police watchdog issued a decision following a complaint about the arrest of a 17-year-old boy in Christchurch in November, 2020.
While readings last week were well above the odour detection threshold, the council said they remained well within WorkSafe's exposure standards.
He had last been seen going to a BMX track in Brexley around 3.30pm on Sunday.