Members of the Chipmunks OSCAR after school and holiday programme walk up Stafford St to shout out safe community messages.

Children chant safety slogans video

South Canterbury children chanted slogans such as 'kids need to have fun to grow'.

PM visits Temuka 

Prime Minister John Key showed off his musical talents during a visit to the South Island Organ Company in Washdyke on ...

Prime Minister John Key has made a whirlwind visit to South Canterbury.

Lights, action, sparkles

More than 1000 costumes arrived in Timaru in June for Mamma Mia!

'A little bit unfair'

The PM has acknowledged that criteria for a new tourism fund may be "unfair".

Pareora man jailed for meth dealing

Intercepted text messages tip police off to Pareroa man's meth dealing.

RSA worker signs off for last time

Heather Bailey has spent the last 37 years pouring beers for war veterans.

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Fire crews fight for volunteers, water gallery video

The Oban volunteer fire brigade was still young when it the local Ferndale Guest House caught fire. At the time the ...

5:00 AM  As remote Stewart Island's fire brigade celebrates its 50th, it is one of many volunteer crews that faces battles.

Teacher jailed for sex abuse

 "Your crimes have ripped through time... It fills us with disgrace and hatred for you."

Trout numbers up in lake video

Waimate workshop struggles for numbers

Sport

Crusaders walloped by Lions

Lions lock Franco Mostert forces his way through the tackles of Ryan Crotty and David Havili in the Super Rugby ...

The Crusaders conceded five tries in their 42-25 loss to the Lions in Jo'burg.

Last gasp penalty earns Point spot in final

Kieran Coll breaks through some Waimate tacklers to stroll in for a try in their semifinal clash at the Pleasant Point ...

Brad Tegelaars stepped up when it mattered most to send Pleasant Point into next weekend's Hamersley Cup final.

Hamersley Cup final spot on the line

Kevin Moore and Jared Matthews in action in Waimate earlier this season. Their clash will be one of many exciting ...

Hamersley Cup heads into a crucial showdown.

Fannin claims premiership

Three winners for Shaun Fannin in the Kevin Myers colours at Phar Lap Raceway on Friday has secured the jumps jockeys' ...

Jumps jockey bounces back from year of injuries to claim premiership in near perfect season.

Tiffen reflects on her glittering cricket career

NZ cricket coach and old girl Haidee Tiffen visited TImaru Girls' High school in 2015. Pictured centre with students ...

Winning the South Canterbury sports award two years in a row was an unexpected surprise for former White Ferns cricketer Haidee Tiffen.

Opinion

A legend in my own lunchtime

The most famous piece of toast in the country on Monday.

OPINION: It all started so innocently.

Solar levy has me all charged up

Solar power convert Derek Burrows is irked by a Hawke's Bay company's decision to charge a levy to those who use solar ...

OPINION: Surely solar power use should be encouraged, not penalised?

A cloak I'd love to don

Justin Leonard with the Claret Jug after his Open Championship victory in 1997.

OPINION: What's the greatest trophy there is?

Not exactly longing for Mother England

British Home Secretary Theresa May, the new leader of the Conservative Party, who will become prime minister on Thursday ...

OPINION: I've never been more pleased to live more than 20,000 kilometres from my homeland.

The extraordinary power of unity

Welsh players donned T-shirts bearing the Welsh and French words for "thank you" after losing to Portugal on Thursday.

OPINION: I read a good joke a few days ago. A new one.

Life

Fire crews fight for volunteers, water gallery video

The Oban volunteer fire brigade was still young when it the local Ferndale Guest House caught fire. At the time the ...

As remote Stewart Island's fire brigade celebrates its 50th, it is one of many volunteer crews that faces battles.

Lights, action, sparkles

South Canterbury Drama League Mamma Mia! cast members in June, from left, Chicane Sandford, Cam Sutcliffe, Alex McCoid, ...

Over 1000 costumes arrived in Timaru a few weeks ago for Mamma Mia!

What's on this weekend?

People visiting the Timaru Farmers Market  at the Community house carpark.

Mamma Mia! Kick your weekend off with a spectacular start at the hottest musical in town.

Pageant 'made me more empathetic'

Erin Phillips, 20, gets her hair styled by Kelsey Howard, senior stylist at Headworkz Hair and Beauty, ahead of her trip ...

Timaru's Miss Universe NZ candidate says the competition given her "a lot of confidence".

Former mayor celebrates 90th

Temuka man Joe Clarke directs traffic during the 1986 flood in Temuka.

A Temuka man recently celebrated his 90th birthday at Phar Lap Racecourse.

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Fire crews fight for volunteers, water

As remote Stewart Island's fire brigade celebrates its 50th, it is one of many volunteer crews that faces battles.

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