Jorja Miller will become a rarity if she is named in the under 45kg South Canterbury rugby team on Wednesday.

Jorja set to mix it with the big boys

Jorga Miller could be the first girl to make the South Canterbury under 48kg rugby team.

No to eco-advisor

The Timaru council has rejected an initiative to employ an eco-design advisor who would have offered advice on creating healthy homes.

Timaru councillors have voted against employing an eco-design advisor service.

Banks 'reluctant' to force farm sales

Banks will be reluctant to force indebted dairy farmers to sell up, Finance Minister predicts.

Old public toilets site up for debate

Twizel Community Board wants input on what should be done with former toilets block.

Speedskater prefers silver fern

Silver fern represents our country better than the flag, says Timaru athlete Nicole Begg.

Stadium construction imminent

Groundbreaking ceremony on Monday will signal start of work on Waimate stadium.

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Collision on North St

A police car.

3:01 PM  A collision between two vehicles occurred on North St when one of the drivers failed to give way.

Water matters

Marine protection on the Timaru coast had more than 80 South Cantabrians participating in a public meeting held by the South East Marine Protection Forum.

Mixed day for South Canterbury

Employer and migrant endorse policy

Sport

Park riding close to perfection

Limit rider Tim Sorenson wins the under 17 Cycling Timaru race for the second week in a row.

Reon Park remains the man to be in Cyclling Timaru's winter races.

Cambridge secure semi spot

The semi-finalists of the South Canterbury men's and women's division one hockey are all-but confirmed with two weeks remaining.

Hayden Paddon (left) and John Kennard after their sixth place finish in Rally Sweden

Familiar Finland for Paddon

New Zealand rally ace Hayden Paddon is heading to the familiar territory in Finland with high hopes.

Opinion

E-reading doesn't cater to all the senses

Book

OPINION: I confess to being a bit of rebel when it comes to books.

Caught on camera consternation

Unearthed camera footage can lead to embarrassment no matter how long long ago it was filmed, Derek Burrows writes.

Dobbing smokey fires 'dictatorship' - letter

Environment Canterbury recently broadcasted a suggestion that our populace anonymously report smoky chimneys.

Life

Craighead ball arrivals gallery

Craighead ball

Craighead Diocesan students were transported back in time to the fabulous 50's for their school ball held on Friday night.

An experience money couldn't buy

Grace Valdes knew she didn't want to go to university, so took a chance on her acting career.

The Timaru Town and Country Club's Social Section held the Fun Wearable Arts Competition on Saturday night. Sandra Cleland models a  crisp rubbish bag and glitzy tinfoil number.

Fashion and grand final highlights gallery

Photographer Mytchall Bransgrove captures clever wearable arts competition and a rugby victory.

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