World War II veteran Don Johns enjoys being driven by his friend Brent Withington around Bushtown Heritage park during the World War I Commemorative Day on Sunday.

War vet has jeep ... will drive

A WWII veteran spent his day at Bushtown in a replica jeep to the one he drove in 1943.

Fuming at rate hikes

Makikihi hotel owner Bruce Milne, front left, resident Tracy Johnson and Makikihi Garage partner Alan Wilkinson are fuming over proposed rates increases.

Makikihi residents aren't happy about proposed rates increase.

Search to resume this week

11:12 PM  The search for missing Dunedin hunter Murray Edge will continue this week.

Letters reveal soldier's story

Letters found in an old trunk help piece together the story of a Temuka soldier.

Flu outbreak hits

Seven people sent to hospital and one dead in latest flu outbreak in South Canterbury.

Band night for Timaru

A group of Timaru musicians are working together to set up a regular band night at the Hibernian.

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Business owner not impressed with four lane plans -

Business owner Greg Adams is worried more than 20 businesses will have to be demolished on Evans St when the four lane extention goes ahead.

A Timaru business owner has estimated half his building will need to be demolished to make way for the planned four lane extention on Evans St.

Superb WWI production an uplifting success

The Mackenzie Theatre Group's production of "We'll Meet Again" is outstanding.

Solemn Anzac Day cemetery service

Support needed in abortion decisions


Benson wins Korea Open

Ella Benson won the 500m for 11 and 12 year olds at the Namwon Korea Open.

Timaru speed-skater Ella Benson has won New Zealand's first ever gold medal at the Namwon Korea Open.

West End in Chatham Cup thriller

A volley with two minutes left in extra time has rocketed West End into the second round of the Chatham Cup.

Raymond Hart regained the New Zealand power boating championships in the boat they call The Boss.

Raymond Hart wins power boating nationals

Former Otaio man Raymond Hart has regained the New Zealand power boating championship in dramatic circumstances.


Memories and my own little piece of Paradise

241110 \news\ photo Bill Evans \The Nelson Mail

Paradise ducks at the Tahunanui Beach Reserve.

OPINION: The Old Chook contemplates the need to remember the sacrifices made in WWI, and discovers that people aren't the only ones who remember.

Selection policy must move with the times

It's time New Zealand Rugby's selection policy entered the 21st century.

010510 News. Photo: Supplied/ High Country Herald. Washdyke War Memorial.

Letters to editor: April 24

A reader is grateful for the Washdyke war memorial being retained.


Brothers, guns and WWI

Geraldine brothers Gordon, left, and Robin Harper.

Two brothers, two guns and one war.

War medal find inspires play

Finding a war medal in a London market stall provided inspiration for a Geraldine playwright.

The 1965 Anzac service sheet.

Musical event marks Anzac Day

A Timaru man decided to take a walk down memory lane, going back 50 years, when he unearthed a 1965 Anzac Day service programme.

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