A bizarre police pursuit involving a man on a mobility scooter in Timaru has been captured on video.
When Ian Melton was told a vehicle had struck his High St building in Waimate last Friday, he thought a tractor may have "bumped into" it.
Police from Timaru and Oamaru are investigating reports of shots being fired in Glenavy earlier this week.
A police cordon remains in place around a rest area at the South Canterbury town of Glenavy, north of Oamaru, this morning after reports shots were fired last night.
A mountain guide was dragged hundreds of metres downhill after getting caught in an avalanche near Aoraki Mount Cook.
An injured person has been airlifted after an avalanche in a mountain range near Aoraki/Mt Cook this afternoon.
A woman was trapped in her car after she crashed when she swerved to avoid a wallaby near Waimate this morning.
Last night marked the 30th anniversary of the Otago Daily Times Extra! Central South Island current event quiz.
A recovered rare bird treated in Dunedin is one of more than 100 kaki now making it on their own after being released into the wild.
Fire has damaged a shed and destroyed agricultural equipment inside it on a rural property near Waimate early today.
A man charged in relation to a blaze that destroyed a house in the South Canterbury township of Glenavy in May will appear in the Timaru District Court today.
An investigation has been launched after a person was crushed to death by a piece of farm machinery.
A car fire which set half a hectare of vegetation alight near Glenavy this evening is being investigated by police.
Wheelchair-using former firefighter Barry Everett (74) says he is sick of having to deal with the smell from sewage leaks so strong he "can't breathe" inside his house.
The reasons behind a special meeting of Te Runanga o Waihao members that has been called with the intention of standing down its executive committee are being kept quiet.
A woman who was convicted for the murder of a Temuka man and was twice recalled to prison after breaching her parole conditions will again be released back into the community.