Arborists and other expert tree climbers swung from the trees and showed their skills at the South Island Regional Tree Climbing Competition in the Ashburton Domain over the weekend. Some 40 tree...
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Canterbury writer Pauline Roberts has penned her first published book - a tribute to her late son and a guide to help others find joy in their life after a loss.
A small group of neighours are doing their bit to protect nesting endangered birds along a stretch of the Ashburton River.
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.
Although their glasshouses were severely damaged by hail and then orders for their gourmet lettuces dried up as the Covid pandemic hit, Georgie and Dave Wade are still glass half-full people.
Thirty tree climbers will show speed, skills and technique at a regional competition in Ashburton Domain next month.
Warren Galletly has spent the past 42 years looking after his father’s historic WW2 memorabilia but last week he handed some of those items to the Ashburton Aviation Museum.
Baring Square East will be rejuvenated while the Ashburton District Council’s new $51.6 million civic centre and library is built across the road.
A planned vintage machinery museum on the grounds of an Ashburton community hall has already been offered its first piece - a vintage swamp plough.
The Mid Canterbury Aero Club has been given the green light to relocate Ashburton’s former information centre to the airport.
Retired Canterbury dentist Peter Rumping met the love of his life not long after graduating from dental school.
It’s been a 20-year journey, but next month Mitch McIntosh's hand-built 40 foot (12.2m) catamaran will go from a paddock in Ashburton to the ocean at Timaru.
Ashburton Hospital's drive-in Covid-19 testing station tested 189 people on Thursday, Friday and Saturday - and is open again this week to test people with symptoms.
An executive sous-chef and apprentice will be sharing their love of American-style smokehouse barbecues with Cantabrians at an upcoming summer school class.
Some of Blenheim's bruised and battered old lollipop parking meters are set for a swansong further south after being saved from the scrap heap.
Skydiving thrillseekers Claudia Cudmore and her uncle Michael Skevington are hoping to leap out of a perfectly good helicopter. But it’s for a good cause.