Pleasant Point boy soprano Jayden Walker, 13, busks in Timaru on Friday to raise funds for going to Europe after being ...

Boy soprano heads overseas

Pleasant Point's boy soprano Jayden Walker has won the $5000 Mainland/AMP South Canterbury regional scholarship.

Tourists spend $49m

Tourists at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Tekapo.

A $49 million tourism spend has the Mackenzie District outstripping visitor hotspots Wanaka and Rotorua.

Futile fight feared video

Waimate people fear they will lose their ANZ no matter what they do.

Teens take to catwalk

Timaru teens 'give it a shot' on the catwalk.

Nelson eyes Tokyo Paralympics

Hand cyclist Jono Nelson has a plan in place to represent NZ in the Tokyo Paralympics.

Residents 'left behind'

Do small towns miss out on council attention. Pareora residents think so.

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Storm strikes Otago

Metservice rain radar for Friday September 30 at 8:51pm.

Parts of State Highway 8 are underwater as a thunderstorm batters Otago.

Eel quotas impact on exports

An eel exporter who fishes in South Canterbury waters may go out of business due to changes and cuts to quotas that come into force from 1 October.

Council candidates grilled

$1m fund proposal 'fantasy land'


Lash's last-minute winner sinks Bush

Buller's Anthony Ellis crashes the ball forward against Wairarapa Bush.

The race for the top four remains alive in the Mitre 10 Heartland Championship with two rounds remaining.

Hewett keen to coach Canterbury

Dave Hewett, who worked as an assistant coach with the Crusaders for six years and now wants to coach Canterbury, made ...

Logic suggests Dave Hewett should be at very short odds to be appointed Canterbury's next head coach.

Cricketing stalwarts honoured for their work

John Threlkeld and Chris Galwey were recently made life members for their services to South Canterbury Cricket in the ...

John Threlkeld and Chris Galwey have joined illustrious cricketing company.

Leo Carter out until early December

Leo Carter, left, touches gloves with Canterbury and East Christchurch Shirley team-mate Ken McClure last summer.

Young opener ruled out for start of Plunket Shield.

Horowhenua Kapiti face uphill battle

England's sevens player Warwick Lahmert will play first five for Horowhenua Kapiti.

South Canterbury's expansive game is likely to leave Horowhenua Kapiti exposed.


Age is just a (high) number

I'm not quite as badly off as basketballer Andrew Bogut, of the Golden State Warriors, during this year's NBA playoffs, ...

I'm getting an idea of what Dylan Thomas was on about in one of his most famous poems.

Wake me up when it's over

The extra hour of summer sunshine at the end of the day doesn't seem worth the pain of adjusting to daylight saving.

Opinion: So, daylight saving is now with us and it will soon begin to feel like summer. Good news?

What a bunch of bankers!

Not even a protest that drew about 100 people, a significant percentage of Fairlie's population, was  enough to keep ...

Opinion: "Don't worry about us taking your bank. We're leaving you an iPad."

Left with the hardest question video

Stella the cat acts as sentry.

OPINION: Some questions it seems are destined always to remain unanswered.

Big bucks in dead celebrities

The dress Marilyn Monroe wore when she performed Happy Birthday for President John F Kennedy.

OPINION: Somewhere among my memorabilia I have the autograph of one of England's greatest footballers.

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Teens take to catwalk

Craighead Diocesan School student Leah McDonald models in the Ballantynes fashion show on Friday night.

Teens 'give it a shot' on the catwalk.

Exhibition to include digital works

South Canterbury Art Society president Sue Connolly and secretary Jane Powell having a go with a digital camera at the ...

 The South Canterbury Art Society will include digital art works in its annual exhibition for the first time

Show celebrating NZ navy coming here

Actor Mark Hadlow promoting the show he has directed at the Theatre Royal yesterday.

A show celebrating the Navy's 75th year is coming to Timaru.

What's on this weekend?

Member of the cast from Walking Across Egypt rehearse a scene.

There are spring festivals, fetes and boot sales a-plenty around South Canterbury.

Walker cancels tour to be with his mum

Stan Walker has cancelled his tour after finding out his mum has cancer.

Stan Walker has postponed his upcoming tour to be with his mother who has been diagnosed with breast cancer.


Bank closure would hit Waimate hard

Residents fear they will lose their ANZ no matter what they do.

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