Emily Tiffen, 3, practices her gumboot throwing.

Top talent for 141yo games

Cabers and gumboots will be go flying at the 141st Waimate Caledonian Games.

Feds back funding call

Federated Farmers South Canterbury president Mark Adams.

Tourists camping illegally on farms are "disempowering" farmers.

Pizzeria to open in Timaru

A restaurateur is hoping to serve her homemade pizzas in Timaru within a few weeks.

Teen tapper's trio of firsts

Timaru teen hopes to make a career out of dance.

Four more rechargers expected

Geraldine and Fairlie will be next to electric car charger stations.

Home education funding stays static

Home education is "unrealistic" for some families because funding has not changed in more than a decade, some home educators say.

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CBD plan to be workshopped

Colin Bass will facilitate a workshop to develop a strategic plan for Timaru's CBD in February.

Collaboration will be a key message at workshops devised to develop a strategic plan for Timaru's CBD.

'It's like being a kid again', challenger

More Timaru companies sign up for the 2017 Aotearoa Bike Challenge ahead of its launch on February 1.

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'You left me where?'

Sport

Three South Cantabrians claim titles

Josh Cameron returning a shot in his two hour semifinal against George McAleer. Cameron won 4-6, 6-3, 6-3.

Three South Canterbury tennis players claimed titles in the South Canterbury Junior Hardcourt Open at the Trust Aoraki Tennis Centre.

Geraldine's Marsden excited at nationals opportunity

Ryan Marsden is hoping to do all he can to win the New Zealand Saloon championships in Auckland on Jan 27 and 28.

Geraldine's Ryan Marsden is hoping luck is finally on his side at the New Zealand Saloon championships in Auckland this friday

Football camp a big success

Mitchell Johnson, 8, and Ben Davis, 7, take part in the Southern United football camp held at Sir Basil Arthur Park on ...

Aspiring South Canterbury footballers were treated to two days of coaching by some Southern United players.

Dunedin chance great for softball devleopment

The South Canterbury under-15 boys' softball team, back from left, Stephan Gamblin (coach), Hamish Fikken, Cody ...

The Aorangi under-15 boys' softball team went to Dunedin as a team of youngsters and returned as better softball players.

Wild weather no dampener for sailors

The fleet in the Noelex 22 National Championships in action on the opening day of the event, on Friday, before the ...

Wild weather was not enough to stop a sailing competition going ahead last weekend.

Opinion

Summer finally set to shine?

Rain hits Nelson last Friday, as the first of two weather systems "outside the normal range" swept the country

"Now is the winter of our discontent made glorious summer by this sun of York ..."

Smelling trouble among the roses

What Derek Burrows really smelt out among the roses was trouble.

Opinion: I've just been walking around our garden looking at all my wife's roses.

Shunning my Sunday arvo sandwich

The number staring back up at me from the scale on New Year's Day did indeed prompt an internal cry for help.

It didn't hit me until I was at home, watching something on Sunday TV I can't even remember now.

Songs for the Don

US President-elect Donald Trump at a USA Thank You Tour event in Alabama on Monday.

OPINION: So, another entertainer has decided they really don't want to perform at US President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony at the weekend.

Focusing on the next half-century

South African opening batsman wants Dean Elgar of South Africa raises his bat to his team-mates after reaching his ...

"So, what does it feel like to be (insert appropriate age here)?"

We Are Timaru

Teen tapper's trio of firsts

Sophie Valentine, 14, with her three first place trophies.

Timaru teen hopes to make a career out of dance.

Penguins prove popular over summer

Little blue penguins like this one have proved popular with visitors over summer.

Penguin's pull large crowds over summer.

Show to help pay for studies

Bailey Dunnage, 20, will be performing his show this weekend.

Singing for his studies.

What's on this weekend?

Geneologists at the South Canterbury Museum can help you trace your ancestry on Sunday afternoons.

Ever wondered about your family's genealogy? Genealogists can help you trace it at the South Canterbury Museum.

Timaru man writes 'movical'

The cast of Hey Jude the musical prepares to put on a Timaru man's first musical.

What do you get when you cross a musical with a movie? Timaru has the chance to find out.

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A town divided

Claims of bullying, harassment, and a war of words between patients and a Medical Trust. Welcome to Twizel.

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