A relative of the man who arrived home to find his three children dead last week - allegedly at the hands of their mother - will arrive in New Zealand today to support him.
Family and friends of the Dickason family are at a loss to comprehend what went wrong in the lead-up to the death of the couple's three children in Timaru this week.
The wider family of three young South African girls who died weeks after arriving in New Zealand with their parents will be considered for emergency MIQ spaces, a Government official says.
The mother of three little girls found dead in a Timaru house has appeared in court charged with their murders.
Police have arrested and charged a 40-year-old woman with murder in relation to the death of three children in Timaru last night.
Police have confirmed three children, all aged under 10, have died at a property in Timaru - and the family involved had only recently arrived in NZ from South Africa.
Jade and Rob Whaley were watching TV at home in Timaru last night when they heard moaning and then a "loud bang" coming from a property where three people were found dead.
Police have launched a homicide investigation after finding three people dead at a residential address in Timaru overnight.
A consortium of local and international businesses aims to build a waste-to-energy plant in South Canterbury, capable of preventing 350,000 tonnes of rubbish from going to landfill each year.
A collective of South Canterbury catchment-based groups of farmers and rural communities has marked its first year.
Emergency services spent three hours battling the flames at an Oamaru business last night, but the owners are not calling for an investigation.
A recreational skydiver who had a "hard landing" has been transported to Timaru Hospital with moderate injuries.
Between the Moeraki restaurant’s small space and the type of service it provides, it is not feasible to open Fleurs Place under level 2.
A man accused of attempted murder following a stabbing in Oamaru will appear in the High Court at Christchurch later this month.
This pandemic has been hard on us all and it is understandable that the pressure might begin to tell, so spare a thought for this unfortunate chap from Timaru.
A person is in custody after two people were injured, one seriously, in a stabbing incident in Oamaru early this morning.