Hut no longer stuck in mud

Club takes on mobile cookhouse restoration

A century-old hut on wheels left mouldering in dirt under a tree is being restored with painstaking care.
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Gang fight breaks out

A fight broke out between rival gang members in Timaru on Monday afternoon.

Opportunity brewing at cafe

darryl stead, dani stead Family ties and the Mackenzie District's great outdoors inspired Fairlie's newest eatery owners to set up shop.

Further remand for alleged driver

The alleged driver of a car involved a fatal crash in South Canterbury last month has been further remanded without plea.

Widower raised alarm

A Geraldine man wonders if changes would have been made at Timaru Hospital if he had not complained.

Unpopular, but wharf move is right

OPINION: The decision to ban fishing at a popular spot in Timaru makes sense.

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Police check assault report

Police inquiries are continuing after they received a report of an assault on Sunday morning at a Stafford St bar.

Demand pushes early learning centre

Kindy Demand for child care looks set to test the Twizel Early Learning Centre's limits.

Whiz-kids mull secret code

Two young Geraldine boys are on a mission to uncover the secrets within a 'medieval' mosaic.

Dairy NZ backs Aoraki

Hut no longer stuck in mud

Tessa Sutcliffe keeps an eye out for zombie Rory Foley

Zombie run attracting attention

Dodging the dead will be all part of the fun for runners at next month's Zombie Run/Walk in Waimate.

Recalls and rookies for reps

cricket ball There are plenty of new faces in South Canterbury's first senior cricket squad of the season. There are also plenty of recalls.

Deeley continues to impress

Former Timaru Boys' and Northern Hearts striker making big impression in opening two months of American college stint.

Inglorious exit again

Matthews the best option

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Pressure mounts on Scott

South Canterbury rugby coach will only face the normal review after a disastrous Heartland Championship campaign.

The huge cost of car crashes

Cath Moore's story in The Timaru Herald illustrates the devastating long-term effects a head-on collision can have.

Not such a stunning overture

"Catholic Church makes stunning overture toward gays," read the headline. Or variations on that theme.

This is today's biggest story?

New cowsheds create wide divide

timaru port wharf no 2

Unpopular, but wharf move is right

The decision to ban fishing at a popular spot in Timaru makes sense.

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.

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War calls Sth Canty young

By October 1914, young South Canterbury men had started to answer the call to head to World War I.

derek landy, molly piddington

'Skulduggery' at an end

Children's fiction author Derek Landy is facing the end of the series which made him famous.


Creeping waters bear decay

Oozing water seems to seep through the canals of Venice - a creeping, insidious decay.

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All ages battle for glory

Competition was buzzing throughout South Canterbury in the weekend.

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