Life

Billy Connolly

One of life's certainties

Scottish comedian Billy Connolly recently did a two-part series on death.

Given her life back

Patient thankful for bariatric surgery

Ani Haua, one of four South Cantabrians to receive publicly-funded bariatric surgery last year, believes the Government should provide more weight-loss operations.

Success blooms eternal for pair

Everything is coming up rosy for the Orfords

Neville and Ngaire Orford have overcome harsh conditions to win the small garden section of the summer flower garden competition.

Scamp by name and nature

If you visit Elloughton Gardens rest home, chances are you might see a rather large "well-loved" ginger tabby cat.

Making residents feel at home

Animals part of 'alternative philosophy'

If it wasn't for Kahn, Doris Greenall would still be scared of dogs.

What's on this weekend

rowing regatta Start the weekend with the annual fireworks show and finish up at Lake Ruataniwha with a rowing regatta.

What's on this weekend

Whether it's sailing or motor racing, sport is set to get people outdoors this Labour Weekend.

What's on this weekend

What's on this weekend

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?

Right at home in Japan

timaru brennan galpin Last month had me so busy I've barely had time to sit down and think, let alone write.

Sailing into fair Hvar

Although spending time on an uninhabited islet has appeal, most are looking for a few home comforts.

'My own dear Galway Bay'

Tracing the forgotten highway

Creeping waters bear decay

Oozing water seems to seep through the canals of Venice - a creeping, insidious decay.

Horticultural Society show results

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

Temuka and Geraldine A&P

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

Beatson makes presence felt in south

Grantlea Downs School prizegiving 2013

Provincial pipe band results

Results of the South Canterbury Provincial Pipe Band Competitions held at Geraldine on Sunday.

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