Life

Billy Connolly

One of life's certainties

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

The forgotten highway

Venturing into the depths of the Australian Outback, following the path of the Ghan.

Students flying high with planes

tiger moth Geraldine High School year 7 students write about their class trip to Timaru's airport.

What's on this weekend

blue streak Pull out your best cerulean spandex and head to Caroline Bay to support Blue September on Saturday.

Bullets and flying shrapnel

carol bell strap George King went from preaching in Pleasant Point to bullets flying over his head at Gallipoli.

Music choices fuel run

ipod Did the popularity of running and jogging surge with the advent of the walkman?

Exercising demons

Remember school sports days? I used to think they were unfair and nonsensical.

Stuck in armchair mode

Old foe is new friend

What's on this weekend

Grease the show Grease is the word, and it's on until the 20th of this month.

What's on this weekend

The Station Market, with vegetables, breads, plants and crafts, takes place on Sunday.

What's on this weekend

'Dirty politics' dominates

What's on this weekend

Step back in time at the Pleasant Point Railway Steaming Day on Sunday.

Over the halfway mark

timaru brennan galpin Halfway through his exchange Brennan Galpin is still having the time of his life in Japan.

Foreign trip life-changing

Travel blogger Victoria-Rose Tucker reflects on her year abroad in Spain as part of an AFS exchange.

Fit for a prince

Many amazing things in Japan

Romancing the stones

It's the stories of the people who filled their English stately homes with treasures that linger in the mind, writes Jill Worrall.

Temuka and Geraldine A&P

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

Beatson makes presence felt in south

The SCNO ESNZ Show Jumping and Showhunter 2* area championships were held at Waimate A&P Showgrounds January 25 and 26.

Grantlea Downs School prizegiving 2013

Albury School prizegiving 2013

Horticultural Society show results

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

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