Manager bins the office career

''I don't look down on the job.''

It is not a typical career move but it's one Timaru's Chris Burke is happy he made.
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Residents rally for park

Residents living in and around Huxley St in Gleniti are angry at Timaru District Council plans to subdivide a green area known as Maryburn Park.

Increase in Chinese visitors expected

Timaru can expect to see more Chinese visitors in town.

Next generation judges get turn

A new generation of potential deer judges learned from the experienced hands in Timaru yesterday.

Lake levels force restrictions

Water restrictions in place in South Canterbury as Opuha Dam reaches unprecedented low.

Building hits record levels

Building consents in the Mackenzie District are at record levels, with landowners requesting to build 41 new houses this year.

Man arrested after random stop

A Timaru man was charged with possession of an offensive weapon after a random vehicle stop yesterday.

Thar chase costs firm permit

A company has lost its hunting permit after illegally hunting thar on conservation land in the South Opuha area.

Community honours local heroes

South Canterbury heroes have been honoured for their contribution to the community.

Ballantynes signal Santa's return

Calls for dog to be destroyed

Insulation programme yields benefits

An elderly Timaru couple are hoping their power bill will be lower this winter thanks to the Healthy Homes project.

New Darling of tennis

Waihi School's Harrison Darling is the South Island primary school tennis champion.

Cook is Aorangi's man

Travis Cook is the big talking point in the Aorangi men's golf team heading to the New Zealand Interprovincial.

Litterers may find canals off limits

SC ring the changes

Matthews confirms application

Five coaches have applied to take charge the South Canterbury Heartland side.

Editorial | Setting camping bylaw the easy bit

What is the tourism-rich Mackenzie up to? Trying to kill the golden goose?

Letters to the editor: November 28

Herald readers share their views on news and events far and wide.

Letters to the editor: November 27

Property values and my rates, the basics

We can still be giga-world rock stars

Well, we're not Gigatown. All the hype, all the effort, all the money, all that time . . . for what?

Bullets and flying shrapnel

carol bell strap George King went from preaching in Pleasant Point to bullets flying over his head at Gallipoli.

Observant recorder of nature

Former Timaru Herald editor John Hardcastle - an early 20th century scientific thinker - is starting to get the recognition he deserves.

Women making mischief

Troops occupy German Samoa

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Will it be Armageddon?

At last, Timaru Herald readers wake up to a full report on escalating tensions in Europe.

Awards goldrush for teens

South Canterbury youths have gone for gold and picked up a wealth of life skills along the way.

Students tackle Coast to Coast

The Opihi Services Academy students will put their "blood, sweat and tears" into the Coast to Coast.

A case of two Christinas

Two women, same name, same job and same town.

Fabulous Ferrari

Rod Tempero has built plenty of cars over the years, but his latest project may be his finest yet.

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