Hayden gets to fly the flag

11-year-old wins tickets to see the Crusaders

Celtic under-11 rugby player Hayden Kerr will have one of the best views possible of tonight's Super Rugby semifinal.
Hayden Kerr

District a happy place

timaru streets More people are happy living here, enjoy the quality of life and think it is a better place to do business than in 2011.

Youth might get voice on council

Timaru youth may get the chance to share their views as part of a Youth Council.

Ryan rues injury flare-up

Veteran pursuiter Marc Ryan won two bronze medals with intense chest pain after falling out of bed two days into his stay in the athletes' village.

Witness speaks of stirring up gang

The breaking of a truce between Black Power and the Mongrel Mob was the centre of a case.

Jurors cop flak for failing to show

Jurors who failed to answer their summonses delayed to the start of a murder retrial.

Charges after busting door

A Glenavy man, 23, faces charges after police arrested him for smashing down a door at 10pm.

paint brushes
What's on this weekend

Be entertained by Showstoppers on Saturday or entertain yourself with an art class on Sunday.

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Licences suspended

Police issued three licence suspensions for excess demerit points.

Timaru not at risk from Major bungle

hard hat It is unlikely disgraced engineer Anthony Major worked on any Timaru buildings.

Exciting move for Craighead boarders

Senior Craighead Diocesan School boarders are moving into a new $3 million boarding house tomorrow.

Dog's 'total assault' investigated

Teen writes his way to spirit award

Oamaru Railway Station

Oamaru station in new hands

Oamaru Railway Station has been sold.

Timaru's Dyke in final

Emma Dyke Timaru rower progressed through to the final with her crew at the Under-23 World Championships in Italy.

New technology impresses

Maurie Buchanan came back from the USA full of enthusiasm for the "fly-by-wire" BRP's outboard motor.

Thriller on the cards with final

Schoolboys cop ban for ref abuse

Teki Veikune

Quins confident of glory

Harlequins look set to stop Celtic's run of Hamersley Cup titles today at Alpine Energy Stadium.

It's good to be happy

Phareel Williams If you look up Pharrell Williams' huge hit Happy on Youtube, you'll discover a smorgasbord of video variations on a theme.

Hydroslide's bumpy ride

The bizarre case of the returning hydroslide really is one of those scenarios where truth is stranger than fiction.

Anyone else to clip my ticket?

Family break no mistake

John Key

What's in a photograph?

I've been trying desperately to remember if I've ever seen the leader of another country on the front page of a publication with members of that country's leading sports team.

Women making mischief

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

Big photo finale for exhibition

More than 680 visitors viewed the final day of the Timaru Herald's 150th anniversary photo exhibition at Aigantighe Art Gallery on Sunday.

Amid the turmoil came bachelors' annual ball

Photo history proves popular

john hardcastle

Observant recorder of nature

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

erebus operation overdue

Belated justice

In matters of opinion, debate is pointless. There is no accounting for taste.

words and pictures

Picture worth 1000 words

In matters of opinion, debate is pointless. There is no accounting for taste.


Teens amp up the volume

Adolescence can drive parents to do things they've never done before.

David Cunliffe talking

Guilt trip changes nothing

So, David Cunliffe feels the need to apologise for being male.

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