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Around 50 dead ducks at the end of Ellis Rd near Jacks Point have been dumped.
Reporter: Jack Montgomerie

Dumped ducks 'disgusting'

Timaru woman shocked to find 50 dead ducks dumped near Jack's Point.

May's cafes for sale

A Tuck Shop Pie that has become popular in China.

May's Bakery's Stafford St businesses are for sale and its southern shop could be remodelled if no buyer emerges.

RSA may merge with club

A meeting between the SCRSA and TT&CC could lead to a merger.

Noone Plus scoops award

4:56 PM  Xero has named a Timaru firm most likely to add value to its clients' businesses.

Tax scam warning

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

Mother and daughter go for gold

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

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Sport

Boys' High and Wakanui draw

240614 SPORT Andy Jackson / Taranaki Daily News. A Good Life sports profile series.  Stratford Hockey player Lara Williams, 17, training at the TET Hockey turf in Stratford.

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.

Opinion

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 ...

130812.Photo:Peter Drury/Waikato Times. Solid Energy coal stock pile near Huntly West/Rotowaro

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.

Life

Laura's royal baby

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

Janet Frame's house celebrated

The Janet Frame House has been open to the public for ten years, prompting the Janet Frame Eden Street Trust to celebrate in style.

A good clean up and a paint job has transformed Neroli Cottam's basement into an art gallery.

Art on 46 Nen Street

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

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