Canterbury's workplace fatality rate is the highest in the country, with five deaths in 2015.
Trying to conceal a bottle of morphine from police led to a man being arrested in Timaru on Thursday night.
A Waimate man has been found guilty of threatening to kill his mother after an argument about his synthetic cannabis use.
A car caught fire after crashing on Lindis Pass on Thursday morning.
Otago and Auckland property watchers are looking at Timaru housing in increasing numbers.
Rumours Chatham Islands Shipping Ltd is pulling out of Timaru are false - in fact it is expanding its operations.
Cooking food led to a visit from the fire service at a Timaru restaurant.
While many senior doctors and dentists routinely go to work when they are sick, it's only an occasional problem in South Canterbury.
Geraldine people working in Timaru are allowing extra travel time for roadworks delays.
Cuddly kittens will benefit from a Christmas charity concert.
Fijian woman Melaia Vakalala says life is still good, six months after being granted a visitor visa on humanitarian grounds.
Timaru boasted the highest temperature in the country when the mercury hit 29.2 degrees Celsius, but not everyone is looking forward to more sun.
A couple has lost almost everything after fire ripped through their two-bedroom home near Fairlie on Tuesday afternoon, the owner of the dwelling says.
Shira the giraffe's new home is Christchurch, but she's going via Timaru because she's too tall to fit through Lyttelton tunnel.
A Timaru couple say they are delighted to have received a $3000 government grant to buy a house.
South Canterbury is heading into what is likely to be a dry summer and a campaign has been launched to help residents conserve water.
Kiwi TV personality Peta Mathias will perform in Timaru on Friday night.
South Cantabrians better hold on to their hats as northwesterlies rise to gale force.
A Timaru man who beat his pregnant partner then choked her while on bail has been sent to prison.
The Fire Service rushed to a fire at Timaru's port on Wednesday evening.
South Canterbury bouncers have spoken of their experiences dealing with drugged patrons.
Timaru Boys' High School students rewarded for good behaviour with scenic flights around Timaru.
Health star ratings labels are becoming more common on food products, offering customers choices at a glance.
Twizel's Joshua Toon can make a claim to being the smartest 8-year-old in the world.
Members of the public came together in Timaru on Wednesday to mark White Ribbon Day.
Numerous police officers intercepted up to 40 gang members as they made their way through Timaru on Wednesday.
After four years of stamping his mark on Opihi College, principal Mike Wright is moving on to South Otago High School.
Cannington School recently won $5000 worth of materials from the 2015 Caltex Fuel Your School grant.
Two Timaru drink drivers have blown over 1000mcg in the last six days, prompting police to label the behaviour "very concerning".
A suspicious vegetation fire in Timaru on Wednesday morning is being investigated by police.