A Timaru world record attempt is coming together stitch by stitch.
The wider family of three young South African girls who died weeks after arriving in New Zealand with their parents will be considered for emergency MIQ spaces, a Government official says.
The mother of three little girls found dead in a Timaru house has appeared in court charged with their murders.
Police have arrested and charged a 40-year-old woman with murder, in relation to the death of three children in Timaru on Thursday night.
Police have arrested and charged a 40-year-old woman with murder in relation to the death of three children in Timaru last night.
A consortium of local and international businesses aims to build a waste-to-energy plant in South Canterbury, capable of preventing 350,000 tonnes of rubbish from going to landfill each year.
People will now be warned to keep out of the water at a beach north of Timaru following the death of a father of three who drowned while rescuing his son earlier this year.
A recreational skydiver who had a "hard landing" has been transported to Timaru Hospital with moderate injuries.
It was one of the worst fatal car crashes the South Island has ever seen and almost three weeks on police are still piecing together exactly how - and why - it happened.
A Timaru high school is urging parents and caregivers to communicate with their children following the death of another young person just two weeks after the community lost five teenagers in a car...
Stuart Duncan has been reappointed as Waimate District Council chief executive for another two years.
Two businesses have been sentenced in the Timaru District Court after a woman was crushed to death in a workplace incident when her quad bike rolled.
The sole survivor of a crash that claimed the lives of five Timaru teenagers has been discharged from hospital.
The owners of a Christchurch holiday home where 16-year-old Zion Purukamu was fatally stabbed and two other teenagers hospitalised during a party say they are "devastated".
Five teenagers were killed in a car crash outside Timaru last Saturday night, a crash that only the young driver survived. NZ Herald senior journalists Kurt Bayer and Anna Leask report from a shattered community.
Twenty-first century technology has been used in an effort to solve the murder of a South Island policeman 100 years ago.
Tears flowed, tributes were read and promises were made in a packed Timaru church to remember five teenagers killed in last weekend's crash and support their grieving families.