Ashburton College claimed spelling success last night, after its pupils placed first and third in the Otago Daily Times Extra! Central South Island years 9 and 10 spelling quiz.
Police have released the name of the man who was killed in a crash in the Waimate district at the weekend.
Police are appealing for information after a 56-year-old man was arrested in Timaru last week following an alleged indecent assault.
One person was injured and five cattle were put down after a stock truck crashed near Waimate yesterday.
A number of animals are believed to have been killed after a stock truck rolled south of Waimate this afternoon.
A Chinese man has been charged after the death of three fellow tourists in a horrific head-on crash near Tekapo.
Canterbury police are urgently appealing for sightings of missing 21-year-old Campbell Marr of Timaru.
Lycra, woolly hats, jackets - all were essential clothing for the hundreds of athletes who took on the Whitehorse Big Easy in Waimate yesterday.
Police have been called to an Engelbrechts Rd address in Waimate this afternoon after a person died at the property.
Summerland Express Freight is staying tight-lipped about another incident involving one of its vehicles, after a truck-and-trailer unit carrying milk powder caught fire in South Canterbury.
A firefighter has praised the quick-thinking actions of a Summerland truck driver who was able to safely pull over as his trailers were being engulfed in flames north of Oamaru.
The battle to contain South Canterbury's wallaby population is not being helped by recreational hunters keeping joeys as pets, Environment Canterbury's biosecurity team leader in Timaru, Brent...
A day's fishing at the Waitaki River mouth near Glenavy took an unexpected turn for a man and his son when they had to be winched to safety by a helicopter yesterday.
Police have been called to the rescue of two people trapped by the incoming tide at the Waitaki River mouth this afternoon.
An Oamaru man is being sought by Timaru police in relation to an aggravated robbery in Timaru on January 7 that resulted in armed police swarming two Oamaru properties on Thursday.