Two agencies representing Queenstown's tourism, commercial and industrial sectors are urging Queenstown Lakes District councillors to vote to proceed with the council's convention centre proposal today.
The charitable trust behind the historic Paradise Homestead destroyed by fire last month has launched a website aimed at helping it meet expenses until a new building is constructed.
The unbeaten Arrowtown rugby team expects a big challenge from a desperate Clyde-Earnscleugh this weekend.
Real Journeys Queenstown operations manager Luke Taylor (left) and TSS Earnslaw engineer Ken McAuliffe show some of the several tonnes of metal cut out of the 102-year-old vessel so far as part of a preventive maintenance project that began last month at its Kelvin Heights slipway.
An Ashburton College team managed what Team New Zealand couldn't do by taking the lead early and holding on to win when it competed in the Central South Island Otago Daily Times Extra! current events quiz in Timaru yesterday.
They came, they answered questions and they conquered: a Darfield High School team has won the years 9 and 10 section of the Otago Daily Times Extra! current events quiz in Timaru after travelling the furthest to get there.
After an unprecedented playoff lasting 11 questions, two teams from Ashburton Intermediate were named the joint winners of the Otago Daily Times Extra! Current Events Quiz for years 7 and 8 in Timaru last night.
A meeting yesterday of about 250 investors and supporters of Allan Hubbard demanded the Government immediately produce evidence of fraud or halt action against the Timaru businessman.
Timaru Hospital's plan to introduce a part-charge for physiotherapy patients to offset a reduction in ACC funding has been put on hold at the request of the Ministry of Health.
The South Canterbury Multiple Sclerosis Society is blaming the economic downturn for its decision to put its Timaru premises up for sale or lease.
Melbourne may only be a few hours by jet plane from New Zealand, but for former Timaru woman Eleanor Riley, it is a city that has been pulled nearer to Europe by its large immigrant population.
ACC'S decision to scrap a falls-prevention programme for the elderly does not make economic sense, a Waimate physiotherapist says.
The family of one of two men missing after a boating tragedy on Lake Tekapo is praying they have survived.
Barker's of Geraldine employees will have every right to celebrate in style at a function to mark their company's 40th birthday tomorrow evening.
imaru District Council will review the layout of a suburban Timaru intersection following the third reported crash there since it was redesigned last year.
Gleniti School pupils Sophie Chambers and Emily Davies-Martin have won an Environment Canterbury (Ecan) junior award and are now in the running for the prestigious Wrybill Trophy.
South Canterbury's rural fire chief is poised to impose fire restrictions as the region faces the prospect of its driest summer in five years.
Timaru rock band These Dancing Wolves have proved that cream always rises to the top by making the finals of Smokefreerockquest for the second year running.
The fruits of three months' labour by inquiring young Mackenzie minds will go on display when the Mackenzie Schools Science Fair opens in Fairlie on Tuesday.
Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) is concerned that too many people exceed the speed limit when passing a stationary school bus, putting children at risk. The Official New Zealand Road Code...