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What's on this weekend?

Famlan Farm Park will draw the Farm Animal Quiz winner this weekend.

This weekend will be your last chance to enter the Famlan Animal Quiz.

Show supports important community service

The annual RSM Law Plunket Art Show generates a significant amount of funding for Plunket each year. Pictured, from ...

Show continues to provide 'valuable' funding for family service.

Show to help an arts student

Actress Helen Moulder will star as Gloria in upcoming show Gloria's Handbag.

A show will help fund a scholarship for an up and coming Timaru artist.

First Autumn Festival in Twizel

Twizel Promotions and Development Association events coordinator Debra Hunter ahead of the first Twizel Autumn Festival ...

A new festival for Twizel will celebrate the Mackenzie's "stunning" scenery.

What's on this weekend?

Justice's of the Peace are available to sign documents at the Timaru Library on Saturday mornings.

Find a bargain at one of the many markets taking place around South Canterbury this weekend.

Food stall helps fund trip

Lily Shields and Abby Meynell sold food at the Southern Alps Country Music Awards to help fund their trip to New York.

 Selling savouries to help fund trip to New York.

Busy Steam Up at Pleasant Point video

Charissa and Couper Gerbich of Timaru enjoy the open air.

Good numbers at Steam Up in spite of A&P Show.

What's on this weekend?

MacKenzie Donaldson competing in the Southern Alps Country Music Awards in 2015. The competition takes place at Caroline ...

Catch the Southern Alps Country Music Awards this weekend.

A gig she'll always remember

Kaylee Bell performing at Mission Estate Winery in Napier before the Dixie Chicks played on Saturday.

Bell inspired by seeing the "ultimate" country band perform.

Shortage of male teachers in ECE

Michael Tough, 30, is working towards completing his qualifications in early childhood education.

Two men who have ditched their trades to pursue careers in early childhood education hope others will follow suit.

What's on this weekend?

Susan Badcock's latest exhibition Still Life with Peony opens this Sunday.

Check out artist Susan Badcock's new exhibition Still Life with Peony at her Geraldine studio.

Allowing children to express themselves

Timaru South School pupil Hunter Duggan, 5, with some of the artwork on display at the school's art exhibition this week.

Art is an important part of the curriculum, Timaru associate principal says.

Big crowd for South Canterbury swap meet

Lucas Lanchester, 5, of Fairlie, casts his eye over a model vehicles showcase.

A multitude of motoring items were on sale and display in Winchester at the weekend.

HBombs blow owners away video

As good as new - the dash of a ground-up MG  renovation.

Hadleigh Oudemans' passion for craftsmanship has seen his small South Canterbury automotive restoration business boom.

Calendar Girls on show in Fairlie

Andrea O'Sullivan in the role of Women's Institute president in a scene in Calendar Girls, being staged by the Mackenzie ...

It might be set in a small town, but Calendar Girls touches on a theme which affects everyone, its director says.

'Plunket babies' for milestone show

Waimataitai School pupils with their artworks,  Back row, from left, Keely Jooste, 11, Ruby Henry, 11, Claudia Keys, 12, ...

This year there will be 40 artworks, made by young South Canterbury artists, in the Plunket Art Show.

Arts grants recipients announced

Hugh and Fi McCafferty are glad they have received a grant for Ukefest 2017.

All the applicants for Creative Communities Scheme funding through the Timaru District Council were successful.

Businesses closing and transforming

Pleasant Point's Legends Cafe will be up for auction on Tuesday, March 28.

A few businesses have undergone major changes in the past few months.

Girl's documentary to screen in US

Mercedes van Royen's documentary about suicide, Just Another Word, will screen to an American audience in June.

A 12-year-old Waimate girl's documentary on suicide will screen in Vermont in June.

The Bogtrotters' final show

The Bogtrotters, on stage, playing their final St Patrick's Day gig at the Sail and Anchor Bar on Friday night.

After years of gigs at The Sail and Anchor bar in Timaru, The Boggtrotters say Slán.

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