John Walton says he has secretly had the stern flag of the Wahine in his possession since 1968.
9:24 PM A police officer repeatedly punched a handcuffed youth who spat in his face, a court has heard.
8:08 PM Firefighters attended a garage fire early Tuesday morning at Mahoneys Hill Rd.
Divers take new samples from South Canterbury lake at centre of chemical dumping.
A church closed for three years after the Canterbury earthquakes will come alive with the south of its music festival.
Car crashes into power pole in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
8:18 PM Waimate's mayor has questioned whether legislation regulating synthetic cannabis has made a difference, as police launch an investigation into use and dealing.
Prime Minister John Key has picked his favourites of the final four flag designs.
Timaru Boys' High School First XI hockey side are findingthe going tough at the top tier tournamant in Auckland.
A stunning final quarter performance against Villa Maria has given Roncalli College a good chance of making national tournament.
Returning Timaru wrestler Ben O'Brien is a New Zealand champion again after tipping up the favourite to win.
Reon Park contimued his dominance of the Cycling Timaru season with another impressive win.
Timaru Girls' High School made a perfect start to the Audrey Timlin Memorial hockey tournament in Invercargill recording two wins on the opening day.
Grant Shimmin stands shoulder-to-shoulder with other dads, continuing a fine tradition that likely began in prehistoric times.
Tourist operators up and down the country will be rubbing their hands with glee, but Timaru appears to have missed the boat.
It was a hard day's night for Derek Burrows' guest, when the slat bed attacked.
The Old Chook confesses to a sweet tooth, but wonders whether puddings might contribute to excess podge.
OPINION: It's one of the most bizarre scenarios to have played out in South Canterbury in recent memory.
Church is more important than ever says Timaru's newest vicar who is keen to get young people back into the christian community.
New China Southern Airlines service brings significant benefit to South Canterbury
The Rangatira has sailed its final voyage between Timaru and the Chatham Islands, and will now be sold. Fergus Blakiston pays tribute to 'the good old boat'.
Timaru is enjoying a retail boom with shoppers coming from Oamaru and Ashburton.
The Community Trust of Mid and South Canterbury has returned a near record return of $7.248million.