Mid Canterbury Selwyn
Saturday's 2016 Peak to Pub multisport race from Mt Hutt to Methven has attracted huge entries.
There's no escaping the wet weather this week as bouts of rain continue to hit the South Island.
Cloudy periods and occasional drizzle forecast for Christchurch on Wednesday.
A teenager was arrested after he broke into a local RSA overnight and stole alcohol.
Spring continues to evade the South Island, with rain and cloud forecast until the weekend.
Brown trout numbers in the Rakaia River have been boosted thanks to Fish and Game.
Rural firefighters from across Canterbury put their skills to the test in the annual regional Rural Fire Challenge at Castle Hill.
Banks Peninsula would-be weka farmer Roger Beattie is a 10-ideas-before-breakfast kind of man.
East Street parking is now free, but work is continuing to revitalise Ashburton's CBD.
One of Canterbury's few llama rescues may have to shut its gates due to overwhelming demand and a lack of funding.
Council comes under fire from upset pet owners after revelations dead cats collected by roading contractors are not checked for microchips.
Woman seriously injured in a collision between a motorbike and a car in central Canterbury.
Firearm, ammunition, Taser and drug paraphernalia found by armed police at an Ashburton home.
Farm manager Karl Maguire was sacked after 500 cows disappeared under his watch.
Family and friends pay tribute to promising footballer and peacemaker whose life was "cut too short".
A land swap to allow a new library, public square, retail shops and car parking in central Rolleston has been approved.
A slow-moving active front has made its way to the North Island, bringing heavy falls.
Ellesmere is one step closer to having its own flag.
Ashburton family had gathered to mark anniversary of relative's death before man was allegedly murdered.
Ashburton has been rocked by fatal stabbing, but the town's mayor believes the town is still safe.
Three people were attacked by a group of up to eight armed with baseball bats.
It's set to be a mostly fine day for Canterbury, with light winds and a few cloudy periods in store.
Those who tried to burgle and set fire to Tinwald School have been labelled gutless cowards by the school's principal.
Police have searched a property in relation to the disappearance of 500 cows in Canterbury.
Efforts to help fund a life-saving operation for a West Melton girl are picking up pace.
Fine weather and a high of 18C expected for Christchurch after a foggy start.
Wairarapa Bush has beaten Mid Canterbury 26-16 in an ill-disciplined Heartland Championship rugby clash in Ashburton.
Winds of up to 150kmh have lashed the country - but things may look up tomorrow.
The NZ Transport Agency has awarded an Ashburton intersection construction and traffic signals installation contract to Christchurch-based City Care Ltd.
A polar air blast might bring snow to Christchurch's Port Hills on Wednesday.