The parents of a Waimate woman are demanding to know why there was no health and safety investigation into the truck crash that killed their daughter.
The cordon around Lake Ōhau village has been officially lifted just over a month and a half after the devastating blaze that damaged or destroyed 48 properties.
A Lake Ōhau resident says thousands of dollars worth of native plants and 80 predator traps went up in smoke when the fire tore through the village earlier this month.
One person has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a crash on Tekapo-Twizel Road (State Highway 8) in the Mackenzie District.
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Two Lake Ōhau residents have marked a month since a fire tore through their village with their first night sleeping in their own beds.
Lake Ōhau residents say they may have been unnecessarily delayed from moving back into the village due to issues with demolition.
Police have released the name of the man who was killed in a crash on State Highway 8 near Tekapo yesterday.
The Canterbury Regional Council believes industry is to blame for the high amount of air pollution in a Timaru suburb.
One person has died and three people have been injured in a crash which has closed the highway near Lake Tekapo.
A member of a group whose vehicle was nearly washed away during an attempted river crossing says he is just glad everybody is safe.
The Lake Ōhau road has been reopened to the public - but access to the fire-stricken village remains restricted to residents only.
Six fire crews have returned to Lake Ohau this morning to dampen down hotspots and erect a large fire containment line.
It could take many decades for parts of Department of Conservation land at Ohau to return to its former state.