Skydiving thrillseekers Claudia Cudmore and her uncle Michael Skevington are hoping to leap out of a perfectly good helicopter. But it’s for a good cause.
Road trips are a fact of life for Ashburton College students representing their school in sport, academic and cultural pursuits.
Prolific Canterbury canary breeder Ray Vincent is getting ready for the Ashburton Bird Club’s sale day on August 8.
WATCH: A South Island agricultural institute is offering its state-of-the-art training cow Matilda to people in the dairy industry looking to train staff ahead of the calving season.
Several Mid-Canterbury women’s institute members celebrate significant birthdays this month - including 103-year-old Doris Wakelin.
The world’s only airworthy Avro Anson MK 1 bomber and a Russian fighter Yak 3 plane will be landing in Ashburton next month - and you could take a once-in-a-lifetime spin in both.
Ashburton’s Covid-19 testing centre will be closed from Friday on the back of low numbers referred for testing.
Canterbury flying ace Ron McFarlane is keen to teach the next generation a thing or two about flying - as a hobby or the beginning of a flying career.
Residents of a Canterbury township are being asked to close their toilet seats and put a brick on top because the wastewater pipe cleaners are in town.
Back To Basics organiser Julia Crosson is taking the expo to a live-streaming platform this year.
Watch: The first ever pickle ball tournament in the South Island is being played this weekend
A 13-year journey will be realised on Saturday when Methven’s brand new skate park is officially unveiled.
Ashburton firefighters have been prepping a vintage Ford V8 fire truck for a very special job on Saturday.
A Cantabrian will be jumping on the back of an older model 49cc scooter to tackle the Southern Alps later this year.
They began high school together in 1960 and a number of them still meet for regular catch-ups.
Start sorting your books and puzzles because it’s full steam ahead for this year’s Bookarama event.
WATCH: More than 20 well-drilled ploughmen took part in the Mid Canterbury Vintage Machinery Club ploughing match late last month.
Parking in Ashburton's CBD is about to get more difficult - and retailers are worried.
Mid Canterbury principals, teachers and parents want vaping products sold from special R18 shops to help stop young people becoming addicted to nicotine.