Heartland Potato Chips general manager Charlotte Bowan, and Heartland owner Raymond Bowan watch the cooked chips as they ...

Chip firm expands with kettles video

A Timaru firm is taking a bigger bite out of the market with its new range of kettle chips.

Carless area mulled

A pedestrian-only area for Stafford St was suggested as a way to reduce traffic and congestion in the District Town ...

One Timaru firm likes the idea of a pedestrian-only zone - others aren't so smitten.

Camp ground assault

Man taken to hospital after an alleged assault at a North Otago campground.

Two courses cut at Ara

Two courses have been cut from Ara's Timaru campus due to low enrolment numbers.

Living wage 'not comparable' for SC

Ratepayers would foot of paying council workers a living wage, Mayor Damon Odey says.

Sunshine on its way

Our "dismal" summer could be about to turn a corner.

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No change for State Highway intersection

A main intersection in Waimate was labelled as"dangerous" by some community submitters.

The Waimate community should never have been consulted about a five-road State Highway Intersection, two district councillors say.

Council investigation identifies weaknesses

Waimate councillors should have been told the district's new event centre would cost more money as soon as the capital costs grew, the council says.

Crash victim named

Rockets, rainbows and beach art


Tamanivalu winging it at Crusaders

Seta Tamanivalu scores a try for the Crusaders during the Brisbane Tens.

No orders from Steve Hansen to play Crusaders' recruit on wing.

Crouser trumps Walsh

Ryan Crouser winds up at the Big Shot in Christchurch.

Not even a New Zealand residents record was enough for Tom Walsh to beat American Ryan Crouser.

Wright blasts century

Willie Wright smashed his first century in club cricket for Celtic in their demolition of Star.

A sublime century Celtic opener Willie Wright saw his team crush Star in the modified senior cricket competition.

'Perfect' conditions for archery comp

The South Island Archery Junior Championships was held on the weekend, picture is Grace Beatson, 17 who won the U20 ...

Perfect conditions for South Island champs in Timaru.

Timaru rowers impress at champs

Former Timaru rowers were to the fore at the New Zealand Rowing Championships. Emma Dyke, left, and Emma Weith were part ...

The Timaru Rowing Club punched above their weight at the New Zealand Rowing Championships, finishing eighth out of the 41 clubs competing.


Nothing sweet in closure video

The entrance to the Cadbury factory in Dunedin. Columnist Derek Burrows considers how a brand set to close its Dunedin ...

OPINION: Closing Cadbury's Dunedin factory shows the company couldn't be further from its roots.

Scratching my head over 'pilot whale'

A volunteer waters down a pilot whale stranded on Farewell Spit.

Opinion: If ever there was a classic misnomer, surely it is "pilot whale".

Caught in the weirdness of a 'Ginge-go-round'

Ginge has quickly taken to one of the favoured sleeping spots enjoyed by Stella, who disappeared last year.

OPINION: Have you ever had an experience that seemed, somehow, other-worldly?

America first in first call to NZ

US President Donald Trump speaks by phone with Russia's President Vladimir Putin last week. Columnist Derek Burrows ...

Derek Burrows imagines how the first phone call between US President Donald Trump and Kiwi PM Bill English panned out.

Another great gone too soon

Jonah Lomu is tackled by South African halfback Joost Van der Westhuizen during the 1995 Rugby World Cup final.

True sporting greatness is something that transcends national boundaries.

We Are Timaru

Rockets, rainbows and beach art

Waimataitai Kindergarten visited Caroline Bay Beach last week to make art and learn about the area.

Day of learning packed into trip to the beach for kindergarten pupils.

Big crowd for Bark Up

Tom Pepper and his dog Russ, 3, a huntaway from Geraldine, take their turn at the second annual Bark Up competition as ...

Barking dogs worked hard to do some fundraising in Geraldine on Saturday.

Museum's truck section to open

South Canterbury Traction Engine and Vintage Steam Club member Bob Mehrtens standing next to a couple of trucks in a new ...

Trucks which make a part of South Canterbury's history will be on display to the public.

Joshing around: The Tongan of Timaru

Thomson could have chosen almost any career. He was dux of his school, and achieved success in cricket, rugby, music and ...

From tomorrow, the pressure will be on Josh Thomson to provide laughs to New Zealand five nights a week.

Concert to go ahead

Val Hargraves standing at Josh Anderson's old work bench at the South Island Organ Company. Anderson will return to ...

Timaru's seventh Earthquake Memorial Organ Concert will go ahead despite plans to lay the tradition to rest.


Nothing sweet in closure

OPINION: Closing Cadbury's Dunedin factory shows the company couldn't be further from its roots.

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