The Alps 2 Ocean cycle trail runs along Lake Pukaki through the bottom edge of Guide Hill Station.

$5.6m station development touted

A $5.6 million station plan includes a boutique guest lodge and wedding chapel.

Power price hike

Lake Tekapo's level was one-third below its May average on Monday but that's not the reason Trustpower is hiking power ...

Trustpower blames Alpine Energy for a 7 per cent price hike in Timaru.

Weather delays team

Poor weather is preventing scene investigators from reaching the site of a fatal chopper crash.

Gleniti School comes up trumps

Gleniti School's talented filmmakers have won a South Island-wide competition.

Climber conquers dangerous peak

Mountaineer Chris Jensen summits world's most dangerous 8000-metre peak.

Obesity focus to intensify

Public health nurses have had new training ahead of a new focus on obesity.

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News

Temuka burn off monitored

A farmer's burn off was monitored by Temuka fire station volunteers on Milford Clandeboye Rd.

A farmer's burn off was monitored by Temuka fire station volunteers on Milford Clandeboye Rd.

New approach at Timaru's newest cafe

The latest in Timaru's recent string of restaurant and cafe openings is going natural.

YMCA asks for stories

Lift installation set

Sport

Fahey confident Rio on track

Timaru's Juliet Fahey at the Rio 2016 offices in Brazil.

Timaru's Juliet Fahey is confident everything is on track for the Olympics in Brazil.

Kiwi teams on fire video

Matt Proctor celebrates a try with Cory Jane and the reserves during the Hurricanes 50-17 thrashing of the Lions in ...

Power, panache, pragmatism and perseverance on display in perfect round for Kiwi teams.

Hearts beat fast after win

Northern Hearts Josh Smallridge races Wakanui Black player Simon Mealings battle for the ball.

Northern Hearts produced one of the best halves of hockey this season to beat defending champions Wakanui Black 5-1.

Hearts produce commanding performance

Thistle's Andy Carter and Northern Hearts Maarten Dirkzwager contest for the ball.

Northern Hearts have ended Thistle's unbeaten run with a superb 3-1 win at Anzac Square.

Celtic juggernaut rolls on

Celtic's Steve Burt stretches out to score despite the attention of Geraldine's Toby How and Ryan Neutze.

The only question after five rounds of club rugby is can any side stop Celtic.

Opinion

Justice for the Hillsborough 96

Columnist Grant Shimmin

OPINION: Desperate years dealing with a heart breaking tragedy

Silver lining to second red error

Fortunately Derek Burrows' transport to a Zimbabwean bush camp managed to avoid the fate of this vehicle on its return ...

Red is a universal sign of danger, right?

In the garden of my dreams

Gardens all over New Zealand were overrun with white butterflies.

OPINION: Hi folks, are you a garden lover? Do you talk to your plants?

Whose legacy really reigns supreme?

Musician Prince has died, aged 57.

OPINION: What weird hour was this I have just lived through?

Caution on the lion walk

Columnist Derek Burrows gets close to the king of the jungle on a walking with lions tour near Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.

OPINION: It's important to wear the correct apparel when communing with nature, write Derek Burrows.

Life

Geraldine mosaic heads to England

Want to see Michael Linton's world record-holding mosaic? Better book a ticket to England.

Planning to see Michael Linton's massive medieval mosaic? Better book a ticket to England.

What's on this weekend?

The Geraldine Vintage car and Machinery Museum is holding a ploughing competition.

Celebrate a birthday at the Hospice Shop or lace up your shoes for a colour run in South Canterbury.

Veteran honours fallen comrades video

David Lester Keys takes time to ponder the meaning of Anzac Day.

 A Timaru man who has attended Anzac services every year for 62 years believes the tradition is in no danger of dying out.

In the garden of my dreams

Gardens all over New Zealand were overrun with white butterflies.

OPINION: Hi folks, are you a garden lover? Do you talk to your plants?

What's on this weekend?

Anzac Day cemetery service at 7am in 2015.

Commemorate Anzac Day this weekend with a range of activities.

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Gleniti School comes up trumps

Gleniti School's talented filmmakers have done it again, taking out a South Island-wide competition.

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