Quality bargains on offer

A toilet seat warmer is among this year's bargains at the Save the Children dress shop and market.

Waimate working group named

South Canterbury DHB has named a 12-strong working group to focus on primary-care solutions.

Rain welcome, but not enough

Up to 11mm of rain fell in parts of South Canterbury overnight on Monday but it was not enough to help drought-stricken farms.

Cleared in Taser case

All Timaru police officers under investigation following the tasering of a Timaru father have been cleared.

Online appeal uncovers huge stash

The theft of a rare motorbike led police to a Geraldine house "kitted out" with goods taken from all over Canterbury. 

Murder-accused on the run

Teenaged murder-accused still on the run after fleeing Auckland home just two minutes ahead of police.

Bugle to sound nightly

The Last Post bugle call could soon ring out every night from the National War Memorial in Wellington.

Mum, child escape flames

Quake amputee's surgery success

Call for execution of Aussie

Peter Gerard Scully was arrested last week after the body of a teenage girl was found buried under a house he rented in the Philippines.

India bans gang rape doc

India wants global ban on BBC documentary about gang rape, in which rapists says victims should stay silent.

Dog survives being shot

'Watch me wrestle my girlfriend'

Taps stolen from German spy HQ

"Several water taps were stolen and that caused extensive damage," a Berlin police spokesman said.

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