A person is dead after their quad-bike rolled in rural Canterbury last night.
An independent Oamaru supermarket has opened a second store 200m from Countdown, but the owner says he has no intention to compete with the giant.
Rangiora student Jamie-Lee Rogers was expecting her experience at Burnham Military Camp to be tough and strict with lots of people yelling in her face.
Former pupils and staff came together for a special celebration to mark Kaiapoi Borough School's 150-year milestone.
The Waimakariri and Hurunui district councils are continuing to process high numbers of consents for new houses, as the housing boom shows no signs on letting up.
The ninth annual Classic Action Motorcycle Sports Totalspan Southern Classic saw some of NZ's top riders come together in Timaru to share their passion for old school bikes.
The Ashburton Santa Parade on Saturday promises to be the biggest yet as the number of entries, most of which are floats, has "snowballed".
A proposed hot pool and spa complex on Kaikōura's waterfront could be bigger than originally planned.
Canterbury mayors are backing the call for a $10.8 billion investment in local transport infrastructure.
The army, fire brigade, police and ambulance staff have been out in force to collect donations for the Toot for Tucker drive.
Canterbury organisations committed to protecting vulnerable native birds nesting at the Ashley Rakahuri River have grave fears for their survival with Crate Day looming.
People across Selwyn have been hit with parking fines as the district council ramps up its enforcement.
A $600 million solar farm planned for the Mackenzie Basin could power up to 100,000 homes - and ticks every box, its backers say.
A spoof western movie, made by a group of Canterbury high school students in the 1980s and screened in 18 countries, is getting a relaunch.
A North Canterbury community is being urged to report any suspicious activity after rubbish was dumped next to the Cust River.