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Founders join 50th celebration

Geraldine youngsters Emma Weaver, 4, Ruby Oliver, 4, Will Weaver, 7,  and Henry Oliver, 8, play on a 1954 David Brown ...

A museum in Geraldine echoed to the sound of horsepower at the weekend, as it celebrated it's half-century.

Paddleboarders hit the waves

Regan Koster launches Lisa Dobson from the Board Silly team into the water.

Caroline Bay in Timaru was a riot of colour on Saturday as the Paddle for Life fundraiser was held.

Shed pays tribute to truck history

A 1952 Leyland Comet 90 truck, one of the vehicles on show at the opening of the vintage museum on Saturday.

A permanent home for a wide collection of classic trucks from across South Canterbury has opened its doors.

Sports challenge back for firms

Two teams playing volleyball at the Spring Workplace Challenge.

Which Timaru workplace will win the Washdyke Workplace Challenge?

Skatepark for Fairlie?

Standing at Fairlie's playground on Main St are, from left, Billie-Rose Heslip, Oliver Kirkbeck, Eli Taylor, Nathan ...

There's been talk of one before, but might Fairlie's skatepark plan finally come to fruition?

What's on this weekend?

Artist Janelle Wilson with one of her artworks from her collection  He Wahine, He Tapu, The Sanctity of Women, which ...

Checkout the McAtamney Gallery's newest exhibition tonight in Geraldine.

Indigenous dress at citizenship ceremony

New citizen Jonathan Peckley manages a dairy operation at Raukapuka Farm. Peckley, his wife Cheryl, and two children ...

An indigenous Filipino family now call Geraldine home after being sworn in at a New Zealand citizenship ceremony.

Stamps to commemorate ship

Alistair Pike holding some of the society's stamps which it had printed to commemorate 100 years since the HMNZHS Marama ...

Stamps have been made to commemorate 100 years since the HMHS Marama brought injured soldiers home from war.

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.

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