Albert Buitenhuis battled his weight and immigration for years, now it could all be over.
Timaru police investigating after school girl reported a man followed for over a kilometre while walking home.
Police urge caution after Timaru woman selling a car online was scammed out of $2000.
A Timaru man was given a pre-charge warning after punching a bouncer.
A religious group is preparing for an apocalyptic event they believe will happen this month.
The destruction of cabbage trees outside her home has outraged a Pleasant Point woman.
Temuka's Eastside Butchery won the gold dry cured middle bacon award at the 100% New Zealand Bacon and Ham Competition.
A couple who were tricked out of their life's savings by a conman want to stop others from being fooled.
Wanganui sounded a warning to Heartland Championships hopefuls with an eight try drubbing of the previously unbeaten North Otago in Oamaru.
Hearts beat Timaru City 2-1 thanks to a Nigel Clemett winner with just four minutes left in extra time.
Craighead made the top eight of the South Island secondary schools' basketball tournament in Dunedin.
I can't recall when Central South Island anglers and hunters last exhibited such enthusiasm to play a direct role in the direction and management of the fishing and hunting resources of this region.
Grant Shimmin discovers Shakespeare had more influence on the language we use today than he'd realised.
Well what a mess Serco has made of the running of Mt Eden Remand Prison.
Derek Burrows embarks on a decluttering spree, discovering the dangers of living in the same house for 20 years.
Grant Shimmin stands shoulder-to-shoulder with other dads, continuing a fine tradition that likely began in prehistoric times.
Tourist operators up and down the country will be rubbing their hands with glee, but Timaru appears to have missed the boat.
Two Otago Pharmacy students from Timaru had the "chance of a lifetime" to travel to India.
The South Island's best gymnasts put their talents on display in South Canterbury this weekend.
This week in our series of young up and coming sports people from South Canterbury secondary schools we are featuring Nikau Whetu, 14, of Twizel Area School whose sport is skiing.
Age has been no barrier for three senior members of the Evita cast ensemble, who are treading the boards for the upcoming musical.
Church is more important than ever says Timaru's newest vicar who is keen to get young people back into the christian community.