Man admits multiple burglaries around Canterbury after being caught red-handed.
Christchurch mayor among those paying tribute to "humble and stoic" Catholic bishop Barry Jones.
Work to transform four Waimakariri schools into modern learning environments to go ahead.
It's set to be a sunny, slightly cloudy day throughout the South Island.
It will be a warm evening for the first Night Noodle Market in Christchurch on Wednesday.
An investigation into the cause of a fatal house fire at Clarence, north of Kaikoura, is ongoing.
Cloud is set to cover most of the South Island to start the week.
Six people were injured in a crash north of Christchurch on Sunday.
Rangiora High has been embroiled in conflict for years. What makes the rural Canterbury school unique?
New Zealand recorded its hottest ever temperature 43 years ago in Rangiora.
Some former red-zoned homeowners may be able to buy back or lease their old sections but not build on them.
Fist-sized rocks held up traffic north of Christchurch after a truck lost some of its load.
North Canterbury primary school attempts world record one-foot hop.
Canterbury winery Marble Point out of action for several weeks after fire sparked by oily rag.
Police have released the name of a man killed in a house fire north of Kaikoura.
Kaikoura High School and Kaikoura Primary School are set to start the new year with faster and more reliable broadband.
Rags coated in linseed oil spontaneously combust, causing fires in Canterbury.
"This is not just a programme for people that are overweight."
Nadia Mackle was left paralysed from the waist down after a car crash, but the "very argumentative patient" is getting on with life and proving people wrong.
Cooking classes for older people aims to get them off tea and toast, Weet-Bix and pies.
An old hut makes a welcome diversion when the bad weather hits in Lake Sumner Forest Park.
NZ designers joined by global competitors for Dunedin emerging talent awards.
Police investigating alleged rape at Rangiora Showgrounds before last weekend's Muscle Car Madness.
North Canterbury water safety course hoping to turn the tide on drowning statistics.
Christchurch-based artist to display what her adopted home has helped her accomplish in upcoming exhibit.
Cattle caught in Canterbury lake belong to Chief Justice Dame Sian Elias and businessman Hugh Fletcher.
If the proposed Coastal Pacific cycleway from Blenheim to Clarence goes ahead, the three routes would offer an almost uninterrupted 220km cycling and walking track.
A Greta Valley family will open their doors to the public and showcase their sustainable, off-the-grid lifestyle in February.
Crusaders players will visit what remains of the Glenmark Rugby Club when they head out on a community crusade.
Thirty drivers caught crossing the centre line during a four-hour police operation in Canterbury.