Tuesday, December 12, 2017

South Canterbury residents flocked to Waimate on Saturday for the annual Waimate Strawberry Fare.


Monday, November 20, 2017

More than 5000 people turned out over the weekend to enjoy Oamaru's Victorian Fete.

One of the highlights was the annual World Stone Sawing championship.


Monday, November 20, 2017

The sport of basketball is growing in Waitaki region thanks to the influx of basketball fans from the Philipines.


Friday, November 17, 2017

Rabbit numbers have reached plague proportions at Moeraki.

Residents who can't shoot the pests in urban areas are looking forward to the release of a new rabbit killing virus.


Friday, November 17, 2017

Little Blue Penguins which are based in Oamaru, but live outside the tourist facility, have had extra nesting boxes created for them.


Wednesday, November 8, 2017

The central South Island received a late Spring dump of snow last night, only a week after temperatures had been in the summery mid twenties.


Friday, November 3, 2017

A grass and weed fire sparked an emergency call out in Oamaru yesterday.


Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Much of the South Island has been enjoying a warm spell over the last few days.

The South Today took at look at a few towns in the region.


Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Forest and Bird have named the Kea as New Zealand’s Bird of the Year for 2017.

The competition attracted a record 50,000 votes, up from 20,000 last year.


Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The Waimate 50 motorsport races keep getting bigger and better according to event director.

It's an event which began in 1959, and now draws competitors from around the country.


Friday, October 20, 2017

The Otago Regional Council is looking for new blood to take over from departing chief executive Peter Bodeker.

Bodeker is near the end of his five-year-term, but ORC chairman Steven Woodhead says the next appointee should come from outside of the organisation.


Friday, October 20, 2017

Unions are pleased with the decision made by New Zealand First and its leader Winston Peters last night.

Just before 7pm Peters announced New Zealand First would go into a coalition with the New Zealand Labour Party.

This afternoon Jacinda Ardern announced which MPs will have cabinet positions, David Clark and Clare Curran are among the names.


Thursday, October 19, 2017

Jacinda Ardern addressed parliament tonight in a victory speech thanking Bill English for his hard work, even though New Zealand First negotiations with National have concluded.


Thursday, October 19, 2017

Oamaru's Rainbow Confectionery has expressed disappointment at the decision by international giant Mondelez not to produce confectionery in this country.


Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The 2017 World Jet Boat Marathon moved south from Canterbury to Otago today, with a day's racing on the Waitakai River.