Beekeeper Paul Bartrum with his hives at Pleasant Point in South Canterbury.

Still the bee's knees after 40 years

Beekeeper Paul Bartrum considers himself lucky to be producing something "that people enjoy".

Tax scam warning

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Public told to watch out for tax scam that uses unsuspecting people as money mules.

Rotary leader to visit Mt Cook

Rotary International leader's visit to Mt Cook conference seen as "a real coup".

Group keeps eye on Quinn's Arcade

Pro-Ject Waimate has Quinn's Arcade "maintained to degree so it's not deteriorating".

Art on 46 Nen Street

Neroli Cottam's home once had a basement. Now it has an art gallery.

Janet Frame's house celebrated

Trust celebrates the 10-year anniversary of Oamaru's Janet Frame House in style.

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Raising funds for Ashleigh

Leeanne Schieving and Cherie Newlove are fundraising to support Oamaru woman Ashleigh Schieving who is volunteering with Youth For a Mission in Townsville.

Oamaru woman Ashleigh Schieving is working with Youth For A Mission in Townsville to provide health care and support to the people of Papua New Guinea.

CSI dog: whodunnit?

Most attacks on livestock will be by dogs living within 200m of you.

Genetics the answer

Rules will 'adversely affect' subdivision


Boys' High and Wakanui draw

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Penalty corner blues keep Timaru Boys' High School hockey team from notching their second win in a row.

Domigan sprints to win

Craig Domigan won Cycling Timaru's season opener with a fine sprint.

Jake McLachlan was the star of Timaru Boys' High School's win at the Aoraki Schools Championships.

TBHS cleans up golf

Timaru Boys' High School were a class above in Aoraki golf.


Tax on salt unpalatable

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Tricky, tricky, tricky. A tax on salt to stop us eating so much of it.

It's-a-swinging we will go

OPINION: I readily admit I’ve led a sheltered life and can sometimes be extremely naive, but ...

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Letters to editor: May 5

A call to ban the sale of coal with a high sulphur content has drawn a suggestion from model engineering enthusiast Hayden Brown.


Mother and daughter go for gold

Katrina Hurley-Gibbins and daughter Mekeisha Hurley will compete individually in their first Gold Guitar Award in May.

Katrina Hurley-Gibbins and Mekeisha Hurley are going for gold - gold guitars that is.

Exciting artwork a drawcard

Preparations for the 38th annual Plunket Art Show are under way.

Tristan Joseph Campbell-Cowan arrived in the world at 4:47am on May 3, nine hours after Kate Middleton gave birth to her daughter.

Laura's royal baby

Laura Wallace and Alistair Campbell-Cowan were amused to discover they were expecting a baby the same time as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

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