An Oamaru family escaped with only the clothes on their backs when a fire destroyed their home.
Residents of a Canterbury town have been blasted for their 'poor effort' when it comes to putting the correct items in their yellow recycling bins.
A petition opposing a planned quarry at the Rangiora Racecourse has drawn more than 4000 signatures.
A glitzy extravaganza will light up Rangiora for four nights this month as organisers forge ahead with the Rangiora Light and Sound Festival.
Susan Blick, a landscape photographer, has captured what appears to be a tui forming in the clouds above Mt Cook.
Emergency services have rushed to a crash between a milk tanker and a car in Dunsandel where one person has sustained serious injuries.
Twenty-five fresh firefighters are at the scene of a large scrub fire in the Mackenzie District and more will join the force later today and tomorrow.
Brave Canterbury teenager Maddie Collins has had her last hemodialysis treatment following the removal of her second transplanted kidney.
Lincoln University has received Government approval to build its new flagship science facility, releasing another $5 million in Crown funding and allowing the construction phase to start.
It erupted before dawn, with a strange lightning show and a cacophony some Canterbury residents likened to a battle tank rolling down a street.
A man has been seriously injured after a collision between a motorcycle and a truck near Christchurch.
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the September quake, the Hororata Community Trust has released a special limited edition Hororata Whisky.
A new video released in conjunction with the upcoming movie Mulan takes a close look at the locations in which the movie was filmed, including several spots in Canterbury.
Canterbury is once again gracing global screens with the release of Mulan, Disney’s latest live-action remake today.
The Darfield War Memorial will be lit up on Thursday and Friday nights to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 4 earthquake that struck near the township.
It has been NZ's warmest winter on record, Niwa says, with one Canterbury hotspot taking out the top temperature of 25.1 deg C on August 30.