What's on this weekend

A model Spitfire at the South Canterbury Aviation Heritage Centre.

Fancy a talent show? Or is a roller derby more your thing?

Jump Jam organisers 'thrilled' video

Highfield School's Highfield Magic team took out the Year 7 and 8 open category at the Jump Jam Extravaganza 2016.

Three schools took home trophies for the first time at the annual Jump Jam Extravaganza.

Mayor takes the volunteer wheel

Community Vehicle Trust chairwoman Cheryl Vaughan lets Waimate District mayor Craig Rowley take the wheel of the ...

"Without volunteers, we wouldn't have the services we do," Waimate District mayor Craig Rowley says.

Hobby photographer wins

Great Geraldine Photography Competition overall winner  Andrea Hornsby holds her winning picture.The contest was held by ...

The best of Geraldine has been captured in photos in the Great Geraldine Photography Competition and will be used to promote it, with winners announced last week.

Photos will inspire you to travel NZ

First light over Lake Wanaka as seen from Roys Peak.

Kiwi has been hiking and kayaking throughout the South Island to capture its awe-inspiring beauty.

Suzuki 'dungheap' a winner

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Shaun Chiles could not be prouder of his Suzuki GN 250.

What's on this weekend

The Port FM Midwinter Swim is on at Caroline Bay on Sunday.

Calling all brave beach-goers - the annual midwinter swim is on.

Purple roadster stands out

Rick Murray with his Dodge powered Ford Roadster hotrod.

Rick Murray isn't just interested in hot rods - he's obsessed with them.

What's on this weekend

Bitter Class lead singer Charlotte Fraser commands the stage at the 2015 Smokefreerockquest Timaru regional final.

South Canterbury teens put their musical skills on display on Friday with Timaru regional SmokeFreeRockQuest final.

Yarn bomb to go off video

Veteran knitter Delia Murphy, left, and novice Rangi Timothy, right, work on their masterpieces ahead of the yarn ...

Timaru's Yarn Bombing project has been knitting people together for a good cause.

School hoping to combat pollution

Timaru South School pupils, from left, Blake O'Neill and Javonte Faolua, bagging up kindling to sell as a fundraiser for ...

Timaru recorded it's fourth - and highest - high air pollution night for the year.

'Wheelchair rapper' has big dreams

Aspiring rap artist Joe Ward hopes to make it as a professional - and to encourage other to rise above their challenges.

Muscular dystrophy will not get in the way of a former Waimate man's dream of becoming a rap artist.

'We just need a helping hand'

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Timaru RSA returned servicemen association stock generic building

Timaru's RSA is failing to earn enough to cover its costs, a new report shows.

Squaring off for charity

Robbie Harwood tests out his winning strategy while Jillian Woodall considers her next move during the Legends Cafe ...

Twelve hardy - and hungry - souls took on a custard square eating challenge for a good cause.

What's on this weekend

They Served With Honour is the new aviation museum at the South Canterbury Aviation Heritage Centre near Richard Pearse ...

Trying to find a way to entertain the family this long weekend.

Bruce and Harry's epic adventure

Timaru's Bruce and Ben Washington compete in their 1929 Chrysler 75 Roadster in the 2013 Peking to Paris endurance car rally.

Father and son expect a healthy dose of Kiwi ingenuity will be required to get them more than 13,500km across Asia and Europe.

Table tennis numbers on rise

Hercules Cho in action.

All things are pointing to a bright future for the South Canterbury Table Tennis Association.

New festival to kick off

Luke Paardekooper from Twizel Events centre, left, and Simon Cameron, owner of Ben Ohau station check over a superfine ...

This weekend's Hops 'N Hooves festival is set to be a sell-out.

Columbus opens near Timaru's Hell

Columbus Coffee has opened a cafe in Timaru.

Pizza franchise Hell and chain cafe Columbus Coffee have opened their doors at a Timaru commercial development.

Opportunity for performers to 'have a go'

Participating in the learners jam with Phil Corfield, are from left, Barrie Clubb, Peter Lovell and Keith Tonkin at the ...

People of all ages and skill levels are invited to 'have a go' at this South Canterbury folk festival.

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