As remote Stewart Island's fire brigade celebrates its 50th, it is one of many volunteer crews that faces battles.
Heather Bailey has spent the last 37 years pouring beers for war veterans.
Intercepted text messages tip police off to Pareroa man's meth dealing.
The Prime Minister has acknowledged that criteria for a new tourism fund may be "unfair".
South Canterbury children chanted slogans such as 'kids need to have fun to grow'.
Prime Minister John Key has made a whirlwind visit to South Canterbury.
"Your crimes have ripped through time... It fills us with disgrace and hatred for you."
Rainbow and brown trout populations are up in Lake Alexandrina.
A Waimate mental health workshop was identified as an important community issue, but it is struggling for numbers.
One resident near Timaru's new retail site, The Landings, says parking on Elizabeth St is now "a catastrophe".
When Bruce and Harry Washington arrived at the car crash, they could see the man was dead.
Rangitata's MP says she doesn't know if Timaru is doing enough to capitalise on the tourism boom.
Winter weather isn't deterring tourists, who continued to arrive in record numbers in June.
South Canterbury families will host South Korean students as part of an agreement signed between the two countries.
The jaws of life were used to free a person trapped after a crash between a car and a truck in South Canterbury.
It's been ten years in the making but members of the Lower Waitaki-South Coastal Canterbury Zone Committee are pleased.
A free ICT course could turn South Cantabrians into tech whizzes.
Sky lanterns are now to be tethered in council-administered parks due to new policy passed by the Timaru District Council.
The Mackenzie District Council is heading back to court over the contentions Plan Change 13.
South Island towns flooded by tourists are worried they won't get new toilets built in time for summer.
Timaru's Miss Universe NZ candidate says the competition given her "a lot of confidence".
Volunteers have spent more than 500 hours keeping South Canterbury streets safe this year.
First it was a meteor, then it was space station debris. Now astronomers think Tuesday night's "fireball" was a dead satellite or old rocket.
There have been calls to limit the number of terms people can sit on local councils.
The Timaru District Council has agreed to allow private swim coaches to use lanes at the CBay Aquatic Centre.
Should we panic when spaceship fragments hurtle over NZ? Here are the answers.
Two people from Timaru - including a business owner - have each been issued fines of $400 for illegal rubbish dumping
Ritchies bus services in Timaru are leading the way in customer service, South Canterbury Area Manager David Gale says.
Salvation Army officer Alan Johnson says "not enough is being done" to keep New Zealanders warm during winter.
NZTA improves the Christchurch-Queenstown commute with flash new gadgetry.