Aircraft proposal concerns

DOC's Aoraki/Mt Cook draft management plan proposes allowing up to 200 flights per day in the Haupapa/Tasman Landing ...

5:15 PM  Aircraft could be landing and taking off from a landing zone in the Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park every 90 seconds at peak times if a draft proposal is approved, objector says.

Pipers needed for Waimate games video

Lochey said people would be surprised how many people his age were playing the bagpipes.

5:12 PM  A Timaru teenager hopes the sound of bagpipes will be loud and clear at the 143rd annual Waimate Caledonian Games.

Conserve water notice for Twizel

An aerial view of Twizel.

Twizel's fire chief is concerned after a storm event forced the town's water reservoir to drop.

Gas smell in central Timaru

Fire and Emergency New Zealand spokesman Brent Dunn said they were called to a building on Strathallan St about 1.40pm.

A gas smell coming from a central Timaru building was believed to be caused by a leaking sewer, but later proven to be false.

'He will certainly be missed'

Peter Foley, pictured in 2009. (file photo)

A former Waimate district councillor has been remembered as a man who never shied away from a robust debate.

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Best show of riders and horses

The weather smiled down on the 330 horses, 205 riders, and 500 spectators at the South Island Jumping and Show Hunter ...

Leading South Island riders have converged on Waimate for the first time in five years.

Competition reels in competitors gallery

While fish numbers were low, there were still plenty to catch at the Hook Beach Fishing Competition on Saturday. ...

An annual Waimate fishing competition lures all sorts.

101-year-old still driving video

Mildred Low is one of only 33 licence holders aged 100 years and over,

Mildred Low is still behind the wheel at almost 101 and says it will be a while before she gives up her independence.

Six swimming spots unsafe

The Black Hole swimming spot on the Waihao River, near Waimate, is currently deemed too risky to swim. (File)

Six of South Canterbury's popular swimming spots are not safe to swim in, according to a weekly snapshot of water quality. 

House sales drop in December

South Canterbury's housing market remained steady in December with sales volumes down slightly compared to a year ago.

South Canterbury's housing market remained steady in December with sales volumes down slightly compared to a year ago, the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand's latest property market report reveals.

Weekend of strong winds

The MetService is predicting severe gale force winds at times across much of the Canterbury High Country until at least ...

It might not be a breeze to complete your activities this weekend.

Back to school costs add up

Keely Kroening, and daughter Nadia, 5, is one of many mothers with cost-saving tips, including naming clothes, buying ...

Back to school rush has replaced the festive season, but South Canterbury mothers have plenty of ways to combat costs.

50lb trout caught in hydro canals?

Nelson fisherman Bryce Helm reeled in this monster trout in a canal near Twizel.

Reports of a world-record brown trout catch in the Mackenzie hydro canals have been circling throughout the angling community. 

No new frontline cops for region

Six new police constables were allocated to Canterbury following Thursday's graduation; none of which were allocated to ...

Seventy-nine new police recruits will be hitting New Zealand's frontline but none have been allocated to Mid-South Canterbury.

Woman injured at cafe

Emergency services were called to Timaru's Arthur St Kitchen cafe, where a woman fell through a floorboard, about ...

A woman has been taken to hospital with moderate injuries after falling through a floorboard at a Timaru cafe.

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Hocking back for hometown gig

Barrett Hocking said the upcoming concert will have a wide range of Black Seeds' music spanning their entire career. ...

The Black Seeds' Barrett Hocking is ready to play to his hometown of Timaru.

Aged care worker off to Japan

Kathleen McKeown will represent New Zealand at an international conference in February.

Overseas farm trip for teen

Moderate fire danger in high country

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Pipers needed for Waimate games video

Lochey said people would be surprised how many people his age were playing the bagpipes.

A Timaru teenager hopes the sound of bagpipes will be loud and clear at the 143rd annual Waimate Caledonian Games.

Conserve water notice for Twizel

An aerial view of Twizel.

Twizel's fire chief is concerned after a storm event forced the town's water reservoir to drop.

Hocking back for hometown gig

Barrett Hocking said the upcoming concert will have a wide range of Black Seeds' music spanning their entire career. ...

The Black Seeds' Barrett Hocking is ready to play to his hometown of Timaru.

Aged care worker off to Japan

Kathleen McKeown will be joined by eight other New Zealanders from the aged care, disabilities, and youth development ...

Kathleen McKeown will represent New Zealand at an international conference in February.

Overseas farm trip for teen

Timaru teen Rhiannon Simpson, 17, pictured with her horse Pony, was selected for a trip to the United States to learn ...

Timaru's Rhiannon Simpson is one of six Kiwi teens picked to experience three weeks of American agriculture.

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Pipers needed for Waimate games

A Timaru teenager hopes the sound of bagpipes will be loud and clear at the 143rd annual Waimate Caledonian Games.

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