Woman charged with assault on pregnant woman

Timaru woman pleads not guilty to charges for attacking a pregnant woman

A Timaru woman has pleaded not guilty to charges for attacking a 19 week pregnant woman on Valentines Day.

Sacked couple awarded $27,000

Earthworks have started on the cycle trail through Queen Elizabeth Park.

A couple told their four children there wouldn't be a holiday that year after they were "unjustifiably" fired.

Bird's eye for training video

Firefighter Willy Watters takes a stretcher off the top of the grain silos.

Swinging from massive silos was all in a day's work for search and rescue personnel in Timaru on Tuesday.

Chopper company founder dies

Central South Island Helicopters founder John Oakes has died following a cancer battle.

Founder of a North Otago helicopter company has died after a two-year struggle with cancer.

Vet club invests $2.2m at Temuka

Vetlife staff outside their new clinic in Temuka. From left, Amy Lalonde, Jagdeep Singh, Paul Johnson, Duncan Crosbie, ...

New state-of-the-art Temuka vet clinic, built in midst of dairy downturn, the result of a series of events.

We're baffled by this box cutter video

Cutting-edge technology.

Is this puzzling object found in Timaru's commercial district "health and safety gone mad"?

3958 referrals, 349 declined

Timaru Hospital

More than 340 referrals for specialist assessment were declined at the South Canterbury District Health Board in the second half of 2015.

Jordan Luck reunites with first band

Guitarist Steve Jones will be one of the Basement band members, along with Jordan Luck from the Exponents, reuniting for ...

Dates have been confirmed for Basement's reunion gigs which will feature Jordan Luck from The Exponents.

Jailed for indecent assault on teen

The Timaru District Courthouse.

An Oamaru man has been sent to prison for indecently assaulting a 13-year-old girl.

Business Excellence Awards

Accepting the supreme award at the South Canterbury Business Excellence Awards
2015 are Heartland Design and Print ...

Thirty-five local businesses are competing to win the supreme title at the 2016 Business Excellence Awards.

Petrol thieves caught

Timaru police uncovered where a woman's $42,000 went to - Ghana.

Trio caught in Dunedin after a petrol drive-off in Timaru.

Timaru air breaches standards again

Timaru has reached its 20th high pollution night.

Timaru recorded its twentieth breach in air quality standards on Friday.

First exhibition for students

Ara Institute of Canterbury photography students with some of the works they're exhibiting at the Timaru Library this ...

Students set up their first exhibition.

$15,000 contract cut for SC service

South Canterbury Women's Wellness Centre collective member June Gregg, centre co-ordinator Alison Gray, artist Marita ...

A funding cut for South Canterbury Women's Wellness Centre could hit services.

Little backs visitor levy

Labour leader Andrew Little is backing the use of a visitor levy to fund tourism infrastructure.

Visitor levys to help fund tourism infrastructure could become a reality if the Labour Party is voted into government next year.

South Korean pupils admire the SC stars

South Korean exchange students Gyju Nam, left, Seehee Kim, Hyeonji Kim, Tae Woo Kang and Sooyeong Park are exploring ...

Principal Mark Jones said the Korean Government-funded exchange programme adds a new dimension to schools.

Geraldine fire brigade secure win

Members of the Geraldine Road Crash Rescue Team during a challenge at the four-day Australasian Road Rescue Challenge in ...

The Geraldine Volunteer Fire Brigade has a "massive trophy" in their suitcase and they don't know how they're going to get it home.

Councils issue challenge

Freedom camping was a hot topic at the Local Government New Zealand Conference.

Councils have put pressure on the government to step up when it comes to local issues.

Boss warned her not to drive

The Blenheim District Court.

Their night started with after-work drinks, and ended with a fatal car crash.

Mayoral forum an alternative to amalgamation

Timaru Mayor Damon Odey says the Canterbury Mayoral Forum is leading by example.

Canterbury's Mayoral Forum has been touted as an alternative to what many councils see as a government push towards amalgamations.

Otematata liquor ban divides council

The lake town of Otematata has a temporary liquor ban in place but some Waitaki councillors want a ban all year round.

The severity of drinking in the Otematata has Waitaki District Council councillors at odds with how to deal the issue.

400-page river report compiled

Plan change 5 affects the Upper and Lower Waitaki zones, where the water has too much nutrient in it.

Submissions on proposed changes relating to nutrient management in Canterbury leads to "behemoth" report.

Domestic violence acts lead to prison

A Timaru man has been sent to prison on domestic violence charges.

A Timaru man has been sent to prison for domestic violence charges.

Youth Parliament a 'privilege'

Rangitata Youth MP Rose McLeod during the 2016 Youth Parliament.

Getting to share her views at Parliament was an eye-opener for one Timaru teen.

Canty set for air quality fail

Smog over Timaru on a winter morning in 2015.

A crackdown on home heating has not been enough to bring Canterbury's air quality up to soon-to-be introduced national standards.

Hundreds oppose info centre move

Former Waimate District Mayor David Owen doesn't think moving the town's information centre is a good idea

Former mayor challenges proposed Waimate Information Centre move.

Skifields get snow dump

Skifields across South Canterbury like Roundhill experienced a much-needed dump of snow over the weekend, with more ...

Ski fields around South Canterbury are finally getting some much needed snow with more predicted for the coming days.

Timaru mailboxes manhandled

North St resident Jackie Freeman wonders how she will fix her mailbox after it was damaged on Sunday morning.

A drunken man with an apparent vendetta against mailboxes went on destructive spree in Timaru on Saturday.

Man charged for video of flatmate

A Waimate man was charged by police after videoing his flatmate in the shower.

A Waimate man has been charged for videotaping his flatmate in the shower.

Assault at Timaru skatepark

22092015 News. Photo: Mytchall Bransgrove/Timaru Herald.
Senior Sergeant Mark Offen looks at the elephant seal on ...

A Timaru youth has been charged with assault and banned from the town's skatepark.

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