New ante natal classes with a cultural perspective are planned to start in Temuka soon - just a few more pregnant women need to sign up.
Canterbury's braided rivers are part of an effort to encourage rare birds to breed.
It's been a cold August, but the sunshine of recent days is here to stay through September.
Ratepayers are generally pretty satisfied with the Mackenzie District Council, a new survey shows.
Geraldine woman's voluntary work with the Incredible Edible project lands award nomination.
South Canterbury's rural and urban fire services are now under one roof.
The public has the chance to help determine the way Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park is run.
A Timaru woman who suffered serious burns remains in a critical condition at Middlemore Hospital's intensive care unit.
A statue of Richie McCaw has been commissioned for his hometown of Kurow, but the concept model is a little rough.
Offenders driving a hatchback towed away a car which was later found set alight.
More than 70 people have signed up for the 13th Central South Island Charity Bike Ride.
The best South Canterbury businesses have been acknowledged.
A woman has been taken to Timaru Hospital after a motorcycle crash on Pareora Gorge Rd.
Vintage Car Club's first charity rally was 'worthwhile'.
John Burgess says the loss of his tabby cat was ''devastating''.
An innovative school market day, which started as a class activity, could become an inter-school event.
Older people's health in South Canterbury is being catered for through the implementation of recommendation
Aimee Bennett had a rough road to parenthood, spending three months of her pregnancy away from home.
A mother clutched her baby and screamed loudly as a man tried to grab the child out of her arms.
It was back-to-back wins for Timaru's Heartland Technology at the South Canterbury Business Excellence Awards.
Eminem tells Canterbury's wheelchair rapper to "keep on going, you got it".
Local government is in a better position to provide social services than central government, mayor says.
A twin-engine rescue helicopter is headed for service in the Southern Lakes district.
A firearm and drug paraphernalia have been found during a police operation in Timaru.
The laundry department at Timaru Hospital has been revamped leading to a more efficient timetable.
A man trapped in a Timaru Hospital lift was unable to reach the alarm button or any other buttons on Tuesday.
The chant 'save our bank' rang out around Fairlie as residents protested the potential closure of the town's bank.
Another set of twins has started at Kowhai Kindergarten, bringing its twin tally to four.
Plans to advertise and hire a new rector for Waitaki Boys' High School are underway.
Another Timaru resident has had to juggle holiday plans after a flight he booked for him and his wife was cancelled.