An Oamaru man who ran an international online child-pornography ring has been jailed for four years.
Emergency planners expect the Selwyn district to bounce back quicker than other areas if the Alpine Fault ruptures - but Arthur’s Pass is likely to be evacuated in a big quake.
All eight elected members of the Ashburton District Council have backed a move to ditch the district's derided slogan.
Can you provide a forever home to one of the cute, furry kittens or adult cats at the Mid Canterbury Animal Welfare Centre?
Hororata Domain is ready to glow on Saturday with a crowd of 10,000 expected at the Hororata Glow Festival.
A 24-year-old woman appeared in the Christchurch District Court this morning in relation to an incident in Methven on Sunday that left a man with serious injuries.
People in Amberley could be enjoying their revamped public swimming pool by the end of the year after it was announced work will soon start on the $2 million refurbishment.
A grateful Canterbury pet lover has detailed the desperate efforts to revive her animals after they were trapped in a house fire that claimed a cat, kitten and budgie.
A call has gone out asking people to come up with a name for a giant skateboard that will visit Canterbury in late May and June to promote the Tokyo Olympic Games.
Police are investigating the death of a 68-year-old man following an incident north of Timaru on Friday.
A woman has been arrested and charged in relation to an incident that left a man with serious injuries near Methven.
A public meeting will be held tomorrow to discuss the long term effects of large-scale forest farming in the headwaters of the Kakanui River.
A man has been airlifted to hospital and a woman is in police custody following a violent incident in rural Mid Canterbury today.
An Oamaru plumber and a storage company owner have made an unlikely crime-fighting duo - apprehending a 45-year-old Christchurch man who has been on the run since last year.
The fishing industry at the top of the South Island is crying out for workers to fill hundreds of roles.
Christchurch's Antarctic Heritage Trust is on the hunt for five young people to take part in the first official expedition to cross a new 50km ski-touring route.
It has been another freezing start to the day for parts of the country - and one town in the South Island recorded -6degC this morning.