Maybe Santa traded in his reindeer and sleigh for a ute? He certainly did at the annual Geraldine Christmas Parade!
The head of the Mountain Safety Council New Zealand has praised the rescue team who rescued a man off Aoraki/Mt Cook.
The Timaru District Council has been given the tick of approval by Audit New Zealand.
A Timaru businessman has been appointed as a new spokesperson for a group of Timaru business stakeholders.
A Timaru teenager has achieved what many potential models only dream about - being offered a contract by a modelling agency.
A shortage of skilled workers is putting constraints on the ability for South Canterbury's economy to grow, but things are looking brighter for the region's dairy industry.
Big crowds are anticipated this rodeo season, despite calls for a ban from animal rights activists.
Grebes on Lake Middleton have been given some more assistance following multiple setbacks trying to start a family.
A small section of Sophia St has been blocked off by emergency services following what is believed to be a medical event at the Timaru Library.
Two fire crews attended a house fire on Craigie Avenue in Timaru about 6.55pm on Thursday.
South Canterbury principals say the proposal to ban seclusion in school may force them to call the police in extreme cases.
Crate Day slammed as "sickening" by GP as Timaru store puts new twist on the controversial promotion.
Timaru residents may have thought it, and MetService can confirm it - November was a wet month.
Cops taser rampaging goat, which a small dog cornered in an Oamaru garage.
House prices in the Mackenzie District are continuing to soar on the back of a heated property marker further south.
A fleet of McLaren super cars worth $45 million turned heads as they passed through the Mackenzie District.
A Temuka church, closed since the Canterbury earthquake five years ago, is due to re-open.
Timaru's mayor is lobbying to have more government departments working from South Canterbury.
A Timaru man has appeared in court on kidnapping, firearm, and breach of protection charges.
Geraldine High's theatresports team secures spot to contest Canterbury finals.
The children of a Timaru kindergarten have been learning about Fiji thanks to the efforts of their head teacher.
A controversial proposal to restrict traffic in Oamaru's historic Victorian Precinct has slowed pending further development.
The Timaru woman who was allegedly kidnapped on Wednesday has been found safe.
A new South Canterbury polo event, running for the first time, has sold out with more than two weeks to go.
Charge Net NZ have plans to open up the Mackenzie and State Highway 1 between Christchurch and Dunedin.
A Timaru man received hundreds of calls in the middle of the night after his cellphone number was "spoofed"
Police have been contacted over claims a Timaru business has failed to return placenta, umbilical cords, and human ashes that were supposed to be turned into precious keepsakes.
The area covered by proposed lower South Island marine sanctuaries is far too small, a local Forest and Bird member says.
Creating school enrolment zones keeps class sizes down and lowers teacher's work load, a South Canterbury principal says.
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