Amberley residents banned from washing cars and using hoses, as severe water restrictions mark start of summer.
Mother learns son George Kitto, 18, killed in a motorbike crash an hour after he left wedding.
A teenager has died after falling off his motorbike in North Canterbury.
Ex-members of Canterbury religious cult Camp David open up about two decades of moving on.
Firefighters are responding to reports of a fire at a business in Kaiapoi, north of Christchurch.
Rangiora's St Joseph's School go where no Kiwi school has gone before and receive a call from an astronaut.
Slinging an axe was is in Mark Gillman's blood.
Omihi farmer Neil Evans has been competing in the Dog Trials at the Canterbury A & P Show for 35 years.
Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey backed the selection of of 16-year-old Holly Fletcher from a the list of high calibre of applicants.
Move over dogs, goats are man's new best friend.
The death of a person at a Swannanoa address will be referred to the coroner.
Concrete contractor blames "a few bad months" for failing to complete work partially paid for.
A woman who started out as a rock-climber has turned her love of heights into a tree-trimming business.
Yes Kaikoura could be washed away but it's a "small price to pay" for the "beautiful coastline".
Rural fire brigades of North Canterbury are on the look out for new recruits ahead of a busy summer.
The continued progress of Rangiora's town centre development is really starting to take shape.
A North Canterbury couple have lost their rental home and everything inside in an electrical fire.
No need to worry about defrosting your windscreen this morning as Christchurch is set for a fine day to end the week.
A mystery wreck on the seafloor of the Marlborough Sounds is not missing yacht the Sioux, police say.
Rescue chopper saves elderly man stranded in a North Canterbury riverbed with a dislocated hip.
Helicopters took to the skies over Marlborough on Thursday morning to battle the biggest frost of this year's grapegrowing season.
Tori Giles said she planned to do more "small" stunts in the future before attempting bigger exploits.
Dozens of North Canterbury properties given addresses for roads they're not connected to.
Country pubs need to diversify or their revenue will literally dry up.
Brook Retallick was the only one of the family not in the stands when his brother Brodie became a world champion after buying a new house with his partner.
Rain is expected for most of the South Island.
Snow and heavy rain forecast throughout the South Island, MetService says.
Man needed surgery after attack with machete-like weapon in North Canterbury.
Pegasus residents concerned new community board structure "could result in a loss of voice" for locals.
500 people sign online petition calling for the reinstatment of Rangiora High School Principal Peggy Burrows.