A Timaru business owner "frustrated" by flooding says a change in infrastructure is needed.
When it came to cats, Mackenzie mayor Graham Smith said the district had more important things to focus on, and he did not plan to introduce any rules.
Performers shine in performing arts competition in LA.
Work on new classrooms has begun at Timaru Girls' High School.
Mayor Damon Odey does "not appreciate" wrong signals.
Farming leader questions how much more rain water-logged soil can handle, as heavy rain warning issued.
Labour's Rangitata candidate has confirmed she will push ahead with her efforts to have Environment Canterbury change its woodburner policies
The 150 stricken cattle on a South Canterbury farm should be put down to contain the contagious disease, MP says.
New technology to help fight the spread of wilding conifers welcomed in South Canterbury.
Ex-policeman claims ECan could be caught by peeping tom rule; council says its staff don't "peer" into homes.
Retrofitting old burners should be made official, group says.
Flooding expected to generate about 2000 claims nationwide, adding to expensive year for insurers after two cyclones and the "Tasman Tempest".
A Timaru man who threatened to put his partner "in a hole" has been jailed for six months.
A man who punched a family member and drove into his car has been convicted with dangerous driving and assault.
A Timaru man who failed a drug impairment test had a charge of being incapable of driving his vehicle dismissed by a judge.
Hundreds of children are gearing up for events designed to help keep Maori culture alive in South Canterbury.
The party says its candidate was "expressing a personal view" on the controversial Canterbury rule.
South Canterbury woman Margaret Munro nominated for prestigious tourism award.
Council candidate says local body politicians should stay well away from climate change, and focus on drains and bridges.
A plan to decide cancer treatment at a national level comes after the SCDHB came out bottom on a measure of radiation therapy.
The weekend's storm dumped huge amounts of snow on Canterbury ski fields.
Cleaning up the Timaru District in the aftermath of the wild weekend storm will come with a half a million dollar price tag.
Rapidly rising water in a flood-prone area meant a South Canterbury farmer ended up with a trailer load of dead calves.
Union organising event to voice concerns over 'detrimental' Government funding.
Weather delays some election campaigning in the Rangitata electorate
In a bid for freedom, Ricky Hunter used a chainsaw to cut a hole big enough for his car to get through after a tree blocked his driveway during the weekend's wild weather.
Staff from Timaru's Hassall St Centre and Timaru Medical Centre had their first day as one practice in the multi-million dollar Heaton St complex on Monday.
The owner of a property in Timaru that had its retaining wall collapse after heavy rain on Friday says her house and land is safe.
Timaru man convicted after repeatedly punching former partner and putting his hands around her neck.
In a bid to increase literacy for boys in Timaru, a new service is being launched.