Retired run-holder Catriona Baker's book about the history of one of Mt Cook Station's most celebrated figures is available to the public.
A South Canterbury-owned milk supplier, Klondyke Fresh, has been put into receivership.
It has been a long time coming, but NZ's biggest fraud case will finally start in Timaru tomorrow.
Afew words from Timaru's mayor was how the SC branch of the Royal Overseas League celebrated Commonwealth Day.
Car crashes could be prevented if visitors were not allowed to hire vehicles immediately after a long-haul flight.
A North Otago town is mourning the loss of a "great man" after he was killed in a boating accident.
Aoraki Development Business and Tourism (ADBT) $9000 in revenue with regional focus.
A child will be seriously hurt, if not killed, if drivers continue to speed past stationary school buses.
Timaru District Council's community boards will meet this week to discuss the draft budget.
People are knitting away the hours as they wait in Timaru Hospital's emergency department.
When the curtain rises on the next production at The Playhouse, it will reveal a whole new look.
Temuka Cricket Club's endeavours to increase junior playing numbers has been helped by a $1500 grant.
Reference should be made to 2011, says woman
Leaving out key facts about the Christchurch earthquakes in an emergency survival guide has upset a woman who moved to Timaru after the fatal disaster.
An Otematata man killed in when his jet boat hit a rock was just a week away from celebrating 39 years of marriage.
Pupils taking home practical skills
For seven years, with very little fanfare, T-Tech has gone about its business of teaching technology to hundreds of year 7 and 8 students.
The impact of setting nutrient caps on farm production has South Canterbury farmers worried and seeking more time before Environment Canterbury (ECan) finalises local plans to improve water quality.
Next Wednesday, March 12, will mark the end of the road for a 13-year AgResearch sheep breeding project.
Timaru police dealing with drunken behaviour on Friday and Saturday night were aided by the recently installed security camera overlooking the Caroline Bay skate park and children's playground, which streams live to the police station.
Tensions are mounting between bars and police over the enforcement of new alcohol laws.
The last time Paul Weeks' mother saw him she ''kissed him goodbye'' and wished him well.
Timaru District Council will beef up its building consent department in the wake of a recent increase in consents.
The Ranui Cubs were among those at Caroline Bay to mark Sea Week on Saturday.
A church, a reserve, boats and vehicles have been set on fire in arson attacks across the South Island.
Police and organisers were pleased with the attitude of the 1800 who attended the annual March Hare motorcycle rally in Waimate at the weekend.
Run raises $125,000 for charity
About $125,000 was raised for the Cancer Society at the Relay for Life.
A decision to allow Hadlow to Harbour Fun Run participants to keep all money raised for their own causes has paid off with increased entries.
There was no cause for alarm as a house burnt to the ground in Lake Tekapo yesterday.
The hens at Arnstead Farm enjoy a movable feast from a house-on-wheels.
Alpine Energy is continuing its major capital expenditure drive with a proposed $15 million worth of upgrades and maintenance.
Shortage turns fruit to gold
Bananas are not just the colour of gold, they could almost be worth their weight in gold, as a national shortage grips South Canterbury.
A Timaru man has been sentenced to three years and nine months' imprisonment for a fatal assault over a cannabis tinny.
Timaru District councillors will on Monday consider a draft budget showing a district-wide rate increase of 3.67 percent.
Crashes and driving complaints in the Mackenzie District relate mainly to tourists, a police officer says.
The track is set, tents are pitched and teams are gearing up to take part in the Relay for Life.
Two of North Otago's most iconic stone structures have been badly damaged.
A driver involved in a crash with a parked car this morning was allegedly over the breath alcohol limit.
Cases of elderly Waitaki residents being taken advantage of financially are more prevalent today than they were several year's ago, according to Age Concern.
Geraldine painter John Badcock's exhibition of 14 large paintings will be hung in Christchurch's new Cardboard Cathedral this month.
The popular Temuka Family Fun Day will be on again this year after a hiatus last year.
Two Fairlie firefighters are gearing up for the Sky Tower challenge.
The Temuka Domain will play host to the first Temuka kids triathlon on Sunday, March 16.
Roncalli College students had the barbecue sizzling to raise money in the lead-up to Relay for Life.
Congratulations to all students on their exam results last year.
Praying is not a lost art in South Canterbury.
A former All Black lock has proven as adept around a cowshed as he was on a rugby paddock.
The first stage in the construction of Tekapo's latest lakeside feature, a sundial, is almost complete.
The South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce has formed a retail cluster to absorb former members of the Timaru Retail Association.
A Timaru retailer selling legal highs has trespassed two customers suspected of on-selling the synthetic drugs.
Year 10 Timaru Boys' High School students are taking the first step of their "rite journey".
Timaru police have arrested a man they believe fraudulently used cheques, totalling more than $1000, intended for AMI Insurance.