Timaru handcyclist Jono Nelson is aiming to gradually improve his world ranking.

Nelson eyes Tokyo Paralympics

Hand cyclist Jono Nelson has a plan in place to represent NZ in the Tokyo Paralympics.

Residents 'left behind'

At Thursday night's meet the candidates meeting in the Pareora Public Hall, residents said they felt "left behind", ...

1:56 PM  Do small towns miss out on council attention. Pareora residents think so.

Eel quotas impact on exports

Quota changes have an eel exporter questioning business viability in South Canterbury.

'Fantasy' $1m call

A call for a $1m fund to be bankrolled by Hydro Grand developers has been labelled "a bit of cheek".

Council candidates grilled

Incumbents fire back at critics at small public meeting.

Jorja excels among the boys

What's the secret to Jorja Miller's fancy footwork on the rugby field?

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News

Tourism spend hits $49m

Tourists at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Tekapo.

17 min ago  A $49 million tourism spend has the Mackenzie District outstripping visitor hotspots Wanaka and Rotorua.

ANZ branch could close in Waimate

Closing the bank could have a devastating impact, it is claimed.

Old pipe organ 'totally original' video

Ara enrolments below target

Sport

Hewett keen to coach Canterbury

Dave Hewett, who worked as an assistant coach with the Crusaders for six years and now wants to coach Canterbury, made ...

Former Crusaders assistant coach Dave Hewett wants to be a head coach. Replacing Scott Roberson at Canterbury makes sense.

Leo Carter out until early December

Leo Carter, left, touches gloves with Canterbury and East Christchurch Shirley team-mate Ken McClure last summer.

Young opener ruled out for start of Plunket Shield.

Horowhenua Kapiti face uphill battle

England's sevens player Warwick Lahmert will play first five for Horowhenua Kapiti.

South Canterbury's expansive game is likely to leave Horowhenua Kapiti exposed.

South Canty swimmers aiming high at nationals

South Canterbury swimmers heading to the short course nationals in Auckland, from left, Campbell Lindblom, Samuel Gray, ...

Swimmers heading north in a bid to make a splash in Auckland.

Nelson eyes Tokyo Paralympics

Jono Nelson is aiming for the Paralympics in Japan in 2020 but needs some help.

Timaru hand cyclist Jono Nelson remains passionate about representing New Zealand at the Paralympics.

Opinion

Wake me up when it's over

The extra hour of summer sunshine at the end of the day doesn't seem worth the pain of adjusting to daylight saving.

Opinion: So, daylight saving is now with us and it will soon begin to feel like summer. Good news?

What a bunch of bankers!

Not even a protest that drew about 100 people, a significant percentage of Fairlie's population, was  enough to keep ...

Opinion: "Don't worry about us taking your bank. We're leaving you an iPad."

Left with the hardest question video

Stella the cat acts as sentry.

OPINION: Some questions it seems are destined always to remain unanswered.

Big bucks in dead celebrities

The dress Marilyn Monroe wore when she performed Happy Birthday for President John F Kennedy.

OPINION: Somewhere among my memorabilia I have the autograph of one of England's greatest footballers.

Our daughters deserve much better

NZ Rugby Union chief executive Steve Tew, flanked by Chiefs coach Dave Rennie, left, and Chiefs CEO Andrew Flexman, ...

OPINION: This column is dedicated to my daughters ... and to your daughters.

We Are Timaru

Exhibition to include digital works

South Canterbury Art Society president Sue Connolly and secretary Jane Powell having a go with a digital camera at the ...

 The South Canterbury Art Society will include digital art works in its annual exhibition for the first time

Show celebrating NZ navy coming here

Actor Mark Hadlow promoting the show he has directed at the Theatre Royal yesterday.

A show celebrating the Navy's 75th year is coming to Timaru.

What's on this weekend?

Member of the cast from Walking Across Egypt rehearse a scene.

There are spring festivals, fetes and boot sales a-plenty around South Canterbury.

Walker cancels tour to be with his mum

Stan Walker has cancelled his tour after finding out his mum has cancer.

Stan Walker has postponed his upcoming tour to be with his mother who has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

What's on this weekend?

Hiria Moffat will be performing at the Aigantighe Art gallery on Sunday night.

Help Hiria get to Auckland by supporting her gig at the Aigantighe Art Gallery this weekend.

Video

Old pipe organ 'totally original'

A Timaru pipe organ built in 1913 is recognised for its totally untouched condition.

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