Fire crew in cancer fundraiser

Bluff to Cape Reinga ride

A higher risk of getting cancer has inspired firefighters to get on their motorbikes to fundraise for the cause.
Phil Candy and Richard Sullivan

Step up to lure cruises

5:00am South Canterbury organisations and businesseshave to take responsibility if they want to get cruise ship-ready.

More work, no help for St John

5:00am St John volunteers are worn down with no support, according to a long-serving volunteer.

Solution to flaming problem

5:00am The eternal flame burns again atop the Timaru District Council clocktower building.

Alps 2 Ocean trail may benefit

5:00am The Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail might benefit from further government funding for the country's cycleways.

Warrant out for arrest

5:00am Timaru police would like information on the whereabouts of Charles Score Sanders, who is wanted in relation to several violence-related offences.

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What's on this weekend

It's Family History Month and if you'd like to find out more about yours, why not head to the museum?

Cat scrap on Bouverie St

A cat ownership dispute led to two Timaru households being trespassed from each other's properties.

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Man arrested for assault

Police arrested a Timaru man, 27, after a fight on Stafford St yesterday.

Chimney smoke cause for calls

Smoke from household chimneys and pollution in streams is causing concern among South Cantabrians.

Dry air can give unexpected buzz

Dry weather can literally shock you - as many Timaru people are experiencing.

Apiarists ready to battle moth

Fire crew in cancer fundraiser

Timaru’s Jayne Brady

Cat at centre of police callout

A small grey cat was at the centre of a heated dispute which took half-a-dozen police and two police dogs to defuse.

Location, not cash, SC's issue

The South Canterbury Rugby Union is happy to fund loan players on a case-by-case basis but the problem is location not money, according to chairman Brent Isbister.

SC neighbours shape up best

The Heartland Championship kicks off today with Meads Cup champions Mid-Canterbury hot favourites to retain their crown.

Hearts step up for Wakanui

Six straight looms for Saints

Tom Walsh

Walsh wins silver in Stockholm

New Zealand's Tom Walsh backs up his Glasgow Games silver medal with another second place.

Just cruising in market

There's a disconnect somewhere between the outfit that oversees cruise ship visits around the country and the outfit that looks after the ships when they get to Timaru.

Politics, and life and death

Wellington housewife and Labour Party activist Harriet Wakefield is sidetracked when she has a lesbian affair with an Internet Party supporter ...

Tributes testament to genius

Keep doing what 's been done

Chris Ellis

Speed case blows up

It's hard not to feel a sliver of admiration for Porirua lawyer Chris Ellis.

Observant recorder of nature

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

Women making mischief

Rumblings of impending strife in Europe start to be reported in the Herald.

Big photo finale for exhibition

Amid the turmoil came bachelors' annual ball

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Will it be Armageddon?

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

Wedding of the week

Introducing Josh & Liz

Set in rural Timaru, this wedding was a riot of laughter, tears and interesting dance moves.

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Over the halfway mark

Halfway through his exchange Brennan Galpin is still having the time of his life in Japan.

Kathryn Walters

Ruled by the dog

"Meaningful" relationships with pets become more common, but when is animal love too much?

karl pilkington

Moving on with 'numb nut'

Reviewer Gordon Brown takes a look at what's on offer now the Commonwealth Games are over.

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