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Geraldine mosaic heads to England

Want to see Michael Linton's world record-holding mosaic? Better book a ticket to England.

Planning to see Michael Linton's massive medieval mosaic? Better book a ticket to England.

What's on this weekend?

The Geraldine Vintage car and Machinery Museum is holding a ploughing competition.

Celebrate a birthday at the Hospice Shop or lace up your shoes for a colour run in South Canterbury.

Veteran honours fallen comrades video

David Lester Keys takes time to ponder the meaning of Anzac Day.

 A Timaru man who has attended Anzac services every year for 62 years believes the tradition is in no danger of dying out.

In the garden of my dreams

Gardens all over New Zealand were overrun with white butterflies.

OPINION: Hi folks, are you a garden lover? Do you talk to your plants?

What's on this weekend?

Anzac Day cemetery service at 7am in 2015.

Commemorate Anzac Day this weekend with a range of activities.

Bridge builds popularity in Geraldine

Recent bridge learners, from left, Valmai Crawford, Jeanette Riley, Bev White and Leslie Graybill, happily score their ...

Three weeks into her new hobby and the card game Bridge has made a good impression on Jennine Maguire A card game is the

Flying in comfort video

TGB is Smith's call sign.

 A ride in a microlight over Timaru is exhilarating and fun all at the same time.

'I'd arrived at my own execution'

Grant Shimmin in the chair.

Reporter Grant Shimmin was among the contestants on the revived Mastermind... he was very nervous.

Kevin Collins retires

Timaru fire risk management officer and specialist fire investigator Kevin Collins is retiring after 45 years on the job.

Timaru's retiring fire safety officer has 45 years of war stories, many of which he's never told before now.

Plan to build a bottle bakehouse

Lindsay and Dalaine Walker are having a charity auction in Oamaru to raise money for a bakehouse in Kakuuto, Uganda, ...

An Oamaru couple hope to build a bottle house bakehouse to help impoverished Ugandans.

Kids walk to raise money gallery

Showing off their dots are, from left, Jacob Borkowski, 8, Riley Cook, 8, and Eric Lee, 8.

Pupils from Timaru's St Joseph's School have raised about $1600 by walking laps around their school.

Show 'a celebration of being a woman'

Ruby Ruin of Ruby Ruin's Burlesque School.

Established dancer Fanciforia Foxglove will take to the stage as part of a Timaru burlesque show.

Aero club hosts open day video

John Scott from the South Canterbury Aero Club goes for a flight ahead of the club's open day this Sunday.

Aviation enthusiasts get to show of their skills at an open day on Sunday.

What's on this weekend?

Check out all the aircraft, vehicles and displays at the South Canterbury Aero Club Open Day on Sunday.

Check out the wings and wheels on show at the South Canterbury Aero Club Open Day on Sunday.

Timaru teens take up pottery

Taking part in the South Canterbury Pottery Club's classes are, from left, Boudine Brown, 16, Sophie Lowen, 16, and Mio ...

Mio Nishasaka came to Timaru to improve her English, but when she goes home she'll be taking another skill too.

Guild has friendship stitched up

Temuka Emboiderer's Guild member Nola Jelley with a runner she completed recently using hardanger, a Norwegian stitch, ...

An embroidery guild in Temuka provides women with much more than a way to fill time and some beautiful craft work.

Irish uprising to be celebrated

South Canterbury Irish Society committee members (from left) Paddy Lawless, Maggie Stevenson and Mary Langton are ...

The South Canterbury Irish Society is set to celebrate the centenary of one of the most important events in their history.

Plunket classes a big hit at rest home

Wallingford Rest Home resident Evelyne Nicoll is happy to showcase her knitting skills to children as they break from ...

Playing with kids or having your hair done? There's no competition at Wallingford Rest Home.

What's on this weekend

All American car day on the Bay.

Wine tasting, automobiles, kitchens and canines mean plenty to see in South Canterbury.

Harold the Giraffe sports new look

Harold the Giraffe is sporting a new look while administrator Lynne Porter walks alongside.

Harold the Giraffe is back in town with some sharp new threads and an upgraded mobile classroom.

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