Police abandon pursuit after driver flees onto railway near Timaru.
'Spot' power prices could continue to rise for wholesale customers as hydro lake levels drop across the South Island.
Three loaded firearms and class 'A' drugs were found throughout a car in Timaru following a traffic complaint by a member of the public.
The Mackenzie Basin canals are not only the most popular New Zealand fishery- they are home to the biggest fish, a new report shows.
A Timaru woman has been left heartbroken after her beloved pet sheep was mauled to death.
Timaru's Theatre Royal was alive with music and energy on Wednesday as children from across South Canterbury took to the stage for the 2017 Jump Jam Extravaganza.
The biggest change in this year's annual plan for Environment Canterbury will be the addition of three new education and compliance staff.
Proposed changes to New Zealand's cat ownership bylaws have received the support of Timaru vets.
After nearly four decades, Timaru insurance branch moves into main street office.
Councillors unimpressed by national sweet drinks policy proposal.
Some residents watched in horror as condemned pin oaks were cut down on Grasmere St.
A concerned Waimate farmer is calling the Waimate council to investigate a water company in order to "protect ratepayers".
Rates per year for an average Timaru household are expected to be in the region of $2000.
A $45,000 council grant has moved Lake Tekapo School closer to their goal of upgrading their swimming pool.
The number of pupils requiring assistance with English rise as families come to New Zealand for jobs in dairying.
It's been a long road to New Zealand citizenship for the Eddie family, who arrived in New Zealand 13 years ago with only eight suitcases to their name.
Despite reports of stress, Senior Sergeant Dylan Murray says the police culture in South Canterbury is "excellent".
Overall rates take to climb 6 per cent.
An elderly Japanese tourist was rescued after spending five hours in freezing conditions at Mt Cook Village.
More than 500 primary and secondary students from across South Canterbury are preparing to show off their moves on the big stage.
Roads a challenge as council smooths rate increases.
A national Cat Control Act and sugary drinks policy on council premises would be a step too far, some say.
Lake Tekapo School pool is so shallow pupils hit their hands on the bottom during swimming lessons.
A group of young Timaru musicians has been heaped with praise after performing at a regional chamber music competition.
Controversial oak trees lining a Timaru street have been given the chop.
More funding has been given to two talented young Timaru singers, bringing them one step closer to singing in New York.
None of South Canterbury's mayors have signed an open letter to the Government calling for a levy on plastic bags - but they say they are far from indifferent to the issue.
A positive attitude and motivation have been the keys to success for an elderly Kiwi hip-hop dance group, the group's founder has told an audience in Fairlie.
Police catch up with Timaru taggers after community patrol records incidents
Former Survivor contestant sought solace at home in Geraldine after Nicaragua competition.