Mid Canterbury Selwyn
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.
Law and engineering lecturers may be replaced by professionals in Lincoln University's job-cutting plan.
Leeston teacher makes Miss Pinup finals
A Leeston teacher and mother-of-two has been selected as a top 10 finalist for Miss Pinup New Zealand.
A man is in hospital with several broken ribs after crashing his motorbike into a fence.
Hollywood star Chris Pine has pleaded guilty to drink-driving and made an undisclosed donation to charity.
Hundreds crowded the tiny South Island village of Arthur's Pass for its 150th anniversary.
A worker has been flown to hospital after a log smashed through his cab into his leg.
Chris Pine will return from Sydney to face a drink-driving charge, says a Christchurch acquaintance.
A man cut from his car after it collided with a train near Rakaia is in hospital with moderate injuries.
Hollywood actor Chris Pine is facing a charge for allegedly drink-driving after a wrap party in Methven.
Two Christchurch-based companies are being taken to court charged with illegal dumping.
Barry Whitcombe 'died how he was meant to' when his vehicle plunged off the Mt Hutt access road, wife says.
A contractor who died on the way to Mt Hutt skifield this morning was 'very familiar' with the access road.
The cause of a fire that torched farm machinery and thousands of hay bales near Ashburton will never be known.
Seven fire crews remain at the scene of a large blaze near Ashburton that destroyed farm machinery overnight.
The Selwyn District Council will record a healthy surplus thanks to hefty investment in the area.
An Ashburton man alleged to have assaulted three children has been arrested after 10 days on the run.
Mid-Canterbury farmers told to secure hay bales after four arsons near Ashburton this weekend.
Firefighters are using a helicopter and monsoon buckets to battle a big scrub fire near Rolleston.
Authorities are warning swimmers and animals to steer clear after toxic algae is found in Canterbury.