One person has died and two others are being flown to hospital after a car rolled near Lake Pukaki.
A Weston woman thought it was tumbleweed flying past her window on Sunday afternoon but it was her pet chook.
Severe gales could affect South Canterbury on Monday night, MetService says.
Waimate woman Marie McKay fears she may never walk properly again.
Firefighters say they could have been pulling a body from a smoke-logged Timaru house.
A 57-year-old Central Otago man facing historical sex and assault allegations has pleaded not guilty to all 25 charges on Monday.
Chalmers Church remains in a single title despite its owner's efforts to have it divided into three.
The South Canterbury under 15 girls hockey have returned from their national championship tournament in Christchurch bronze medalists.
South Canterbury is proving a handful when it comes to age-group hockey with a second national title.
Kiwi rally driver records his fifth top-five finish of the season in the World Rally Championship.
South Canterbury's record breaking sixth win of the season sees them sit on top of the Heartland Championships.
A superb final quarter from Horowhenua-Kapiti earned them the upset of the Heartland Championship season.
OPINION: It didn’t take too long to reacquaint myself with one of the sounds of my youth.
All week it's been bubbling away under the surface.
"I'm not ready to play the cripple card just yet."
OPINION: Japan's win against South Africa must surely rank as the biggest upset in sporting history.
OPINION: Hamilton City Council made a blunder by refusing to rule out euthanising Oz.
To a market or fair, and other activities a plenty in South Canterbury.
REVIEW: Mountainview High School students are flexing their acting muscles, under the direction of Kimble Henderson.
Two Kaikoura women running a half marathon in November have one great motivating factor - they are doing it to raise money for Nadia Mackle who was paralysed in a car accident in July.
"I'm glad you stopped me not that other bastard," Stuart Ross was told by a truckie after pulling him over.