South Canterbury skaters Leah McDonald, centre, won the race, while Arianna Snook, right, and Charlotte Clark placed ...

Skaters first-class in China event

Junior skaters produce top effort to claim an all New Zealand podium in China.

Little backs visitor levy

Labour leader Andrew Little is backing the use of a visitor levy to fund tourism infrastructure.

Visitor levies to fund tourism infrastructure could become a reality if the Labour Party is voted into government.

Geraldine fire brigade secure win

They won. Now they have to get the trophy home.

First exhibition for students

Ara photography students have set up their first exhibition.

Timaru air breaches standard again

Timaru recorded its twentieth breach in air quality standards on Friday.

Cricketers make most of UK trip

Four South Canterbury cricketers are performing well in England.

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Petrol thieves caught

Timaru police uncovered where a woman's $42,000 went to - Ghana.

16 min ago  Trio caught in Dunedin after a petrol drive-off in Timaru.

$15,000 contract cut for SC service

A funding cut for South Canterbury Women's Wellness Centre could hit services.

South Korean pupils admire the SC stars

Councils issue challenge


Skaters first-class in China event

South Canterbury skaters Leah McDonald, centre, won the race, while Arianna Snook, right, and Charlotte Clark placed ...

Junior skaters produce top effort to claim an all New Zealand podium in China.

Cricketers making most of chances in England

Adam Fahey in action for Star last season. Fahey has been in superb touch scoring two hundreds for the Warboys Cricket Club.

Four South Canterbury cricketers are performing well in England.

Craighead go through pool play unbeaten

Geraldine's Laura Murphy tries to shoot under pressure from Craighead goal keep Steph Lysaght during the Aoraki ...

Craighead Diocesan are the only unbeaten team as the Aoraki netball champs head to crunch time next weekend.

Coll loved his debut for Pleasant Point

Kieran Coll made a successful return from injury in Pleasant Point's thrilling Hamersley Cup semifinal against Waimate. ...

Kieran Coll made a perfectly timed return from injury to help Pleasant Point record a 24-23 win.

Discipline costs Hearts victory

Cambridge's Simon Small tries his best to stop Northern Hearts player Josh McArthur during their 4-4 draw at Aorangi Park.

Northern Hearts let a three goal lead slip in their encounter with Cambridge to see the points shared.


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.


First exhibition for students

Ara Institute of Canterbury photography students with some of the works they're exhibiting at the Timaru Library this ...

Students set up their first exhibition.

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 ...

Rural volunteer brigades struggle to get the volunteers, hardware and even water they need to serve their communities.

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!

Shrek premieres on South Island stage

Roncalli College students taking part in Shrek are, back row from left, Keevah Donaldson, Jenna Still, Olivia-Rose ...

Roncalli's musical Shrek brings some film favourites to a South Island stage for the first time.

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.


Hundreds oppose info centre move

Former mayor challenges proposed Waimate Information Centre move.

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