Snow is forecast for parts of the country tonight.

'Blizzard-like' blast

It's time to snuggle up in front of the fire, as a cold wintry blast makes its way up the country.

St John speaks up

Wellington Free Ambulance has taken over the Martinborough ambulance role from St John.

An anti-bullying watchdog claims 100 complaints of bullying have been laid against St John.

Vandalism irks vehicle owner

Another family has the inconvenience of a car being out of use due to vandalism.

Dog rescued by fire service

A golden retriever was rescued by a Waimate fire crew when it became stuck down a ravine.

Rockquest shows youth talent

Young and talented musos rocked the Smokefree Rockquest in Timaru on Sunday.

Smoke alarms behaving badly

Firefighters in South Canterbury have been busy this week dealing with faulty smoke alarms.

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Body of woman recovered

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15 min ago  A woman whose body was recovered from the Rangitata beach on Saturday night, was well known in the area.

Smoke alarms behaving badly

Firefighters in South Canterbury have been busy this week dealing with faulty smoke alarms.

A $200,000 synthetic green dream for Timaru bowling club

Timaru mayor gets black eyes fighting for charity

Sport

Paddon closes gap on world's best in Portugal

WRC driver Hayden Paddon is happy with his progress at Rally Portugal.

Kiwi rally driver back on track after finishing eighth after final day at the Rally Portugal.

Pareora promoted to premier netball

Pareora have a team in Netball South Canterbury's premier competition for the first time in memory.

Hayden Shaw scored a double to lead Cambridge to a 3-2 victory over Timaru Boys' High School.

Cambridge snap losing streak

Cambridge lead the South Canterbury sides at the end of the first round of premier hockey.

Opinion

A celebration of SC's sporting success

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OPINION: South Canterbury is punching well above its weight in the sporting arena, says sports editor Stu Piddington.

Beneficiaries are the winners

OPINION: A give and take budget - with beneficiaries coming out winners.

Migraines aren't just a bad headache.

Ignorance a headache for migraine sufferers

OPINION: Warning: This column has some graphic content, so if you're eating, you may want to finish before reading it.

Life

Ignorance a headache for migraine sufferers

Migraines aren't just a bad headache.

OPINION: Warning: This column has some graphic content, so if you're eating, you may want to finish before reading it.

Stage show set to enchant

Oamaru's St Kevin's College is set to enchant its guests this week when Beauty and the Beast opens on Thursday.

Geoff McCrostie is back from his travels in Nepal.

An unexpected holiday

Timaru man Geoff McCrostie went to Nepal to experience history - he did not expect to be part of it.

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