Photographer Rachel Jordan's husband Eric said her recovery could last three months but doctors have told him they are optimistic she will walk again.
St Joseph’s School in Ashburton has started a long-term building project with four new classrooms at the south-east corner of the grounds.
The helicopter that crashed on a Mid Canterbury golf course during a wedding photoshoot earlier this month was not the first of its kind to suffer total power loss to the engine during flight.
A frustrated Environment Canterbury councillor says he is prepared to tackle a perceived "anti-rural" mindset at the regional council table.
Mid Canterbury duo Michael Templeton and Brad Hudson have joined an elite list of Zwift world champion cyclists.
Canterbury e-scooter rider Bobby Kurb is planning to embark on a road trip to raise awareness about chronic fatigue syndrome.
Police have released the names of the three people from Christchurch and one from Auckland who died in last Friday's horror van crash near Ashburton.
Mid Canterbury’s Relay for Life will take on a new format this year as a one-day event and at a new location.
The image of 10-year-old dog Max being guided onto a truck by a member of the NZ Defence Force during the evacuation circulated across national and international media.
Last week's dumping of snow has changed the landscape of the South Island's East Coast slopes, promising a bumper season.
Ashburton Mayor Neil Brown says if Auckland can get a new $685 million bridge, his Canterbury town should get a new bridge at a fraction of the cost.
The driver of a van involved in a horror crash near Ashburton on Friday has been remembered for his smile.
One of the first people on the scene of yesterday's horrific crash which claimed four lives near Ashburton has described the impact of the incident as like a "bomb" going off.
Four people are dead and three others have been injured after a minivan and truck collided at a rural intersection east of Ashburton on Friday morning.
The mayors of the Ashburton, Selwyn and Waimakariri districts say the extended state of emergency will aid in the recovery of Canterbury's worst-hit flood areas.
Mt Hutt’s new modern chairlift will double the skifield’s hourly capacity when it opens next Friday.