A Timaru lawyer, who represented a man illegally Tasered, says more money for police to carry the weapons "makes no sense".
Waimate's new stadium is "for the future" the town's mayor says.
A pudding souffle helped Joelle Snook rise to the top at the National Commis Chef of the Year competition in Auckland.
South Canterbury residents living in the region in 1975 will remember well the "big wind" of 1975.
Most of the South Canterbury region's lake and river bathing sites are suitable for contact recreation in spite of a drop in recreational water quality.
Creative mother and daughter duo Chirsteena MacDonald-Paea and Naomi Faifai celebrated their recent fashion success with a frozen cheesecake and pizza.
A knitting addiction help Maree McMullan win awards at the Hokonui Fashion Awards.
South Canterbury organisations received the lion's share of grants in the Community Trust of Mid & South Canterbury's latest funding round.
The Mackenzie District Council (MDC) has reviewed its representation arrangements for the 2016 elections.
A North Otago man had a lucky escape after the car he was in was dragged by a train.
KPMG's Timaru office and South Canterbury firm Pivot Accounting have announced they will merge.
Snow could fall to low levels in Canterbury at the weekend, according to early weather forecasts.
A driver had his licence suspended after being caught driving at 171km/h on SH1.
Geraldine High School students got glammed up for the annual school ball on Saturday night.
Sports of both the athletic and theatrical type kept South Cantabrians busy over the weekend.
Mayor Claire Barlow she wants to leave a legacy of understanding and acceptance of those suffering from depression.
Deliberatley damaging a golf green and
Organ damaged in Canterbury earthquake and restored almost from scratch sounds again.
Timaru's refurbished Playhouse theatre opened to the public in dramatic style on Saturday.
A car ran off the road and took out a power pole in South Canterbury on Saturday night.
Young children performed their hearts out at the Korohi o te Pepi Flava Festival 2015
Senior ECan members have met South Canterbury river campaigners about their claims of chemical contamination in Lake Opuha.
A new $20 million inland port in Rolleston means more rail-freighted containers for Timaru's port, PrimePort Timaru's chief executive says.
Flu rates have reached epidemic levels across New Zealand.
Colliers International say it is too early to speculate whether Timaru's former BNZ building will be demolished.
Dragging, kicking, and punching the victim and then telling her to lie about it has resulted in a Timauru man being sent to prison.
It seems an odd choice using a psychic to fundraise for a Mountainview High School student trip, says some parents.
South Canterbury is 'breastfeeding friendly' according to those who do and help with breastfeeding.
Police have followed up with the driver of a vehicle, but a lack of evidence means no further action will be taken.
Talbot park will no longer be in public hands after the South Canterbury District Health Board voted to exit providing services for the residential aged car facility, at a meeting on Friday.