A concept statue of Richie McCaw by Oamaru sculptor Don Paterson. McCaw recently gave the green light to have a statue ...

A fitting McCaw tribute?

2 min ago  Kurow plans life-sized statue to honour hometown hero Richie McCaw.

Woman hurt in crash

A woman has been taken to Timaru Hospital after a motorcycle crash.

A woman has been taken to Timaru Hospital after a motorcycle crash on Pareora Gorge Rd.

Thieves steal car by towing it

Offenders driving a hatchback towed away a car which was later found set alight.

Shot cat put down video

George the rescue cat was just about to move to the country.

Mum's emotional journey video

Aimee Bennett had a rough road to parenthood, spending three months away from home.

Baby snatch attempt

A mother clutched her baby and screamed loudly as a man tried to grab the child out of her arms.

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News

Cyclists sign up for bike ride video

Registrations opened for the South Island Charity Bike Ride on Sunday morning at the Caroline Bay community lounge. ...

More than 70 people have signed up for the 13th Central South Island Charity Bike Ride.

South Canterbury a business leader

 The best South Canterbury businesses have been acknowledged.

Charity rally a roaring success video

Roncalli eyes expanding market

Sport

TBHS leave it late to beat Thistle

West End's Connor Burke, right, had a strong game against Meadowbank United. He scored a goal in the 8-1 win.

Timaru Boys' High School have finally ended their losing streak against Thistle with a hard fought 3-2 victory at Sir Basil Arthur Park.

Super subs save South Canterbury

South Canterbury's Maxx Morris went in untouched under the uprights to start his side's revival against Buller.

South Canterbury pulled off an escape act Harry Houdini would have been proud of in the Heartland Championship opener in Timaru.

Wanganui sound warning

South Canterbury wing Maxx Miller goes in untouched, under the uprights, in his side's comeback 28-26 win over Buller.

 Tries were boosted to six points and Wanganui gorged on 10 of them in Heartland opener.

Cambridge dominate men's side

23072016  News John Bisset /FairfaxNZ.  Hockey Northern Hearts vs Cambridge. Pictured are Simon Small and Josh McArthur

Which South Canterbury players have made Brayden Lindsay's hockey dream XI?

Guildford cleared to play

Zac Guildford wearing his new team's strip outside the Sir Brian Lochore stand..

From professional rugby to Wairarapa Bush, Zac Guildford is happy to be back on the field.

Opinion

The satisfaction of their success

Natalie Rooney on her way to winning silver in Rio. I think I know how her Dad must have felt watching her.

OPINION: Have you ever felt a deep connection with someone you didn't know?

Why give a shock jock oxygen?

Mark Richardson, left, and fellow The Crowd Goes Wild host Andrew Mulligan.

OPINION: So is it offensive to refer to someone as a "Pommy git"?

Let's have the Olympics in Timaru

Wouldn't it be great to see Natalie Rooney presented with an Olympic medal on Timaru's piazza, with Caroline Bay as a ...

So, the Rio Olympics are finally over.

I 'know' how injured athletes feel

I can imagine London Olympic silver medallist Sarah Walker's frustration at injury keeping her from trying to go one ...

OPINION: How frustrating is it for an athlete to be laid up by a long-term injury?

How about these new laws?

It's something that happens every year, and Derek Burrows thinks there should therefore be a law to prevent people ...

Opinion: If you've travelled by air recently and your luggage has gone astray, don't worry.

Life

What's on this weekend?

The Friendly meetup takes place each Friday at the Harlequins building on Church St, Timaru.

Learn more about looking after your fruit trees at the Leckie St Community Orchard demonstration on Sunday.

Donation 'quite marvelous'

South Canterbury Cancer Society centre manager Leola Smith, Bidwill Trust Hospital manager Val Flynn and Salvation Army ...

Hospital donates $20,000 to Cancer Society and Salvation Army.

Timaru man on two new shows

One of the Ministry of Ground's projects.

Dan MacKay will feature on a DIY segment and a renovation show from September.

Performers 'stepping it up' each year

Highfield School competes at the Flava Festival on Friday.

Schools delivered some 'sharp' performances at the Flava Festival in Timaru on Friday.

What's on this weekend?

Roncalli College's Shrek the Musical Jr Fairytale Classic dress rehearsal last week. Donkey played by Luke Robb, Shrek ...

The Aigantighe Art Gallery hopes to enchant you at its Winter Lights Night on Saturday.

Video

Cyclists sign up for bike ride

More than 70 people have signed up for the 13th Central South Island Charity Bike Ride.

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