This photo has won Timaru's Lorraine Gibb a silver medal at the National Photographic Awards.

Photographer scoops silver spoon

Timaru photographer Lorraine Gibb has taken out second place at a national competition.

Fuming at rate hikes

Makikihi hotel owner Bruce Milne, front left, resident Tracy Johnson and Makikihi Garage partner Alan Wilkinson are fuming over proposed rates increases.

Makikihi residents aren't happy about proposed rates increase.

Search to resume this week

The search for missing Dunedin hunter Murray Edge will continue this week.

Paddon finishes on positive note

More top-five finishes are possible in this year's World Rally Championship, Kiwi driver says.

Lane plans threaten businesses

Timaru business owner estimates half his building will need to be demolished for four-lane extension.

Anzac aerodrome event to return

The Geraldine Anzac Commemorations Trust has announced its Anzac event at the Rangitata Island Aerodrome will return in 2016.

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Solemn Anzac Day cemetery service

About 200 people attend the 7am service at the Timaru Cemetery on Anzac Day, April 25, 2015.

It was a moving and solemn service at the Timaru Cemetery on Anzac Day.

War vet has jeep, will drive

A WWII veteran spent his day at Bushtown in a replica of the jeep he drove in 1943.

Support needed in abortion decisions

Band night for Timaru

Sport

Benson wins Korea Open

Ella Benson won the 500m for 11 and 12 year olds at the Namwon Korea Open.

Timaru speed-skater Ella Benson has won New Zealand's first ever gold medal at the Namwon Korea Open.

West End in Chatham Cup thriller

A volley with two minutes left in extra time has rocketed West End into the second round of the Chatham Cup.

Raymond Hart regained the New Zealand power boating championships in the boat they call The Boss.

Raymond Hart wins power boating nationals

Former Otaio man Raymond Hart has regained the New Zealand power boating championship in dramatic circumstances.

Opinion

My own little piece of Paradise

241110 \news\ photo Bill Evans \The Nelson Mail

Paradise ducks at the Tahunanui Beach Reserve.

OPINION: The Old Chook contemplates the need to remember the sacrifices made in WWI.

Policy must move with the times

It's time New Zealand Rugby's selection policy entered the 21st century.

010510 News. Photo: Supplied/ High Country Herald. Washdyke War Memorial.

Letters to editor: April 24

A reader is grateful for the Washdyke war memorial being retained.

Life

WWI play an uplifting success

The cast of the productuon "We'll Meet Again".

REVIEW: The Mackenzie Theatre Group's production of "We'll Meet Again" is outstanding.

Musical event marks Anzac Day

A Timaru man decided to take a walk down memory lane, going back 50 years, when he unearthed a 1965 Anzac Day service programme.

Geraldine brothers Gordon, left, and Robin Harper.

Brothers, guns and WWI

Two brothers, two guns and one war.

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