Driving a horse-drawn carriage over miles of rolling hills and rugged countryside may seem like an activity relegated to the realms of Mr Darcy & Co but for Woodbury's Bindy Dakin and Rosie Woods it is a normal part of modern life.
Temuka was inundated by "floodwaters" recently and it was all go at a hastily set up welfare centre - all for a good cause.
You may remember an article on Timaru man Solomon Tor-Kilsen in the South Canterbury Herald on May 29.
Artist John Badcock is calling for owners of his paintings to make themselves known.
Christchurch school communities are feeling the same loss that many South Canterbury schools felt in 2005.
OPINION: Russell Packer's efforts to help irrigate Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium certainly didn't go unnoticed by one eagle-eyed television cameraman.
REVIEW: Radiohead tore up the playbook with their year 2000 album Kid A.
Residents at every rest home in Waitaki have the right to feel comfortable in their surroundings when they go into aged care, Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean says.
Newly appointed Oamaru Farmers' Market manager Lucianne Brown has plenty of ideas to continue growing the market's reach.
After more than 40 years, the Burns Memorial Art Exhibition continues to inspire young artists throughout North Otago.
Finally there's a prescription available you don't have to worry about taking three times a day or dread the process of swallowing.
In last week's Mid Canterbury Herald the story about a local group protesting the conditions KFC's suppliers subject their poultry to, said KFC did not respond to questions in time for publication.
The Ashburton District's Annual Plan for 2013/14 is just two weeks away from being adopted by council.
Ashburton police have tracked down a former tenant of an isolated farm-house on the outskirts of Hinds, the scene of an armed hold-up two weeks ago.
Something small like a coat can make a huge difference to someone's life - especially during winter.
Ashburton residents have been slow to recycle their old televisions after the region switched to digital transmission in April.
Presbyterian Support in Ashburton is hoping to get the funding needed to bring back a practical project teaching people basic cooking and nutrition skills on a tight budget.
Local tomato grower Karyn Price - Nana K - believes everyone should have the right to know where their food comes from.
Temuka's Ken Arnold says the new Anchor lightproof milk bottles are not the first time milk has been packaged in lightproof containers, and he has the evidence to prove it.
A group of vegetarians have slammed fast-food chain KFC for using suppliers that breed barn-raised chickens.
Photographs 'an important record'
An English tourist approached the stranger taking photos above the Sign of the Takahe on the Port Hills.
Comparing photos taken from the same spot at the Otipua Wetlands, you can see the difference that hard work in the past has made to the present day site.
Harrowing statistics and unnecessary deaths are making the push to raise awareness of domestic violence greater than ever.
Ashburton police are hunting the former tenant of an isolated house in Hinds, the scene of a frightening armed hold-up last Tuesday night in what may be a case of mistaken identity.
The Aussies have claimed pavlova and Phar Lap but Denheath custard squares are strictly ours.
Community conservation groups will be more important than ever after Department of Conservation restructuring, according to a Dunedin-based conservation group.
North Otago's rare native freshwater fish are being given a fighting chance to again flourish in the region's waterways.
While some North Otago school pupils arrive at school hungry, the issue is not as widespread as in other areas, according to some principals in the region.
An "older and wiser" Mike Mullins said he's better prepared than last time to take the reigns of the North Otago rugby side.
'If it's not broken, it doesn't need to be fixed'
Proposed changes to the RMA which will smooth the path to economic growth at the expense of the environment, Central South Island Fish and Game chief executive Jay Graybill says.