Megan Hands is National's new Rangitata candidate.
Lower than normal rider numbers for third round of the King of Levels Series may be due to Covid-19, organisers say.
Very few South Canterbury farmers would have an area of land on which trees could not be planted, the Agriculture Minister says.
The final stage of earthquake strengthening Timaru’s St Mary’s Church is under way.
A Nuclear Weapon Free Zone policy in the Mackenzie District could be retired.
The Hamersley Cup semi-final match-ups have been decided after the final round robin games on Saturday.
Air pollution remains a problem across Canterbury, despite the switch to cleaner logburners and the demise of many chimneys in the region’s quakes.
How Covid-19 has changed the lives of three former South Canterbury women.
Trees will be planted at Lake Aviemore as part of Meridian Energy's Forever Forests Project.
South Canterbury councils offered multi-million dollar sweeteners to join the Government’s proposed reforms of water supplies.
A second session of Rainbow Story Time NZ has been confirmed at Timaru Library due to high demand.
Labour List MP Jo Luxton will be campaigning hard for Rangitata, but is “under no illusions”.
The leader of The Opportunities Party says rival political parties are making spending promises "without rhyme or reason”.
Timaru's first drive-through light festival will brighten Centennial Park.
Murray Rowe wasn't concerned as the end to his 45-year career at sea went into overtime in dramatic fashion.
Timaru's port has moved in a new direction as it seeks Central Government funding for further expansion.
Ngāi Tahu Tourism has recieved $1.95 million from the Strategic Tourism Assets Protection Programme.
DOC releases 104 rare black stilts into the Mackenzie Basin.
Rangitata River flood recovery work has been boosted by central Government funds.
NZTA accused of putting lives at risk it goes ahead with a plan for a proposed weigh station on the SH1.
If you don't want to vote for Daniel Shand, he's open to a coffee date instead.
The small town of Temuka notched up its fifth big Lotto win for 2020 on Wednesday creating a buzz ahead of Saturday's $38million jackpot.
Two different economics companies have produced contrasting views on the effects of the proposed Showgrounds Hill retail development on Timaru’s CBD.
The identity of the National Party’s new candidate for Rangitata could be revealed as early as Sunday evening.
Waimate couple's big eco-sanctuary dreams for a 90 hectare hill block get funding boost.
A 25-year-old man's drink-driving blood test has come back more than five times over the limit.
Temuka school wants mobile phones left at home, ruling they are not to be used in class.
An injured tramper has been rescued off Aoraki/Mt Cook.
Aggrieved firearms licence holders to continue protest against law changes with another march in Ashburton.
The police officers who searched a Waimate home after one claimed to smell cannabis wafting from inside acted unlawfully, a judge has ruled.