South Canterbury's only top level dementia facility will close, health board confirms.
"Young mischief makers" have been blamed for vandalising three wooden poppies in Temuka.
A man who killed an Oamaru woman with an axe has had his parole postponed.
Trio of tourists on child-sized raft blown across Lake Tekapo by strong winds.
Timaru man receives eighth drink-driving conviction after police chase.
A tractor thought to be towing explosive urea is on fire near Omarama.
An affiliate company of NZHouseChina has purchased Campbell Park Estate, located in the Waitaki Valley near Oamaru.
The resealing of Timaru's Wilson should finish on Thursday evening, Timaru District Council says.
Milly Ford and Jack Crossan look set for an exciting future on the basketball court.
South Canterbury player-coach Nick Horsley feels the season has been a success despite mixed results on the field.
A tiny North Otago golf club is a legend in thinking big.
NZ motor-racing great Bruce McLaren's widow Patty McLaren-Brickett has passed away.
Australian Peter Fowler birdied all the par fives on his way to victory at the Legends Pro-Am at Gleniti.
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.