Given her life back

Patient thankful for bariatric surgery

Ani Haua, one of four South Cantabrians to receive publicly-funded bariatric surgery last year, believes the Government should provide more weight-loss operations.

Water shortage 'serious'

The Timaru District is facing its worst water shortage in 40 years.

Tiny club a legend in thinking big

Thanks to Barry Matthews, golfers on the Legends Tour might need to get their maps out for one stop this year.

Farmers ask banks for clemency

South Canterbury farmers have asked rural bankers for mercy as dry weather threatens milk production.

Cautious welcome to housing plan

If the state housing plan improves standards for struggling renters, then it will be a positive move, says the Salvation Army.

Composition key to health group

Getting a good "cross-representation" in a working group on health services will be challenging, says SCDHB chief.

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2015 Home Show is coming

Timaru's premier event for retailers and manufacturers is back for 2015.

Good weather boosts paua offences

Gatherers of undersized paua are being hit in the pocket as calmer sea conditions increase pressure on accessible paua reefs around Timaru.

Fire contained to garage

Two fire tankers have been sent away from a fire on a rural property after it was contained.

Clouds linger over Timaru

Three classics sold for one cool gas-guzzling Dodge

Alpine-storage idea really holds water

Spare a thought for farmers whose very livelihood, across every type of farming, relies on adding water to soil to grow crops, and feed and water animals.

Kennett defends track title

Mid South Canterbury's Dylan Kennett defended his individual pursuit final at the national track championships.

Hyde: Cricket bat makers having the last laugh

Bat breakage is now almost as much a part of Twenty20 cricket as it is in Major League Baseball.

Signs of salmon in Waitaki

Minimum outlay; maximum excitement

Porter back in Super Trucks

Hamilton's Andrew Porter has returned to Super Truck racing with a vengeance with a clean sweep at Pukekohe.

Will Greek leaders decide to default on debt?

Labour leader Andrew Little has promised the next Labour government will ensure New Zealand has the lowest unemployment rate in the developed world.

Selling state houses affects people

Don't forget - the big numbers in the Government's state housing plan represent actual people and their homes.

Leave grieving mother alone

Dog bite incident a timely reminder

Time to pray for rain?

The cloud on the horizon in South Canterbury these days is that there isn't a cloud on the horizon.

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.

Given her life back

Ani Haua, one of four South Cantabrians to receive publicly-funded bariatric surgery last year, believes the Government should provide more weight-loss operations.

Success blooms eternal for pair

Neville and Ngaire Orford have overcome harsh conditions to win the small garden section of the summer flower garden competition.

Scamp by name and nature

If you visit Elloughton Gardens rest home, chances are you might see a rather large "well-loved" ginger tabby cat.

Making residents feel at home

If it wasn't for Kahn, Doris Greenall would still be scared of dogs.

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