St John patient transfer officer Simon O’Reilly may come from a well-known Canterbury harness racing family - but a medical career was always on the cards.
Watching the Westpac rescue helicopter landing near the Ashburton Aviation Museum last week was a familiar sight for Nicola Smith and daughter Samantha.
A locomotive came off the track and blocked the main train line through Ashburton on Thursday.
Downtown Ashburton is set to come alive with the sounds of chugging tractors, howling dogs and protesting farmers on July 16.
There are 92 buildings in Mid Canterbury that are earthquake-prone or potentially earthquake-prone and the majority are in central Ashburton.
A group is looking to raise an ambitious $1.14 million to future proof a Canterbury ice rink.
St Joseph’s School in Ashburton has started a long-term building project with four new classrooms at the south-east corner of the grounds.
Mid Canterbury duo Michael Templeton and Brad Hudson have joined an elite list of Zwift world champion cyclists.
Canterbury e-scooter rider Bobby Kurb is planning to embark on a road trip to raise awareness about chronic fatigue syndrome.
Mid Canterbury’s Relay for Life will take on a new format this year as a one-day event and at a new location.
Mt Hutt’s new modern chairlift will double the skifield’s hourly capacity when it opens next Friday.
Some $2.5 million spent a decade ago on stopbanks either side of the Ashburton River are paying big dividends for Ashburton town during the current rain event.
There was plenty of smoke-free tyre spinning at the inaugural Ashburton RC Club drifting event at Hotel Ashburton earlier this month - and not a police officer in sight.
Jono Poff thinks the night skies above Mt Somers and the Ashburton lakes area are so special they should be protected from human light pollution.
Christchurch driver Josh Mitchell’s need for speed saw him win the Shayne Adams Memorial Street Sprints for the second time.
Canterbury dairy farmers Dinuka and Nadeeka Gamage are living the dream.
An Ashburton dietitian is starting a group for mums who want to feel healthier and lose weight while they raise their children and beyond.
Ashburton district councillors will hold an open workshop with the public about replacing its old and unused “whatever it takes” slogan.
Thrill-seekers will get a chance to head off-road on Sunday in the inaugural Ashburton Can-Am river run to raise money for St John ambulance.
Four students from Mount Hutt College are working on a project to enhance the Methven Dog Park and plan on providing some entertainment for the visiting canines.