A youth councillor who attempted to take her own life has spoken out about the mental health system, saying it is desperately outdated and shows no signs of improving.
Three alleged burglars have appeared in court after members of the public reported suspicious activity in North Canterbury.
A vehicle crashed into a barrier on the Christchurch Northern Motorway this morning, causing delays for southbound commuters.
Oxford Hospital will be the first rural Canterbury hospital to reopen since it and four other facilities were closed in March due to Omicron.
It is hoped a wedding dress display in Rangiora will uncover new information about a mysterious gown that dates back to the 1870s.
In spite of the inevitable hills, I declined the offer of an electric bike on the Kaikōura and Molesworth hills because I have my own internal combustion engine, writes Elisabeth Easther.
Police and worried family members of a Kaiapoi teenager who has been missing for more than a week are appealing for help to find him.
A Waimakariri dairy farmer says the rural sector has become a "pressure cooker" which is taking a toll on mental health.
A hugely popular two-bedroom home on a 6.57ha plot in Waimakariri has sold for $1.255 million - almost double its 2019 RV.
Waimakariri district councillors are pumping the brakes on a parking restriction overhaul in Kaiapoi.
A smartphone application to help rural communities has been developed, after it was found more than three quarters of crime on farms goes unreported.
A novel way of dealing with a challenging waste problem has been launched by NZ Post, Future Posts and the Packaging Forum.
Stepping out on stage for North Canterbury Musicals' production of Annie next week won’t be too scary for 11yo Cassidy - her mother Dale starred as Annie when the society first put on the show in 1987.
Hundreds of catchable-sized king salmon have been released into three lakes at The Groynes to hone the skills of young anglers.
A new Sutton Tools factory will be built in Rangiora following the demise of the Kaiapoi factory which was badly damaged by fire in January.
Hurunui residents may face an average rates increase of 10.5 per cent, more than double what was indicated in the district council’s Long Term Plan.
Hurunui Mayor Marie Black says the district council may seek legal advice in response to three waters information requests from the Government but admits the move could be redundant.
An "out of control" hedge at Waikuku Beach could cost local ratepayers tens of thousands of dollars over the next couple of years, despite plans to cut it down.