From dust to dust

Crowd watches demolition of historic church

St Paul's Church on Seddon St was pulled down after earthquake-related damage deemed it unsafe and strengthening work was costed at $400,000 to $800,000.
St Paul’s Church

Proud parents

Shane Archbold Shane Archbold's golden moment at the Commonwealth Games was a low-key affair for his parents.

Walsh beaten by a 'big bomb'

Glassy-eyed shotputter rues a slightly off-night and a rival's stunner to finish with Games silver. | Jacko goes downhill

Crucial miss costs a medal

Timaru shooter flirts with the Games podium, as she did in Delhi four years ago, but again comes up short.

Accountant imprisoned for theft

Keeping his family in the lifestyle they were accustomed to has landed a Twizel man in prison.

Fit for a prince

How do you go about wooing a young, handsome man if you're Catherine the Great?

Late night lesson goes awry

An unlicensed Timaru woman, 32, blew 1335mcg when she was breathtested at 12.20am on Kauri St.

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Bottle breaker stopped

Police intervened when a Timaru man started breaking bottles on Marston Rd at 3.50pm yesterday.

Charges after busting door

A Glenavy man, 23, faces charges after police arrested him for smashing down a door at 10pm.

Ban on ivory trade a step closer

imaru elephant ivory birginia woolf fiona gordon john banks A former Timaru resident's petition for a ban on ivory trade has led to a NZ commitment to ban the trading of ivory.

'No single fix for sewage overflows'

No single remedy exists for preventing overflow from the Pleasant Point sewer system into the Opihi River, according to a Timaru District Council report.

Dorothy turns 100

Bottle breaker stopped

Cherie Crooks

Selfies part of breastfeeding event

Breastfeeding mothers can now jump on the "selfie" bandwagon and are being encouraged to post photos of themselves breastfeeding.

Hearts don't miss a beat

football It was mission accomplished for Northern Hearts in South Canterbury men's hockey with a 5-1 win over Wakanui Blue, on Saturday.

Hearts pile on pressure

It was mission accomplished for Northern Hearts in South Canterbury men's hockey with a 5-1 win over Wakanui Blue, on Saturday.

No surprises as in-form squad announced

Celtic win their sixth grand final

Shane Archbold

Archbold wins gold

The Flying Mullet yesterday helped cyclist Tom Scully win Games gold - today the favour was repaid.

Get that man away from me

David Cunliffe A trip to the bank ends with an apology - but not from Everyday Housewife Danyel Southwark.

Season for crazy cash talk

Let's talk about silly money. It's that time of year.

Proud to call her our own

It's good to be happy

Shane Archbold

Hard work reaps gold

Shane Archbold deserves his moment in the sun for his historic gold medal-winning feat yesterday morning.

Women making mischief

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

Big photo finale for exhibition

More than 680 visitors viewed the final day of the Timaru Herald's 150th anniversary photo exhibition at Aigantighe Art Gallery on Sunday.

Amid the turmoil came bachelors' annual ball

Photo history proves popular

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Observant recorder of nature

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

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Long and short of it

Mars and Saturn are setting earlier each night, ahead of Antares, Heart of the Scorpion, as it was known to several ancient cultures.


Social skills need practice

Social skills are best learnt in a social setting.

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Crazy gags, chuckles

Although at times a blatant advert for iPads, technology mishaps bring the laughs hard and fast in Sex Tape.

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They must be mad to show this

British television for so long has been associated with quality programme making, but it couldn't last forever.

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