Police had to be called when drink-driver passed out in his car at McDonald's, blocking the drive thru for 20 minutes.
Student tells the court he drove that speed because his girlfriend had an audition.
Two people have been flown to Dunedin Hospital following a crash involving three motorcycles near Omarama.
Apartment interest signals suggests demand for inner city living.
A "foul" odour smelt across Timaru has been put down to a mishandling of chemicals.
Mycoplasma bovis-affected farmers may have to double-fence their properties.
A Timaru man narrowly missed out on gold at the World Kung Fu Championships in China.
South Cantabrians are being encouraged to get into the Christmas spirit as the festive season approaches.
Almost 5000 cattle will be culled by Christmas due to the disease Mycoplasma bovis, Ministry for Primary Industries has confirmed.
Multiple organisations come together in aid of Timaru's food banks.
Rising cost of living being felt in South Canterbury as the festive season approaches.
A new life is planned for parts of the demolished Hydro Grand Hotel but not the building's iconic dome.
Police are urging people to stay safe during the Christmas party season after a party turned tragic last year.
Nearly 30 motorcyclists rolled into Timaru on Monday to spread the anti-violence message.
Rangitata's new MPs are hoping to make their mark after being assigned their select committee responsibilites.
Officials from Timaru's sister city in China are in town to strengthen economic ties.
Improvements in the region's swimmable water quality come with a warning tag.
An energy firm is looking to profit from rising power bills with an alternative solution.
Entertainment is becoming a major focal point for two South Canterbury A&P shows as several associations note continual growth year on year.
Geraldine turned on the sunshine as crowds lined the streets to take in the Arts and Plants Festival.
Plenty of vehicles including a "good contingent of Mustangs" turned up to the All American Car Show.
Converted shopping trolleys and bathtubs, fancy costumes and plenty of moustaches featured at Timaru's first soapbox derby since the 1980s.
It was a "pleasure" to work in the Hydro - and to grow up there.
Timaru restaurants and cafes are enjoying a solid but not spectacular build-up to the busy festive period
It stood for 105 years, but Timaru's Hydro Grand Hotel turned to a pile of dust, brick and splintered wood within a day.
All day on Saturday people were telling Hydro Grand Hotel owner Allan Booth that he was grinning from ear to ear.
World Antibiotics Awareness Week is being marked by warnings to use antibiotics judiciously.
The Hydro Grand Hotel, which was built in 1912 and will be demolished on Saturday, has been an important part of Timaru's history.
Keith Begg received a Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship in 1965. He has finally published his report.
Cattle cull numbers from the disease in South Canterbury are set to pass 5000.