Len Owens after his stroke.

Stroke survivor yearns for home

12:00 PM  A former Timaru man is trying to get back to New Zealand after suffering a stroke in Canada.

Gloriavale rules 'stifle'

Campbell Live screenshot: former Gloriavale resident speaks.

Another former member of the Gloriavale commune has spoken out about "suffocating" conditions inside.

Building materials for Vanuatu

12:00 PM  Rebuilding at least 10 homes in Vanuatu is the motive behind Iron Aid.

Tree felling upsets residents

12:00 PM  The view from Katrina Clark's North Otago home is about to change - and she's upset.

Fords run in the family gallery

12:05 PM  Fords run in Grant Mehrtens' family: his father was into them and "his father before him".

Long wait for hunter's wife

"All I can think is he is either unconscious or dead. He would have figured out a way to walk out otherwise."

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Unlocked cars entered in the Gleniti area

9 min ago  Eleven vehicles were entered overnight on April 20 in the Gleniti area.

Police investigating road rage incident in Timaru

13 min ago  Timaru police are investigating a road rage incident on Tuesday.

St Joseph's passes the ERO test

Police notebook: April 22, 2105


Medals galore for karate woman

Lizelle Pelser competes in the New Zealand Open Karate Championships in Christchurch over the weekend. PHOTO: Supplied

A bow in the wrong place cost her a gold, but Timaru woman Lizelle Pelser is pretty happy with the seven medals she won.

Kitching wins 2K Cup

Timaru's Andrew Kitching secured victory in the 2K Cup after a dramatic finish at Ruapuna.

Laura Dorgan missed out on the New Zealand Secondary Schools' netball team and so will be available for Roncalli for much of the premier netball season.

Roncalli: This is our year

Roncalli holding onto mantra that to win a championship you have to lose one, as they begin their season.


Gloriavale defectors need support

10032014 Supplied: The Gloriavale family seeking a new life in Timaru.

OPINION: Watching the ongoing coverage of the goings-on relating to the Gloriavale Christian Community on the West Coast in recent months has been eye-opening, to say the least.

Letters to editor: April 21

Rumble strips could stop drivers crossing the centre line on bends, a letter writer says.

Would youngsters remember this historic event? The coffin of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill is loaded on a train at Waterloo Station for its journey to Blenheim Palace, 50 years ago in January.

Survey subjects meet their Waterloo

OPINION: Quick test: What do you know about the Battle of Waterloo?


Magazine fiction secret to success

Hampden man Bruce Costello has had over 60 pieces published in magazines, literary journals and online magazines since joining the Waitaki Writers’ Group in 2010.

12:00 PM  When Bruce Costello retired from his counselling practice in 2009, he joined the Waitaki Writers Group. 

Phil Dadson and Bodytok Quartet at Forrester Gallery

12:00 PM  The Forrester Gallery, Oamaru, is to host a unique interactive exhibition.

Cecil Williams's entry on the Menin Gate at Ypres.

A quick death at Ypres

12:00 PM  The South Canterbury Museum has compiled the SCRoll (South Canterbury Roll of Honour) as part of the 100th anniversary commemorations of World War I. This week we feature Cecil Horatio Childe Williams, 3; R/10182.

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