Tough new freedom camping rules that ban camping at a number of areas are being praised by Kaikōura residents.
One person has been found dead in a car at the bottom of a remote gully in South Canterbury this afternoon.
A 17-year-old girl has been identified as the person killed in a fiery crash in Christchurch that has left another person in a critical condition.
A truck was left teetering just centimetres from the water after it struck its driver and injured him in an accident in Moeraki, south of Oamaru, yesterday.
Burglars raided the Ellesmere College school canteen in Leeston on Wednesday night, taking the cash register and leaving the freezers open so the food went off.
One person has been seriously injured after crashing into a power pole on Thursday in Waimakariri, North Canterbury.
A man and woman have been arrested after allegedly forcing another woman to withdraw cash from an ATM in Timaru earlier this week.
The Summerset Group is planning to build a $150 million retirement village in Selwyn and has already bought the land to put it on.
McDonald's has warned a Geraldine kebab store that it may take legal action after the franchise discovered that the shop had a similar logo.
South Canterbury - especially in and around Geraldine - is home to the rare long-tailed bat and its plight was highlighted at the Geraldine Festival.
The Ashburton Golf Club's nine-hole Thursday group has held its end of year match and awards have been presented.
Firearms owners plan to hold a rally in Ashburton on Saturday, November 30, to highlight their concerns about the effect of proposed new rules on gun owners.
About 110 helpers lent a hand and 385 banana boxes full of non-perishable goods were collected at the Toot For Tucker event.
Enjoying social skills in fun and supportive ways keep members of the Ashburton Mackenzie Group returning year after year.
As public concern about a proposed ocean outfall at Glenavy grows, the company behind the plan has called a public meeting in South Canterbury.