Walker cancels tour to be with his mum

Stan Walker has cancelled his tour after finding out his mum has cancer.

Stan Walker has postponed his upcoming tour to be with his mother who has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

What's on this weekend?

Hiria Moffat will be performing at the Aigantighe Art gallery on Sunday night.

Help Hiria get to Auckland by supporting her gig at the Aigantighe Art Gallery this weekend.

A second shot at Hollywood

Timaru singer Claire Burt is off to Hollywood next year to attend the World Championships Performing Arts competition.

A Timaru women is one of about 25 Kiwis selected to attend the World Championships Performing Arts competition in Hollywood next June. 

Students plan outdoor trip

Roncalli College students, from left, Will McCoy, Lauchie Hicks, Freya Trillo-Feely, Daisha Peneamene, Jess Sheehan, ...

It was up to 10 Year 13 high school students to plan their class trip.

Moves to Morven, starts soap business

Gina Tatom, from NZ Soap Star, with some of her products at the Waimate Market.

The move from Las Vegas to Morven 'couldn't be more extreme'.

Car a 'big surprise'

Timaru man Craig O'Keeffe sits in the drivers seat of the 2016 Holden Spark he won on Wednesday. In the back seat is ...

A Timaru man expected to be told off, but instead, he won a car.

What's on this weekend?

Catch the pony show in Waimate this Sunday.

Dress up as an 'S' for the roller disco at the roller skating rink on Friday.

Market improved '100 per cent'

Stall holder Steve Fox, owner of Peek-a-boo Toys, at the Waimate Market.

A market committee is credited with increasing stall numbers.

First bride in Timaru city

Shona Ellis treasures photographs of her wedding in 1948 - the first to occur in Timaru as a city.

Life-long Timaru resident Shona Ellis offers compelling evidence that Timaru is a city.

Friday a 'bluebird' day to ski

WANAKA, NEW ZEALAND - AUGUST 18: Byron Raubenheimer of New Zealand competes in the Snowboard Cross Adaptive Standing Men ...

To ski or not to ski? Here's your snow report for Friday.

Tongan week 'has been great'

Lupeta Langi, Viliami Tuimana and Stephen Latu perform during a visit by the Tongan Society to Timaru Christian School.

Young people in Timaru have been proud to take part in Tongan Language Week.

Pride and Prejudice from Friday

Diana Steven, John Butterfield, Kimble Henderson and David Henderson on stage in Timaru's newest theatre where Pride and ...

Being 'on' the whole time a challenge for actors.

What's on this weekend?

Ruby Ruin of Ruby Ruin's Burlesque School.

Catch Ruby Ruin's School of Burlesque's final show for the year this Saturday.

Students solve science riddles

Winner of the senior section at the Sanford Science, Craighead student Sophie Westgarth, put together a "ewesful" ...

South Canterbury students have been using science to answer some interesting questions going by this year's science fair.

Two black belts in two months

Leanda Boyle has received black belts in Karate and Taekwondo, with coaches Chris Bennett, left, and Lance Puhiriri ...

If one black belt is an achievement ... what about two, in two martial arts ... in two months?

Quadruplets spring surprise

Theresa Hart with her ewe, which birthed four lambs.

When Theresa Hart returned home from a holiday at the end of the snowy weekend, she was unprepared for the surprise in store for her.

Young muso talent in regional heats video

Grantlea Downs school band Animal Closet, from left, Alyssa Wells, 12, Daniel Nicholson, 13, Georgia Chapman, 12, and ...

Young band goes it alone and enters Canterbury regional Bandquest.

Art gallery marks 60th anniversary

Aigantighe Art Gallery staff from left, Diana Peneamene, Cara Fitzgerald and Kate McKenzie-Pollock setting up for the ...

Helen Grant used to fill her house with flowers for dinner parties. These days the house is filled with art.

Anti-bullying message features in film

The Weird Potato Production group from left, Niko Keen-Beran, Josh Glass, Reuben Woods (lying down), Brennan Hawkins and ...

Young film makers promote an anti-bullying message.

'Treasure' bows out after 59 years

Hazel Trent and her husband Olaf who has retired as treasurer from the Timaru Scottish Society after 60 years in the role.

Housie, free music lessons and the pipe band - Olaf Trent's legacy for the Scottish Society is priceless.

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