The family of a Timaru teen who died at a party is struggling with the sudden death of their daughter.
Tears flowed when sisters Kath Hunt and Chris Smith met after 59 years apart.
Car thieves "encouraged" by joyriding friends, judge says as four plead guilty over escapade.
A man is in hospital after being hit by a container while on a ship at the Port of Timaru early this morning.
The SCDHB has recorded its second lowest number of serious events since 2006.
There was an increase in bowel diseases in South Canterbury last month, which was expected, according to South Canterbury medical officer of health Dr Daniel Williams.
Wayne Doyle is retiring on a high note after a brief (but successful) foray into the world of bodybuilding.
ACT Party donor Danyel Southwark, traumatised by the election result, begins to lose her grip on reality.
Trying to advise teenagers in the face of raging hormones can be a bit like trying to nail jelly to a tree.