An independent Oamaru supermarket has opened a second store 200m from Countdown, but the owner says he has no intention to compete with the giant.
Sentencing of the South African doctor found guilty of murdering her three young daughters in Timaru has been delayed until early next year.
A $600 million solar farm planned for the Mackenzie Basin could power up to 100,000 homes - and ticks every box, its backers say.
A young teen with a passion for horses died when she fell from her "project horse" - an animal she was forbidden to ride until it was fully trained.
A street in the Canterbury town of Fairlie has been partly closed because council officials say there is a severe risk of asbestos contamination from a burnt-out building.
When people see Graeme Simpson pedalling his penny-farthing towards them, the first thing they usually ask him is "why?"
Two walkers who became lost in the hills above South Canterbury owe their rescue - and maybe even their lives - to a furry four-legged volunteer named Goose.
Low hanging cloud has disrupted at least 24 flights so far in Wellington today, including several to and from Canterbury.
A Fire and Emergency NZ support vehicle has crashed on its way to fight a blaze in a block of shops in the Mackenzie district this morning.
A motorcyclist has died and another person was injured in a crash that closed the main inland route between Canterbury and Otago for much of Sunday.
A motorcyclist has died and another person was injured in a crash that closed the main inland pass between Canterbury and Otago for several hours yesterday.
A woman caught driving while allegedly almost seven times the legal alcohol limit told police she had been drinking wine at a funeral.
Three Canterbury men picked the wrong night to go fishing in the Mackenzie hydro canals over Labour weekend last year.