Canterbury and North Island next to get freezing snowy weather
Some Timaru residents are going without food and petrol in order to afford to heat their homes.
Two Timaru students will get a five-day taster of what it's like to be a marine biologist.
Cheaper airfares from Timaru to Wellington are not a long-term proposition, Air New Zealand says.
Snow is expected in the Canterbury high country on Wednesday and Thursday.
Everyone needs good neighbours, says South Canterbury's outgoing neighbourhood support co-ordinator.
Courting foreign investment would benefit South Canterbury, the Government says.
Was it a plane, a train, or an earthquake? That's the question being asked by South Cantabrians baffled by a loud rumbling noise on Monday night.
A Timaru transport company is crying foul over road changes, but council says it consulted the industry.
Two Catholic churches which sustained significant earthquake damage are on the road to being fixed.
Punching a woman on the nose has resulted in imprisonment for a Timaru man.
A former Awamoa School teacher will be sentenced on Wednesday on two charges of indecently assaulting a male pupil in 1982.
An Ashburton school tried in vain to contact Cindy George when her daughter Pio didn't turn up to school.
An influx of overseas workers can transform the task for the local school.
A courier van crashed just north of Hampden on Monday morning.
Snow, sleet and hail are about to blast their way north up the South Island, with more winter chaos expected.
It was a case of going up and up and up, past 11 storeys, as a Timaru company tested its new truck-mounted crane.
A woman driving erratically on Claremont Rd, Timaru was stopped by police and found to have an EBA level of 996mcgs.
Timaru District Council is warning dairy shed owners to check their sheds have compliance certificates.
Hundreds of South Cantabrians have expressed their frustration about property rules, a local MP says.
After a nail-biting finish, Matt Bell of Temuka won the 2015 Young Farmer Contest in Taupo on Saturday.
Profitability has earned seven Timaru travel agents a trip to Las Vegas.
Handbrake failure has been identified as the possible cause of an incident in Timaru on Monday.
Cautions have been placed on South Canterbury roads, as collisions keep police busy.
Police to beef up night operations in the Hakatarmea area to combat illegal hunting.
A group of Temuka Girl Guides found a novel way of busking and raising money.
Areas like the Mackenzie Basin will be easier to access, according to Department of Conservation, as tenure reviews take place in the South Island.
Hard work paid off for a team of Geraldine High School students who brought home some silveware from the Agrikids National Final.
John Bisset and Mytchall Bransgrove capture some of the events and activities around South Canterbury over the weekend.
Restoring the Wainono Lagoon, and maintaining high water quality in the Waitaki River will be the focus of the Lower Waitaki - South Coastal Canterbury zone committee.