Seventeen-year-old schoolboy Ofa Manuofetoa has been signed by Newcastle Knights.

Newcastle Knights sign Timaru teen

17 min ago  Talented Timaru teen snapped up by Aussie NRL club after just three games of rugby league.

Award for honey man

100% Pure New Zealand Honey chief executive Sean Goodwin has been awarded a 2016 Prime Minister's Business Scholarship.

A South Canterbury honey manufacturer considers skin care and medicine markets to boost revenue.

New buses for Timaru

Brand new buses featuring USB charging ports are coming to Timaru.

Fairlie celebrates 150th

More than a thousand people celebrate a Fairlie big achievement.

Rodeo off to bucking good start

Thousands attend the Winchester Rodeo, the first of the season.

Temuka schools mark milestone

Temuka's Opihi College and Temuka Primary School celebrated their 150th Jubilee.

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Fortunes improved for SC Museum

South Canterbury Museum director Philip Howe and museum educators Keely Kroening, left, and Ruth Gardiner could have a ...

12:19 PM  About a month ago the Ministry of Education confirmed it had not sought a contract with the museum.

Fright night fundraiser

12:01 PM  Horror buffs will have the chance to experience a Halloween treat to raise money for Nina Kerr.

Terrified teens escape 'monkeys'

'Falling forward' pitched to businesses


Newcastle Knights sign Timaru teen

Height, size and age have all play a big part in  Ofa Manuofetoa's rugby league rise.

Talented Timaru teen snapped up by Aussie NRL club after just three games of rugby league.

Batsmen fire for Pleasant Point

Liam Beck scored a superb 72 for Pleasant Point.

Laim Beck and Tim Leonard shone for Pleasant Point in an exciting clash against Temuka-Waimate.

'Helluva innings' of 195 by Astle

Canterbury all-rounder Todd Astle drives the ball. He struck 24 boundaries in scoring 195 against ND.

Former Black Cap Todd Astle scored 195 and took two wickets to kickstart Canterburys' Plunket Shield cricket campaign.

Frew produces strong showing to win

Callum Bartlett from Temuka races his Nissan 180SX in the street attack.

Mosgiel's Glenn Frew has rightfully regained his crowned as the king of the Waimate 50 are winning the Street Race.

The bubble-ful game video

The first night of the bubble football league held at the Southern Trust Events Centre on Thursday night.

Bubble Football is literally football played in giant bubbles. Could it be the next rugby?


Time to surface my anger

The discovery of the entry of 'surface' into business-speak made me wonder about the meaning of Bob Geldof and the ...

It came up, as so much does these days, on social media.

Dark, doorless pub prompts retreat

Derek Burrows thinks one of the best-known songs of legendary Australian country singer Slim Dusty, here immortalised in ...

OPINION: It was a classic case of: "Well, it seemed like a good idea at the time."

My activism in a nutshell

The press release announcing our intention to demonstrate against media hotel beer prices at the 1998 Commonwealth Games.

OPINION: Sick of reading about politics?

Time for councillors to step up

Voter turnout was disappointingly low in South Canterbury this year.

OPINION: Disappointing voter turnout in parts of South Canterbury should spur successful council candidates into working much harder to engage the people they represent.

Nearly time to give up the keys

Friday afternoon traffic Johannesburg style, and it wasn't even rush hour yet.

OPINION: I have a question for some of you, and possibly a cautionary tale for others.

We Are Timaru

Foodie's fluke find saves lost prize video

Timaru's Mark McDonald of Burger's Butchery, back, was surprised when one of his customers visiting Auckland Iain Bamber ...

Picking up a discarded piece of paper in Auckland has revealed an almost impossible set of coincidences for a Timaru man.

What's on this weekend?

The Aviemore Classic yacht race.

Take to the lakes over the long weekend for the Aviemore Classic.

Music magic from Basement video

Jordan Luck returns to his roots with his old band mates from Basement, his first band formed in Geraldine. Support ...

Musician Jordan Luck went back to his roots with a Basement reunion in South Canterbury on Tuesday.

Filmmakers set sights on sci-fi

Rolling Ridges Productions is Tyler Baikie, left, Jordan Diamond, and Shaun Ellis.

A crew of young Timaru filmmakers is raising money to make their film.

Married for 60 years

Don and Bernadette Simpson pictured in the Sacred Heart Basilica where they were married 60 years ago.

Don and Bernadette Simpson say having 'faith' is the secret to a long and happy marriage.


Fright night fundraiser

Horror buffs will have the chance to experience a Halloween treat to raise money for Nina Kerr.

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