The Canterbury DHB area has today reached the 90 per cent fully vaccinated milestone.
Additional funding has been given to finish cleaning up Methven Cemetery after it was closed in September following severe winds.
David and Margaret Van Tongeren may be down-scaling their Christmas house this year - but you can still expect a spectacular festive scene when they open it up to the public on December 1.
The Colombian nationals charged by police after they uncovered an alleged cocaine smuggling ring have been named for the first time.
The principal of a Methven high school believes conflicting rules for teachers and the wider school community leaves some question marks around the vaccination mandate for teachers.
An Ashburton councillor is dismayed that the influence of alcohol has been highlighted as part and parcel with serious road crashes in Mid Canterbury.
Methven’s new youth mentor Brad Olsen is using 'adventure therapy' to build up young people's resilience and confidence.
An investigation has cleared an Ashburton College teacher of bullying allegations - but it has shocked a parent who withdrew her child from the school.
One of two sisters killed in a crash on the Port Hills in 2019 messaged a friend seconds before the fatal incident to say, "Bro I'm going to die tonight" and added, "Haven't gone so fast around Port Hills before".
Members of the public will get the opportunity to explore the Rangitata North Huts fishing village at an open day next month.
Mark Van Leewarden has packed a lot into his life since leaving Ashburton - as well as being an undercover cop with a bounty on his head, he’s been a detective, a barrister and top international fraud investigator.
Police are disappointed with the driving behaviour over the long weekend in which four people were killed on South Island roads.
A Mid Canterbury GP who spoke at an anti-lockdown rally on Saturday has resigned after the Government made the Covid-19 vaccine compulsory for doctors.
The Covid lockdown and supply chain issues have delayed the opening of Methven’s new thermal pools and spa until next month.