The Hindu community is inviting the wider community to enjoy the celebration of Holi, or Festival of Colours, in Ashburton on February 15.
Zimbabwean-born Stuart Geddes brings plenty of international hotel management and hospitality experience into his role as the new general manager of the Ashburton Club and MSA.
He may not have bagged the high flying lawyer he was after, but Arrowsmith Law director Greg Martin has recruited two law graduates and will "invest" in Mid Canterbury by training them up.
Ashburton firefighters will be dodging roadworks when contractors lay a new water main past their station next week.
Fire and Emergency crews around the district have been busy battling out of control fires, with three vegetation fires on the same day.
Several Mid Canterbury contractors feature in a specialist book on the heavy machinery used to construct the earth dams, canals, lakes and structures of the South Island’s hydro power schemes.
Ashburton Mayor Neil Brown has been talking with secondary schools in his district about a programme that will equip their students with driver licences before they leave school.
The final session of Ashburton Museum’s school holiday programme was a busy affair and all about creating "face-up" mirrors.
The Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warning for the Ashley/Rakahuri River at the Rangiora-Loburn Bridge.
A motorcyclist killed in a crash near Moeraki had just celebrated his first wedding anniversary with "the love of his life".
A team of Canterbury police officers has been deployed down south to deal with looters who appear to be at work in the wake of the recent heavy flooding.
An irrigators’ collective has slammed a Canterbury-based dairy plant's proposed pipeline project that could see 10,000cum of treated wastewater discharged into the sea a day.
A six-year-old Canterbury girl who went to the United States for lifesaving cancer treatment has tragically died.
A Canterbury district had the highest population and economic growth in New Zealand over the past 10 years, new data reveals.