Life

Paddling for Pinc and Steel

Mark Workman holds the paddleboard prize, while Susan Morton paddles around Caroline Bay ahead of this Saturday's event.

An annual event is raising money for cancer patients.

Rockets, rainbows and beach art

Waimataitai Kindergarten visited Caroline Bay Beach last week to make art and learn about the area.

Day of learning packed into trip to the beach for kindergarten pupils.

Big crowd for Bark Up

Tom Pepper and his dog Russ, 3, a huntaway from Geraldine, take their turn at the second annual Bark Up competition as ...

Barking dogs worked hard to do some fundraising in Geraldine on Saturday.

Museum's truck section to open

South Canterbury Traction Engine and Vintage Steam Club member Bob Mehrtens standing next to a couple of trucks in a new ...

Trucks which make a part of South Canterbury's history will be on display to the public.

Joshing around: The Tongan of Timaru

Thomson could have chosen almost any career. He was dux of his school, and achieved success in cricket, rugby, music and ...

From tomorrow, the pressure will be on Josh Thomson to provide laughs to New Zealand five nights a week.

Concert to go ahead

Val Hargraves standing at Josh Anderson's old work bench at the South Island Organ Company. Anderson will return to ...

Timaru's seventh Earthquake Memorial Organ Concert will go ahead despite plans to lay the tradition to rest.

What's on this weekend?

A High Tea this weekend hosted Altrusa International of Timaru will help the club raise money to cover swimming lessons ...

Enjoy a high tea with Timaru's Altrusa and help cover the cost of swimming lessons for 14 children.

Crushing hunger, gaining colour

Resene ColourShop Timaru staff from left, store manager Helen Smith, sales representative Melanie Tracy, and sales ...

The Hunger for Colour can collection is taking place in Timaru for the third year. 

Salmon at heart of celebration

People taking part in Twizel's 2016 Salmon and Wine Festival.

Twizel is gearing up for an influx of visitors this weekend to celebrate two of the town's local signature delicacies.

High tea to teach kids to swim

Altrusa International of Timaru members organising a high tea fundraiser from left, Lorraine Watkins, Nola Searle, Betty ...

A Timaru club hopes to give 14 children swimming lessons.

Expo converts motorist to electric

Lisa Peckitt is pleased with the purchase of her 2015 Nissan Leaf.

One Timaru woman thought electric cars would be 'sluggish', until she had a drive.

New guardian for A2O

Alps 2 Ocean guardianship Top Hut Twizel bike riders.

A new guardian has signed up to help maintain and promote the Alps 2 Ocean trail.

Editorials reveal Timaru life

A new book written by Aucklander Michael Donnelly, "Having His Say", chronicling his father Ian Donnelly's time as ...

An account of days past at the Timaru Herald has been produced by the surviving family of a former editor.

What's on this weekend?

Virtual reality fun will be an additional feature along side Rory Foley's 2017 Maize Maze.

Feel the fear - but do the Maize Maze anyway ... it's for a good cause.

Young actors wanted for Oz

The Regent Theatre where the show will be staged.

The search is on for some talented young Waimate actors to take part in The Wizard of Oz.

Ballet done boldly video

Royal New Zealand Ballet dancer Mayu Tanigaito rehearses Carmen.

The Royal New Zealand Ballet starts the year with two short ballets of passion and fire.

Talent earns teen a place

Henry Rolleston, 17, from Timaru, with fellow Christ's College old boy, and actor, Sam Neill. Rolleston began classes at ...

Talented teen ticks acting box.

'New' engine rolls into Temuka

Temuka chief fire officer Richard Webb with the brigade's most recent firefighting addition.

Temuka's fire brigade is enjoying its new but second-hand fire engine.

What's on this weekend?

The Carriage, Harness and Driving Club South Canterbury Event will take place this Sunday.

The are a wide range of events taking place this Waitangi weekend.

Car expo to educate

Martin Kane with his electric car, a Nissan Leaf.

Timaru residents could have the opportunity to test out an electric car this weekend.

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