ECan wants to encourage as many people as possible to leave their car at home and give public transport a go.
The 62-million-year old ancestor of some of the largest flying birds ever has been found in Waipara, North Canterbury.
This year's local government elections include women-only mayoral contests – a first for New Zealand, an expert says.
A North Canterbury woman hopes to inspire people to follow their dreams by hearing the stories of successful Kiwis.
It was cold and wet, but a rugby league game honouring two quake victims warmed hearts.
A North Canterbury town divided by a busy highway is not giving up the fight for safer roads.
Gun owners hand in 20,000 firearms since Chch mosque attacks as new laws stir mixture of enthusiasm and doubt.
Most Kiwis think our wildlife is doing just fine. But we've got the highest proportion of threatened species in the world.
An outgoing North Canterbury mayor says "public opinion and impatience" are driving proposed water quality targets that will be impossible to meet.
Motorists travelling between the West Coast and Canterbury should expect delays while work to improve the highway is carried out over the next few months.
A school fundraiser to buy stationery for all of its pupils in 2020 is also helping promote local businesses.
A handwritten note found in a wardrobe has gifted a woman's estate to her estranged stepson.
Tiny house owners are accusing the government of hypocrisy, amid fierce debate if their dwellings are legally vehicles or buildings.
Another firearms buyback event will be held in North Canterbury this weekend.
Jason Moore says losing his daughter was hard enough, but losing his granddaughter too "just rips your heart".
A rise in the number of illegal river structures to help whitebaiters has prompted a crackdown.
It is estimated that more than 1 million adults across New Zealand have literacy difficulties in their everyday lives.
Air quality and burn-offs remain the most common source of complaints for Environment Canterbury's hotline.
What would it take to make te reo Māori a compulsory part of New Zealand schooling?
The fiancee of a man killed on a Canterbury road says his ex-partner needs to drop her fight to keep his body from his family.
The Government's proposed huge reductions in farm nutrient levels have some Canterbury farmers "aghast".
Freedom camping spots in the North Canterbury town will be up for grabs this summer while the council decides what to do.
Kaikōura's council says it went the extra mile to help quake-affected homeowners, but some say it should have done more.
There is a new policeman doing the rounds in North Canterbury, although his face may already be familiar to some.
A truck driver escaped injury when they crashed into several cows loose on a North Canterbury road.
Colin McCormick was often seen gliding down the streets of Waipara on his longboard, his guitar strapped to his back.
Chaotic freedom camping spots in Kaikōura will be out of bounds this summer under a proposed new bylaw.
A North Canterbury gun club is fundraising to replace rifles stolen from the community centre where they were stored.
A $28m sports facility in Rangiora is a step closer to construction with news the tender has been awarded to Leighs Construction Ltd.
Rangiora High School students say they were pretty excited when an assembly announcement alerted them to free burgers.