Mid Canterbury Selwyn
People and animals, particularly dogs, should avoid river and surrounding areas until further notice.
A rise in burglaries is nothing out of the ordinary for this time of year, but police say vigilance remains vital.
Opinions split over whether funding new cycleways or improving quality of roads in Selwyn district is more important.
Selwyn councillors are at odds over how to improve commuting in the district.
A dazed and bloodied Marina Taylor lay by her broken bike, attempting to flag down passing cars.
A driver has been killed in a crash near Rolleston, south of Christchurch.
Council and ECan to roll out soil testing programme after arsenic was found in several properties.
A subdivision that could double the size of Darfield is creating a sewage conundrum for planners.
A precinct containing 77 apartments, shops and offices is planned for central Ashburton.
Drivers urged to take care after car crashes and rolls on Darfield's main street.
St John is doubling its ambulance capacity in Selwyn to cope with population growth.
Owner never imagined his stolen bike would be linked to double killing in Ashburton.
Selwyn Aquatic Centre will close, for the third time since it opened last year, during the school holidays for retiling work.
Four people have denied charges relating to an Ashburton man found dead in a drain.
Thousands stop to remember Ashburton shooting victims while friends and family gather to farewell Peggy Noble.
The second victim of the Ashburton shootings will be farewelled today at a private funeral. l Two-minute silence for victims
Man who battled ACC claims he was focus of police investigation after WINZ shootings. l Victim mourned
Ashburton residents plan candlelight service and minute of silence for two Work and Income staff.
Lindy Curtis dived under desk to flee gunman, but he shot her before reloading and killing her colleague.
Two taken to hospital after car left road and smashed through fence near Kirwee.
Young woman seriously injured after getting her hair tangled at vegetable processing plant.
Investigators at a loss to explain what started "suspicious" fire that destroyed Ashburton home.
Man flown to hospital with broken rib after truck rolls and spills logs across SH 72 this morning.
Ashburton residents use social media to try and find man who attempted to lure 9-year-old boy into car.
Ashburton teen remanded on bail after being charged with break-ins, arson and burgling hunting knives.
Northern Irish community in ''shock'' after young expat was killed in crash just kilometres from his Mid-Canterbury home.
Northern Irishman dies after his ute collides with a truck on State Highway 1 in Mid Canterbury.
Spark believed to have set off large fire inside Ashburton animal feed factory yesterday.
Four bailed on drugs charges after police execute series of searches in Ashburton.
A minute's silence before tonight's Ranfurly Shield clash will mark the deaths of two young players.
A woman injured in a head-on crash has surgery and remains in a life-threatening condition.
Police are keen to speak to a man seen in an Ashburton nightclub after a mystery incident.
Beloved school caretaker dies suddenly
Pupils at Selwyn's Ladbrooks School mourn the death of beloved caretaker and cleaner Ashley Smeith.
A 5-year-old is among three injured after a car and truck collided south-west of Ashburton.
Ashburton has hit its third high pollution day this winter.
An increasing number of potholes aren't being repaired due to lack of funding.
Selwyn residents will likely find out next year whether their properties are earmarked as potentially contaminated.
The detective who cracked the ‘Black Widow' case has been handed the file for the murder of Kirsty Bentley.
One person has serious injuries following a head-on collision near Burnham this morning.
An early morning fire at a West Melton truck yard is being treated as suspicious, fire service say.
New migrants say it's hard to rent a home or go about their daily lives due to racism in Mid Canterbury.
A man has been arrested for arson after allegedly setting fire to a house while his children were inside.
Two-thirds of Selwyn's $415m a year spend leaves the district with Hornby Pak n Save the main benefactor.
Ashburton is the most Christian place in Canterbury, while Lyttelton is one of the least religious.
A smash-and-grab burglar has gone on a cigarette and Creme Egg-stealing spree in Canterbury.
A Rakaia teen killed after being hit by a car was lying on the road at the time of impact, police say.
The death of Danny Hendriks from Rakaia, who was struck by a car has left his workmates distraught.
Hundreds of primary school students have tested their mettle on Selwyn's inaugural Tough Kid urban assault course.
A Lincoln-based research group says missing out on $20m Govt grant will create biosecurity threats.
Selwyn ratepayers will be asked to pay a one-off $60 fee to help keep the fast-growing district's roads in good order.