"He was going to cut Mum with an axe. He said, "I'm going to gut you".
5:04 PM Hope remains that searchers can bring missing climber Stephen Dowall off Mt Cook.
Protesters say harsher droughts and extreme winds in Sth Canty are already here.
Hopes a second giraffe being shipped via Timaru appear to be a bit of a stretch.
A monkey called Bridget features in a surprising history of Timaru's Botanic Gardens.
Help should be available for people to get emergency accommodation, the CAB says.
Thirty five rallies nationwide demand the Government do more to prevent catastrophic climate change.
Timaru is more accepting of gender diversity than it was in the past, but there is still more work to be done.
An ankle injury to Paula Fifita has robbed South Canterbury of one of their most influential sevens players.
Roncalli College pupil Jessica Shearer has just been picked for her biggest golf assignment yet.
Temuka top-order batsman Phill Lill is looking forward to donning the whites for his first appearance for South Canterbury at Hawke Cup level.
Roncalli College netballer Laura Dorgan is one step away from mixing it with the best netballers in the country.
Two of the hardest workers at the Waimate Rugby Club have been honoured with life memberships.
OPINION: A few days ago, a friend and former colleague put a message on Facebook to his American friends.
OPINION: It was one of the first things I thought of when I heard the news.
OPINION: Stories of Lomu's selflessness show us what we've lost.
OPINION: There is nothing more aggravating than reading comments on social media sites from ignorant, rude people.
OPINION: This is not so much a homage, or a review, as an exercise.
The former dux of Mountainview High School is going on a mission to the Philippines.
It's all roses around South Canterbury at the moment.
After 25 years, Oamaru's Alison Ludemann is still enamoured with roses.
The number of young people choosing to take up a career as a shepherd in the Waitaki District is increasing.
Timaru teenager Laura Robinson loved her first volunteer trip to Uganda so much, she's going again.