Geoff Wallace just wanted to hire decent staff. He didn't expect to make national headlines.
The Washdyke Lagoon is considered swimmable under new standards.
A person is seriously injured after a truck rolled on a South Canterbury farm.
A "damning" heritage assessment may be another nail in the coffin for the Hydro Grand.
Man in intensive care after crash near Albury on Saturday night.
Teen at the centre of warnings over fake charity collectors was collecting for Relay for Life.
If you come across a painted rock hidden around Timaru, it's likely you've stumbled upon an international craze.
The 2017 Central South Island Charity Bike Ride saw about $150,000 raised.
With 70 years bowling experience between them the Town and Country Club's women's four are a formidable line-up.
South Canterbury squash identity Graeme Lindsay Bird (Birdie) passed away in Wellington on February 11, aged 75.
Auckland's Troy Wheeler didn't have things all his own way as big rigs impressed at Levels.
Timaru wicketkeeper Sasindu Nanayakkara stroked his first century in senior cricket.
New Zealand trap shooter Natalie Rooney missed a spot in the finals at the ISSF World Cup in India.
I stumbled across two sobering accounts of wartime heroism that had somehow passed me by this week.
OPINION: Closing Cadbury's Dunedin factory shows the company couldn't be further from its roots.
Opinion: If ever there was a classic misnomer, surely it is "pilot whale".
OPINION: Have you ever had an experience that seemed, somehow, other-worldly?
Derek Burrows imagines how the first phone call between US President Donald Trump and Kiwi PM Bill English panned out.
A museum in Geraldine echoed to the sound of horsepower at the weekend, as it celebrated it's half-century.
Caroline Bay in Timaru was a riot of colour on Saturday as the Paddle for Life fundraiser was held.
A permanent home for a wide collection of classic trucks from across South Canterbury has opened its doors.
Which Timaru workplace will win the Washdyke Workplace Challenge?
There's been talk of one before, but might Fairlie's skatepark plan finally come to fruition?