"I had to drive my children into Geraldine and park outside a phone box so they could do their homework."
Ongoing vandalism at Caroline Bay "disappointing, but not unexpected".
A Timaru man, 28, smashed his stereo after police and a council noise officer entered his house early on Monday.
Hobby beekeepers are keeping the bee industry buzzing.
Glider pilot killed in North Otago was Canterbury Gliding Club member.
Timaru's first world championship sporting event reached a fitting crescendo.
Many South Canterbury residents and visitors were guided through the Opihi Caves for Waitangi Day
Oversleeping on a couch was the excuse a man gave police when they arrested him for breaking bail
But an injured Tom Walsh expects to be fully fit for the world indoor shot put championships.
Strike bowler Ed Nuttall struck with two early wickets to give Canterbury a fighting chance of toppling Auckland in their Plunket Shield clash at Christchurch's Hagley Oval.
Timaru impressive speed skater Nicole Begg kept her unbeaten 12-year-old record intact at the New Zealand Bank Track Championships.
The Crusaders will introduce more of their All Blacks for Thursday's game against the Highlanders near Gore after a rousing first-up pre-season win over the Reds in Brisbane.
The defending champions went down to a golden goal at the World Hardcourt Bike Polo Championships in Timaru.
It might be time for one of John Key's confidantes to ask him an important question.
OPINION: Are Aussies just harder than Kiwis? Please, don't shout.
OPINION: Derek Burrows was moved by a war exhibition that hinted at the horrors his grandfather faced a century ago.
EDITORIAL: Encouraging more people into more study will improve the chances New Zealand can further diversify its economy.
OPINION: It's amazing how quickly something completely unexpected becomes an accepted part of daily life.
The truth is out. Oamaru's little blue penguins are Australian.
Grabbed, tied to a chair and flour bombed on the street corner - welcome to workplace traditions.
Dealing in second-hand goods has provided its fair share of brow-raising moments, but trying to on-sell 16 urinal jugs has been one of the more entertaining for one Geraldine shop owner.
With a music festival, sports and cultural activities, South Canterbury has the long weekend covered.
Building of the Observatory Retirement Village in Oamaru begins on Monday.