When Claire Barlow first stood for the Mackenzie District mayoralty in 2010 she was faced with an opponent using her mental health against her. Now at the end of her second term she wants to leave a legacy of understanding and acceptance of those suffering from depression.
Deliberatley damaging a golf green and
Organ damaged in Canterbury earthquake and restored almost from scratch sounds again.
Timaru's refurbished Playhouse theatre opened to the public in dramatic style on Saturday.
A car ran off the road and took out a power pole in South Canterbury on Saturday night.
Young children performed their hearts out at the Korohi o te Pepi Flava Festival 2015
Senior ECan members have met South Canterbury river campaigners about their claims of chemical contamination in Lake Opuha.
A new $20 million inland port in Rolleston means more rail-freighted containers for Timaru's port, PrimePort Timaru's chief executive says.
Flu rates have reached epidemic levels across New Zealand.
Colliers International say it is too early to speculate whether Timaru's former BNZ building will be demolished.
Dragging, kicking, and punching the victim and then telling her to lie about it has resulted in a Timauru man being sent to prison.
It seems an odd choice using a psychic to fundraise for a Mountainview High School student trip, says some parents.
South Canterbury is 'breastfeeding friendly' according to those who do and help with breastfeeding.
Police have followed up with the driver of a vehicle, but a lack of evidence means no further action will be taken.
Talbot park will no longer be in public hands after the South Canterbury District Health Board voted to exit providing services for the residential aged car facility, at a meeting on Friday.
A Timaru man remains in custody for the aggravated robbery of a Timaru PostShop and a Fairlie service station.
A company associated with a South Canterbury rich-lister has bought more Canterbury farmland.
Aoraki Polytechnic hospitality students took home silver and bronze medals from the Toque d'Or competition.
Three new calves have students at Mountainview High School intrigued.
Timaru's Creek Hotel is closing its doors on November 8.
A youth acting suspiciously near a rugby clubrooms had cannabis on him.
Despite another chilly start, Timaru will start the weekend with highs up to 14C.
New information has cast doubt over how the 2000 murder of Lisa Blakie really unfolded, the father of the dead woman says.
Two high tech South Canterbury dairy farm owners are among New Zealand's wealthiest people.
Punching a woman repeatedly on the face, and threatening to use knives on police officers when they intervened, has landed a Temuka man in prison.
South Canterbury Returned and Services Association members have closed ranks before a special meeting.
Refusing to give up his hoodie when asked earned a vulnerable 16 year-old youth a punch in the face.
A Timaru couple have bought an old church hall and are recycling the materials to build a straw house.
Janis Powers stands by her article comparing being breathalysed to an incident which culminated in a woman dying.
High tea was in order for 40 women to celebrate the 90th anniversary of Rural Women New Zealand.