Changes to Washdyke training farm and increasing international student numbers, proposed in Ara Investment plan.
With a three-month waiting list for Family Works' counselling service - the DHB plans to help the service address issues.
Some South Canterbury school rolls have increased recently, but classrooms are not overcrowded.
A quilt which took so long to complete it was almost discarded by its creator wins top prize at exhibition.
After almost 30 years the Pelican Suction Dredge has sailed out of Timaru for the last time.
Ara Institute of Canterbury will meet with key stakeholders this week over "deep concerns" about its operations in South Canterbury.
General hospital-level care in Timaru aged-care facility has been phased out - but the dementia ward is expected to remain open for two years.
Police are asking for anyone with information regarding missing Timaru man Murray Wall to come forward.
Responses from prospective buyers will help inform the design of $42m Timaru development.
Police looking for a man believed to be armed and dangerous after he allegedly committed offences across the South Island.
Ashburton man Kooly Managki Te Tomo has been found guilty of the manslaughter of Arran Gairns.
A busy mother of three who lives rurally in "the middle of nowhere" is celebrating the success of her online fitness business on the feet of its one year anniversary.
Many South Cantabrians will receive a new financial boost, as the Government recognises parts of the region have become more expensive to live in.
A Timaru woman was stopped twice for drink driving on Thursday night.
Timaru youths have taken a stand against bullying, throwing their support behind the message by donning colourful and creative clothing.
First year after polytech merger shows success - except for Maori and Pasifika students.
South Canterbury mayors are disappointed, but not surprised, by a lack of new tourism funding in the 2017 Budget.
A Timaru woman is preparing to return to China for a second round of treatment in a bid to halt the progress of her terminal breast cancer.
Everything from welcoming immigrants to Canterbury to promoting business, education, tourism, and different forms of transport will be discussed.
Salmon farm assistant manager devastated when he realised business had been target of vandalism.
The last call to come from fishing trawler FV Jubilee came from its skipper. We're getting off, he said. None of the men made it.
Shows, bands, exhibitions and markets - there's lots on this weekend.
Police issue separate advisories seeking sightings for three missing men in the South Island.
Volunteers at the Maori Multicultural centre near Timaru have been hit by theft for a second time.
Manslaughter accused was 'manipulated' and 'played' by mastermind, defence counsel says.
South Canterbury families and schools are set to receive a boost to their bank balances under the Budget, but some say it doesn't go far enough.
The addition of six new police officers to bolster the Timaru ranks has had an immediate effect.
Alliance Group has announced a $2 million investment for its Pukeuri plant, near Oamaru.
A new $100,000 website promoting the Timaru District is up and running after a long delay.
South Canterbury District Health Board takes ruling over pay to the Employment Court.