Timaru's Caroline Bay has been scoured by a late autumnal weather pattern.

Swells scour out Caroline Bay

Caroline Bay's shoreline looks unusually ragged after being dashed by late autumn storms.

More remains found video

Police and Search and Rescue personnel search the beach near Aorangi Road after a human leg bone was found.

Police have confirmed discovery of more body parts at a South Canterbury beach.

'Better than nothing' video

Lack of new tourism funding fails to surprise mayors.

School budgets frozen

Sth Canty principals have reacted with a mixture of cautious optimism, concern to Budget 2016.

Still waiting for bowel screening

Sth Canty has the highest rate of bowel cancer but will have to wait its turn for a screening programme.

Newbie seeks Young Farmer crown

Young Farmer Aorangi winner Athol New wants to be only the second person to win the national title in their first attempt.

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MPs disagree over budget effects video

MP for Rangitata, National's Jo Goodhew, says a series of budget measures designed to boost innovation could also help ...

A South Canterbury MP says the Government's budget addresses local economic issues.

Mud offers scientists historical clues

Lake Ohau Climate History project's results will be announced at fundraising dinner.

New SCDHB leadership team

Waimate land could open for subdivision


Father and son senior referees

Father and son Lindsay and Chris Paul will referee adjacent senior games at Alpine Energy Stadium.

Father and son referees Lindsay and Chris Paul will take charge of adjacent senior rugby games at Alpine Energy Stadium on Saturday.

Jackson just loves to run

St Joseph's Temuka pupil Jackson Robinson races towards the finish line in the year 1 boys' cross country race.

Jackson Robinson has a fabulous cross country record so far - one victory from one race.

Mackenzie remain unbeaten

Roncalli wing defence Sophie Beard gets her pass away with Harlequins' Courtney Robson watching on.

Mackenzie kept their unbeaten run alive after six rounds of the Netball South Canterbury premier competition.

Frankum on top for 4th time

A delighted Mata Frankum was named Bowls South Canterbury 'player of the year'.

Waimate's Mata Frankum beat off the boys to be named Bowls South Canterbury 'bowler of the year'.

Cockroft makes NZ Uni eight

Laura Cockroft (centre) has been named in the New Zealand Universities four.

Former Roncalli rower Laura Cockroft is looking forward to her next challenge in the sport.


Learned Facebook users bag Blenheim

Should Blenheim doff its name, would other beleaguered towns dare to follow suit?

OPINION: Should Blenheim decide to doff its name, would other beleaguered towns follow suit?

Got a title for your autobiography?

I see some rare sunrises on my weekend beach runs at this time of year

OPINION: Finally, I've settled on it. The title of my autobiography will be ...

Burrowing into old travel stash

A $50 trillion note from Zimbabwe might be worth something these days.

OPINION: I was reading a newspaper report online this morning when I suddenly realised I could be sitting on a small fortune.

An unfathomable decision from a brutal death

110516 news. Moko Rangitoheriri has been remembered as boy with a cheeky grin.

EDITORIAL: The lesser charge of manslaughter is no way to find justice for the death of a Taupo toddler.

Bryan blamed for hot water blues

He can look so innocent, but there's mischief at play in Bryan's above average feline brain.

OPINION: I'm blaming it on the cat.


What's on this weekend

Boars shot at the annual Pest Quest in Waimate.

Shooters are gearing up for the Waimate Shooters Club's annual pest quest challenge.

Visitor nights climb

The Alps2Ocean trail at Lake Tekapo. The trail has contributed to a record year for commercial guest nights in the ...

Mackenzie and Waitaki have had a record-setting year for tourism.

Performer's unusual bottletop trick

Circus performer Mary Weir practices her walking on bottles act ahead of the opening night on Thursday.

When Mary Weir steps up to the ringside barrier, her audience is in for a balancing feat.

What's on this weekend

The lineup of licensed horsewomen who competed in last year's Girls'n Gigs races on Ladies Day at the Phar Lap Raceway.

Some rare lily bulbs will go on sale at an auction in Timaru on Saturday.

Old car gift instead of red roses

Doreen Blair at the South Canterbury Aero Club open day recently with the 1934 Morris Minor that her husband David gave ...

Rosie is a stunning, almost original, 1934 Morris Minor given to Doreen Blair in lieu of 31 Valentines' Day gifts.


MPs disagree over budget effects

A South Canterbury MP says the Government's budget addresses local economic issues.

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