Despite fierce competition from the North Island and Australia, South Island's best BMX riders had a good weekend at the South Island BMX Champs.
A North Canterbury man charged with indecently assaulting a girl at an Alexandra holiday programme is banned from entering schools.
Greenpeace is concerned the future of the Hurunui River could hold more health warnings if the Hurunui Water Project goes ahead.
The people of Waiau love a good motorcycle rally, and no earthquake's going to change that.
Stop panicking, Rangiora's iconic pink elephant, of Elephant Park fame, is safe in its reserve, and will be for years to come.
Hanmer Springs based ears will soon receive North Canterbury focused radio, even in an emergency.
Everyday of summer that passes the risk of an unstoppable fire increases, but there's still a chance to do something.
After coming home to Kaiapoi to visit his mum, Josef Bowen had his truck stolen from outside his house.
Have you seen young birds around, helplessly wandering the ground? Never fear and leave them there, that's where their parents want them.
After struggling to find a home, the Rising Tide mural is complete, just in time for the books of the same name to being rolling out to Canterbury schools.
Local Kaikoura business owners told Steven Joyce road access, harbour access and making the town a destination were key.
Dr David Mitchell of Pegasus, North Canterbury, is to become an officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM).
Medical Officer of Health warns of potentially toxic algal slime in Hurunui River.
Someone with the know-how to remain anonymous has broken into Caltex in Kaiapoi, taking only the money from two charity boxes.
Despite rain and a boggy track, hard work and dedication allowed BMX riders to show off their skills for the Canterbury BMX Champs.
In 1996, three families went on their first camping trip together. They haven't missed a summer since.
Each town has continually developed since the Christchurch earthquakes, but which will become Canterbury's premier satellite town?
Tourist charters in Kaikoura are set to start up in the new year.
Farmers will be better prepared to deal with a major emergency with a new app, says Federated Farmers.
Fire at a north Canterbury campground moved "like lightning" and left a trail of destruction.
The beaches are closed, the old pool is munted ... but summer still means swimming in Kaikoura.
The Waimakariri District Council is seeking assistance from the Environment Court in the enforcement of the conditions of resource consents held by Clemence Drilling.
North Canterbury's Ella Hansen is set to put her skills to the test at the Nerang International on the Gold Coast next year.
Words are powerful, they can change the fate of nations. How much more powerful then must then the building built to contain them be?
'Getting aid to those who most need it is important to us.'
Phillipa Gill was told to prepare a funeral for the man she loved. A day later, he was awake.
Sefton beat Leeston-Southbridge for the Country one-day cricket title.
For 75 kilometres north of Waipara, the earthquake has rendered SH1 a dead-end street. How will businesses survive?
Kaiapoi's Baker Park will be remodeled in 2017.
The Kaiapoi Fire Station is on the list for a rebuild.