When a Canterbury farmer saw smoke coming from a hay shed, he jumped in his ute and sped to the scene as fast as he could - but it was too late.
Eliza Waszczak is co-ordinating an appeal to collect new and good quality preloved handbags filled with useful supplies for women escaping family violence.
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.
The Miss Canterbury competition in Christchurch next month may not be your typical beauty pageant - but that suits Rakaia teen Stevie-Lee Gregan just fine.
Trampers are riled up over the closure of a popular South Island mountain trail because the toilets are too full.
A 22-year-old man has been charged after a concerning message was left on an overnight answerphone at Ashburton College.
The Ashburton District Council has defended its handling of dog barking complaints from an elderly Canterbury couple.
The espionage and intrigue continues in Canterbury author Rachel Booth’s latest book - Spy School Drama!
An elderly Canterbury couple say their peaceful retirement has been ruined by loud barking and howling from a dog next door.
NZ’s first-ever tour by a reigning monarch was in January 1954 - and it included a three-day stay in Mid Canterbury. Malcolm Hopwood takes a look back at the Royal occasion.
There is growing community interest in developing a tract of unused land behind the Garden of Harmony in Methven.
Really cool, pretty flash, fancy, magic, marvellous, brilliant and amazing is how some Ashburton residents described their new library, Te Kete Tuhinga.
Wedding and portrait photographer Rachel Jordan has spoken of the immense challenges she’s had to overcome following a devastating helicopter crash in Canterbury in 2021 that changed her life.
Canterbury plane spotters can get up close and personal with one of the most well-known air force planes in the world - the McDonnell Douglas Skyhawk.
Two Canterbury farming families have constructed maize mazes in their towering cornfields this summer.
The three most-fished rivers in NZ were the Clutha, followed by Canterbury's Waimakariri and the Rakaia rivers.