Life

Billy Connolly

One of life's certainties

Scottish comedian Billy Connolly recently did a two-part series on death.

Scamp by name and nature

If you visit Elloughton Gardens rest home, chances are you might see a rather large "well-loved" ginger tabby cat.

Making residents feel at home

Animals part of 'alternative philosophy'

If it wasn't for Kahn, Doris Greenall would still be scared of dogs.

Surprises at every turn

Once crippled by famine and drought, Ethiopia has moved on from its dark past, discovers Jill Worrall.

Boating era comes to an end

Ray Niles is preparing to sell the boat he built two decades ago and pursue his other passion - flying.

Music choices fuel run

ipod Did the popularity of running and jogging surge with the advent of the walkman?

Exercising demons

Remember school sports days? I used to think they were unfair and nonsensical.

Stuck in armchair mode

Old foe is new friend

What's on this weekend

 Rob Aikman Whether it's sailing or motor racing, sport is set to get people outdoors this Labour Weekend.

What's on this weekend

Click go the shears in Waimate on Saturday.

What's on this weekend

What's on this weekend

What's on this weekend

Start the weekend with the annual fireworks show and finish up at Lake Ruataniwha with a rowing regatta.

Right at home in Japan

timaru brennan galpin Last month had me so busy I've barely had time to sit down and think, let alone write.

Sailing into fair Hvar

Although spending time on an uninhabited islet has appeal, most are looking for a few home comforts.

'My own dear Galway Bay'

Tracing the forgotten highway

Creeping waters bear decay

Oozing water seems to seep through the canals of Venice - a creeping, insidious decay.

Horticultural Society show results

horticultural society The Timaru Horticultural Society held its summer show over the weekend.

Temuka and Geraldine A&P

Results from the 140th Temuka & Geraldine A&P Association annual autumn show.

Beatson makes presence felt in south

Grantlea Downs School prizegiving 2013

Provincial pipe band results

Results of the South Canterbury Provincial Pipe Band Competitions held at Geraldine on Sunday.

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