'Unliveable': Five townhouses less than 1m away

Ways to help make a Christchurch woman’s home more “liveable” after five two-storey townhouses started being built close next door will be investigated.City council head of resource consents John Higgins, his colleague John Gibson,…

Phone seller breaks $1500 iPhone 8 plus

This could be the world’s first broken Apple iPhone 8 Plus.A hapless phone seller in China reportedly cracked a brand new iPhone 8 Plus as he prepared to sell the handset, which goes on sale today in 29 countries.Pictures have…

Two Maxiclear cold remedies recalled for black mould

Two cold remedies are being pulled off the shelves, because they contain black mould.The urgent recall affects one batch each of Maxiclear Sinus & Pain Relief, and Maxiclear Cold & Flu Relief. Black mould – which has been identified…

Does 'unlimited' really mean unlimited?

Unlimited: Not limited or restricted; infinite. Companies are increasingly using the term in relation to the services they offer, particularly in the competitive telecommunications market where non-capped data, broadband and calling…