Past and present pupils unite

School reveals new platform area

Timaru South School pupils from 1945 marked the opening of a new play-perform-view area with current students.

Proud golden boy

Timaru's Shane Archbold isn't letting a Commonwealth Games gold medal go to his head.

Walker heading our way

Walker Singing sensation Stan Walker will take to the stage in Timaru during the Caroline Bay Carnival.

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Colony of bats secure

A colony of long-tailed native bats now have a secure home near Pleasant Point thanks to government funding.

Woman sentenced for scissor attack

A Timaru woman who attacked her friend with scissors has been sentenced to eight months' home detention.

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What's on this weekend

Step back in time at the Pleasant Point Railway Steaming Day on Sunday.

Koia and mates win

A Kiwi is in the team which has won the World Heli Challenge, held in South Canterbury for the first time.

Inspiring new truckies

Aoraki Polytechnic has developed a new transport qualification to help address the shortage of truck drivers in the area.

Site work starts in Wai-iti Rd

Past and present pupils unite

Ron Bishop

Passionate Timaru promoter dies

Colourful Timaru identity Ron Bishop, 73, died on Wednesday at South Canterbury Hospice after battling cancer.

Extra incentive

Marc Ryan and Shane Archbold A classy scratch bunch will be the ones to beat in the annual Twizel to Timaru bike race with the prestigious Rudge Whitworth Cup up for grabs.

Refs too quick on yellow

Yellow cards seem to be a bail out option for referees to maintain control in rugby matches.

Elliot adds muscle to Bay

Clash may determine playoffs

Mavis Thompson

Fill-in to a successful regular

Mavis Thompson took up petanque after her husband Ron was one short in a team.

Sentence about right

salmon There's sympathy for each side in the case of a Temuka man sentenced to 100 hours' community service for selling sports fish, namely salmon.

Editorial: Confused? Still vote

Oh the bliss if your political beliefs are so ingrained that your vote tomorrow is a no brainer.

Little about election to excite SC

Spy novel unfolds

gigatown timaru

Gigatown, who's in?

Step 1. Make the gigatown finals. Tick. Step 2. Win the finals. Pending.

Observant recorder of nature

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

Women making mischief

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

Big photo finale for exhibition

Amid the turmoil came bachelors' annual ball

carol bell strap

Will it be Armageddon?

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

Joanna Armstrong

Timaru mum now a published writer

Joanna Armstrong loved science-fiction as a teenager. Now she has published her own futuristic story.

Melly Trochez

Healing through her art

An artist has flown in from Los Angeles to support South Canterbury Women's Refuge.

Pleasant Point Railway

What's on this weekend

Step back in time at the Pleasant Point Railway Steaming Day on Sunday.

Redhead Days

Reds rule

Beth Goodwin says "ginger pride festival" in Netherlands an amazing experience.

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