Vehicles use the new roundabout at the intersection of Timaru's Wai-iti Rd, Morgans Rd and Barnes St.

New Timaru roundabout in action

New roundabout "working like a dream", council says.

One dead in crash

A police officer inspects the wreckage of a fatal car crash near Moeraki early Friday morning.

10:28 AM  Grieving relatives gather at fatal crash scene near Oamaru overnight.

Police probe deaths video

12 min ago  Cindy George and three children died from the fumes of a car left running to keep the battery "ticking over".

Sheep deaths escalating

SAFE claims 252 sheep destined for the export to Mexico died before going on board.

Damp end to week

A wet end of the week may give way to an overcast weekend around South Canterbury.

Aoraki/CPIT merger talks continue

Aoraki Polytechnic's CEO cancelled a trip to China after a proposal to merge with CPIT.

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Damp end to week


A wet end of the week may give way to an overcast weekend around South Canterbury.

Fire destroys Ashburton house

A house in Ashburton has been destroyed after fire ripped through the building overnight.

Education key to positive cybercitizens

Cyberbullying law rates well


Form players critical for season

Hayden Shaw will be critical in the mid-field for Cambridge as the season heats up.

Chris Hyde casts his thumb over the hockey players who hold Timaru's chances of a rare title on their stick.

Rule book needed to find semi-finalists?

Second spot in the Hamersley Cup may not be decided on the field but by the rule book.

The Pomahaka River was once an anglers' paradise.

Anglers' paradise to be rejuvenated

OPINON: Many Central South Island anglers have enjoyed this trout fishery in past decades, although it was rarely revealed.


Letters to the editor: July 03

10:06 AM  I always appreciate reading in The Timaru Herald about efforts to clean racial and referee abuse out of the game of rugby.

Parents will welcome free visits to doctors

The introduction today of free doctors’ visits, and prescriptions, for children aged under 13 years will be welcomed by parents.

Letters to the editor: July 1

Your article on "Minister sour on sugar tax" highlights a major danger in democracy - money talks.


Hannah's passion for social justice

Waitaki Girls High School pupil Hannah Ballantyne receives a Youth Community Spirit Award at the Trustpower Waitaki Community Awards from Trustpower Community relations manager Graeme Purches and Waitaki mayor Gary Kircher.

Hannah Ballantyne has been singled out for her commitment to the North Otago community.

Otago residents quick to volunteer

You may never be short of a hand to help when you're in Otago.

Oamaru cheesemaker Shirley Loats.

Raw milk rules prohibitive

Cheesemaker Shirley Loats said she has had a lot of requests to milk raw milk cheese but the new regulations will make it more difficult.

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