A warm start to winter is impacting firewood sellers, farmers and electricity consumption in South Canterbury.
The 30 tonne milk dryer is like the Death Star of the milk powder industry," Federated Farmers chair says.
Greenpeace has taken a swing at Opuha Dam claiming it is an "environmental disaster" but the Opuha Water company says it has developed an improved flushing regime.
Timaru's newly opened Pita Pit was the franchise's busiest restaurant in the world last week, company figures suggest.
Timaru business consultant Nigel Davenport will be economic development agency Aoraki Development's new chief executive.
Timaru's mayor hopes budget will include measures to limit tourists' effect on council infrastructure.
Police records for a "gang of thugs" could be released to an assault defendant's lawyer.
The glitz and glamour of the 1950s will come to Timaru on Friday as school ball season kicks off.
Spotless must compensate former kitchen worker for failures over workplace bullying.
South Canterbury Drama League stages poignant, yet funny, tribute to war veterans.
Michael Laws has left his position at Timaru's Craighead Diocesan School.
Payrise for Waimate councillors will outstrip proposed budget.
Tiny community searching for their mate missing along coastline north of Timaru.
Fonterra has put eight of its Farm Source stores up for sale amid a depressed dairy market.
Former South Canterbury pharmacist has been convicted of assaulting his former wife.
Opposition is gathering for a proposed walking/mountain biking track around Lake Alexandrina in the Mackenzie Country.
Fonterra will scale back its Studholme milk plant plans in response to opponents.
Civil Aviation Authority safety investigators have completed on-the-ground work at the site of a helicopter crash.
Chicken shoplifter at Pak 'n Save Timaru let down by thighs as she walked through checkout.
Awards organisers describe as "the business grammy awards for South Canterbury" have opened for nominations.
South Canterbury district councils have been dealing with multiple incidents of "lazy" people illegally dumping each month.
Timaru's photographers going ahead in 'leaps and bounds'.
He'd been on the run since March, but is now in custody after crashing his car during a police chase.
Timaru-born mountaineer Christine Jensen Burke intends to become the third woman to summit all 14 (8000m) peaks.
A man injured in a fall near Lake Tekapo has been airlifted to hospital.
South Canterbury man Darryl McNee has now been missing for four days.
Her employer sometimes met her at supermarkets, not knowing she was buying food using money from his business.
Timaru's average property value 27 per cent higher than 2008.
A mother who drove drunk with her children in the car has been fined $1000 for her "shocking" behaviour.
Pupils raise awareness of poverty in a night under cardboard.