Tragedy at Dreamworld brings back painful memories for Kiwi who says he was nearly killed in rollercoaster accident.
A man accused of assaulting two men at a Timaru night club has walked away free.
The owner of a Timaru cafe has been left "devastated" after the cafe's much-loved reptilian mascot was stolen.
The inaugural Timaru District Council meeting will also be the last for its outgoing chief executive.
The South Canterbury Museum will consider other funding options to maintain its current service level.
Construction has begun on a new Tekapo supermarket as the town's lakefront development kicks into high gear.
Plans are afoot for a refurbishment of the Theatre Royal in Timaru next year.
The West End Hall on Maltby Ave suffered extensive damage after it was engulfed by a fire on June 13.
A woman licenced to sell soaps in Oamaru's historic precinct says other vendors have bullied her.
The swearing in of the new Mackenzie District Council marked the beginning of exciting times for the district, the district's new mayor says.
A woman who had sex with a 14-year-boy and later told police he raped her has been convicted of making a false allegation.
Proposed marine sanctuaries stretching from Timaru to Southland could restrict commercial fishing..
Grit, sweat and just one beer.
The Bay Hill car park sought by a developer will be sold to the highest bidder, as long as it's retained as a car park.
A new dog daycare and pet resort, to open near Temuka, is a dream come true for its owner.
A car fire in Timaru was extinguished thanks to the quick actions of a passerby
Skilled migrants face a "brick wall" to become New Zealand citizens, a dairy industry spokesman says.
A Timaru-based tenancy service aimed to help tenants and landlords communicate is set to go ahead.
A finger stuck in a Tonka truck prompts unusual call-out for emergency services.
The Timaru District Council has plans to expand social media use with a focus on "organic" growth, a council spokesman says.
We don't bank the same way ... but we still have the same model for education, a SC principal says.
A proposed service could help tenants and landlords settle their disputes outside of the Tenancy Tribunal.
A bevy of new faces will be seated around the council table when the Mackenzie District Council meets for the first time on Tuesday.
The termination of a GP's contract has prompted calls for the board overseeing Twizel's medical centre to resign.
A Wellington-based couple, both 26, will take over from Majors Murray and Wendy Sanson in January.
About a month ago the Ministry of Education confirmed it had not sought a contract with the museum.
Horror buffs will have the chance to experience a Halloween treat to raise money for Nina Kerr.
Brand new buses featuring USB charging ports are coming to Timaru.
A South Canterbury honey manufacturer considers skin care and medicine markets to boost revenue.
Thousands attend the Winchester Rodeo, the first of the season.