Some Ashburton councillors have had a crack at "entitled young people" in response to the district's labour shortage headaches.
A Mid Canterbury farmer says it could take weeks to clean up nearly 100 trees that fell on their property during high winds.
The departure of migrant workers thwarted by visa frustrations offshore is adding sting to Mid Canterbury's depleted rural sector.
Orion said this morning just over 600 homes are still without power in the areas around Darfield, Sheffield, Springfield and Coalgate.
Rakaia Plunket is hosting a 'Dunk it for Plunket' morning tea as part of a nationwide fundraiser supported by Arnott’s biscuits.
A 4.125 hectare property on the outskirts of Ashburton that has been home to thousands of men and women over the years is going under the hammer.
An Ashburton councillor says "disappointingly" low vaccination numbers, particularly among older age groups, is leaving the community vulnerable.
Ashburton's Mayor says the community doesn't want its famed slogan anymore - but won't stop locals coming up with an improved one.
Canterbury couple Tony and Christine Todd were watching on proudly as their son Mike rolled out for the Wheel Blacks at the Tokyo Paralympics.
Operation Christmas Child, which aims to give children in need a shoebox-sized box full of gifts, is calling out for more supporters in Canterbury.
Mid Canterbury rugby's boss has promised some terse conversations if money is poured into the planned Christchurch stadium at the expense of local developments.
Police are appealing to the public for information after an incident involving a weapon on an Ashburton street corner.
People are being urged to stay away from several Canterbury mountains due to the high risk of avalanches over the next few days.
Upset Ashburton nurses have admitted coming to work sick to make ends meet, putting patients at risk in the process.
The brother of Christchurch's first Samoan policewoman has opened up about the trauma his family endured during the infamous Dawn Raids of the 1970s.
A fiery clash between a National Party MP and an irate climate change cynic raised the temperature of an Ashburton public meeting on Monday.