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Belated justice

erebus operation overdue

In matters of opinion, debate is pointless. There is no accounting for taste.

Picture worth 1000 words

words and pictures

REVIEW: In matters of opinion, debate is pointless. There is no accounting for taste.

What's on this weekend

tommy dorsey orchestra

The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra is set to get toes tapping in South Canterbury.

Sunday's non-stop drama

brazilian fan

OPINION: TV One is on fire at the moment, at least as far as Sundays go.

What's on this weekend

christopher coleman

Australian indie-folk artist Christopher Coleman brings his sound to Geraldine on Sunday.

Puzzle to bitter end

tom miller, joe miller, ellie miller, freddy miller

REVIEW: Broadchurch was an excellent series, but who could have predicted just how it would finish?

Jersey Boys falters

jersey boys

REVIEW: The music delivers, the voice delivers but the storyline lacked a bit of X-factor in its delivery.

Enjoyable timewaster

blended

REVIEW: Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler reunite for the third time in this comedy about blended families.

Janis Siegel shows sophisticated side

Janis Siegel

There are two Janis Siegels: one super slick, the other super sophisticated.

What's on this weekend

waimate winter show

Head along to the Waimate Winter Show to see some fine-feathered birds on display.

Lotta bravery

Fifa Football World Cup Trophy

OPINION: As we've said many times, television can be a powerful medium, writes Gordon Brown.

What's on this weekend

matariki lantern

If you've made a Matariki lantern, here's a chance to show it off at a parade in the Botanic Gardens.

The beautiful game

nashville

OPINION: I've been told often enough that soccer, or football as they call it overseas, is the most popular game in the world.

Lights and music will flood town

jill roberts

Geraldine lights should dazzle residents next month with the second annual Winter Lights Festival.

What's on this weekend

paint brushes

Activities in Timaru and Pareora could satisfy any creative urges you have on Saturday and Sunday.

Sea history sinks and swims

alan windsor

OPINION: There's always a sure-fire way of telling when a TV programme is making an impact.

What's on this weekend

adrian davison

Get your toes tapping with the Waimate Country Music Awards for junior and intermediate students.

What's on this weekend

golf

If you fancy learning how to play golf, Gleniti Golf Club is offering you the opportunity.

Real story of border show

border patrol

Border Security records for posterity the sterling work of Australia's customs, immigration and security people.

What's on this weekend

 Grant Stewart and the owner of the red 1956 MGA, Neil Manchester

What do cars, and trains, and custard squares have in common? They'll entertain you on Sunday.

Winter has best TV

claridges

OPINION: As the weather gets colder and the nights get longer, the standard of television tends to improve.

What's on this weekend

orari river

Water issues are back in the spotlight this weekend with a forum in Geraldine on Sunday.

Broadchurch 'compelling'

broadchurch

Broadchurch takes over from MasterChef NZ and provides a complete change of pace, mercifully.

What's on this weekend

joseph nolan

Organist Joseph Nolan is playing a concert at Sacred Heart Bascilia on Sunday afternoon.

Tapping into married life

rhys darby

Canterbury holds a special place in Rhys Darby's heart - it was here he started tap dancing.

'Riotously funny' neighbours

bad neighbours

REVIEW: The film Bad Neighbours brings everyone's worst nightmare to life.

The right team won

Kasey and Karena Bird

The two-hour MasterChef NZ final was a fitting end to the marathon series.

What's on this weekend

timaru harness racing

Mothers in the community are in for a treat with events to mark Mother's Day on Saturday and Sunday.

Film caters to perfectionism

grand budapest hotel

Wes Anderson is less a film maker than an overly fussy caterer; everything has to be just right.

Kids' movie built on solid foundations

lego

Everything is awesome in The Lego Movie - well, until the last 10 minutes.

Life in the fast lane

Police officer generic 2

Women In Blue on Tuesday nights is a reality programme with a difference.

What's on this weekend?

otaio bridge alpaca

Here's your chance to learn more about alpacas in South Canterbury.

Nothing taboo for Connolly

Billy Connolly

REVIEW: It takes someone pretty special for the 'sold out' sign to go up on the Theatre Royal, but the one-time Glasgow welder did it with ease.

Sharp move from Jesse

jesse mulligan

Funny man Jesse Mulligan, who made an art form of not being very funny, has left the Seven Sharp set for the last time.

Love of kiwi life shared

james nesbitt

As a country I think New Zealanders generally prefer an understated approach to life.

Service marks Palm Sunday

Weather fails to stop outdoor events

adrienne rodgers

Timaru Herald chief photographer John Bisset was out and about South Canterbury during the weekend.

Gritty tale bleak but beautiful

the selfish giant

There is only so much grittiness an audience can take before they lose the will to live.

Mulligan in a muddle

jesse mulligan

A lot of you will be familiar with comedian-personality Jesse Mulligan.

What's on this weekend

mt cook

Dig out your running shoes for the inaugural Aoraki Mt Cook Marathon on Sunday.

Delivery ruins the game

jeremy piven as harry selfridge

I blamed it on the heat, Mrs Brown blamed me. Whatever the reason, about four o'clock on Tuesday morning, I woke up.

What's on this weekend

tekapo night sky

If the weather plays ball, this is the weekend to check out the night sky in South Canterbury.

Not flood as we know it

noah

REVIEW: Is Darren Aronofsky's adaptation of the Noah's Ark story truly righteous or some ungodly folly?

Vision part of telly, sport

cricket

Technology is a wonderful thing, in the right hands.

What's on this weekend

rogaining, map reading

On your marks, get set, navigate - the Geraldine Rogaine Autumn Muster is on.

Taking opera to the masses

Sol3 Mio

REVIEW: Opera, not my thing really until I heard Sol3 Mio.

Moving lacking sea legs

3 Mile Limit

Radio Hauraki is now just another commercial rock radio station, but its beginnings were a tribute to sheer bloody-mindedness.

Creative fires burning

what now

Many of you would have read a news story this week that noted that original homegrown New Zealand-made television content has dropped to its lowest level in five years.

Spirited theatrical night

david jennings

David Jennings is gearing up to present A Good Night Out with nostalgia, history, songs and laughter in his latest one-man show.

Power at heart of this play

In The Next Room opens tonight

in the next room

Actress Hanne Honkanen will be having her South Canterbury stage debut in the play In The Next Room opening tonight.

What's on this weekend

h2h

Motorcycles, Victoriana and fundraising for good causes all get a look-in in South Canterbury.

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