Long distance running is in Nina Ericson's blood and she showed it winning the junior section of the Hanmer Four Square Half Marathon recently.
A man was airlifted to Christchurch Hospital after the tree he was cutting down fell on him near Kaikoura.
Two good samaritans couldn't save a diver who died near Kaikoura on Sunday.
Motorists looking to fuel-up their vehicles in a small rural township will have to find somewhere else - the only fuel station is closing.
The Australian expert headhunted to oversee the $2 billion rebuild of earthquake-battered road and rail around Kaikoura is leaving the role just months into the job.
Repairs have started on an 'iconic' rail tunnel on the Kaikoura coast that was 'effectively' cracked in two due to November 14, 2016 earthquake.
After-match functions during the winter sports season will be targeted in a bid to curb drink driving and road trauma.
Readings taken at the North Canterbury town of Waiau during the November event proved a new record for vertical ground acceleration, reaching 3g, or 30 times the force an airliner passenger feels at take-off.
The inland route to Kaikoura has reopened after rain forced its closure on Thursday.
Earthquake damaged war memorials in Waiau and Spotswood are expected to be fixed by Anzac Day.