Positively enjoying life are Melaia Vakalala and daughter Asenaca Vakalala Kuruduadua.

Terminally ill Fijian allowed to stay

11:12 PM  A terminally ill Fijian overstayer has been granted a visitor visa.

Talbot Park reviewed

The future of the Talbot Park is uncertain after the South Canterbury District Health Board held a meeting with staff and family members on Wednesday informing them they no longer wanted to run the aged related residential care facility in Otipua Rd.

10:30 PM  The future of Timaru's Talbot Park is under review.

Unusually high May temperature

Temperatures reached a high of 22deg C, when the mean May maximum for Timaru is 14C.

Hotel buys $30k SIREDH plate

The Hermitage Hotel will give $30,000 for Nepalese earthquake relief after buying a Sir Edmund Hillary personalised number plate.

Delays for resort

Developer says it could be months before works starts on the Lake Tekapo hotel and resort.

Dumped ducks 'disgusting'

Timaru woman shocked to find 50 dead ducks dumped near Jack's Point.

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May's Timaru cafes for sale

A mince pie

11:14 PM  May's Bakery's Stafford St businesses are for sale and its southern shop could be remodelled if no buyer emerges.

Police notebook: May 6, 2015

Police notebook for May 6.

Timaru has its second dirty air night

No developments in search for hunter


Roncalli too strong for Craighead

Geraldine High School's Tianna Curtis looks for options in her side's 30-20 victory over St Pats at the Southern Trust Events Centre.

Roncalli have confirmed their status as the best secondary school netball team in South Canterbury.

TBHS cleans up golf

Timaru Boys' High School were a class above in Aoraki golf.

240614 SPORT Andy Jackson / Taranaki Daily News. A Good Life sports profile series.  Stratford Hockey player Lara Williams, 17, training at the TET Hockey turf in Stratford.

Boys' High and Wakanui draw

Penalty corner blues keep Timaru Boys' High School hockey team from notching their second win in a row.


Tax on salt unpalatable

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Tricky, tricky, tricky. A tax on salt to stop us eating so much of it.

It's-a-swinging we will go

OPINION: I readily admit I’ve led a sheltered life and can sometimes be extremely naive, but ...

130812.Photo:Peter Drury/Waikato Times. Solid Energy coal stock pile near Huntly West/Rotowaro

Letters to editor: May 5

A call to ban the sale of coal with a high sulphur content has drawn a suggestion from model engineering enthusiast Hayden Brown.


Mother and daughter go for gold

Katrina Hurley-Gibbins and daughter Mekeisha Hurley will compete individually in their first Gold Guitar Award in May.

Katrina Hurley-Gibbins and Mekeisha Hurley are going for gold - gold guitars that is.

Art on 46 Nen Street

Neroli Cottam's home once had a basement. Now it has an art gallery.

Tristan Joseph Campbell-Cowan arrived in the world at 4:47am on May 3, nine hours after Kate Middleton gave birth to her daughter.

Laura's royal baby

Laura Wallace and Alistair Campbell-Cowan were amused to discover they were expecting a baby the same time as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

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