It is the last hurrah for the Waihi Bush Music Festival after 20 years of bringing music to Geraldine.
Police processed a Waimate man, 21, for drink-driving.
Meridian blames vexatious complaints for its struggles to finish its new Twizel building on budget.
Two South Canterbury runanga have plans for major work on their facilities this year.
Statues at a highly-photographed South Canterbury hedge are supporting the New Zealand flag as their owner tries to prevent change.
Timaru's La Catalina Latin Cafe & Kitchen is set to close after three years in business.
Brothers of Jordanian crash victim bear no ill will toward driver charged with causing his death.
Timaru tills are ringing to the tune of about $200,000 extra this week as a result of the World Hardcourt Bike Polo Championships.
Owner "flippant" after failing to stop when her dog attacked a man in Timaru.
Women's Refuge may have to consider its staffing levels as concerns are raised over funding for anti-violence programmes.
Waitaki mayor Gary Kircher is sympathetic to calls for central government to shoulder infrastructure costs in towns welcoming tourists.
Mosquito-gnawed Timaru residents are rushing to chemists for bite balm.
The Temuka Primary School has kicked off the first term with 19 new students, the highest number they have had to date.
Until further notice, Waitaki District Council, (WDC), has lifted the Total Urban Fire Ban to a Restricted Fire Season for coastal areas.
A serious crash south of Timaru occurred near the place where an 80-year-old woman died last year.
Nine puppies found dumped in a cardboard box, near Kelceys Bush at Waimate, just after Christmas, are ready to be rehomed.
The judge in a trial over a fatal crash has questioned an investigator’s approach to witness statements.
The final graduation parade for Aoraki Polytechnic signals the end of an era in Timaru.
The man convicted of killing Lisa Blakie has been denied parole.
A handful of anti-TPPA protesters took to the streets of Timaru on Thursday.
A new general surgeon will help provide more endoscopies after Timaru Hospital failed to meet its target.
Bystanders could be breaching someone's privacy by sharing crash photos on social media.
John Key says infrastructure struggles can be reduced by encouraging shoulder-season tourism.
Machinery being used to harvest a pine forest has been broken into and equipment stolen twice in a week.
A woman was taken to Oamaru Hospital with minor injuries after her car collided with a campervan in North Otago.
The little blue penguins found in Caroline Bay, Timaru originate from Australia, a three year long study has found.
Port workers had to wear breathing masks, but a plume of palm kernel extract blew off the ship and into town.
A young man on a bike allegedly followed a woman through the Timaru Botanic Gardens.
Morven School is likely to formally close within the coming weeks, but its assets could be put to good use within the community.
Unclear who owned a drone spotted hovering over the scene of a serious crash near Timaru.