Wild weather and extensive flooding across the south will disrupt deliveries of the Otago Daily Times north of Timaru tomorrow morning.
The Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) says it cannot determine the cause of a blaze which burned a ship at Timaru's port for eight days.
A Dunedin man set to face trial in Timaru next week after being charged with multiple sex offences will not appear in court again until next year.
One person has been found dead in a car at the bottom of a remote gully in South Canterbury this afternoon.
A man and woman have been arrested after allegedly forcing another woman to withdraw cash from an ATM in Timaru earlier this week.
Nine people protesting against oil drilling off the New Zealand coast of Timaru were arrested yesterday.
As public concern about a proposed ocean outfall at Glenavy grows, the company behind the plan has called a public meeting at Waimate.
Protesters with tents and sleeping bags have boarded a boat at Timaru and locked themselves to pipes as they take a stand against oil drilling off the New Zealand coast.
About 30 environmental protesters have stormed an Austrian oil company's support ship in Timaru to prevent it leaving port.
Insurers could dodge millions of dollars in claims this week as hard-hit South Canterbury car yards find themselves underinsured for hail damage.
An expanding Glenavy dairy plant wants to build a 7.5km pipeline to discharge treated wastewater to future-proof its current land-based wastewater disposal.
Despite an online petition against it, Mackenzie Mayor Graham Smith is calling for the developer of a planned 112-room hotel in Tekapo to get on with the job.
Police have released the name of the man who was killed in a motorcycle crash near Timaru at the weekend.
This afternoon New Zealand's best rally driver will attempt to ''smash the record'' in a gravel road hill climb up to Waimate's White Horse Monument.