Battery bursts into flames

'Exploded like a small firework'

When recharging lithium batteries, do not leave them unattended, is the advice from the Timaru fire service.
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Victim going home

Jordanian Iyad Abu Nahleh, who died after a car crash on Sunday, will be remembered by his Kiwi "family".

Hunt on for Twizel twins

Hunt on to find twins Twizel artist Maree Pompey was painting before she tragically died in 1980.

Residents warm up to appraisals

More in South Canterbury are taking the opportunity to have their heating needs assessed.

Fine day set to stay

This morning's cloud has cleared for a fine day in Timaru.

Have church, willing to negotiate

OPINION: Timaru businessman Dean Van Buuren opening himself to criticism seeking public support to preserve church.

Hunt on for Twizel twins

Hunt on to find twins Twizel artist Maree Pompey was painting before she tragically died in 1980.

Council cannot enforce notice

TDC can't enforce notices for business involved in chemical fire until it knows what chemicals involved.

More jobs if wool scour firms merge

Wool merger plan may secure 25 new jobs for Timaru.

Battery bursts into flames

Crosses mark those who fell

Residents warm up to appraisals

More in South Canterbury are taking the opportunity to have their heating needs assessed.

Dream over for Titans

Dream of team playing in Otago premier comp fails to get off the ground due to lack of player support.

Bowlers well off the pace

South Canty women and men's team struggled against some of country's best at NZ Intercentre 7s competition.

Archbold on podium in Corsica

Celts classy but Quins tipped over

Aiming to impress in US

Mountainview High School basketballer Bianca Small chasing her dream of playing for US college team.

Letters to the editor

Herald readers share their views on news and events far and wide.

Government won't want another by-election

Winston Peters' landslide win in Northland on Saturday is being seen in part as reflective of dissatisfaction in the provinces of the Government.

Importance of customer service

Sure this won't be the last we see of Clarkson

Have church, willing to negotiate

Timaru businessman Dean Van Buuren opening himself to criticism seeking public support to preserve church.

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.

Settlers' cottage unveiled

A two-bedroom cottage built in 1879 has opened the door on early settler life in Waimate.

Golden era for port

Timaru's port is moving beyond the doldrums that have plagued it since 2007.

Halfway around the globe

Craighead student Johanna Zonnevylle jets off to Germany for five months on AFS.

Chasing the LA dream

Actor, model, pyjama party bouncer and Christmas light hanger for the stars ... just some of the many jobs Dale Sutton can list on his CV.

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