Bailey Grant, 23-year-old business owner of GroundFLOOR.

Shop owner off to confident start

A Timaru woman is making a foray into the world of owning her own business at the age of 23.

Four die in house video

Police have cordoned off a block of Thomson St in Ashburton after four people were found dead in a house.

6 min ago  A woman and three children house-sitting for relatives in Ashburton have been found dead.

Checking on chimneys

At least seven Timaru residents dobbed in a neighbour's smokey chimney in June.

New $6m Port crane video

A new $6 million crane has been all set up at Timaru's port.

Craighead comeback falls short

Craighead First XV stage comeback but go down 20-19 to defending champs.

'Significant' snow predicted

Canterbury motorists and farmers could be "significantly" affected by snow next week. 

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Merger up in the air

Timaru RSA building.

3 min ago  The TT&CC says the RSA has made it clear it wishes to preserve its movement.

Young Geraldine hunter scoops national awards

9 min ago  The New Zealand Deerstalkers Association president says award is about more than hunting.

Sheep deaths escalating

Offensive Facebook page shut down

Sport

Anglers' paradise to be rejuvenated

The Pomahaka River was once an anglers' paradise.

OPINON: Many Central South Island anglers have enjoyed this trout fishery in past decades, although it was rarely revealed.

Craighead comeback falls short

Craighead's First XV 's second half comeback fell tantalisingly short going down 20-19 to defending champions Ashburton College.

Temuka need two competition points against Celtic to guarantee second spot in the Hamersley Cup.

Rule book needed to find semi-finalists?

Second spot in the Hamersley Cup may not be decided on the field but by the rule book.

Opinion

Letters to the editor: July 1

Your article on "Minister sour on sugar tax" highlights a major danger in democracy - money talks.

Malapropisms are a mouthful

Derek Burrows delves into a melting pot of malapropisms and mangled words.

Parents will welcome free visits to doctors

The introduction today of free doctors’ visits, and prescriptions, for children aged under 13 years will be welcomed by parents.

Life

Hannah's passion for social justice

Waitaki Girls High School pupil Hannah Ballantyne receives a Youth Community Spirit Award at the Trustpower Waitaki Community Awards from Trustpower Community relations manager Graeme Purches and Waitaki mayor Gary Kircher.

Hannah Ballantyne has been singled out for her commitment to the North Otago community.

Otago residents quick to volunteer

You may never be short of a hand to help when you're in Otago.

Oamaru cheesemaker Shirley Loats.

Raw milk rules prohibitive

Cheesemaker Shirley Loats said she has had a lot of requests to milk raw milk cheese but the new regulations will make it more difficult.

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