Rain welcome, but not enough

'This is no drought-breaker'

Up to 11mm of rain fell in parts of South Canterbury overnight on Monday but it was not enough to help drought-stricken farms.

Cleared in Taser case

All Timaru police officers under investigation following the tasering of a Timaru father have been cleared.

Smoking ban 'unenforceable'

More smokefree areas in the Timaru District are possible but an outright ban on smoking is unenforceable.

Long-term Hubbard investor wins case

South Canterbury businessman Graham Carr wins court battle which held up a $16m payout.

Art galleries reveal wish lists

Timaru art gallery and museum staff are seeking $10.7 million for improvements.

A guide to community services

A community expo forum, designed to help people access services available in Timaru, will be held on March 18.

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2015 Home Show is coming

Timaru's premier event for retailers and manufacturers is back for 2015.

Rain welcome, but not enough

Up to 11mm of rain fell in parts of South Canterbury overnight on Monday but it was not enough to help drought-stricken farms.

Art breaks down barriers

Artwork has helped children in Albury and America learn about cultural differences.

Driving tests 'not too hard'

'Burning' permits in demand

Lesson on ozone layer

When a pupil at Albury School wanted to learn about the ozone layer, the answers fell from the sky.

Craighead remain untouchable

Team stretch winning streak to 17 years in senior grade at Aoraki Secondary School's touch champs.

Parrant wins Past to Pub

Annual cycle race all set for classic finish until two of the top three riders blew a tyre coming into Albury.

Hollie's Moroccan adventure

South Canty second in tennis tournament

Teen's dream job ends 49 years later

After 49 years service Central South Island Fish & Game officer Graeme Hughes is retiring.

Study on sports facilities would be welcomed

Keen: Paul Alo-Emile likes getting out on the field. The Timaru District Council appears to be taking a step in the right direction regarding future big spending on sports grounds. In this week's annual budget meeting, there were a couple of surprises.

More data needed on foreign driver issue

A better breakdown of foreign driver crashes is needed to get a clear picture of how best to deal with the issue.

Little choice in Isis fight

Greater expertise needed in Bain compo case

Internet changing attitudes on privacy

There are two words to remember when dealing with digital data: Be careful.

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.

Chrysler Valiant arrived in a veil of blue smoke

Owen Dorsey likes his cars to stand out.

This classic Chevrolet gets out on road

Brent Findlay is all about driving his restored vehicles, rather than having them sit in the garage and look good.

Girls have the X Factor

Stan Walker reckons the girls have already got it in the bag.

Newly restored, ready for dunny run

Adrian Hall is looking for someone to help christen his new double-seated dunny.

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