Mid Canterbury Selwyn
Christchurch woman who won free $585,000 house already owns one.
Ashburton Hospital is to become pioneer in rural health with opening of a new specialised centre.
A motorcyclist has moderate injuries after a stone knocked him off his bike.
This Kiwi has amassed 41,400 Instagram followers with her images of microscopic life taken in and around New York.
Persistent rain with a chance of thunderstorms and hail prompts authorities to issue road warnings.
New Zealand may not have voted for a new flag, but a Canterbury community has unveiled its own.
Canterbury district councillor defends posting the location of a police checkpoint on Facebook.
Shanan Stewart has scored 252 runs in his last two innings in Canterbury Country club cricket.
There was mud, sweat and plenty of dirty, happy faces as hundreds of people took part in the annual Muddy Good Run.
Canterbury's self-proclaimed town of the future has marked its 150th anniversary with a busy three days of celebrations.
After outraged Ashburton locals tried to stop it, a plan to sell 1.4 billion litres of water a year may be gone for good.
Sunglasses, sunscreen, and soft serve ice cream were essential at the 146th annual Ellesmere A&P Show.
Darfield's Blair McIlroy has driven around 30,000km in order to play 50 games for Buller in rugby's Heartland Championship, over the past six years.
Selwyn's mayoral chains may not be heavy, but Kelvin Coe looks as though a weight has been lifted from his shoulders.
Methven farmer opens up about depression battle to address rural NZ's mental illness stigma.
A blizzard of traffic cones, temporary road signs and construction work have made driving confusing enough in Christchurch and its surrounding towns.
Mike Hogan was acting principal at a school when allegations of historic offending came to light.
Tom Plunkett is the Methven Rodeo president, and a rodeo competitor, but this year he'll take to the ring with one arm in a cast.
A Christchurch woman faces charges after allegedly stealing mail from letterboxes across Canterbury.
High cloud and brief rain showers are expected for most of the South Island.
Burglaries at commercial premises in Methven, Rakaia and Tinwald turn sinister, with a gun pointed at a member of public.
Shanan Stewart scored a century as Southbrook joined Sefton and Leeston-Southbridge with two wins from two rounds in Canterbury Country premier cricket.
Ashburton's new mayor Donna Favel had just one word when she found out she'd won - wow.
Sam Broughton has became one of the country's youngest mayors and will oversee an $80 milion-plus budget.
He's freed from prison to live with his new wife, who continues to fight to clear his name.
Mid Canterbury has beaten Thames Valley 38-22 in rugby's Heartland Championship.
Two women have been flown to Christchurch Hospital with moderate injuries.
Youth worker Sam Broughton has beaten four other candidates to win the Selwyn mayoralty while David Ayers wins Waimak.
Cinema owner Donna Favel is Ashburton's new mayor.
Cigarettes and tobacco were stolen from a Methven garage and supermarket overnight.