The committee behind plans for an ‘‘epic’’ new playground in Timaru is hoping to find a philanthropist willing to invest in the multimillion-dollar project.
Organisers of Timaru's Caroline Bay Carnival say they've made the hard decision to cancel this year's event, the first time it's been done in 111 years.
Ohau residents are considering taking legal action against a lines company implicated in a report into one of the biggest fires in New Zealand history.
The heroic actions of Lake Ohau residents and first responders have been lauded as almost certainly saving lives during the fire.
An electrical short circuit on a power pole was responsible for one of the biggest fires in New Zealand history.
Five people have been hurt, two seriously, in a three-vehicle crash near Lake Pukaki this afternoon.
Covid-19 ruled out crowds at this year’s Southern Canterbury A&P Show, but entry numbers have reached record levels.
A south Island town has been chosen as the site for constructing New Zealand’s new multimillion-dollar Antarctic base.
A physicist at the forefront of quantum physics research says his interest in science was sparked in Waimate.
A man killed in a light plane crash near Lake Ōhau yesterday morning has been described as a "very experienced" and "widely respected" pilot.
Waimate 50 organisers are devastated to have to close the annual motorsport event to spectators this year.
The woman accused of killing her three daughters at their Timaru home last month will plead not guilty to three charges of murder.
For former world women’s shearing record holder Jills Angus Burney the Waimate Shears has played a unique role in her decorated career.
A trial date has been set for a woman who allegedly killed her three young daughters at their Timaru home in South Canterbury last month.