Kim Woods has spent years in the grocery trade in Christchurch but now she is taking on a new challenge - the Netherby Four Square in Ashburton.
A bittern called Boomer is the star of a small book with a big message by a Canterbury author and a well-known painter.
The Trikes NZ roadshow rolled into the Ashburton this week, showcasing trikes of all shapes, sizes and price tags.
A buried fuel tank from the mid-20th century has been unearthed during a renewal project in the centre of Ashburton.
Stargazers associated with a Canterbury astronomy group have been checking out the night sky for the past 50 years.
Regular exercise has transformed the lives of Canterbury couple Stu and Debbie Phipps so when the opportunity to own the gym they’ve been using for the past six years came along they jumped at it.
A large group participated in the Walk a Mile Campaign in Ashburton over the weekend to mark the start of preparations for the arrival of refugee families in the district.
Thousands of freezing workers who were part of a special sickness insurance scheme over the past 65 years have left a $78,000 legacy to several Canterbury charities.
Pupils at a Canterbury school turned their playground into a marketplace where they sold everything from popcorn and candy floss to gift cards, facemasks and bird feeders.
Freda Green was spoilt with cards, flowers and chocolates as she celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by family and friends in Ashburton on Tuesday.
The Mt Hutt Memorial Hall, Mt Somers War Memorial Hall, Seafield Hall and Ashburton war memorial and cenotaph will each receive a share of $181,000 for repairs and renovations.
The East Street chequerboard or Baring Square East? Opinions were divided over where Ashburton’s giant Christmas tree should be put this year.
Two Canterbury groups have collaborated on a booklet called Thrifty Cooking, which offers a back to basics and budget conscience approach to meal planning.
At least four thrill seekers took up the chance to fly in a Russian Yak 3 fighter plane, aptly named Full Noise, at the weekend.
Arborists and other expert tree climbers swung from the trees and showed their skills at the South Island Regional Tree Climbing Competition in the Ashburton Domain over the weekend. Some 40 tree...
Canterbury writer Pauline Roberts has penned her first published book - a tribute to her late son and a guide to help others find joy in their life after a loss.
A small group of neighours are doing their bit to protect nesting endangered birds along a stretch of the Ashburton River.