A long period of low flows and high summer temperatures have resulted in the widespread growth of cyanobacteria mats in the Ashburton River.
Star Mid Canterbury
A Canterbury woman has put out a call for sneakers and other sport-specific shoes like football boots after seeing students on school camp with poor footwear.
An intellectually disabled 20-year-old born without a left hand is bringing hope to his Canterbury family by starting an ice-cream hut he's dubbed Happy Sundaes.
Motorcycle owners have been brushing up on their riding skills and knowledge at a training day held in Ashburton.
An inflammatory lung disease won't stop Ashburton Car Club president Shayne Adams' from helping to organise the AutoSparks Street Sprints in May.
A Canterbury artist rekindled memories of her early driving days while painting a red mini on a Chorus communications cabinet.
A man who was swept 100m down the Rakaia River today will be thanking his lucky stars after being airlifted to safety.
A giant state-of-the-art fish screen near the Rangitata River will be finished soon as part of a $17.2 million project to protect salmon, trout and native fish.
Methven’s oldest surviving building has received a blue heritage plaque to mark its importance to the area's history.
Food stalls and tempting culinary delights from around the world will be available at Multi Cultural Bite in the Ashburton Domain on Saturday.
Peter Lynn’s beloved 1908 De Dion Bouton vintage car is going under the hammer at a vintage wheels and motors auction in Methven next month.
Aviation enthusiasts were drawn to Ashburton Airport last week for the long-awaited arrival of a T28 Trojan aircraft.
Canterbury man Gavin Hunt’s restored 1903 Darracq represented state-of-the-art technology in its day and is still an eye-catcher.
Scientists using drones and satellite images have found gullies up to 30m in length developing in less than a week along a stretch of Canterbury coastline.
A 4WD safari into the high country on Valentine’s Day aims to generate some love for the Mt Somers Walkway Society.
Retired farmer and former mechanic Les Nell started working after school for Burnetts Motors Ltd in 1952. He was 13 years old and started in the workshop of Ashburton Implement Services (AIS).