A NZ Defence Force soldier is facing a court martial for indecent assault after allegedly groping a junior subordinate at a function at Burnham Military Camp.
"It’s going to be a full house," said Selwyn Sounds promoter David Parlane ahead of the event on Saturday.
A number of vehicles were reportedly vandalised across Canterbury overnight with swastikas painted on bonnets and tyres slashed.
Selwyn’s exploding population and a nationwide shortage of GPs is causing a perfect storm for residents wanting to access primary healthcare.
The Agriculture Minister was in Selwyn this week to reveal an $8m government contribution towards a Lincoln-based company's pilot leaf protein programme.
Residents face paying up to $87 more each year for household water as the Selwyn District Council aims to meet increasing costs and manage high demand.
Canterbury's Samantha Ottley has helped a group of female harness racing drivers raise $44,000 for ovarian cancer - all by winning in teal colours.
The South Island Agricultural Field Days have attracted more than 600 exhibitors, making it one of the biggest events in its 70-year history.
A group of Canterbury residents did not receive mail for several weeks after NZ Post changed their addresses without telling them - and then stopped delivering altogether.
Selwyn MP Nicola Grigg used her maiden speech in Parliament on Tuesday afternoon to pay tribute to her great-grandmother, Mary, who was National’s first female MP.
COMMENT: The topic of Tiny Homes often comes up as a potential way to mass-produce homes and calm the property market, writes Rupert Gough.
Fifteen more people a day need to board the trial 87 Southbridge-city Metro bus service to make it viable.