They were celebrating after a rugby game. Later, beer bottles lay scattered in the paddock where they crashed.
Blurring the boundaries between governance and management is an "inherent problem" at the WDC, an angry resident claims.
The new venison plant at the Pareora freezing works, which officially opened today, will bring a boost to the South Canterbury economy.
It is only a few months until Aorangi farmers know if they have a Young Farmer of the Year title hat trick.
RealMe accounts cannot be verified in two of the three South Canterbury districts, despite more government services moving online.
South Canterbury's total fire ban will be lifted, but some restrictions will remain in place.
Two people on trial for the manslaughter of Ashburton man Arran Gairns have been found guilty.
Average asking prices across South Canterbury have rocketed up according to TradeMe's property price index.
A crash near Albury that left a man in intensive care could have easily been a double fatality, police say.
Farmer Geoff Wallace knew he'd been frank in the job ad - but he had good reason not to want sloppy staff.
If you come across a painted rock hidden around Timaru, it's likely you've stumbled upon an international craze.
A person has been seriously injured after a truck rolled on a South Canterbury farm.
The 2017 Central South Island Charity Bike Ride saw about $150,000 raised.
A "damning" heritage assessment may be another nail in the coffin for the Hydro Grand Hotel.
A teenager at the centre of police warnings over fake charity collectors was collecting for Relay for Life.
Fed up with workers mucking about, Geoff Wallace decided to take a forthright approach to hiring new staff.
A museum in Geraldine echoed to the sound of horsepower at the weekend, as it celebrated it's half-century.
Caroline Bay in Timaru was a riot of colour on Saturday as the Paddle for Life fundraiser was held.
A permanent home for a wide collection of classic trucks from across South Canterbury has opened its doors.
The future of high-level dementia care in South Canterbury remains unclear, with the SCDHB keeping mum on progress with the closure of Talbot Park.
Which Timaru workplace will win the Washdyke Workplace Challenge?
A controversial new water plan is being hotly debated.
The issue of unpleasant smells attributed to a Timaru meat processing plant continue.
Bathing under the stars and meeting people from across the world has fuelled one Cantabrian's 20-year love affair with a special walking track.
A drug bust that netted 800 cannabis plants was one of the biggest seizures in recent South Canterbury history, police say.
Hugh and Darla Le Fleming will be hanging up their farm tools next week and retracing historic tracks to gold.
Waimate Main School's 150th Jubilee helps to keep the memories alive, jubilee committee chair says.
Average price climbs 2.3 per cent as demand projected to grow.
Police urge vigilance after reports of fake charity collector.
There's been talk of one before, but might Fairlie's skatepark plan finally come to fruition?