Binge drinking backlash

Views on getting plastered are changing

As society's views on alcohol show signs of shifting, police are also adapting the way they deal with drunken behaviour.

Guilty plea in fish sale

Temuka man pleads guilty to breaching Fisheries Act and selling salmon from High Country hydro canals.

Archbold wins gold

Shane Archbold The Flying Mullet yesterday helped cyclist Tom Scully win Games gold - today the favour was repaid.

Record throw for Walsh

Tom Walsh delivers ultimate statement of intent, setting Commonwealth record with his first heave.

Jensen Burke climbs K2

Timaru-born mountaneer Christine Jensen Burke has successfully climbed K2.

Crews' claims move to court

A $17 million wage claim lodged against the owners of three foreign charter fishing vessels that sail out of Timaru is heading to the Employment Court.

Charges after busting door

A Glenavy man, 23, faces charges after police arrested him for smashing down a door at 10pm.

Oamaru station in new hands

Oamaru Railway Station Oamaru Railway Station has been sold.

Timaru not at risk from Major bungle

It is unlikely disgraced engineer Anthony Major worked on any Timaru buildings.

Exciting move for Craighead boarders

Dog's 'total assault' investigated

Abigail Austin, left, Alex Gourdie and Kallia McCoid

Talented cast thrill with show hits

The South Canterbury Drama League hit the jackpot, playing to a packed Theatre Royal on Saturday evening.

Hearts don't miss a beat

football It was mission accomplished for Northern Hearts in South Canterbury men's hockey with a 5-1 win over Wakanui Blue, on Saturday.

Hearts pile on pressure

It was mission accomplished for Northern Hearts in South Canterbury men's hockey with a 5-1 win over Wakanui Blue, on Saturday.

No surprises as in-form squad announced

Sixth cup win was for Jimmy

Celtic’s Tevita Latu slows down Harlequin’s Paula Fifita, with Jason in the Hamersley Cup grand final

Celtic win their sixth grand final

A hard working Celtic side made it six Hamersley Cup grand finals wins in a row with a deserved win over Harlequins 25-15.

It's good to be happy

Phareel Williams If you look up Pharrell Williams' huge hit Happy on Youtube, you'll discover a smorgasbord of video variations on a theme.

What's in a photograph?

I've been trying desperately to remember if I've ever seen the leader of another country on the front page of a publication with members of that country's leading sports team.

Hydroslide's bumpy ride

Anyone else to clip my ticket?

christine burke lakpa sherpa

Editorial | Proud to call her our own

In Timaru, we like to think we punch above our weight, and proudly claim as our own any high achievers who have called this town home.

Women making mischief

timaru herald masthead Rumblings of impending strife in Europe start to be reported in the Herald.

Big photo finale for exhibition

More than 680 visitors viewed the final day of the Timaru Herald's 150th anniversary photo exhibition at Aigantighe Art Gallery on Sunday.

Amid the turmoil came bachelors' annual ball

Photo history proves popular

john hardcastle

Observant recorder of nature

Former Timaru Herald editor John Hardcastle - an early 20th century scientific thinker - is starting to get the recognition he deserves.

erebus operation overdue

Belated justice

In matters of opinion, debate is pointless. There is no accounting for taste.

words and pictures

Picture worth 1000 words

In matters of opinion, debate is pointless. There is no accounting for taste.


Teens amp up the volume

Adolescence can drive parents to do things they've never done before.

David Cunliffe talking

Guilt trip changes nothing

So, David Cunliffe feels the need to apologise for being male.

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