Timaru emergency services tested their skills as they responded to a call-out to the Timaru Airport after reports of a plane crash as part of a Civil Defence simulation to look at how a real-life emergency is dealt with.
Firefighters attend the scene where a car crashed into a power pole, causing a house fire.
Jo Harris films a truck going past his property on Rolling Ridges Road.
Carols filled the halls of Timaru Hospital this week, proving its 128-year-old festive tradition is still strong.
An unedited time-lapse of the storm that passed around Timaru on Wednesday.
Warehouse fire at Timaru Port.
Fairfax Media reporter Joanne Bennett at Fonterra's Clandeboye dairy factory where a chemical spill has injured seven people.
19th annual Magpie Madness motorcycle rally
Malcolm Plenty shows off his monster 1000hp mower ahead of this weekend's racing.
Opening of new South Opuha hut
Cows milked by robots near Pleasant Point in South Canterbury.
Tekapo Springs opens new Trippo slide
Bevan Dewes and his 1952 Chipmunk
Michael Hide moves his house 7 metres to make room for another
Ship leaves Timaru Harbour in rough seas.
Contractors work on clearing the bridge at Waihao Forks.
Mountain climbers Gareth and Terry spent 38 hours huddled in a narrow crevasse more than 3000 metres up Mt Tasman after encountering bad weather on their descent from the summit.
Danny Blair talks about his experience with legal highs.
Timaru dairy owners comment about synthetic cannabinoids.
Happy feet has turned up on Caroline Bay in Timaru.
Scooterman to the rescue.
Timaru Girls High School Pi Day, cream pie throwing activity, captured by Maggie Bransgrove on an iPhone.
Pipe bands perform Amazing Grace en masse at the New Zealand and South Pacific Pipe Band Championships.
Official opening Mt Cook to Ohau and Omarama cycle trail sections