Rowan Yeager died following a crash near Lake Ohau on Anzac Day. This photo, supplied by friend Andrew Weatherall, shows ...

Parents remember 'talented' son

Man killed in crash near Lake Ohau was just a week off moving into house he built by hand.

Cleverley 'exonerated'

Former South Canterbury District Health Board chair Murray Cleverley has spoken out for the first time about his ...

Former SCDHB chair Murray Cleverley says decision to resign as chair was tough.

Late-night quad bike death

A man was killed in a crash on a South Canterbury highway just before midnight.

'We have got a lot of work to do'

SC has a 'poor' HPV vaccination rate, prompting the DHB to turn to social media.

Strong winds lash SC

Tourists escape with minor injuries after two campers blown off road south of Tekapo.

SC tourist season extending

Tourism spending in South Canterbury has topped $737 million in the year to March.

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News

Giving families a strong start

Family Start staff are excited to formally launch the new programme aimed at improving children's lives in the short and ...

3:53 PM  South Canterbury families can access free support to improve their child's life before it has left the womb.

Visitor numbers to at CBay

Visitor numbers to Timaru's CBay are expected to top last year's figures.

Steam trains up to scratch video

Excuse note raises eyebrows

Sport

Hearts tested by strong City side

Timaru City's Jacob Willetts tries something fancy under pressure from Northern Hearts defender Ricky McLeod.

Northern Hearts remain unbeaten after a 1-0 victory against a fired-up Timaru City side.

Paddon improves to sixth

Hayden Paddon.

Kiwi WRC driver Hayden Paddon had to overcome another setback on day two of Rally Argentina.

TBHS First XV make perfect start

Prop Freddy Vereivalu scores for Roncalli-Aoraki Combined against Marlborough Boys' College in the opening round of the ...

Timaru Boys' High School made the perfect start to the Crusaders Schools Championship while Roncalli-Aoraki Combined showed they have promise.

Celtic's pack on fire as they pluck the Magpies

Geraldine's Marac Beckman is slowed by several  Old Boys defenders.

Defending champions Celtic are back on track but Harlequins still on top in the Hamersley Cup.

Austin bags OSCA series

Ryan Austin, centre in white car, competing in the OSCA series in his Mazda RX7, which he won for the first time.

The final round of the OSCA series was a successful one for Timaru motor racing driver Ryan Austin.

Opinion

Immigration's tired tune

NZ First Party leader Winston Peters' recent run-in with a pair of "immigrant" journalists has set columnist Grant ...

Three Dog Night's hit song was reprised as Grant Shimmin considered the furore over a Winston Peters press release.

Seeing my new home for the first time

A sunrise Lewis Taylor's boarding house.

It was a sleepy afternoon at Christchurch Airport.

Taking a canal on Capone's boat

Vessels large and small take advantage of the canal passage. Here a small yacht is dwarfed by a large freighter as they ...

 I've just returned from an overseas trip and I didn't attempt to smuggle illicit substances into the countries I visited.

Recognising the value of the vital

Teaching is on one of those highly skilled roles vital to our society which I believe are undervalued.

It seems to me that as a species we have a real problem in assigning value appropriately.

Is a Sunday without shopping so hard?

Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick, McLeods Booksellers' Michael Byrne and MP Todd McClay in celebratory mood ahead of the ...

It's a gripe of mine that comes around as regularly as Easter.

We Are Timaru

Steam trains up to scratch video

Carrying out part of the boiler inspection on the AB699 are Neville Simpson and Dowell McLeod.

An unexpected delay saw a Pleasant Point train off the tracks for four years, but it will soon be back.

What's on this weekend?

Famlan Farm Park will draw the Farm Animal Quiz winner this weekend.

This weekend will be your last chance to enter the Famlan Animal Quiz.

Show supports important community service

The annual RSM Law Plunket Art Show generates a significant amount of funding for Plunket each year. Pictured, from ...

Show continues to provide 'valuable' funding for family service.

Show to help an arts student

Actress Helen Moulder will star as Gloria in upcoming show Gloria's Handbag.

A show will help fund a scholarship for an up and coming Timaru artist.

First Autumn Festival in Twizel

Twizel Promotions and Development Association events coordinator Debra Hunter ahead of the first Twizel Autumn Festival ...

A new festival for Twizel will celebrate the Mackenzie's "stunning" scenery.

Video

Steam trains up to scratch

An unexpected delay saw a Pleasant Point train off the tracks for four years, but it will soon be back.

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