Dad sent threats to ex-partner before setting fire to her house with six children inside.
A 21-year-old man is in a serious condition in hospital after he crashed into a parked campervan.
"Once rural land is lost to urbanisation, it will not be recovered."
Three South Canterbury free kindergartens are "well placed", according to their latest ERO reports.
South Canterbury dairy farm among NZ's most technologically intensive farms.
A second go at merging the country's biggest wool scourers should be simpler without a receiver involved, an advocate for the deal says.
The Waimate 50 will welcome the return of street racing this weekend after Motorsport NZ approved up to four 20-car races.
The most surprising aspect of the Oscar Pistorius sentencing is the acceptance of it from Reeva Steenkamp's family.
By October 1914, young South Canterbury men had started to answer the call to head to World War I.