Police and farmers have been searching near Albury in South Canterbury for a Dunedin hunter missing two days.

Search on for hunter

A search is on for a hunter missing near Albury in South Canterbury.

Car hits pedestrian

A pedestrian is put in the back of an ambulance after being hit by a car which also took out a fence on College Rd.

A car hit a pedestrian before crashing through a fence.

Arrests after car taken

Two Timaru males have been arrested after a house was broken into overnight and a car stolen.

Claim finally set to be resolved

A fence in Geraldine looks set to be fixed - five years after it an earthquake damaged it.

Rural kids take out competition

A Waimate early learning centre has beaten over 100 other kindergarteners in veggie challenge.

Acidic ocean threat to humans

Increasing carbon in oceans could affect humans' lives, visiting researcher says.

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Deputy mayor questions lack of consultation

Associate Local Government Minister Louise Upston, back, second from right, held a meeting on proposed ECan changes with Waimate District councillors on Tuesday.

Deputy mayor questions why councils have not been consulted on proposed ECan changes until now.

Medals galore for karate woman

A bow in the wrong place cost her a gold, but Timaru woman Lizelle Pelser is pretty happy with the seven medals she has earned in the last month, five from the New Zealand Karate Open over the weekend.

Anzac biscuits help bond young and old

Food forum generates debate


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 has earned in the last month, five from the New Zealand Karate Open over the weekend.

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.


Editorial: 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?


Scissors at the ready

Criss Hathaway is setting up Hathaway's Barber Shop at the Timaru train station.

A former New Zealand's top model hairdresser will be modelling the hair of Timaru men within the next few weeks.

Poppies help pay respects

250 handmade poppies cover special Anzac cross.

Barker's of Geraldine director Michael Barker says French group Andros' acquisition of more than half the company secures its future.

French multinational buys Barker's

French multinational jam maker Andros has bought chutney maker Barker's but it will be "business as usual" at the Geraldine factory.

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