Joanna Armstrong

Timaru mum now a published writer

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

Like driving a double bed

1966 Chevrolet Pillarless Hardtop Caprice Verna Chambers' 1966 Chevrolet Pillarless Hardtop Caprice is part of the furniture.

Healing through her art

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

What's on this weekend

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

Reds rule

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

What's on this weekend

Grease the show Grease is the word, and it's on until the 20th of this month.

What's on this weekend

The Station Market, with vegetables, breads, plants and crafts, takes place on Sunday.

What's on this weekend

'Dirty politics' dominates

Exercising demons

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

Stuck in armchair mode

It's Saturday morning, the sun is shining and I'm wrapped in a dressing gown, huddled over a heater.

Old foe is new friend

Dress up your run

Music choices fuel run

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

Over the halfway mark

timaru brennan galpin Halfway through his exchange Brennan Galpin is still having the time of his life in Japan.

Foreign trip life-changing

Travel blogger Victoria-Rose Tucker reflects on her year abroad in Spain as part of an AFS exchange.

Fit for a prince

Many amazing things in Japan

Romancing the stones

It's the stories of the people who filled their English stately homes with treasures that linger in the mind, writes Jill Worrall.

Temuka and Geraldine A&P

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

Beatson makes presence felt in south

The SCNO ESNZ Show Jumping and Showhunter 2* area championships were held at Waimate A&P Showgrounds January 25 and 26.

Grantlea Downs School prizegiving 2013

Albury School prizegiving 2013

Horticultural Society show results

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

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