You could have been forgiven for struggling to cool down last Friday.
A Waimate teenager has been arrested in relation to a heated brawl in November.
Matters heard in the Timaru District Court on Tuesday.
The Timaru District Council is considering doing a backflip over squad coaching access to CBay.
The Irrigation Acceleration fund and Environment Canterbury (ECan) are spending $636,000 on a water use model for South Canterbury.
A proposal to introduce a discount pool fee for those over 65 has divided Timaru District Councillors.
A group of seven black stilt chicks at the Twizel black stilt (kaki) breeding facility have been banded.
Natalie Rooney is rapt to have booked her trap shooting spot to the Rio Olympics.
A South Canterbury man who committed a string of rural burglaries earlier in the year has been sentenced.
An $875,000 upgrade of Timaru's airport is on its way but will not begin before new, bigger planes land.
Two South Canterbury apprentices have received IAG Trades Scholarships.
Police blame inattention for Otago crash that killed motorcyclist Craig Alan Chambers.
Timaru man arrested after fleeing police and sparking manhunt near Temuka.
The whitebait season closed on a disappointingly windy Monday, but overall whitebaiters were happy with way the season went.
All of South Canterbury's MPs have performed poorly in a prominent political newsletter's estimations.
Potentially toxic algae has been found at another South Canterbury river site.
Response times to distress calls made by recreational boaties could be reduced if they carry Very High Frequency radios, says Maritime NZ spokesman.
The famous Christmas truce of 1914 will be commemorated by the South Canterbury Returned & Services Association (SCRSA) on Friday as part of its ongoing World War I commemorations.
The search for a missing climber feared dead on Mt Cook has resumed.
A skate as wide as a ute deck surprised the South Canterbury fisherman who landed it on Sunday.
South Canterbury Children with heart conditions had the opportunity make friends, swim and meet Father Christmas on November 22.
The shelves of the Timaru Salvation Army food bank have been bolstered in the lead up to Christmas.
A 60-year-old woman was warned for shoplifting at Briscoes on Sunday.
November ends on a high with sun and warm temperatures forecast around the region.
Orwell Street Church is gearing up to host the annual lunch on Christmas Day, in Oamaru.
The parents of missing Mt Cook climber Stephen Dowall are coming to terms with the reality that their son will not be coming home.
A motorcyclist is dead after a crash involving three other cars near Oamaru.
A Christmas-loving Timaru woman's lights have been ripped to pieces by grinches.
The brass band bellowed and the traction engines roared but Santa was the star of the day.
Timaru Festival of Roses organiser Chris Thomas was mighty pleased that Sunday lived up to its name.