St Joseph's Temuka pupil Lauren Sugrue shows her friends her designs for a recyclable pizza stand at the school's technology fair.

Pupils tackle sustainability

A recyclable pizza box was among creative ideas to tackle sustainability at St Joseph's Temuka.

New $6m Port crane video

Tony Hancock pictured in the cab of Timaru Container Terminal's new $6 million crane.

A new $6 million crane has been all set up at Timaru's port.

New vehicle for Fairlie Vehicle Trust

A second van has been purchased by the Fairlie Community Vehicle Trust.

Fishing camp could take action

Lawyers representing a fishing camp have written to Waimate District Council disputing the removal of the camp's rates remission.

Man acquitted on firearms charges

A jury has found an Ashburton man not guilty of firearms charges.

Gut-busting 2900km ride

Reon Park is set to ride his own "Tour de France" on the back roads of South Canterbury.

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Organiser 'rapt' with interest

A Dinner by Candlelight will be held on Saturday.

Ticket sales for Pleasant Point's Dinner by Candlelight have taken off.

Old brickworks land still up for grabs

A brand new for sale sign at the old brickworks on College Rd has sparked interest.

Man acquitted on firearms charges

Park's gut-busting 2900km fundraiser

Sport

Point give champs scare

Annabelle Morgan wins the race to the loose ball for Old Boys from Genae Manson, left, and Ellen Davey. Old Boys beat Pleasant Point 28-27.

Sheer grit brought Old Boys back once again as they kept their 27-game unbeaten streak in tact.

Morris makes move pay off

Nigel Morris turned in a powerful ride to win Cycling Timaru's 48km handicap race.

Hayden Paddon, right, and co-driver John Kennard are hoping for more success as they head to Poland.

Paddon heads to Poland with high hopes

The fast roads of Poland are enticing Kiwi rally star as he looks to maintain his momentum in the WRC.

Opinion

Parents will welcome free visits to doctors

The introduction today of free doctors’ visits, and prescriptions, for children aged under 13 years will be welcomed by parents.

Life

Hannah's passion for social justice

Waitaki Girls High School pupil Hannah Ballantyne receives a Youth Community Spirit Award at the Trustpower Waitaki Community Awards from Trustpower Community relations manager Graeme Purches and Waitaki mayor Gary Kircher.

Hannah Ballantyne has been singled out for her commitment to the North Otago community.

Otago residents quick to volunteer

You may never be short of a hand to help when you're in Otago.

Oamaru cheesemaker Shirley Loats.

Raw milk rules prohibitive

Cheesemaker Shirley Loats said she has had a lot of requests to milk raw milk cheese but the new regulations will make it more difficult.

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