LATEST: Five tankers have been sent to the scene of a major scrub fire in South Canterbury.
Timaru businessman sexually harassed and wrongfully dismissed a former staffer.
With the end in sight of the year-long Gigatown competition, players in Timaru's campaign are changing strategy.
It took almost 50 years, but Andrew Lush is finally the proud owner of his dream car.
'We're so grateful to St John'
Max Taylor has saved his money to help the people who saved his life.
A 55-year-old Oamaru man is facing 48 historic sexual abuse and assault charges.
An expansion and move is planned for established Timaru clothing business Camerons.
South Canterbury District Health Board chairman Murray Cleverley said the outcome of a business case reviewing the streamlining of food services in hospitals won't be known until September.
Two South Canterbury women will travel to an isolated area in Nepal to help local villagers improve their health, education and basic living conditions.
A Timaru woman, 18, was allegedly raped and suffered injuries early on Sunday.
Tom Walsh didn't get gold for his shot put efforts, but his community was still behind him.
The rebuild of the St Vincent de Paul Society charity shop and food bank has received a $15,000 boost from the Timaru District Council.
Fonterra's drop in its latest payout forecast yesterday equates to a potential $114 million blow to South Canterbury dairy farmers' pockets.
South Canterbury may be bucking the trend of decreasing numbers in public sector early childhood education.
Mr Whippy will have to move, while other food vendors at Aorangi Park will be allowed to stay.
South Canterbury dogs will soon be able to run free at a park in Redruth.
A Northern Irishman died after crashing head-on into a Timaru-based freight truck carrying offal on Monday.
A software glitch aside, it has been smooth running at the Otipua Rd-Church St intersection where traffic lights have been installed.
Possession of a firearm, because he thought it was "cool", landed Jamie Lee Mackay with 40 hours of community work.
Man often confused for Sir Anthony Hopkins
A man's resemblance to Sir Anthony Hopkins inspired him to buy a Timaru Herald photograph of the actor.
St Stephen's Church is in for a new look after the congregation approved concept plans.
A 55-year-old Oamaru man has been charged after an investigation into historic sexual offending involving a number of girls aged between 11 and 17.
An unlicensed Timaru woman, 32, blew 1335mcg when she was breathtested at 12.20am on Kauri St.
No single remedy exists for preventing overflow from the Pleasant Point sewer system into the Opihi River, according to a Timaru District Council report.
Born on July 29, 1914, Doris Peck turns 100 today.
Crowd watches demolition of historic church
St Paul's Church on Seddon St was pulled down after earthquake-related damage deemed it unsafe and strengthening work was costed at $400,000 to $800,000.
Shane Archbold's golden moment at the Commonwealth Games was a low-key affair for his parents.
New life will be breathed into the Timaru Civic Trust with a fresh group of people, and approach.
Temuka accommodation is experiencing the flow-on effects from the expansion of the Fonterra mozzarella factory at Clandeboye.
Incoming Waimate District Council chief executive Bede Carran is looking forward to arriving in the town and getting down to business.
Young people could be responsible for the latest burglary at Waimate Golf Club.
A former Timaru resident's petition for a ban on ivory trade has led to a NZ commitment to ban the trading of ivory.
Breastfeeding mothers can now jump on the "selfie" bandwagon and are being encouraged to post photos of themselves breastfeeding.
Shane Archbold's gold medal at the Comm Games is the first one to come back to Timaru for 40 years.
Keeping his family in the lifestyle they were accustomed to has landed a Twizel man in prison.
The final witness has given evidence in the long-running South Canterbury Finance trial.
Police intervened when a Timaru man started breaking bottles on Marston Rd at 3.50pm.
Temuka man pleads guilty to breaching Fisheries Act and selling salmon from High Country hydro canals.
Views on getting plastered are changing
As society's views on alcohol show signs of shifting, police are also adapting the way they deal with drunken behaviour.
The high ceilings of Timaru's Trinity Church were vibrating with the sounds of music in the Winter Harmony Concert on Saturday.
Timaru-born mountaneer Christine Jensen Burke has successfully climbed K2.
Two Irish women living in Timaru have started a social club for other Irish expats.
Thirty-five pilots dropped flour bombs on targets at the Richard Pearse Airport during the annual dawn raid competition yesterday.
A $17 million wage claim lodged against the owners of three foreign charter fishing vessels that sail out of Timaru is heading to the Employment Court.
REVIEW: The South Canterbury Drama League hit the jackpot, playing to a packed Theatre Royal on Saturday evening.
Convincing sixth Hamersley Cup win
Celtic's convincing sixth Hamersley Cup win in a row on Saturday was dedicated to a team-mate who died during the season.
The Timaru District Council-owned Fitness Studio is falling below estimated budget income but it seems likely to continue operating for another year.
A 19-year-old who plunged 10m from Queenstown hotel balcony has died in hospital.
First Australasian woman to reach summit
Timaru-born mountaineer Christine Jensen Burke has become the first Australasian woman to conquer K2.
Central figures in closely-knit family
The family of ex-pat New Zealander Mary Menke, who died on flight MH17, has spoken of their loss.