Arts grants recipients announced

Hugh and Fi McCafferty are glad they have received a grant for Ukefest 2017.

All the applicants for Creative Communities Scheme funding through the Timaru District Council were successful.

Businesses closing and transforming

Pleasant Point's Legends Cafe will be up for auction on Tuesday, March 28.

A few businesses have undergone major changes in the past few months.

Girl's documentary to screen in US

Mercedes van Royen's documentary about suicide, Just Another Word, will screen to an American audience in June.

A 12-year-old Waimate girl's documentary on suicide will screen in Vermont in June.

The Bogtrotters' final show

The Bogtrotters, on stage, playing their final St Patrick's Day gig at the Sail and Anchor Bar on Friday night.

After years of gigs at The Sail and Anchor bar in Timaru, The Boggtrotters say Slán.

What's on this weekend?

The Geraldine Multi Challenge is taking place this Sunday.

Check out the inaugural Caroline Bay Rock and Hop this weekend.

Thomson returns to Timaru for premiere

Josh Thomson in a scene from Gary of the Pacific.

Comedian Josh Thomson is Timaru-bound to share his new film Gary of the Pacific with his home town.

Workshops to meet demand

The Advocacy Group's workshop coordinators, from left, Bettina Mielenz and Ruth Swale, getting ready to run the group's ...

Running a new advocacy workshop in Temuka has made seeking help easier for people living outside of Timaru, the group's co-ordinator says.

Communiy rallies in the rain

The rain failed to dampen the spirits of Jordan Taylor, 8, and Brayden Taylor, 9, at the Relay For Life.

The heaviest rain to fall this year fails to overshadow Timaru's Relay For Life, with about $100,000 raised.

Students take on police fitness test video

Waimate High School students who took part in the physical challenge, back row from left, Liy Shortus, 12, Georgia ...

A Waimate student, who hopes to join the police, has just passed a fitness test with flying colours.

Rally 'wet but fun' video

Raring to go in the 1928 Dodge are Cooper Ladbrook, 9, Bayley Rattray, 8, and Finlee Ladbrook, 6, of Timaru.

Rain didn't stop more than 60 vintage cars from rallying around South Canterbury.

Timaru woman's 100th birthday

Celebrating Gladys Young's 100th birthday on Saturday, from left, Paul Churchill, Peter Canning, Irene Canning, Paula ...

Woman celebrates birthday with family and friends and cats.

A 'wet, wet, wet' relay video

Braving the mud and the rain during Relay for Life are, from left, Autumn Hurst, 6, Amber Brown, 9, Brooke Harford, 9, ...

Many people relayed through mud and rain to raise money for charity.

Not the end of summer just yet

Rain did not stop more than 1000 people from taking part in the Relay for Life over the weekend.

Sunshine to come later this week.

Scaling 'Everest' in Waimate

Pictured from left are John Edmondston, Steve Fish, Brad Keen and Wayne Hudson. The three men were supporting Fish while ...

A Waimate GP rode up 'Everest' over the weekend, for charity.

Car club combines all sorts

South Canterbury Vintage Car Club member Dick Edwards is proud of the history of the club.

The South Canterbury Vintage Car Club's biggest rally takes place this weekend.

What's on this weekend?

Timaru's South School held a mufti day to raise money for the Relay for Life event this weekend. Pictured, from left, ...

Catch one of the French Film Festival's flicks on at Movie Max this weekend.

Women face 'many barriers'

Mojo Mathers spoke at the International Women's Day lunch on Tuesday.

The barriers faced by women on a day to day basis was the focus of this year's International Women's Day lunch in Timaru.

A fundraising event with a twist

Carl and Alhena Vaughan sit inside the retro caravan they will display at the Caroline Bay Rock and Hop.

South Canterbury Hospice is getting set to host a brand new event that's something to twist and shout about.

Committed to the cause, and the paws

Getting ready to run in the Hadlow to Harbour fun run are, from left, Emily Flavell, 10, Sam Clarke, 11 and Zoe Gordon, 10.

Reverend takes communion across the street for fun run volunteers.

Show attracts large crowd

Ruth Ben-Canaan, 8, leads Lily Crosbie, 5, of Temuka, on Oaklea Bubbles the pony.

Lego, bees, drones and police were all on display at the Temuka Geraldine A&P show.

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