Operation Christmas Child, which aims to give children in need a shoebox-sized box full of gifts, is calling out for more supporters in Canterbury.
Police are appealing to the public for information after an incident involving a weapon on an Ashburton street corner.
Methven will get a new water reservoir and new treatment plant next year to help alleviate the water woes faced by residents in recent weeks, and future proof the supply.
Plans for a big hangar extension will cement Ashburton Aviation Museum’s place as one of the best of its kind in Australasia.
The recent rain and high river levels have delayed planned repairs to Ashburton’s SH1 bridge, but work is set to continue this week.
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.
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.
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.