The North Canterbury Fish and Game Council has closed its two salmon hatcheries in the Upper Rakaia River to protect the wild sea-run salmon fishery.
Seventeen seconds. That is all it took for a man to smash a glass door and steal three chainsaws at 2.45am on Tuesday morning.
Many parts of New Zealand including Canterbury are in for an "absolute scorcher" this weekend, with temperatures well into the 30s.
A recently widowed dairy farmer says a logging operation that has sprung up on a neighbouring property is likely to destroy her farm.
Canterbury will be put under a total fire ban from midnight on Saturday - about a month earlier than the move was made last year.
The Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae was found in the Selwyn/Waikirikiri River.
Mayfield dairy farmers Grant and Jan Early have been involved in the DairyNZ-led programme, Forages for Reduced Nitrate Leaching (FRNL), which has won an industry award.
Some Mid Canterbury children moving from early childhood education centres to primary schools this year will be accompanied by unique personal profiles telling their new teachers all about them.
Imaginations have been given full rein and Trotts Garden is being used as the impressive backdrop and playground for drama students to "explore" at this year’s Big Little Theatre Company (BLTC)...
The district's drinking, stormwater and wastewater services will be managed by Ashburton Contracting Limited (ACL) for the next five years, after the award of the treatment, network operations and...
Some 27 swimmers from Christchurch’s JASI swim team have been enjoying eight days of training at a summer swim school in Ashburton.
JayJay Simon, 6, Hinarere Simon, 9, Zaylah Morunga, 11, and Mikaere Morunga, 8, (above) were among the scores of people enjoying a dip in the Tinwald Community Pool in the Tinwald Domain last...
Pendarves Young Farmers, Farm Strong and Rakaia’s Railway Tavern are hosting a Young Farmers Speed Shear event. It will be held at the tavern on January 25.
Four-year-old Stuart Pouniu (above) got a birthday treat visiting the Plains Vintage Railway & Historical Museum at the weekend.
Rugby fans will have the chance to get up close to their Crusader and All Black heroes when the Crusaders play the Hurricanes in a Super Rugby pre-season game at the Ashburton Showgrounds on Saturday.
An eight-hectare holding paddock at the former Tinwald saleyards is still paying dividends for Mid Canterbury machinery fans.