Dad's disease inspires ride

Epic 4000km journey of love

Inspired by his father's diagnosis of motor neurone disease, Carey Vivian cycled through the Mackenzie Country yesterday on a 4000-kilometre journey.
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Legal fires confusing

South Canterbury firefighters have received numerous 111 calls to farm burn-offs that are legal.

Police to pay for counselling

Police will pay for the treatment of two children left traumatised after their father was illegally tasered by an officer.

MP's extra pay to do good

Rangitata MP Jo Goodhew says she may donate her $12,500 pay rise to charity.

FF wants unused water rolled over

Irrigators should be allowed to carry forward their unused groundwater takes from one year to the next, a Federated Farmer's spokesman says.

Hands off, it's our money: Geraldine

The Geraldine Community Board's chairman is furious.

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2015 Home Show is coming

Timaru's premier event for retailers and manufacturers is back for 2015.

Dad's disease inspires ride

Inspired by his father's diagnosis of motor neurone disease, Carey Vivian cycled through the Mackenzie Country yesterday on a 4000-kilometre journey.

95-year-old still motoring in her 1969 Mini

Rose Oakley has owned her Morris Mini since 1969 and the trusty steed is still ferrying her around.

$50m inflatable dome

'Fun-loving princess'

Volunteers become life members

CCS Disability Action celebrated its 80th anniversary in Timaru by making two volunteers life members yesterday.

Hollie's Moroccan adventure

In her first adventure race, a former Craighead boarder and her team got lost and spent 17 hours on the course before finally being rescued.

South Canty second in tennis tournament

The South Canterbury junior tennis team has finished second at the Southern teams quadrangular tournament held in Dunedin.

Old Boys in strong position

Magic in the Geraldine ground

Teen's dream job ends 49 years later

After 49 years service Central South Island Fish & Game officer Graeme Hughes is retiring.

More data needed on foreign driver issue

A better breakdown of foreign driver crashes is needed to get a clear picture of how best to deal with the issue.

Little choice in Isis fight

Isis may be baiting us all into a war with beheadings, but doing nothing isn't an option.

Greater expertise needed in Bain compo case

Finally addressing smog issue

Keen: Paul Alo-Emile likes getting out on the field.

Study on sports facilities would be welcomed

The Timaru District Council appears to be taking a step in the right direction regarding future big spending on sports grounds. In this week's annual budget meeting, there were a couple of surprises.

Bullets and flying shrapnel

carol bell strap George King went from preaching in Pleasant Point to bullets flying over his head at Gallipoli.

Observant recorder of nature

Former Timaru Herald editor John Hardcastle - an early 20th century scientific thinker - is starting to get the recognition he deserves.

Women making mischief

Troops occupy German Samoa

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Will it be Armageddon?

At last, Timaru Herald readers wake up to a full report on escalating tensions in Europe.

Chrysler Valiant arrived in a veil of blue smoke

Owen Dorsey likes his cars to stand out.

This classic Chevrolet gets out on road

Brent Findlay is all about driving his restored vehicles, rather than having them sit in the garage and look good.

Girls have the X Factor

Stan Walker reckons the girls have already got it in the bag.

Newly restored, ready for dunny run

Adrian Hall is looking for someone to help christen his new double-seated dunny.

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