Fairfax photographer's captured some of the weekend's happenings in Timaru.
Investors in Hubbard Management Funds (HMF) had a nervous wait over the weekend to find out what they will ultimately receive from the statutory managers.
A two-thirds empty car park is losing Timaru District Council $10,000 a year, a council report suggests.
Timaru-based firm Heartland Design and Print won the South Canterbury Business Excellence Awards supreme award on Friday.
Four drunken confessions have been the downfall of a Wellington man who has been convicted on driving charges.
Vivienne Smith worked in hairdressing in Timaru for 51 years before her retirement last year.
More than 500 people referred to specialist in South Canterbury were told ailments were not considered severe enough for surgery in 2014.
A new plan aims to rejuvenate South Island towns facing aging populations and economic decline.
Meals on Wheels is in decline and the South Canterbury District Health Board chief executive hopes the change is due to choice not hardship.
The tracks of the Alps 2 Ocean cycle trail will be completed, with a $935,000 cash injection from the government confirmed.
A near perfect audit on Timaru's aged care hospital, Talbot Park, found only one area requiring improvement.
A St Andrews School rock band had success at the Otago regional section of the Bandquest competition.
A Fairlie woman killed when her car hit a house-trailer pulled left moments before impact, a coronial inquest has heard.
After plying the Timaru-Chatham Islands run for more than 15 years, the coastal freighter Rangatira has made its final Chathams voyage.
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The mechanic killed at a truck repair yard on Thursday afternoon has been named as 58-year-old Robert George Wallace.
Mayor adamant Ashburton has no gang problem despite Mongrel Mob and Black Power clash with baseball bats, an axe and sticks.
Police are trying to track down the person responsible for the apparent deliberate poisoning of a dog in Waimate.
After missing a signal to stop, Patricia Robertson ploughed straight into a house. Just how did this happen?
A 31-year-old Oamaru man was arrested on Thursday for theft. He will appear in Oamaru District Court on September 9.
New partnerships, new staff, more ships and containers contributed to PrimePort Timaru's best financial result since 1989, the company says.
Spots of rain bring a dampener to the start of the weekend in South Canterbury.
Bluestone School pupils are getting tuned up to rock out at the Bandquest competition in Christchurch.
Young woman killed in a car crash near Mt Cook had "just started her life", sister says.
A 58-year-old Oamaru mechanic dies after truck deck came down on him.
Police responded to a sudden death in Timaru on Thursday afternoon.
Ngai Tahu archaeologists are headed to Makikihi after farmers found what appears to be a Maori oven.
A Timaru man charged with possession and cultivation of cannabis had both charges dismissed in court on Thursday.
Students from Timaru Girls' and Boys' High Schools wowed a packed house with their lip sync performances.