What's On

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


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

Vision part of telly, sport


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


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

Proper piece of drama

joanna vanderham

On Saturday night Prime is showing The Paradise, which is another quality BBC period drama series.

What's on this weekend

children's day

There are plenty of activities on Sunday to celebrate Children's Day.

'Picnics Past' 2014 theme

waimate edwardian picnic

Tea dresses, belly dancers, picnic hampers and African animals may seem an unlikely mix but that's what Waimate will be all about in just over a week's time.

Orchestra on programme

calder prescott

The 18-piece Dunedin City Jazz Orchestra has been confirmed as the headline act for Oamaru's Harbour St Jazz Festival.

No need for hysterics

in the next room

In The Next Room is a comedy about marriage, intimacy and electricity. It also goes by the name "The Vibrator Play".

Not for the faint-hearted

12 Years A Slave

How can so much brutality occur in such beautiful scenery?

Savouring golden hour on TV

brendon mccullum

Last Tuesday, between 11am and 12 noon, was an hour to savour.

What's on this weekend

Garage sale

Check out the fundraising events on today.

Robocop 'lifeless'


Hollywood blockbusters have become more akin to machine operations than the work of humans.

GFR sizzingly competitive

zoe marshall

While many of us may be over food shows, there is no doubt they continue to rate highly.

What's on this weekend


Look out for families cycling through the Scenic Reserve to the coast on Sunday.

Back for last laughs

kevin kline

After a collective 191 years in the film industry and six Oscars between them, these old boys still got game.

Danger and flared pants

american hustle

An abundance of hair product, cleavage and a killer Bee Gees soundtrack make American Hustle a must-watch.

Too many cooks ...

masterchef judge

One of the more common complaints about television in New Zealand is that we have too many cooking programmes.

What's on this weekend


Got a need for speed? There's a lot of racing action from bikes, cars and skates on over the weekend.

Current affairs' welcome return

seven sharp

At last, some real current affairs on our screens.

What's on this weekend

south canterbury wine and food festival

Shake the dust off your bike - February is BikeWise Month, and some fun events have been planned.

Something sumptuous

the gilded cage

Do some people live to serve?

Fatuous Super Fun Night

Rebel Wilson

Humour, by definition, is a funny thing.

What's on this weekend

timaru triathlon

It's time to get physical with Waimate's Caledonian Games and the Timaru Triathlon.

Chaos and corruption

wolf of wall street

The love of money is the root of all kinds of evil, according to the New Testament.

Osage over the top

August Osage County

August: Osage County is a dark comedy drama about the dysfunctional family to end all dysfunctional families.

Tune-up 'sharp' response

Seven Sharp

TV One's worst invention of 2013, Seven Sharp, will now not return to our screens next week as planned.

What's on this weekend

pleasant point's got talent

The grand final of Pleasant Point's Got Talent will be decided on Sunday.

Raw deal for Coro fans

carla connor

Welcome to 2014 everyone. Our Christmas and New Year were wonderful occasions, if for vastly different reasons.

What's on this weekend

pleasant point's got talent

Music lovers have the second heat of Pleasant Point's Got Talent to look forward to on Sunday.

Selfridge tops lacklustre year

mr selfridge

Welcome to 2014 and the second and final part of the annual Brownies television awards for the previous 12 months:

What's on at the carnival?

caroline bay carnival

Events on at the Caroline Bay Carnival today:

What's on at the carnival?

caroline bay carnival

Events on at the Caroline Bay Carnival today include:

Missing: Hard edge to Sharp

Seven Sharp

REVIEW: Hopefully Christmas treated you well and now you are already pondering what resolutions you will make and not keep next year.

What's on at the carnival?

Caroline Bay Carnival

Events on at the Caroline Bay Carnival today include Miss and Master Junior Caroline Bay.

What's on at the carnival?

caroline bay carnival

Events on at the Caroline Bay Carnival this weekend.

What's on today?

Caroline Bay Carnival

Events at the Caroline Bay Carnival:

Worn, but worth seeing

anchorman 2

Brush off your battered blazer - the world's silliest news team has returned to our screens.

Think inside the box

you've got email

Merry Christmas everyone!

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