Mid Canterbury Selwyn
Hisham Almansi's plans to study medicine are in tatters as he recovers from being crushed by a door at work.
Allegations of "illegal squatter huts" in a Canterbury settlement are wrong, hut owner says.
More than 350 people have gathered to remember Ashburton car crash victim Anthony Newton.
Ashburton man Anthony Newton died after driving across the centreline and crashing into two vehicles south of Christchurch.
State Highway 1 has been closed after a serious crash south of Christchurch.
Ashburton mum Cindy George, who died tragically with her three children, was "one of a kind", her family says.
Skiers and snowboarders have expressed frustration at long delays at Mt Hutt ski area after one of its chairlifts stopped working.
Cindy George and her three children will be farewelled a week after they were found dead in an Ashburton home.
Cindy George was a good mother and her three children were bubbly and beautiful, family say.
An Ashburton family have "lost everything" after fire ripped through their home overnight.
Father of murdered Ashburton teen died still denying involvement in her death.
A vegetation in the Selwyn district will take hours to dampen down.
A 28-year-old woman is in a critical condition after falling off her horse in Dunsandel, Canterbury.
Patients in Canterbury will soon be able to check their own test results and order repeat prescriptions online.
Power woes enter fifth day for Orion's frustrated rural Canterbury consumers as more snow threatens.
Hisham Almansi, crushed by a hydraulic door, is worried he may never walk again.
A man was crushed for five minutes as co-workers shouted and waved to get the attention of the man who freed him.
A father is praying his son can survive being crushed by a door at a Canterbury meat processing factory.
Man walks away unscathed after smashing into a power pole after trying to flee police.
Shirley Bryce says "it's only a matter of time before someone's going to get killed" outside her home.
Banks Peninsula residents will meet with police as they grow tired of street racing.
A rural Canterbury petrol station is out of action after a car 'completely demolished' two of its pumps.
A Kiwi tourist who suffered a broken back in a Bali ferry explosion forced himself to stand to escape as the boat sank, his girlfriend says.
The council planning department is under review in the face of mounting criticism - will heads roll?
Twelve houses at Rolleston Prison's construction yard are heading to new Christchurch sites for families in need.
Police have arrested a 34-year-old man over the alleged murder of Christchurch 5-year-old Leon Jayet-Cole.
While Kate McMillan's classmates made speeches about hobbies and celebrities, she went for a topic closer to home – racism.
Claiming racial abuse in sport happens "in the heat of the moment" is not good enough, says Race Relations Commissioner.
Match-sealing penalty try sparks a confrontation between players, fans and referee.
"Scary" man tries to lure an 11-year-old girl into his car as she walks home from swimming pool.