Canterbury's regional council is hiking bus fares, just weeks after declaring a climate emergency.
Snow-making weather systems have been few and far between this winter but do we need the real thing?
Claims of a budget blow-out have been quashed by Timaru District Council, as it prepares to approve its annual plan.
A Waimate man has denied raping a girl numerous times over a 16 month period.
Waimate district councillors to decide on a proposed rates increase of 5.48 per cent.
A tour encouraging rural students to consider careers in healthcare will visit seven South Canterbury schools.
Miniature libraries will spring up around the Waimate District in the coming weeks thanks to the efforts of a group of school pupils.
A major review of Timaru District Holdings Ltd is on the cards, but it won't look into director remuneration.
The annual lifting of the nets is a ritual under way at many vineyards that will catch the eye of passersby.
The Port of Timaru has the cruise ships welcome sign out again after completing $700,000 in repairs and upgrades.
New regulations on heating and insulation may help families keep warm but many low income households are feeling the pinch regardless.
The days of saying "I do" in the registry office in Timaru are almost over.
The Department of Conservation could be pouring its resources into improving the health of the Rangitata River.
Timaru's top student band owes success at an annual music competition to their "strong bond" and concern about erosion.
There was "great energy" among South Canterbury's karate disciples as they dedicated an annual Caroline Bay celebration to sei shihan Michael Higgs.
Major report finds there are still significant gaps in planning around the Mackenzie Basin.
South Canterbury's rally track has what it takes to become an "iconic" South Island course, former World Rally Championship driver Hayden Paddon says.
Temuka have kept their unbeaten Hamersley Cup run intact but only after being sorely tested by Celtic.
The South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce has received a record number of nominations for its showpiece Business Excellence Awards (BEA) in August.
Timaru mayoral candidate Janie Annear has hit out at the district council over moves to delay various projects to keep rates down.
The NZ Transport Agency has announced a review of speed limits on a number of South Canterbury roads, including several that residents have campaigned about for years.
An annual Caroline Bay celebration will be tinged with sadness as Timaru Seido Karate Club members gather to pay their respects to a master of the discipline.
Four years after the idea for a skate park in Fairlie was put forward, the wheels are finally in motion to fund the $100,000 project.
A 19-year-old Timaru man's unstructured, chaotic lifestyle has seen him jailed for the second time in less than a year.
Two South Cantabrians who are NZ's premier blade shearers are headed to France and world shearing championships.
A Timaru scaffolding provider has been fined more than $50,000 for putting staff and builders at risk of electric shock or electrocution.
How the family of Timaru's first attempted murderer reacted to the conviction, is just one of the new insights into South Canterbury history to emerge from a new book.
A Timaru man angered to find a car parked in his flatmate's parking space took it upon himself to move it, resulting in damage to other people's property
A Temuka woman jailed for arranging her partner's murder 22 years ago has been paroled for a third time.
Kakahu Angus' reputation as one of New Zealand's finest breeders of Angus cattle remained intact this week when 99 of its bulls fetched more than $1 million at its Monday auction.