Cardboard mayor pops up

Larger than life cutout for Long Term Plan

A lifesize cardboard cutout of Timaru's mayor had a short outing on the council building balcony on Friday as rain threatened to make it soggy.
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Pizza's wrong topping no joke

A Timaru woman was left with a sour taste after a bad-taste joke was handwritten on the inside of her takeaway pizza box.

Owner wants public's support

A Church is a sound building but needs community support to remain a Timaru icon.

Dirty dairying claim upsets

Farmers are alarmed at allegations of "dirty dairying" in the Mackenzie Country.

Plenty of children getting early start

Timaru is above the national target for participation in early childhood education (ECE).

Eye patients sent to Christchurch

First of South Canterbury's ophthalmology patients have been sent to Christchurch.

Cardboard mayor pops up

A lifesize cardboard cutout of Timaru's mayor had a short outing on the council building balcony on Friday as rain threatened to make it soggy.

Bridge strengthening starts

Strengthening work to allow heavier vehicles on South Canterbury bridges is under way.

Judge orders new trial

Concern sparks callout

Ducati ride for fun and funding

John Stockwell is riding his Ducati around New Zealand raising awareness and money for Parkinson's.

Celtic recruit well for campaign

Can anyone stop Celtic? That's the big question as the Hamersley Cup senior rugby competition kicks off.

Age not an issue for Howey

Two weeks ago 90-year-old Gordon Howey hit a better 18-hole score than his age for the 10th time.

Roncalli rowers on track

Unsung heroes recognised

Craighead u16 double medal hope

The Craighead under-16 double look to have the best chance of grabbing a title at the Maadi Cup regatta.

Sure this won't be the last we see of Clarkson

It's hard to imagine Jeremy Clarkson just fading away - he'd get bored.

Not 'just a game'

It is more than a day since the event, but it was so special it still deserves comment.

Crash raises insurance questions

Parents deserve good talking to

Sheep report findings have impact here

A consolidation of meat processing plants would invariably hurt South Canterbury.

Bullets and flying shrapnel

carol bell strap George King went from preaching in Pleasant Point to bullets flying over his head at Gallipoli.

Observant recorder of nature

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

Women making mischief

Troops occupy German Samoa

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Will it be Armageddon?

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

Settlers' cottage unveiled

A two-bedroom cottage built in 1879 has opened the door on early settler life in Waimate.

Golden era for port

Timaru's port is moving beyond the doldrums that have plagued it since 2007.

Halfway around the globe

Craighead student Johanna Zonnevylle jets off to Germany for five months on AFS.

Chasing the LA dream

Actor, model, pyjama party bouncer and Christmas light hanger for the stars ... just some of the many jobs Dale Sutton can list on his CV.

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