Pet owners are being warned to keep their dogs away from two Canterbury rivers due to toxic algae.
A North Canterbury Christmas tree grower, who sells Monterey pines in Papanui and Linwood, says it has been a slow start to the festive season.
North Canterbury food banks preparing for the big Christmas rush are hoping to get a much-needed boost from the annual Toot for Tucker appeal on Tuesday.
Crate Day revellers in 4WD vehicles and activists clashed at Canterbury's Ashley River on Saturday after endangered tarapiroe black-fronted tern eggs were broken.
Former pupils and staff came together for a special celebration to mark Kaiapoi Borough School's 150-year milestone.
The ninth annual Classic Action Motorcycle Sports Totalspan Southern Classic saw some of NZ's top riders come together in Timaru to share their passion for old school bikes.
Canterbury organisations committed to protecting vulnerable native birds nesting at the Ashley Rakahuri River have grave fears for their survival with Crate Day looming.
The Waimakariri and Hurunui district councils are continuing to process high numbers of consents for new houses, as the housing boom shows no signs on letting up.
A proposed hot pool and spa complex on Kaikōura's waterfront could be bigger than originally planned.
Canterbury mayors are backing the call for a $10.8 billion investment in local transport infrastructure.
Rangiora student Jamie-Lee Rogers was expecting her experience at Burnham Military Camp to be tough and strict with lots of people yelling in her face.
A North Canterbury community is being urged to report any suspicious activity after rubbish was dumped next to the Cust River.
After spotting a Clydesdale at the 1995 Oxford A&P Show, Margo Vliet Vlieland turned to her husband Alan and told him: “I want one of those horses with the fluffy feet.”
A person has been airlifted to Christchurch Hospital in a serious condition after being hit by a vehicle on State Highway 1.
A Rangiora restaurant owner who underpaid a former employee and took money from his wages has been ordered to repay almost $30,000 dollars in arrears.