Conservationists say Canterbury’s coastline has been neglected for too long and it's time for a "complete overhaul" of the regional council's plan to protect the marine environment.
Mayor Phil Mauger’s bid to get operational funding help for the $683 million stadium in central Christchurch may not be as easy to secure as he wants it to be.
Building work is under way on the new John Knox Presbyterian Church and community centre in Rangiora.
Strong north-west winds have caused an uncontained vegetation fire in the Waikari Valley to "billow up".
Firefighters have been battling through the night to get on top of a fresh scrub fire in north Canterbury which has forced the evacuation of several homes.
Combining her two passions in life - country music and knitting - means Julie Ridgway can help out charities while attending festivals across NZ.
Most submitters have supported a plan to build a hot pool complex over a larger area of the Kaikōura waterfront.
Don Parish's photo of a banded dotterel, taken at the Ashley-Rakahuri River, has won the open section of the inaugural Waimakariri Nature Photo Competition.
About 100 people who gathered at a community meeting vowed to "fight" a Christchurch company's proposal to create a landfill in North Canterbury.
A man who died following a rafting incident on the Clarence River was celebrating his 10th wedding anniversary with family.
A field of golden sunflower blooms in North Canterbury is proving to be a fundraising gem for the charities it is supporting this year.
Swarms of krill have been spotted floating off the Kaikōura coastline, with seabirds and fish feasting on the crustaceans.
WorkSafe has confirmed an investigation is under way after a person died following a rafting incident on the Clarence River.
A person has been airlifted to Christchurch Hospital after a serious crash involving a truck and a car in Canterbury this morning.
Two people have been injured after a vehicle rolled onto the train tracks along State Highway 1 in Canterbury.