Concerns are being raised about the inaccuracies in GPS maps which are sending drivers down dead-end roads and onto river beds in South Canterbury.
Geraldine is to become the next of many South Canterbury towns to hold the annual fundraiser Relay For Life.
The town of Temuka, just north of Timaru has been seeing the local sales yards booming with special auctions of calves this summer.
Another Llew Summers creation has taken centre stage in Timaru this week.
The Christchurch sculptor's work, titled Encircling the Baroque, was placed on the Bay Hill on Tuesday.
Flooding caused by heavy rain brought many areas of Timaru to a standstill today.
Emergency services were kept busy, particularly New Zealand Fire and Rescue.
South Canterbury residents flocked to Waimate on Saturday for the annual Waimate Strawberry Fare.
A number of Christmas parades were held around the region last weekend and The South Today covered some in Monday's broadcast.
We now take a look at another which happened in Timaru on Saturday.
The weekend started off with a bang in Geraldine with the town holding their annual Christmas parade on Friday night.
Last weekend saw a soap box derby held on Timaru's main street.
Last week saw thousands of visitors flock to a display of patchwork quilts in Geraldine.