Tay St oaks could soon go

Resident complaints acted on

Tay St's tall oak trees could be gone in two months after residents petitioned the council about the problems they caused.
Ray Ellen, Harley Hedges and Miya Coulston, 3.

Shootings 'too close'

Rangitata MP Jo Goodhew thinks the Ashburton shootings hit too close to home.

Highs go south under council plan

Legal high sellers in Timaru could be squeezed to the bottom end of Stafford St under a council committee-approved plan.

No more shopping slip-ups

The Timaru District Council plans to spend $250,000 to combat "slippery tile syndrome" on Stafford St.

Fence to protect penguins

A contractor has been appointed to build a fence along Timaru's Marine Pde to help protect penguins nesting there.

Games entrants still need beds

There is plenty of room on the sports field, but "not a lot in the inn" for the approaching South Island Masters Games in Timaru.

Upgrade for helipad

timaru hospital The South Canterbury District Health Board (SCDHB) could spend up to $46,000 on a helipad upgrade for Timaru hospital.

Tay St oaks could soon go

Tay St's tall oak trees could be gone in two months after residents petitioned the council about the problems they caused.

Editorial | V8s call big Levels boost

Fight to save 'bowling green'

John Hammond

When being a lifeguard is for life

Thirty years working as a lifeguard has taught John Hammond two things: mates are for life and "shit patrol" is as exciting as it sounds.

Timaru to hear V8 thunder

Greg Murphy The big boys of New Zealand motorsport, the V8 SuperTourers, are set to hit Timaru for the first time in March next year.

Missed chances for TBHS

Ethan Mitchell scored twice as the Timaru Boys' High School first XI hockey team cruised through to the quarterfinals of the India Shield.

Timaru school through to top 16

Walsh wins title in Zagreb

Shea Thompson

Close competition in school games

Geraldine High School and Timaru Boys' B got wins on day two of the Linwood satellite football tournament at Sir Basil Arthur Park.

Make no mistake - grammar matters

dictionary It really was a moment to feel proud.

'Waste of time'

Wellington housewife and Labour Party activist Harriet Wakefield puts aside her personal problems (lesbian affair, addiction to synthetic cannabis) to focus on the election campaign.

Tragedy just up the road

Nats' long weekend


Editorial | V8s call big Levels boost

What a difference a couple of months can make in motor racing.

Observant recorder of nature

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

Women making mischief

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

Big photo finale for exhibition

Amid the turmoil came bachelors' annual ball

carol bell strap

Will it be Armageddon?

At last, Timaru Herald readers wake up to a full report on escalating tensions in Europe.


Top of the rose pops

In a column last month I talked about the New Zealand Rose Review 2014-15 and mentioned in particular, the trial ground winners for the season. This week I thought it would be interesting to discover a little more about those other roses which have made the top favourite lists in the various categories.

Stefano Olivieri

Yodels of outrage

Mrs Brown was not the only viewer to be unhappy with the premature end to the yodelling.

freidl hale

Bright one in the east

Mars and Saturn continue their westward migration across our night sky.


A blessing in disguise

Ever dreamt of living in a remodelled church hall? This grand property could be the answer to your prayers.

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