Larger than life cutout for Long Term Plan
A lifesize cardboard cutout of Timaru's mayor had a short outing on the council building balcony on Friday as rain threatened to make it soggy.
First of South Canterbury's ophthalmology patients have been sent to Christchurch.
Timaru is above the national target for participation in early childhood education (ECE).
A Church is a sound building but needs community support to remain a Timaru icon.
A Timaru woman wasn't laughing after a bad-taste joke was handwritten on the inside of her takeaway pizza box.
Farmers are alarmed at allegations of "dirty dairying" in the Mackenzie Country.
Strengthening work to allow heavier vehicles on South Canterbury bridges is under way.
A new trial has been ordered for a Timaru man facing 25 historical sex and assault charges.
A concerned father sparked an armed offenders callout in Le Cren St this morning.
Mission boss 'optimistic' about flight
Nasa's super pressure balloon is up, up and away after its launch from Wanaka Airport.
South Canterbury may bathe in sunshine - eventually - on Friday.
Nutrient leaching into the Waitaki rivers from Mackenzie dairying is imminent, according to expert.
The celebrations have already started
For Timaru's Cricket World Cup final ticketholders the celebrations have already begun.
A desire for smaller sections and cost savings are driving an increase in infill housing, planning manager says.
Funeral director says three quarter of his funerals are cremations.
Ministry of Health figures show more girls are having the HPV vaccine in South Canterbury.
ECan is asking boaties to take care while it carries out repair and maintenance work.
Canterbury's health authority says it will record a $45 million blowout in the next 10 years without Government help.
South Canterbury could be in line for a wet weekend.
John Stockwell is riding his Ducati around New Zealand raising awareness and money for Parkinson's.
Second ute stolen from South Canterbury address, set on fire and dumped.
South Canterbury district councils have been able to expand their road resealing programmes, thanks to low bitumen prices.
The last thing they want is a fight
They describe themselves as "weekend warriors", but fighting is the last thing on their minds.
ECan considering special rate for residents in the "polluted air zones" of Geraldine, Timaru and Waimate.
The $73m expansion of Fonterra's mozzarella factory in South Canterbury should go on line in August.
The old Marchwiel School manual training building is getting a makeover.
Age no reason to slow down
They are intent on proving they are not dog tucker just yet, so with an average age of 80, they hit the hills annually for an adventure.
A Timaru man has pleaded not guilty to 25 historic charges, including raping his wife and assaulting his child.
South Canterbury can expect a warm day today, MetService says.
South Canterbury's Opuha Water scheme has not failed, despite the tap being turned off to irrigators in February according to a company director.
'I'm brassed off and they need to be caught'
For Geraldine man Maurice O'Neill, shearing sheep is not only a passion but a great way to keep fit.
A Timaru scrapyard has stockpiled 1000 car bodies as growth keeps scrap-metal prices low.
The TDC believes it has a plan to address major challenges in the next 10 years.
Students will have their say on what happens in their community, thanks to a new council project.
Suicide is a "community health problem" that needs attention in South Canterbury.
The Government's state housing selloff is designed "to look good rather than serve the people".
International student Satoko Ishikawa is making the most of her stay in New Zealand.
Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy stands by using a rainfall statistic to support irrigation schemes.
Tekapo woman Penny Wilson is turning merino wear in the Mackenzie Country into a fundraising initiative.
Morning cloud will give way to fine weather in Timaru today, making it a great day for outside jobs.
More than 1300 animals were shot at an annual South Canterbury wallaby hunt.
A young woman new to Timaru has been reunited with her phone thanks to the help of a local.
Weekend rain boosted river flows in South Canterbury, but not enough to help irrigators supplied from the Opuha Dam.
A teenager plunged 10 metres after climbing onto a wall in Timaru's CBD.
Tourism Waitaki is considering surveying cyclist numbers on the Alps2Ocean trail.
Rivalry between path users
Conflicts between users of a picturesque Geraldine river track have led to "personal attacks".
Organic dairy farmers received a welcome boost last week from Fonterra.
A Timaru District councillor may have saved the life of a contractor when he collapsed on Sunday.
'Fiercely independent' and happy to be alive
Sprightly 90-year-old Walter Averis attributes his longevity to keeping active.
Some simple home security measures could make a big difference to the lives of domestic violence victims.