South Island rail freight has been disrupted following days of heavy rain and rising rivers in South Canterbury.
Closed roads, damaged bridges, and a family evacuated: it was wait-and-see for SC civil defence and emergency services.
Don't hang up the raincoat just yet or be lulled into a false sense of security by any sign of sun today.
Traffic lights at Sophia and Theodosia streets intersection may be out for days after a crash.
A judge has reserved her decision on whether the Waimate council has to pay a ratepayer $170,000 after a botched building prosecution.
A Timaru man, 44, was served with a police safety order after a reported assault in Benmore St.
A number of roads have re-opened in the Timaru District after heavy rain yesterday caused flooding in the area.
Two men have been charged following an incident involving door staff at a Timaru bar on Saturday.
Everyone knows him as Scott Shannon but Temuka's newest JP is actually named Robert.
South Canterbury indoor bowls clubs are looking to merge in the face of falling support for the sport.
It's nearly 34 years since Alison Neill established Moreh Home, offering a place for Fairlie's elderly to live out their years.
Working in Bank St in the block between Church and Arthur streets I hear the crash of accidents, screech of tyres from near-misses and a large amount of noise with the increased traffic using this road.
Depression is a significant issue in the community, and can be difficult to understand for those who do not suffer from it.
How successfully teenagers handle peer pressure depends on how they feel about themselves and how they see their place in the scheme of things.
Prisoner was a top Aussie series a few decades ago, and like many good programmes, a remake is now screening.
Radiohead tore up the playbook with their year 2000 album Kid A.
Money can't buy you love - or so the song goes - but it can buy you one helluva party in the Roaring Twenties.
Would you leave your house unlocked when you go out?Related story: Schools leave doors open for burglars
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